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Robotics 101: No, They Can't Take Over The World (Yet)

Raquel Vélez
December 06, 2014

Robotics 101: No, They Can't Take Over The World (Yet)

Introductory robotics talk at RobotsConf 2014

Raquel Vélez

December 06, 2014
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  1. Robotics 101: No, They Can’t Take Over the World (Yet)

    Brought to you by @rockbot
  2. What is a robot?

  3. http://bit.ly/1i4ivug

  4. http://bit.ly/1mBltMr

  5. http://bit.ly/1e3XRgO

  6. ro·bot (ˈrōˌbät,ˈrōbət) - noun a machine capable of carrying out

    a complex series of actions automatically, esp. one programmable by a computer. synonyms: automaton, android, golem
  7. ro·bot (ˈrōˌbät,ˈrōbət) - noun a machine capable of carrying out

    a complex series of actions automatically, esp. one programmable by a computer. synonyms: automaton, android, golem
  8. Examples

  9. Matthew Bergman @fotoverite

  10. Matthew Bergman @fotoverite

  11. Susan Hinton @noopkat

  12. Matthew Bergman @fotoverite

  13. Matthew Bergman @fotoverite

  14. Anatomy of a Robot

  15. Sensors Actuators (Motors) Intelligence (Computers) Chassis (Body)

  16. Three categories of robots

  17. Remote Controlled 1

  18. Elijah Insua @tmpvar http://bit.ly/1s3ORdg

  19. Semi-Autonomous 2

  20. http://bit.ly/1vVJocf http://bit.ly/1jGNrF5

  21. Autonomous 3

  22. http://bit.ly/15TYHtG http://bit.ly/15TZefo

  23. Amount of Human Control Amount of Robot Control Remote Controlled

    Semi-Autonomous Autonomous
  24. Three hardest problems in robotics (imo)

  25. Data Collection 1

  26. http://bit.ly/1A3D2bu

  27. State 2

  28. None
  29. Sensor Fusion 3

  30. http://bit.ly/1G2TJHZ

  31. Nervous?

  32. Don’t be :-)

  33. Raquel Vélez @rockbot raquel@ js.com