Unit 8. Robotics

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Robotics researchers at the University of Sheffield, led by Tony Prescott, have built a robot that senses the environment with moving whiskers, incorporating a model of whisking behavior in rodents and observations of sensory-motor systems in the mammalian brain.

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Photo of a mobile robot with long "whiskers" protruding to the sides, brushing the whiskers on a person's hand.
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Robotics researchers at the University of Sheffield, led by Tony Prescott, have built a robot that senses the environment with moving whiskers, incorporating a model of whisking behavior in rodents and observations of sensory-motor systems in the mammalian brain.
Photo of a mobile robot  with long "whiskers" protruding to the sides, brushing the whiskers on a person's hand.

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