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

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  • Distributed Autonomous Robotic System 6by Richard Alami; Raja Chatila; Hajime Asama

    Springer Japan 2008; US$ 137.44

    DARS is now a well-established conference that gathers every two years the main researchers in Distributed Robotics systems. Even if the field is growing, it has been maintained a one-track conference in order to enforce effective exchanges between the main researchers in the field. It now a well-established tradition to publish the main contributions... more...

  • Modeling, Identification and Control of Robotsby W. Khalil; E. Dombre

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 113.00

    Written by two of Europe?s leading robotics experts, this book provides the tools for a unified approach to the modelling of robotic manipulators, whatever their mechanical structure. No other publication covers the three fundamental issues of robotics: modelling, identification and control. It covers the development of various mathematical models... more...

  • Autonomous Robotsby Farbod Fahimi

    Springer US 2008; US$ 137.44

    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...

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

    Springer US 2008; US$ 104.57

    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$ 137.44

    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...

  • Cooperative Control of Dynamical Systemsby Zhihua Qu

    Springer London 2009; US$ 116.29

    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...

  • Cool Robotsby Sean Kenney

    Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) 2010; US$ 13.86

    Attention young LEGO brick builders: Sean Kenney is back again with original creations of Robotopolis--robots, transformers, and spaceships of all sizes, colors, and features. Complete with select model instructions, insider tips, and landscape designs for new LEGO fans of all ages as well as diehard enthusiasts. more...

  • Structural Synthesis of Parallel Robotsby Grigore Gogu

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 263.27

    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...