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Peter Beyls  

pioneering robotics work of Edward Ihnatowicz

by peter beyls     print
We provide a detailed overview of the pioneering robotics work of the late
Edward Ihnatowicz (1926-1988). Edward was born in Poland and immigrated to
the UK to study sculpture. He developed a keen interest in robotics and, in
particular, reactive models of human intelligence. He was truly a self-made
man in terms of both hardware and software. I was fortunate to develop a
close relationship with him when I also moved to University College London
in 1977. My presentation documents the key works of this seminal artist and
includes a compilation of 16 mm film material from the Sixties compiled to






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