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The Robotics Concentration
  • The Department of Computer Science at RPI offers an MS degree with specialization in Robotics.
  • Details about the program requirements can be found Here

Why specialize in Robotics?
  • Unique combination of fundamental knowledge and cutting-edge technology
  • Excellent preparation for Phd studies
  • Increase your range of job opportunities

The main goal of Robotics
  • To create intelligent machines that are beneficial to society

The main intellectual challenges of Robotics
We must learn how to design and control robots to:
  • Perform a wide range of useful physical tasks alone, in groups, or in collaboration with humans
  • Behave in ways that are engaging and socially acceptable to humans

The underpinnings of Robotics
  • Computation
  • Optimization
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Dynamics
  • Sensing
  • Actuation
  • Perception
  • Cognition
  • Social Science
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Topic revision: r3 - 26 Oct 2009, betzj2@LAB.CS.RPI.EDU

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