Robotics FAQ: http://www.frc.ri.cmu.edu/robotics-faq/
I always thought Asimov invented the word robot! --- Nope, Capek did, this is well documented and even Asimov himself pointed out the Capek origin.
-- Asimov is credited with inventing the word "robotics" for the study of the principles involved in robots.
A definition of "robot" would be good! --LMS
LOL -- Wikipedia is not a dictionary. Have a good one, Larry. :-)