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Robot behaviour

What is robot behaviour? What influences a robot's actions? Read this article to find out more.
A human interacting with Baxter
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We now know about the physical robot, specifically its motors and sensors. We’ve also learnt about how feedback control is used so that the robot moves at the correct speed and in the right direction.

This Week we will be pondering the following questions:

  • What will the robot want to do?
  • What will influence its action?
  • Will its actions be specifically programmed? Or will it somehow learn for itself?
  • Will it need some form of ‘brain’/computer?

Before continuing on with this Week, post your answers to the above questions in the discussion area. Remember you can ‘like’ and reply to other Learners’ comments.

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