3.11 Robotics, artificial intelligence and expert systems


IT Concepts that will be addressed

Keywords in Section 3.11

1 Robotics

Topic
Student in Charge
Input Devices for example camera, sensors, microphone
Aqueel
Output Devices: for example, claws, wheels, motors, relays speakers
Andrea
Robot, android, cyborg
EJ
Sensors for example, heat ,proximity, magnetism, light, humidity, Ph
Trilok

2 Artificial intelligence

Topic
Student In charge
Artificial Intelligence verus computational intelligence
Trilok
Man or machine: Turing test, CAPTCHA (completely automated public Turing test to tell computers and humans apart)
Henry
Capabilities and limitations: for example, learning to identify human emotions, evaluation of living things and machines (intuition, prior knowledge, judgement)
Andrea
AI techniques, searching, pattern recognition, heuristics, machine learning
Aqueel
Fuzzy logic, set theory
EJ
Machine learning: can machines become independant
Henry



3 Expert Systems

Topic
Studnet In Charge
Collection, creation amd maintenance of knowledge base
Henry
Creation of inference engine, inference rule (if then rules), chaining, suitable domains for expert systems
EJ
Expert Systems, knowledge base, knowledge engineer, expert system shells, inference engine domain, common-sense knowledge
Trilok
Purpose of an algorithm within expert systems: for example, fault finding, product development


4 Applications of robotics, artificial intelligence and expert systems

Topic
Student In Charge
Embedded systems: for example, cell/mobile phones, GPS washing machines

Internet search engines

Smart Systems: for example, used at home or in warfare, medicine cars
Andrea
Use of artificial intelligence (AI): fir example, language translation, cheese, voice recognition, nodelling, games, predictive text, business inteligence systems

Use of expert systems: for example, medical diagnosis, fault diagnosis. flight simulators, fraud detection

Use of Robots: for example, in industry, health, warfare, airlines, space, underwater exploration.
Andrea