To have an overview of the application domain and the potential contributions of a robot to the achievement of a medico-surgical operation. To analyse the constraints of clinical operation and determining the added value of the robot. Regulatory framework useful for engineers or scientists. To analyse the relationship between the different reference frames in image-guided robotics. To have on overview of the use of Augmented Reality techniques in medical robotic systems. To analyse the architecture of most usual medical robotics systems. Design approaches. To have an overview of the use of intra-operating imaging for controlling the robot and the mechanical interaction with living tissues. To be able to analyse tele-operation techniques and co-manipulation.