Explore the everyday roles robots will play in the future, from job automation and medical science to our homes and cars
Discover how robots will change every aspect of our lives in the future
“Robots and autonomous systems are set to change our lives in the not-too-distant future; from travel (self-driving cars), to work (job automation), to medicine (biomedical robots), and even domestic life (household robots).
On this course, we’ll look at current and future developments in the field of robotics
You’ll learn how robots sense the world around them, how robotics takes inspiration from nature, and how robots will work with humans.
You’ll build up a picture of the principles and the fundamental challenges of robotic design, and demonstrate how research is working to overcome these
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
Describe the main challenges of working with autonomous systems and the ways in which we might meet these challenges.
Explore some basic principles of robotic design.
Apply knowledge of where developments in robotics are heading and their potential effect on our future.
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