A robot is machine comprised of a platform, software, and a power source capable of executing a set of actions by direct human control, computer control, or both. Robotic and Autonomous Systems (RAS) RAS refers to the physical (robotic) and cognitive (autonomous) aspects of these systems.

Recent Publications


| April 4, 2018

Emergence and Convergence: Risk Assessment Survey

Natasha E. Bajema

In its multi-year study entitled Emergence and Convergence, the WMD Center is exploring the risks, opportunities, and governance challenges for countering WMD introduced by a diverse range of emerging technologies.