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The "Calvin-4" robot was chosen by the "Ethics Committee" to conduct the preliminary investigations of places that encourage "inappropriate" human-robot interactions. "Calvin-4" is an allusion to Dr. Susan Calvin, a fictional character in some of Isaac Asimov's robot stories. Susan Calvin was the chief "robopsychologist" at US Robots and Mechanical Men, Inc., the major manufacturer of robots in Asimov's 21st century. She appeared briefly as a college student toward the end of Asimov's short story, "Robbie," and was the main character in about one-third of the short stories in Asimov's The Complete Robot (1982).
The type of CPU used by the Calvin-4 is an "R.U.R." R.U.R. refers to the 1921 play by by Karel Čapek (subtitled "Rossum's Universal Robots"). The play introduced the word "robot," from the Czech word "robota", meaning "forced labor".
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