This biography of Australian roboticist, distinguished professor Peter Corke, follows the development of robotics through the career of this remarkable pioneer and of his colleagues since the early 1990s.
Born in 1959, Peter Corke is known for his work on Visual Servoing, field robotics, online education, the online Robot Academy and the Robotics Toolbox and Machine Vision Toolbox for MATLAB (matrix laboratory). He has been the director of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Robotic Vision, and a Distinguished Professor of Robotic Vision at Queensland University of Technology. His research is concerned with robotic vision, flying robots and farming robots. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering and of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Professor Corke is a founding editor of the Journal of Field Robotics, and a former member of the executive editorial board of The International Journal of Robotics Research.
For those who purchase the documentary there is a collection of extended interviews with Prof Corke and other colleagues featured in the film providing an in-depth history of robotics development in Australia.