Basics of Robots

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Nov 14, 2013 (3 years and 11 months ago)

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Basics of Robots

A typical robot has a physical
structure, control, and behavior that is
usually similar to some components of
the human body.

Date: 7/24/02

Author: Mark McKelvin

Contact: mckelvin@eecs.berkeley.edu

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Computer (controller)


Physical structure


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joints


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beams


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gears


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end
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effector


Sensors


Power source


Electrical circuit


Brain


Human body


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cartilage


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bones


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organs


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limbs (hands, feet)


Senses (sight, touch,
hear, smell, taste)


Energy from food


Nervous system

ROBOT

HUMAN

Date: 7/24/02

Author: Mark McKelvin

Contact: mckelvin@eecs.berkeley.edu

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Robots are Not Humans


Unlike humans, robots:


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are not creative or innovative


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cannot think independently


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do not adapt quickly to changes in

its surroundings


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do not make complicated decisions


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have no feelings or emotions

Date: 7/24/02

Author: Mark McKelvin

Contact: mckelvin@eecs.berkeley.edu