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Androids, cyborgs, and robots in contemporary culture and society

Author: Steven John Thompson
Publisher: Hershey, PA : Engineering Science Reference, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book provides a forum for the cybernetics field in critical emerging technologies, including research into design, engineering, and technological aspects of cyborg creation and existence alongside humankind for issues in their potential acceptance, participation, policy, governance, and requisite socialization between individualization and corporate, global, networked, mechanized human and humanized machine  Read more...
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Androids, cyborgs, and robots in contemporary culture and society.
Hershey, PA : Engineering Science Reference, 2018
(DLC) 2017012040
(OCoLC)992688970
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven John Thompson
ISBN: 9781522529743 1522529748
OCLC Number: 1003855974
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Ch. 1. Giving robots a voice : testimony, intentionality, and the law / Billy Wheeler --
ch. 2. Girls building androids and robots : equality in STEM with the media program Annedroids / Maya Gotz, Diana Iulia Nastasia, J.J. Johnson --
ch. 3. Are you really a child? Androids and cyborgs in Japanese comics and animations / Natalia Dmitruk --
ch. 4. Mecha-media : how are androids, cyborgs, and robots presented and received through the media? / Roger Andre Soraa --
ch. 5. Mechanology, mindstorms, and the genesis of robots / Chris Chesher --
ch. 6. Cyborgization : pros and cons / Liudmila Vladimirovna Baeva --
ch. 7. Could robots feel pain? How can we know? / Bruce MacLennan --
ch. 8. Graphical user interface for the control of a biped robot / Claudio Urrea, Carlos Cortes Mac-Evoy.
Responsibility: Steven John Thompson, editor.

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Examines the current issues, methodologies, and trends relating to advanced robotic technology in the modern world. Featuring relevant topics that include STEM technologies, brain-controlled  Read more...

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