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Offline bighashTopic starter

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a question about a robot?
« on: April 26, 2010, 11:08:00 AM »
Dear all,


         i would like to ask, how could the robot could differentiate between human and a thing... for example


      the robot inside the house is in a location and faced a chair in the livingroom, how could it know if it is a chair or a human....?????


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Re: a question about a robot?
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2010, 11:58:13 AM »
You could use some kind of infrared detector, and check for body heat.  But that wouldn't differentiate between animals and humans.  Also, you might have some problems when it's hot out, but I'm not sure how much that would affect things.

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Re: a question about a robot?
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2010, 12:03:48 PM »
thnx very much for ur reply.... :D:D.... i do appreciate it

but about the problems what could it face...... :)

another thing,

if there is fire inside the house ... and a thief enters the house while its on fire.. how could the robot identifies anyone entering by force......

i knw its silly.. but i need it for my graduation report.. please help... :)

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Re: a question about a robot?
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2010, 12:22:19 PM »
Geeze that thief must be crazy! 

I would think the fire would be much hotter than the person, but I think the infrared sensor would be completely overloaded if there was a fire.  Hmm, I don't know how you could detect a person during a fire.

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Re: a question about a robot?
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2010, 01:30:22 PM »
Put out the fire then look for the person?
If the robber were to break into the burning building then maybe the robber would have to break glass to do so, I suppose you could pick out the sound of shattering glass while sitting in the fire that is engulfing you.....
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Re: a question about a robot?
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2010, 06:06:15 PM »
does it really matter? If your house is on fire, everything will be destroyed anyway :P
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Re: a question about a robot?
« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2010, 06:26:49 PM »
Put out the fire then look for the person?
If the robber were to break into the burning building then maybe the robber would have to break glass to do so, I suppose you could pick out the sound of shattering glass while sitting in the fire that is engulfing you.....

But the fire itself might break the glass as well.  With all of the falling debris and stuff...

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Re: a question about a robot?
« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2010, 12:31:26 AM »
thx you all for the replies...:D:D...



   best regards

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Re: a question about a robot?
« Reply #8 on: April 27, 2010, 05:08:33 PM »
if there is fire inside the house ... and a thief enters the house while its on fire.. how could the robot identifies anyone entering by force......
Let the robot search for the smell of well done roast and give the now crisp (and smoke poisoned) thief his Darwin Award with a big thank you note.

Gee, if only teaching institutions would keep to sensible real life challenges.
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Re: a question about a robot?
« Reply #9 on: April 27, 2010, 05:37:30 PM »
if there is fire inside the house ... and a thief enters the house while its on fire.. how could the robot identifies anyone entering by force......
Let the robot search for the smell of well done roast and give the now crisp (and smoke poisoned) thief his Darwin Award with a big thank you note.

Gee, if only teaching institutions would keep to sensible real life challenges.


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