• Gerard O’Regan


The term “robot” is defined by the Robot Institute of America as “A re-programmable, multifunctional manipulator designed to move material, parts, tools, or specialized devices through various programmed motions for the performance of a variety of tasks.” An intelligent robot is a machine that can extract information from its environment and use knowledge about the physical world to move safely in a meaningful and purposeful manner. The robot senses its environment and acts in a rational manner to achieve particular goals.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerard O’Regan
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  1. 1.SQC ConsultingMallowIreland

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