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Prospects for knowledge-based robots

  • Igor Aleksander
  • Henri Farreny
  • Malik Ghallab
Part of the Robot Technology book series (RT, volume 6)

Abstract

This volume describes the principles of the advanced programming techniques involved in decision making. Such principles are founded in mathematical logic and are an example of the way in which robotics demands a knowledge of a wide variety of disciplines. Automated decision making in the context of robotics can adopt many aspects. At the most obvious level, a robot may have to plan a sequence of actions on the basis of signals obtained from changing conditions in its environment. These signals may be quite complex, for example, the input of visual information from a television camera.

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© Kogan Page Ltd 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Igor Aleksander
  • Henri Farreny
  • Malik Ghallab

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