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Chapter 6

Tiny Steps Towards Tiny Machines

Science fiction style robots like Star Wars’ R2-D2 or the NS-5 model in I, Robot belong firmly to the realm of Hollywood—as do scary ‘nanobots’à la Michael Crichton's Prey. Staying with both feet firmly on scientific ground, robotics can be defined as the theory and application of robots—completely ...

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Print publication date
17 Sep 2009
Copyright year
2009
Print ISBN
978-1-84755-883-1
PDF eISBN
978-1-84755-960-9