Robot (DK Eyewitness Books)

by Roger Bridgman

Hardcover, 2004

Status

Available

Local notes

629.8 Bri (c.1)

Barcode

4663

Publication

DK CHILDREN (2004), Hardcover, 64 pages

Description

Take a detailed look at the fascinating world of robots - from the earliest single-task machines to the advanced intelligence of robots with feelings. Young readers will be amazed to learn all that robots can do: perform delicate surgical operations, clean city sewers, work as museum tour guides, or even battle each other in combat. Find out how humans have created these mechanical minds and bodies. Annotation. Take a detailed look at the fascinating world of robots from their earliest days through to the advanced intelligence of future robots with feelings. Including machines that perform delicate surgical operations and those that clean our sewers, to those that work as museum tour guides and even battle each other in combat, this book has timeliness of robots and a list of websites make this a complete guide to the world of robotics.… (more)

Language

Original publication date

2004-03-01

Physical description

64 p.; 8.79 inches

User reviews

LibraryThing member Michelle_Bales
My four-year-old loves robots and was drawn by this book's bright pages full of photographs of almost every type of robot imaginable. We went through page by page, reading each main caption and then reading through the sub-headings in the order that Woodes (my son) chose. This book is very
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informative and covers a plethora of different types of robots, telling about real-life robots of the present and past, ideas for robots of the future, and robot competitions. Very exciting for your robot enthusiast!
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LibraryThing member ARICANA
Take a detailed look at the fascinating world of robots - from the earliest single-task machines to the advanced intelligence of robots with feelings. Young readers will be amazed to learn all that robots can do: perform delicate surgical operations, clean city sewers, work as museum tour guides,
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or even battle each other in combat. Find out how humans have created these mechanical minds and bodies.
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(6 ratings; 4.3)
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