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Brooks, Rodney Allen

Overview
Works: 68 works in 277 publications in 8 languages and 8,479 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  Experimental films  Biography  Conference papers and proceedings  Educational films  Internet videos  Juvenile works  Science films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: TJ211, 629.892
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Rodney Allen Brooks
 
Most widely held works by Rodney Allen Brooks
Flesh and machines : how robots will change us by Rodney Allen Brooks( Book )

32 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 7 languages and held by 1,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The director of the MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab speculates about the future of humankind as it explores the relationship between humans and technologically engineered robots and examines the vast capabilities of such machines
Fast, cheap & out of control by ( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acclaimed filmmaker Errol Morris weaves fascinating interviews with wild animal trainer Dave Hoover, topiary gardener George Mendonça, robot designer Rodney Brooks, and an expert on the naked mole rat, Ray Mendez, together with old movies, cartoons and stock footage. Morris's inspired juxtapositions show how each specialist studies nature in his own way. Their discussions range from the evolution and nature of consciousness to similarities between the animal and insect kingdoms and prognostications for the future of robotics
Cambrian intelligence : the early history of the new AI by Rodney Allen Brooks( Book )

15 editions published in 1999 in 3 languages and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Until the mid-1980s, AI researchers assumed that an intelligent system doing high-level reasoning was necessary for the coupling of perception and action. In this traditional model, cognition mediates between perception and plans of action. Realizing that this core AI, as it was known, was illusory, Rodney A. Brooks turned the field of AI on its head by introducing the behavior-based approach to robotics. The cornerstone of behavior-based robotics is the realization that the coupling of perception and action gives rise to all the power of intelligence and that cognition is only in the eye of an observer. Behavior-based robotics has been the basis of successful applications in entertainment, service industries, agriculture, mining, and the home. It has given rise to both autonomous mobile robots and more recent humanoid robots such as Brooks' Cog.This book represents Brooks' initial formulation of and contributions to the development of the behavior-based approach to robotics. It presents all of the key philosophical and technical ideas that put this "bottom-up" approach at the forefront of current research in not only AI but all of cognitive science
Programming in Common LISP by Rodney Allen Brooks( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in 4 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Software -- Programming Languages
Artificial life IV : proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems by Rodney Allen Brooks( Book )

17 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The field of artificial life has recently emerged through the interaction of research in biology, physics, parallel computing, artificial intelligence, and complex adaptive systems. The goal is to understand, through synthetic experiments, the organizational principles underlying the dynamics (usually the nonlinear dynamics) of living systems. This book brings together contributions to the Fourth Artificial Life Workshop, held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the summer of 1994"--Publisher's description
The artificial life route to artificial intelligence : building embodied, situated agents( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Model-based computer vision by Rodney Allen Brooks( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fixed : the science/fiction of human enhancement( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From bionic limbs and neural implants to prenatal screening, researchers around the world are hard at work developing a myriad of technologies to fix or enhance the human body. FIXED: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement takes a close look at the drive to be 'better than human' and the radical technological innovations that may take us there"--Fixed website
TEDTalks : Rodney Brooks - How Robots Will Invade Our Lives( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MIT professor Rodney Brooks studies and engineers robot intelligence, looking for the holy grail of robotics: the AGI, or artificial general intelligence. Brooks realized that building the biggest brain possible and teaching it everything we could think of would never work. What would work is a robot who learns like we do, by trial-and-error, and one who has many separate parts that learn separate jobs. A founder of the iRobot, makers of the Roomba vacuum, Brooks recently left that company to start Heartland Robotics. In this prophetic TEDTalk, roboticist Brooks talks about how robots are going to work their way into our lives--starting with toys and moving into household chores--and beyond
Robot : the future of flesh and machines by Rodney Allen Brooks( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robotics research : results of the 12th International Symposium ISRR by Sebastian Thrun( Book )

15 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The International Symposium of Robotics Research (ISRR) continues to be the premiere meeting of the International Foundation of Robotics Research (IFRR). The 12th International Symposium of Robotics Research took place October 12-15, 2005, in San Francisco, near Fisherman's Wharf, and was organized by the three editors of this book. This volume contains a collection of 50 contributed papers, which were presented at the 12th International Symposium of Robotics Research. These papers are organized in twelve scientific tracks: Physical Human-Robot Interaction and Haptics, Planning, Humanoids, Mechanisms and Design, Simultaneous Localization and Mapping, Field Robots, Robotic Vision, Robot Design and Control, Underwater Robotics, Learning and Adaptive Behavior, Networked Robotics, and Interfaces and Interaction. Further articles in this volume summarize one of the invited overview talks of the scientific panel that took place during the ISRR. Historically, the proceedings of the ISRR have featured ground-breaking work of the highest caliber, which influenced generations to come. The present volume promises to be no exception. The collection of scientific articles in this volume provides new insights to important problems in robotics, written by some of the leaders in the field
International Symposium on Computer Assisted Tomography in Nontumoral Diseases of the Brain, Spinal Cord and Eye by International Symposium on Computer Assisted Tomography in Nontumoral Diseases of the Brain( Book )

7 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fields of color : the theory that escaped Einstein by Rodney Allen Brooks( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mind over matter the mystery of consciousness( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this stimulating program, top names in cognitive science delve into the mechanics of consciousness
Symbolic reasoning among 3-d models and 2-d images by Rodney Allen Brooks( Book )

9 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An implemented and operational model-based vision system is described. Examples are given of its interpretation of images, including extraction of three dimensional parameters from monocular images. Advances are presented in representation for geometric modeling of objects and objects classes, in techniques for manipulating non-linear symbolic algebraic constraints, in geometric reasoning in incompletely specified situations, and in constructing algebraic constraints from image measurements. Both generic object classes and specific objects are represented by volume models which are independent of viewpoint. Complex real world object classes are modeled. Variations in size, structure and spatial relations within object classes can be modeled. New spatial reasoning techniques are described which are useful both for prediction within a vision system, and for planning within a manipulation system. New approaches to prediction and interpretation are introduced, based on the propagation of symbolic constraints. Predictions are two-pronged. First, prediction graphs provide a coarse filter for hypothesizing matches of objects to image features. Second, prediction graphs contain instructions on how to use measurements of image features to deduce three dimensional information about tentative object interpretations. I subject to consistent derived implications about the size, structure and spatial configuration of the hypothesized objects. Prediction, description and interpretation proceed concurrently, from coarse object subpart and class interpretations of images, to fine distinctions among object subclasses, and more precise three dimensional quantification of objects. (Author)
Rodney's robot revolution( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For nearly a century, science fiction has heralded a world where robots live alongside humans. For scientists, the reality has been much harder to achieve - but pioneers, such as the charismatic Australian-born scientist Rodney Brooks, are making vast scientific leaps toward the integration of mind and machine"--Container
Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems by 1994, Cambridge, Mass.) International Workshop on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (4( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sensor-based planning and control in robotics by Rodney Allen Brooks( Visual )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tutorial provides an overview of the issues, methods, and the state of the art in the area of sensor-based planning control
Mind over matter advances in brain research( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How does the brain create that internal space called consciousness? In this program, top names in cognitive science such as Daniel Dennett, Rodney Brooks, Endel Tulving, and John Searle delve into the mechanics of perception and cognition and speculate on the meaning of consciousness. Using advanced technology, they and other experts seek to understand the brain, leading to discussion of concepts that include mind-body dualism, self-emergent organization, unconscious vision, and even socially interactive machines like MIT's Cog
Herbert : a second generation mobile robot by Rodney Allen Brooks( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In mobile robot research the authors believe the structure of the platform, its capabilities, the choice of sensors, their capabilities, and the choice of processors, both onboard and offboard, greatly constrains the direction of research activity centered on the platform. The authors examine the design and tradeoffs in a low cost mobile platform they have built while paying careful attention to issues of sensing, manipulation, onboard processing and debuggability of the total system. The robot, named Herbert, is a completely autonomous mobile robot with an onboard parallel processor and special hardware support for the subsumption architecture Brooks (1986), an onboard manipulator and a laser range scanner. All processors are simple low speed 8-bit micro-processors. The robot is capable of real time three dimensional vision, while simultaneously carrying out manipulator and navigation tasks
 
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Flesh and machines : how robots will change us
Alternative Names
Brooks, R. A.

Brooks, Rodney.

Brooks, Rodney 1954-

Brooks, Rodney A.

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Rodney Brooks australsk ingeniør og informatikar

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رادنی بروکس دانشمند علوم کامپیوتر و مهندس استرالیایی

ブルックス, ロドニ A.

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Fast, cheap & out of controlCambrian intelligence : the early history of the new AIArtificial life IV : proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living SystemsThe artificial life route to artificial intelligence : building embodied, situated agentsRobot : the future of flesh and machinesRobotics research : results of the 12th International Symposium ISRRProceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems