A limitation or a restriction. Constraints might include limits on time, materials, or size.
Guidelines or rules used to judge or make a decision about something.
A step-by-step way to solve problems that is used to develop many possible solutions to a problem and then narrow down the possible solutions to one final choice.
A person who is trained to use technology, mathematics, and science to solve problems.
The use of technology, mathematics, and science to solve problems.
Information fed into a system. In robotics, sensors detect inputs such as color.
Information or action coming out of a system. In robotics, motors are an example of an output that creates movement.
A mechanical device that can be programmed to carry out instructions and perform complicated tasks. Robots often perform tasks that would normally be done by a human.
Programmed to complete specific tasks with or without human interaction.
A type of engineering and computer science that deals with designing, constructing, and /or the applications of robots.
A device that detects information from the surrounding environment and sends it to the robot in electronic form. Sensors provide input to automated and robotic systems which can be used to adjust the behavior of outputs.