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Mechanical devices and figures. Automata. Ingenious mechanisms. Robots (General)

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  • Robots, Reasoning, and Reificationby James P. Gunderson; Louise F. Gunderson

    Springer US 2008; US$ 105.08

    This book focuses on a critical obstacle that is preventing the development of intelligent, autonomous robots: the gap between the ability to reason about the world and the ability to sense the world and translate that sensory data into a symbolic model. more...

  • The Path to Autonomous Robotsby Gaurav Sukhatme

    Springer US 2008; US$ 138.11

    The principal chapters of this book form a collection of technical articles sp- ning many areas of research in robotics, these are followed by a set of short r- iniscences and tributes written by former students of Professor George A. Bekey. Professor Bekey, a pioneer in robotics, retired from the University of Southern C- ifornia (USC) in 2002 after... more...

  • Autonomous Robotsby Farbod Fahimi

    Springer US 2008; US$ 138.11

    This comprehensible book covers the kinematics and dynamic modeling/analysis of Autonomous Robots, as well as the methods suitable for their control. The contents are unique and this volume presents material never gathered within one book. more...

  • Cooperative Control of Dynamical Systemsby Zhihua Qu

    Springer London 2009; US$ 116.86

    Autonomous vehicle systems are becoming an important fact of modern life. This book covers the control design issues in the cooperative control of multiple vehicles, including new results on feedback stabilization and smooth control of nonholonomic systems. more...

  • Distributed Control of Robotic Networksby Francesco Bullo; Jorge Cortés; Sonia Martínez

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 72.50 US$ 65.98

    This self-contained introduction to the distributed control of robotic networks offers a distinctive blend of computer science and control theory. The book presents a broad set of tools for understanding coordination algorithms, determining their correctness, and assessing their complexity; and it analyzes various cooperative strategies for tasks... more...

  • Robot Visionby Stefan Florczyk

    Wiley 2006; US$ 261.00 US$ 226.20

    The book is intended for advanced students in physics, mathematics, computer science, electrical engineering, robotics, engine engineering and for specialists in computer vision and robotics on the techniques for the development of vision-based robot projects. It focusses on autonomous and mobile service robots for indoor work, and teaches the techniques... more...

  • Structural Synthesis of Parallel Robotsby Grigore Gogu

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 264.56

    The third volume in a series dedicated to the structural synthesis of parallel robots, this work combines the new formulae for mobility, connectivity, redundancy and overconstraints with evolutionary morphology in a unified, structurally synthesizing approach. more...

  • Robot Manipulatorsby Etienne Dombre; Wisama Khalil

    Wiley 2013; US$ 303.00 US$ 262.60

    This book presents the most recent research results on modeling and control of robot manipulators. Chapter 1 gives unified tools to derive direct and inverse geometric, kinematic and dynamic models of serial robots and addresses the issue of identification of the geometric and dynamic parameters of these models. Chapter 2 describes the main... more...

  • Competitive Manufacturing Intelligenceby Walter Habenicht; Wolfgang Freibichler

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; US$ 31.24

    Wolfgang Freibichler entwickelt ein Idealkonzept der Wettbewerbsanalyse für die Automobilindustrie, das die Besonderheiten des strategischen Produktionsmanagements sowie der Branche berücksichtigt. Validiert wird es durch eine Expertenbefragung bei den weltweit bedeutendsten Automobilherstellern. In Form eines Leitfadens stellt der Autor Handlungsempfehlungen... more...

  • Building Botsby William Gurstelle

    Chicago Review Press 2002; US$ 19.99

    This is the definitive guide to designing and building warrior robots like those seen on BattleBots , Robotica , and Robot Wars . It walks robot enthusiasts of all ages step-by-step through the design and building process, enabling them to create any number of customized warrior robots. With a strong emphasis on safety, chapters include designing... more...