Rodney Brooks

Rodney Brooks

Rodney Allen Brooks (born December 30, 1954) is the former Panasonic professor of robotics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Since 1986 he has authored a series of highly influential papers which have inaugurated a fundamental shift in artificial intelligence research. Outside the scientific community Brooks is also known for his appearance in a film featuring him and his work, Fast, Cheap, and Out of Control. He is now the chairman and chief technical officer for Rethink Robotics (formerly Heartland Robotics) in Boston.

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