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Building a Future with Robots

The University of Sheffield via FutureLearn

14 Reviews 1252 students interested
Found in Robotics, Engineering
  • Provider FutureLearn
  • Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session In progress
  • Language English
  • Certificate $44 Certificate Available
  • Effort 3 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 3 weeks long
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Overview

Explore the future of robotics in factories, homes, hospitals, schools and cars

On this course, we’ll look at current and future developments in the field of robotics that could shape many different aspects of our daily lives.

We’ll build up a picture of the principles and the fundamental challenges of robotic design, and demonstrate how research here at The University of Sheffield is working to overcome some of these challenges.

This course is open to anyone with an interest in robotics. It will be of particular interest to engineers, designers, technicians and enthusiasts who are keen to explore the role of robots in our economic and industrial future.

Taught by

Sandor Veres

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Reviews for FutureLearn's Building a Future with Robots
4.6 Based on 14 reviews

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Anonymous
5.0 10 months ago
Anonymous completed this course.
This course was very interesting. It gave me a global and deeper understanding on how robotics evolve nowadays thanks to people dedicated to the activity and how can we expect for robots in the future. It was very complete. Each part of the course explained very well the subject from article to discussion and videos. I realize how fast our society develop itself and that we are at the beginning of a new era. I hope it would be in a near futur to see it by myself. I would like to thank every person who contribute to this course. Thank you :).
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Anonymous
5.0 10 months ago
Anonymous completed this course.
A thorough course that manages to be substantial despite being non technical. The first such course I have done and I know realise its something developers ought to be strongly encouraged to do. It gives you perspective on the developments which I had bearly considered before.

Again, thank you everybody for your work and comments along the way. Also a special thanks to the mentors who were very active and superbly encouraging as well as informative.
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Anonymous
4.0 6 months ago
Anonymous completed this course.
As an older person who has had very little experience with old or new technology, I have been enriched by following this course. I now know what a stickybot, a shrewbot and a kilobot is. I have thought about how biology and nature's solutions can provide inspiration for engineers dealing with the problems of today. I know what synthetic psychology refers to and that BMI stands for Brain controlled robot. An excellent introduction course for adults and an insight for those who may intend to pursue a career in this field.
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Anonymous
5.0 10 months ago
Anonymous completed this course.
This is a fasinating course as it assists us to obtain basic knowledge about future autonomus robots. University tutors, professors and students are able to clarify about robots and their mission in the Videos as well as there are some peer-review questions which help to memorise lectures again. Thank you future learn as it has given opportunity to meet different people around the World.
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Anonymous
4.0 a year ago
Anonymous completed this course.
Building a Future with Robots is a good overview of current research and challenges associated with robotics. The course is also a good introduction to the ethical issues related to living in an automated world. I enjoyed the intermix of videos and reading materials.
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Mahendra R
5.0 8 months ago
Mahendra completed this course.
Very interesting and the strange fact is that I have without difficulties conducted the quiz at one go. Does that mean that I can go in advanced course for robotics based of my understand through your quiz?
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Anonymous
5.0 8 months ago
Anonymous completed this course.
This was an amazing experience for me because I'm currently studying college and this course opened my mind to the technology. Now I´m up to date about everything related to technology around the world
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Anonymous
5.0 7 months ago
Anonymous completed this course.
No matter what's your profession, robotics is our future and we all have to have at least basic knowledge on the field. Thanks to the University of Sheffield for this interesting course!
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Hamish H
4.0 a year ago
Hamish completed this course.
The course was both interesting and accessible, with some thought provoking directions this subject could take, and the opportunities that exist with the discipline.
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Anonymous
4.0 8 months ago
Anonymous completed this course.
I enjoyed this course very much over the Internet and benefited from it so much that will help me in my career as a Mechatronics engineer

thank you very mush.
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Anonymous
4.0 12 months ago
Anonymous completed this course.
Very informative, but wish there could be more science and terminology such as the chapter on game theory, instead of having too much literature and ethics.
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Hernandez O
5.0 10 months ago
Hernandez completed this course.
I have learned so much the robots with this course. I think the robots are the future for our human civilisation, with them we will reach many things.
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Anonymous
4.0 a year ago
Anonymous completed this course.
This course demonstrated a good reality and future paths to follow

To improve that, I recommend just add more effective examples
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Anonymous
5.0 7 months ago
Anonymous completed this course.
My experience with you was very nice and enjoyable so I would thank all your team for helping me to get knowledge about robots.
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