The Foundation of Bionics

  title={The Foundation of Bionics},
  author={R R Roth},
  journal={Perspectives in Biology and Medicine},
  pages={229 - 242}
  • R. R. Roth
  • Published 1983
  • Medicine
  • Perspectives in Biology and Medicine
Bionics, as defined by the originator of the term in its present form, is "the science of systems whose foundation is based on Uving systems, or which have characteristics of living systems, or which resemble these" [1, p. 1 1]. Others define it in somewhat different terms, as for instance, "the study of living and life-Uke systems, with the goal to discover new principles, techniques and processes to be applied to man-made technology" [2]; or, in other words, the art of applying the knowledge… Expand

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