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Explore our introduction to robotics
Robots today are roving Mars, hoovering our floors, building cars and entertaining us in films. You may even share Stephen Hawking’s world view that super-intelligent ones may one day bring about the end of the human race.
But what are the different forms of robots today? And how do they achieve particular tasks? In this introduction to robotics course, you’ll explore these answers and more.
Who developed the course?
The University of Reading has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and enterprise.
What Will I Learn?
- Describe different forms of robot and applications where they may be used
- Determine the appropriate commands to allow a robot to achieve particular tasks using information from sensors
- Appreciate how aspects of robotics can be applied in many different scenarios