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

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  • Roboticsby George Bekey; Robert Ambrose; Vijay Kumar

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 113.00

    This book presents the results of an assessment of the state of robotics in Japan, South Korea, Western Europe and Australia and a comparison of robotics R&D programs in these countries with those in the United States. The comparisons include areas like robotic vehicles, space robotics, service robots, humanoid robots, networked robots, and robots... more...

  • Control and Dynamic Systems V39: Advances in Robotic Systems Part 1 of 2by C.T. Leonides

    Elsevier Science 1991; US$ 72.95

    Advances in Robotic Systems, Part 1 shows how the activity in robotic systems has increased significantly over the past decade. Major centers of research and development in robotic systems were established on the international scene, and these became focal points for the brilliant research efforts of many academicians and industrial professionals.... more...

  • Visual Navigationby Yiannis Aloimonos

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    In this book, the barriers between different disciplines have been smoothed and the workings of vision systems of biological organisms are made clear in computational terms to computer scientists and engineers. At the same time, fundamental principles arising from computational considerations are made clear both to empirical scientists and engineers.... more...

  • SmartDataby Inman Harvey; Ann Cavoukian; George Tomko; Don Borrett; Hon Kwan; Dimitrios Hatzinakos

    Springer 2013; US$ 199.00

    SmartData empowers personal data by wrapping it in a cloak of intelligence such that it now becomes the individual’s virtual proxy in cyberspace. No longer will personal data be shared or stored in the cloud as merely data, encrypted or otherwise; it will now be stored and shared as a constituent of the binary string specifying the entire SmartData... more...

  • Introduction to Roboticsby Tadej Bajd; Matja? Mihelj; Marko Munih

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    This book is focused on geometrical models of robot mechanisms. Rotation and orientation of an object are described by Rodrigues's formula, rotation matrix and quaternions. Pose and displacement of an object are mathematically dealt with homogenous transformation matrices. The geometrical robot model is based on Denavit Hartenberg parameters. Direct... more...

  • Essential Principles for Autonomous Roboticsby Henry Hexmoor

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2013; US$ 40.00

    From driving, flying, and swimming, to digging for unknown objects in space exploration, autonomous robots take on varied shapes and sizes. In part, autonomous robots are designed to perform tasks that are too dirty, dull, or dangerous for humans. With nontrivial autonomy and volition, they may soon claim their own place in human society. These robots... more...

  • Fundamentals in Modeling and Control of Mobile Manipulatorsby Zhijun Li

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 129.95

    Mobile manipulators combine the advantages of mobile platforms and robotic arms, extending their operational range and functionality to large spaces and remote, demanding, and/or dangerous environments. They also bring complexity and difficulty in dynamic modeling and control system design. However, advances in nonlinear system analysis and control... more...

  • Man-Machine Dialogueby Frederic Landragin

    Wiley 2013; US$ 85.00

    This book summarizes the main problems posed by the design of a man–machine dialogue system and offers ideas on how to continue along the path towards efficient, realistic and fluid communication between humans and machines. A culmination of ten years of research, it is based on the author’s development, investigation and experimentation... more...

  • LEGO Technic Roboticsby Mark Rollins

    Springer 2013; US$ 20.99

    Building robots is a snap with LEGO Technic Robotics! This book shows you how to use LEGO bricks and Power Functions components such as motors and remote controls to create all kinds of robots. Best of all, you don’t have to learn any programming. You just need your imagination and the expert building principles that you’ll find inside LEGO... more...

  • Famous Robots and Cyborgsby Dan Roberts

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    Famous Robots and Cyborgs is a high-octane voyage through the history of our metallic friends and foes. Dan Roberts narrates the history, strengths, weaknesses, quirks, and foibles of a plethora of fictional robots, cyborgs, and mechanical races—taking in the pronouncements of sci-fi visionaries and eminent robotics scientists along the way. Roberts... more...