The field of computer science and engineering concerned with creating robots, devices that can move and react to sensory input. Robotics is one branch of artificial intelligence. Robotics is related the word robot was introduced to the public by Czech writer Karel Capek in his play.
Laws of Robotics Systems
2. Law One: A robot may not injure a human being, or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm, unless this would violate a higher order law.
3. Law Two: A robot must obey orders given it by human beings, except where such orders would conflict with a higher order law.
4. Law Three: A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with a higher order law.