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

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  • Robot Building For Dummiesby Roger Arrick; Nancy Stevenson

    Wiley 2011; US$ 21.59

    Discover what robots can do and how they work Find out how to build your own robot and program it to perform tasks Ready to enter the robot world? This book is your passport! It walks you through building your very own little metal assistant from a kit, dressing it up, giving it a brain, programming it to do things, even making it talk. Along the... more...

  • 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...

  • Bio-Inspired Emergent Control of Locomotion Systemsby Mattia Frasca; Paolo Arena; Luigi Fortuna

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 149.00

    This book deals with locomotion control of biologically inspired robots realized through an analog circuital paradigm as cellular nonlinear networks. It presents a general methodology for the control of bio-inspired robots and several case studies, as well as describes a new approach to motion control and the related circuit architecture. more...

  • Advances in Climbing and Walking Robotsby Ming Xie; Steven Dubowsky; Jean-Guy Fontaine

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 368.00

    Robotics is an exciting field in engineering and natural sciences. Robotics has already made a significant contribution to many industries with the widespread use of industrial robots for tasks such as assembly, welding, painting, and handling materials. In parallel, we have witnessed the emergence of special robots which can undertake assistive jobs,... more...

  • Adaptive Control of Robot Manipulatorsby An-Chyau Huang; Ming-Chih Chien

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 136.00

    This book introduces an unified function approximation approach to the control of uncertain robot manipulators containing general uncertainties. It works for free space tracking control as well as compliant motion control. It is applicable to the rigid robot and the flexible joint robot. Even with actuator dynamics, the unified approach is still feasible.... more...

  • CLUSTER COMPUTING FOR ROBOTICS AND COMPUTER VISIONby Damian M. Lyons

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 91.00

    In this book, we look at how cluster technology can be leveraged to build better robots. Algorithms and approaches in key areas of robotics and computer vision, such as map building, target tracking, action selection and landmark learning, are reviewed and cluster implementations for these are presented. The objective of the book is to give professionals... more...

  • Advanced Guided Vehiclesby Stephen Cameron; Penelope Probert

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1994; US$ 99.00

    The Oxford University Robotics Research Group has been working for several years to improve the ability of automated guided vehicles. This book brings together much of the key research work on sensors and planning that was inspired by an industrial vehicle donated by a factory automation division in GEC, GEC-FAST, together with background material... more...

  • Mobile Roboticsby O. Tosun; H. L. Akin; M. O. Tokhi; G. S. Virk

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 386.00

    This book provides state-of-the-art scientific and engineering research findings and developments in the area of mobile robotics and associated support technologies. The book contains peer reviewed articles presented at the CLAWAR 2008 conference. Robots are no longer confined to industrial manufacturing environments with a great deal of interest being... more...

  • FIELD ROBOTICSby Philippe Bidaud; Mohammad O. Tokhi; Christophe Grand

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 376.00

    This book provides state of the art scientific and engineering research findings and developments in the area of mobile robotics and associated support technologies. The book contains peer reviewed articles presented at the CLAWAR 2011 conference. A great deal of interest is vested in the use of robots outside the factory environment. The CLAWAR conference... more...

  • Recent Trends in Mobile Robotsby Yuan F. Zheng

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1994; US$ 255.00

    This book presents recent trends in the field as perceived by a global selection of researchers and experts. Subjects covered include motion planning of mobile robots in unknown environments, coordination between mobility and manipulability, computation environments for mobile robots, nonlinear control of mobile robots and environmental modeling using... more...