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A Historical Perspective of Robotics Toward the Future
Laboratory of Robotics and Mechatronics DiMSAT, University of Cassino, Via Di Biasio 43, 03043 Cassino (Fr), Italy
Received:January 25, 2001Accepted:May 30, 2001Published:June 20, 2001
Keywords:robotics, mechanical design, history of MMS, history of robotics
In this paper a historical overview is presented dealing with the conception and development of devices that can be considered as robots today with the aim to identify the future challenges for roboticists. The historical background can be used as guidance for future successful developments when design data and requirements are recognized from historical well-established needs, problems and applications, which can be re-formulated through modern means for modern solutions. Thus, in the paper an overview of history of robotics is presented as based on main aspects and concepts.
Cite this article as:M. Ceccarelli, “A Historical Perspective of Robotics Toward the Future,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.13 No.3, pp. 299-313, 2001.Data files:
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