Gibilisco - Robotics And Artificial Intelligence

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Gibilisco - Robotics And Artificial Intelligence


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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      An insect.

    • B. 

      A human body.

    • C. 

      A simple robot arm.

    • D. 

      Binocular vision.

  • 2. 
    According to Asimov’s three laws, under what circumstances is it all right for a robot to injure a human being?
    • A. 

      Never.

    • B. 

      When the human being specifically requests it.

    • C. 

      In case of an accident.

    • D. 

      In case the robot controller is infected with a computer virus.

  • 3. 
    An RF field strength meter can be used to
    • A. 

      Test the performance of a binaural hearing system.

    • B. 

      Detect the presence of ionized air.

    • C. 

      Measure the dielectric constant of the air.

    • D. 

      Detect the presence of a wireless bugging system.

  • 4. 
    The extent to which a machine vision system can differentiate between two objects that areclose together is called the
    • A. 

      Optical magnification.

    • B. 

      Optical sensitivity.

    • C. 

      Optical selectivity.

    • D. 

      Optical resolution.

  • 5. 
    A robot car or truck can best keep itself traveling down a specific lane of traffic by means of
    • A. 

      Stereoscopic machine hearing.

    • B. 

      Epipolar navigation.

    • C. 

      Edge detection.

    • D. 

      Proximity sensing.

  • 6. 
    A rule-based system is also known as
    • A. 

      A logic gate.

    • B. 

      An expert system.

    • C. 

      A back-pressure sensor.

    • D. 

      A telechir.

  • 7. 
    Suppose you are using a battery-powered, multichannel baby monitor, and you hear one endof a two-way radio conversation on the receiver. You check the baby’s room, and it is quiet. How might this problem be resolved?
    • A. 

      Put the receiver in a different location.

    • B. 

      Switch the monitor to a different channel.

    • C. 

      Interchange the transmitting and receiving units.

    • D. 

      Use ac power instead of battery power.

  • 8. 
    In robotics, the term manipulator refers to
    • A. 

      A robot propulsion system.

    • B. 

      A robot arm, and the device at its end (such as a gripper).

    • C. 

      The system used to remotely control a telechir.

    • D. 

      A computer that guides a fleet of mobile robots.

  • 9. 
    A device with an IR sensor can be used to detect the presence of
    • A. 

      Slow-moving objects.

    • B. 

      RF signals.

    • C. 

      Ionized air.

    • D. 

      Warm or hot objects.

  • 10. 
    Proximity sensing is most closely akin to
    • A. 

      Direction measurement.

    • B. 

      Edge detection.

    • C. 

      Range plotting.

    • D. 

      Binaural machine hearing.

  • 11. 
    A telechir is always used in conjunction with a specialized system of
    • A. 

      Track drive.

    • B. 

      Wheel drive.

    • C. 

      Remote control.

    • D. 

      Ionization potential measurement.

  • 12. 
    A limit to the distance over which telepresence is practical is imposed by
    • A. 

      The speed of EM wave propagation.

    • B. 

      The image resolution of the vision system.

    • C. 

      The ability of a robot to determine texture.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 13. 
    The ionization potential of the air can be determined in order to
    • A. 

      Detect smoke.

    • B. 

      Plot distances and directions.

    • C. 

      Measure slope.

    • D. 

      Detect boundaries.

  • 14. 
    Two-dimensional range plotting
    • A. 

      Takes place along a single geometric line.

    • B. 

      Takes place in a single geometric plane.

    • C. 

      Is done using spherical coordinates.

    • D. 

      Requires an ultrasonic sonar system.

  • 15. 
    Spherical coordinates can uniquely define the position of a point in up to
    • A. 

      One dimension.

    • B. 

      Two dimensions.

    • C. 

      Three dimensions.

    • D. 

      Four dimensions.

  • 16. 
    The total number of ways in which a robot arm can move is known as
    • A. 

      Functional orientation.

    • B. 

      Degrees of freedom.

    • C. 

      Dimensional versatility.

    • D. 

      Coordinate geometry.

  • 17. 
    The region in space throughout which a robot arm can accomplish tasks is called its
    • A. 

      Coordinate geometry.

    • B. 

      Reference axis.

    • C. 

      Reference frame.

    • D. 

      Work envelope.

  • 18. 
    A robot arm that moves along three independent axes, each of which is straight andperpendicular to the other two, employs
    • A. 

      Revolute geometry.

    • B. 

      Spherical coordinate geometry.

    • C. 

      Cartesian coordinate geometry.

    • D. 

      Cylindrical coordinate geometry.

  • 19. 
    Fill in the blank to make the following sentence true: “A color vision system can use threegrayscale cameras, equipped with filters that pass light.”
    • A. 

      Red, yellow, and blue

    • B. 

      Blue, red, and green

    • C. 

      White, black, and gray

    • D. 

      Orange, green, and violet

  • 20. 
    A robot typically determines the steepness of a slope by means of
    • A. 

      An epipolar navigation system.

    • B. 

      A clinometer.

    • C. 

      An end effector.

    • D. 

      A proximity sensor.

  • 21. 
    Second-generation robots first were used around the year:
    • A. 

      1950.

    • B. 

      1960.

    • C. 

      1970.

    • D. 

      1980.

  • 22. 
    A robot that has its own computer, and can work independently of other robots or computers, is called an:
    • A. 

      Android.

    • B. 

      Insect robot.

    • C. 

      Automated guided vehicle.

    • D. 

      Autonomous robot.

  • 23. 
    An android is well suited for operation in:
    • A. 

      Extreme weather conditions.

    • B. 

      Total darkness.

    • C. 

      An assembly line.

    • D. 

      An environment with children.

  • 24. 
    Proximity sensing is most closely akin to:
    • A. 

      Direction measurement.

    • B. 

      Epipolar navigation.

    • C. 

      Distance measurement.

    • D. 

      Machine vision.

  • 25. 
    An absolute limit to the distance over which teleoperation is practical is imposed by:
    • A. 

      The speed of light.

    • B. 

      The image resolution of the vision system.

    • C. 

      The ability of a robot to determine texture.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 26. 
    Rodney Brooks is best known for his work with:
    • A. 

      Epipolar navigation.

    • B. 

      Binocular vision.

    • C. 

      Range sensing and plotting.

    • D. 

      Insect robots.

  • 27. 
    An asset of epipolar navigation is the fact that it:
    • A. 

      Does not require binaural hearing.

    • B. 

      Does not require a computer.

    • C. 

      Can be done from a single observation frame.

    • D. 

      Requires no reference points at all. Requires no reference points at all. Requires no reference points at all. Requires no reference points at all. Requires no reference points at all.