Reliable Sources Worksheet for Robots

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Reliable Sources Worksheet

Locate three sources in the University Library on a topic of your choice. Provide the required information for each sources.

Source 1

Author: F.L. Lewis, M. Fitzgerald, K. Liu
Date: March 1, 1996
Title: Robotics
Publication: ACM Computing Surveys
Peer Reviewed? Yes
What words did you use to find this article? Artificial intelligence robotics What type of article is this (research, summary, reflection, essay, etc.)? Essay Did this article include an abstract? No

Summarize the article (75 to 100 words) This article discusses the state of robotics in its infancy. It also discusses the mechanics of robots at the then current time, while also going into some detail about their downfalls and shortcomings. Experiments and possible new uses as they are coming about at the time of publication are introduced and talked about at short length. The authors also give their projections on what the future of robotics will be, including potential uses and applications for the future.

Source 2

Author: Robert Borgue
Date:
Title: Swarm intelligence and robotics
Publication: The Industrial Robot
Peer Reviewed? No
What words did you use to find this article? Artificial intelligence and robotics What type of article is this (research, summary, reflection, essay, etc.)? Essay Did this article include an abstract? Yes

Summarize the article (75 to 100 words) Swarm intelligence is a way of organizing robotic action and interaction for a particular purpose, without the presence of a central unit to give direction. Researchers are modeling swarm intelligence after such biological behaviors as ant colonization, bird flocking and fish schooling. Robotic swarm intelligence would be beneficial in such applications as rescue missions in buildings, mine detection, and tracking marine life.

Source 3

Author: Thomas Christaller
Date: April 1, 2009
Title: Why are humans religious animals and what...
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