Glossary of robotic
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Humanoid robot designed to mimic the appearance of the human and replace it for a dedicated task.
Robot in human form.
Machine devolved to perform a task by following a program, without interaction with the environment. The presence of a program makes the difference with a stand alone machine.
Biologics Electronics Aesthetics Mecanica. Mechanical electronic mimicking biological beings.
This is the version of Mark Tilden of a bioloid.
Machine which is given the form of a living creature (a contraction of the words biologics and droid).
Contraction of Cybernetics Organism. Creature part human and part mechanical.
Fictional mechanical being with intelligence but not necessarily with a human form. The word droid appears in the movie Star Wars with models RD-D2 and C-3PO. Is a registered trade name by Lucasfilm Ltd.. He was echoed by other fictions and is also the name of a mobile phone from Motorola. In the novel version of the film, the word is witten 'droid.
Autonomous aircraft robot or remotely piloted, for the overflight of an area or to drop bombs.
Shortcut to female robot, is a synonym for gynoid.
Humanoid robot imitating a woman, as opposed to android.
Which has human form.
Stand-alone or controlled unit which can perform a task.
Lego version of the robot: all forms can be given by assembly of multiple elements.
The word has several meanings. This may be an autonomous machine that could replace humans. Robot industrial or food processor, washing machine is one.
But the word robot in the imaginary has another sense, designating an autonomous humanoid machine, capable of interacting with the environment.
Unit to move or control a part of a mechanism. Practically, it is one of motors competing to move a part of the robot.
Science of self-regulated systems and of the interaction and exchange of information in systems.
- Degree of freedom.
A number representing the range of possibilities for movement in a mechanical member.