Guide to Shakey: An Experiment in Robot Planning and Learning V0326

Finding aid prepared by compiled by Daniel Hartwig
Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Stanford University Libraries.
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Stanford, California, 94305
Repository email: speccollref@stanford.edu
October 2010

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Title: Shakey: An Experiment in robot planning and learning [videorecording]
Identifier/Call Number: V0326
Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.75 Linear feet
Date: 1972
Summary: From 1966 through 1972, the Artificial Intelligence Center at SRI International (then Stanford Research Institute) conducted research on a mobile robot system nicknamed “Shakey.” Endowed with a limited ability to perceive and model its environment, Shakey could perform tasks that required planning, route-finding, and the rearranging of simple objects.

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Cite As

Shakey: An Experiment in Robot Planning and Learning (V0326). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Description of the Collection

From 1966 through 1972, the Artificial Intelligence Center at SRI International (then Stanford Research Institute) conducted research on a mobile robot system nicknamed "Shakey." Endowed with a limited ability to perceive and model its environment, Shakey could perform tasks that required planning, route-finding, and the rearranging of simple objects.
Film producered by Peter Hart and Nils Nilsson.

General note

This DVD is a film to tape transfer of the original 16mm film housed in the Stanford University Archives (Film E116).

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Hart, Peter.
Hart, Peter.
Nilsson, Nils J., 1933-
Artificial intelligence.
Robotics.

Box 1

Original film FILM E116

Physical Description: 1.0 film reel(s) (16mm)
 

Original film

Box 1

Use copy

Physical Description: 1.0 optical disc(s) (DVD)