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"Robotics" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The application of electronic, computerized control systems to mechanical devices designed to perform human functions. Formerly restricted to industry, but nowadays applied to artificial organs controlled by bionic (bioelectronic) devices, like automated insulin pumps and other prostheses.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Robotics" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Robotics" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 632 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 62 publications in 2011
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