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  • Autonomous Guided Vehiclesby Hamed Fazlollahtabar; Mohammad Saidi-Mehrabad

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 99.00

    This book provides readers with extensive information on path planning optimization for both single and multiple Autonomous Guided Vehicles (AGVs), and discusses practical issues involved in advanced industrial applications of AGVs. After discussing previously published research in the field and highlighting the current gaps, it introduces new models... more...

  • Smartphone-Based Human Activity Recognitionby Jorge Luis Reyes Ortiz

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    The book reports on the author?s original work to address the use of today?s state-of-the-art smartphones for human physical activity recognition. By exploiting the sensing, computing and communication capabilities currently available in these devices, the author developed a novel smartphone-based activity-recognition system, which takes into consideration... more...

  • Safety Differentlyby Sidney Dekker

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    The second edition of a bestseller, Safety Differently: Human Factors for a New Era is a complete update of Ten Questions About Human Error: A New View of Human Factors and System Safety. Today, the unrelenting pace of technology change and growth of complexity calls for a different kind of safety thinking. Automation and new technologies have... more...

  • Constructive Ergonomicsby Pierre Falzon

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 89.95

    The goal for ergonomics has always been to adapt work, work environments, and machines to humans. But is this goal still sufficient? Does it satisfy the needs of the individual or of societies and organizations as they operate now? Constructive Ergonomics provides an answer to these questions. Rooted both in the academic world and in the world of... more...

  • Automated Guided Vehicle Systemsby Günter Ullrich; Paul A. Kachur

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 129.00

    This primer is directed at experts and practitioners in intralogistics who are concerned with optimizing material flows. The presentation is comprehensive covering both, practical and theoretical aspects with a moderate degree of specialization, using clear and concise language. Areas of operation as well as technical standards of all relevant components... more...

  • Automation, Communication and Cybernetics in Science and Engineering 2013/2014by Sabina Jeschke; Ingrid Isenhardt; Frank Hees; Klaus Henning

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 189.00

    This book continues the tradition of its predecessors ?Automation, Communication and Cybernetics in Science and Engineering 2009/2010 and 2011/2012? and includes a representative selection of scientific publications from researchers at the institute cluster IMA/ZLW & IfU.   IMA - Institute of Information Management in Mechanical Engineering?... more...

  • Afro-European Conference for Industrial Advancementby Ajith Abraham; Pavel Krömer; Vaclav Snasel

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 259.00

    This volume contains accepted papers presented at AECIA2014, the First International Afro-European Conference for Industrial Advancement. The aim of AECIA was to bring together the foremost experts as well as excellent young researchers from Africa, Europe, and the rest of the world to disseminate latest results from various fields of engineering,... more...

  • Rigid Body Dynamics Algorithmsby Roy Featherstone

    Springer US 2014; US$ 199.00

    Rigid Body Dynamics Algorithms presents the subject of computational rigid-body dynamics through the medium of spatial 6D vector notation. It explains how to model a rigid-body system and how to analyze it, and it presents the most comprehensive collection of the best rigid-body dynamics algorithms to be found in a single source. The use of spatial... more...

  • Informatics in Control, Automation and Roboticsby Jean-Louis Ferrier; Oleg Gusikhin; Kurosh Madani; Jurek Sasiadek

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 259.00

    The present book includes a set of selected papers from the tenth ?International Conference on Informatics in Control Automation and Robotics? (ICINCO 2013), held in Reykjavík, Iceland, from 29 to 31 July 2013. The conference was organized in four simultaneous tracks: ?Intelligent Control Systems and Optimization?, ?Robotics and Automation?, ?Signal... more...

  • From Animals to Robots and Back: Reflections on Hard Problems in the Study of Cognitionby Jeremy L. Wyatt; Dean D. Petters; David Hogg

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Cognitive Science?is a discipline that brings together research in natural and artificial systems and this is clearly reflected in the diverse contributions to From Animals to Robots and Back.In tribute to Aaron Sloman and his pioneering work in Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence, the editors have collected a unique collection of cross-disciplinary... more...