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Author Names : Sonam De
Page No. : 01-05  volume 1 issue 1
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Sonam De, An Overview of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, ASIO Journal of Engineering & Technological Perspective Research (ASIO-JETPR), 2015, 1(1): 1-5.


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A robot is a machine able to extract information from its environment and use knowledge about its world to move safely in a meaningful and purposive manner. We will focus primarily on autonomous robots, robots that can operate on their own without a human directly controlling them. Robots are physical agents that perform tasks by manipulating the physical world. They are equipped with sensors to perceive their environment and effectors to assert physical forces on it. The first industrial robot using these principles was installed in 1961. These are the robots one knows from industrial facilities like car construction plants. Autonomous robot applications are couriers in hospitals, security guards and lawn mowers. Probably the most important application is the use of autonomous mobile robots in hazardous environments like minefields or the inside of nuclear plants. For the purpose of this overview, we found it clarifying to distinguish these functions with respect to their main role and computational requirements: the perceiving, goal reasoning, planning, acting and monitoring functions.

Keywords: Autonomous robots, History, APT, Artificial intelligence, Applications

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