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Title: Robots: Fantasy and Reality

Abstract

A irreverent non-technical review of the history of surprisingly animate machines, from ancient Egypt to current times. Areas include teleoperators for hazardous environments, assembly systems, medical applications, entertainment, and science fiction. The talk has over 100 slides, covering such varied topics as Memnon son of Dawn, Droz's automata, Vaucanson's duck, cathedral clocks, Von Kempelen's chess player, household robots, Asimov's laws, Disneyland, dinosaurs, and movie droids and cyborgs.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1014045
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-76SF00515
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Resource Relation:
Conference: SLAC Public Lecture Series, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, California, presented on April 24, 2007
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING; FERMILAB ACCELERATOR; HOUSEHOLDS; ROBOTS; STANFORD LINEAR ACCELERATOR CENTER; SLAC; EVOLUTION OF ROBOTICS; NANO-ROBOTS; MACHINE LEARNING; SOCIAL IMPLICATIONS

Citation Formats

Grossman, David. Robots: Fantasy and Reality. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Grossman, David. Robots: Fantasy and Reality. United States.
Grossman, David. Fri . "Robots: Fantasy and Reality". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1014045.
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year = {Fri Apr 27 00:00:00 EDT 2007},
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