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

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  • Robot Learning from Human Teachersby Sonia Chernova; Andrea L. Thomaz

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    Learning from Demonstration (LfD) explores techniques for learning a task policy from examples provided by a human teacher. The field of LfD has grown into an extensive body of literature over the past 30 years, with a wide variety of approaches for encoding human demonstrations and modeling skills and tasks. Additionally, we have recently seen a focus... more...

  • Beginning LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3by Mark Rollins

    Apress 2014; US$ 27.99

    Beginning LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 shows you how to create new fun and fantastic creations with the new EV3 programmable brick along with other new EV3 pieces and features. You'll learn the language of the EV3 brick, and then go on to create a variety of programmable vehicles using MINDSTORMS and Technic parts. You'll then move into creating robot parts,... more...

  • Future Robotsby Domenico Parisi

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00

    This book is for both robot builders and scientists who study human behaviour and human societies. Scientists do not only collect empirical data but they also formulate theories to explain the data. Theories of human behaviour and human societies are traditionally expressed in words but, today, with the advent of the computer they can also be expressed... more...

  • Exploring LEGO Mindstorms EV3by Eun Jung Park

    Wiley 2014; US$ 34.99

    The essential guide to building and programming LEGO EV3 interactive robots Exploring LEGO Mindstorms: Tools and Techniques for Building and Programming Robots is the complete guide to getting the most out of your LEGO Mindstorms EV3. Written for hobbyists, young builders, and master builders alike, the book walks you through fundamentals of... more...

  • Uncle John's Roboticaby Bathroom Readers' Institute

    Portable Press 2014; US$ 11.95

    The Bathroom Readers' Institute is a tight-knit group of loyal and skilled writers, researchers, and editors who have been working as a team for years. The BRI understands the habits of a very special market—Throne Sitters—and devotes itself to providing amazing facts and conversation pieces. more...

  • Mobile Service Roboticsby Kozł; Krzysztof owski; Mohammad O. Tokhi; Gurvinder S. Virk

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 257.00

    Interest in control of climbing and walking robots has remarkably increased over the years. Novel solutions of complex mechanical systems such as climbing, walking, flying and running robots with different kinds of locomotion and the technologies that support them and their applications are the evidence of significant progress in the area of robotics.... more...

  • The Robot Bookby Bobby Mercer

    Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 11.99

    How to use reuse and recycle components and supplies to build a variety of devices   The 20 easy-to-build robots in this project book can be constructed for little or no cost using common household objects and repurposed materials. From learning how to turn a toothbrush, an old cell phone or pager, and scrap wire into a Brush Bot, or how to hack... more...

  • Robotic Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologiesby Guilherme DeSouza; Haibin Duan

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    Millions of individuals experience impaired mobility usually accompanied by limited to no manual dexterity. The "cost" associated with these disabilities includes not only those incurred through medical and support services, but also less tangible costs, such as those due lost wages and non-productivity. The goals of rehabilitation are to... more...

  • Robot Control 1988 (SYROCO'88)by U. Rembold

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Containing 88 papers, the emphasis of this volume is on the control of advanced robots. These robots may be self-contained or part of a system. The applications of such robots vary from manufacturing, assembly and material handling to space work and rescue operations. Topics presented at the Symposium included sensors and robot vision systems as well... more...

  • Robot Control 1991 (SYROCO'91)by I. Troch; K. Desoyer; Peter Kopacek

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    This volume contains 92 papers on the state-of-the-art in robotics research. In this volume topics on modelling and identification are treated first as they build the basis for practically all control aspects. Then, the most basic control tasks are discussed i.e. problems of inverse kinematics. Groups of papers follow which deal with various advanced... more...