Celebrating STEAM, robotics, innovation, and supercool technology, explore kid inventors, robots with feelings, robotic toys and games, cyborgs, and more in this fact-packed book.
Find out how and why robots are made, how they help humans now, and how they will help us in the future. Discover how computers develop and build robots, and how engineers design robots with very specific capabilities, be it walking, jumping, exploring Mars, or defusing explosives. Written by an expert in the field, this book is a great addition to any home library, school's robotics club book list, and classroom's STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) library.
About the Author
Author Dr. Nathan Lepora is an associate professor of robotics at the University of Bristol and Bristol Robotics Laboratory. He is also deputy lead of the Robotics Research Group in the Faculty of Engineering. Dr. Lepora’s research interests span robotics, neuroscience, and biomimetics, and his principal focus is robot and animal perception. In robotics, he specializes in tactile perception and manipulation with robot arms and hands.
Consultant Professor Sethu Vijayakumar is Professor of Robotics at the University of Edinburgh and a judge on the TV show Robot Wars.
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