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

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  • Human-Robot Interactionby Waldemar Karwowski; Mansour Rahimi

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 159.95

    As Robotic Systems Become Widespread In The Manufacturing And Service industries, this book is one of few to address the key question of how they interact with humans. more...

  • Artificial Moralityby Peter Danielson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    This book explores the role of artificial intelligence in the development of a claim that morality is person-made and rational. Professor Danielson builds moral robots that do better than amoral competitors in a tournament of games like the Prisoners Dilemma and Chicken. The book thus engages in current controversies over the adequacy of the received... more...

  • Open-Source Robotics and Process Control Cookbookby Lewin Edwards

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 72.95

    In this practical reference, popular author Lewin Edwards shows how to develop robust, dependable real-time systems for robotics and other control applications, using open-source tools. It demonstrates efficient and low-cost embedded hardware and software design techniques, based on Linux as the development platform and operating system and the Atmel... more...

  • Autonomous Mobile Robotsby Shuzhi Sam Ge

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 243.00

    It has long been the goal of engineers to develop tools that enhance our ability to do work, increase our quality of life, or perform tasks that are either beyond our ability, too hazardous, or too tedious to be left to human efforts. Autonomous mobile robots are the culmination of decades of research and development, and their potential is seemingly... more...

  • Amphibionicsby Karl Williams

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 25.00

    This work provides the hobbyist with detailed mechanical, electronic, and PIC microcontroller knowledge needed to build and program a snake, frog, turtle, and alligator robots. It focuses on the construction of each robot in detail, and then explores the world of slithering, jumping, swimming, and walking robots, and the artificial intelligence needed... more...

  • Building Robots With Lego Mindstormsby Mario Ferrari; Guilio Ferrari

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 49.95

    Lego robots! Mindstorms are sweeping the world and fans need to learn how to programme them Lego Mindstorms are a new generation of Lego Robots that can be manipulated using microcomputers, light and touch sensors, an infrared transmitter and CD-ROMs. Since Lego launched Lego Mindstorms in late 1998 sales have skyrocketed - with no sign of slowing... more...

  • Designing Autonomous Mobile Robotsby John M. Holland

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 80.95

    Designing Autonomous Mobile Robots introduces the reader to the fundamental concepts of this complex field. The author addresses all the pertinent topics of the electronic hardware and software of mobile robot design, with particular emphasis on the more difficult problems of control, navigation, and sensor interfacing. Covering topics such as... more...

  • Build Your Own Combat Robotby Pete Miles; Tom Carroll

    McGraw-Hill Education 2002; US$ 30.00

    Create your own powerful battling robot from start to finish using this easy-to-follow manual. Robotics experts Pete Miles and Tom Carroll explain the science and technology behind robots, and show you what materials you need to build and program a robot for home, school, and competition. more...

  • Robot Builder's Sourcebookby Gordon McComb

    McGraw-Hill Education 2002; US$ 38.00

    EVERYTHING THE ROBOTICS HOBBYIST NEEDS TO LEARN -- WHAT IT IS -- WHERE TO GET IT -- HOW TO GET STARTED FROM THE AUTHOR OF ROBOT BUILDER?S BONANZA! Fascinated by the world of robotics but don?t know how to tap into the incredible amount of information available on the subject? Clueless as to locating specific information on robotics? Want the names,... more...

  • Reasoning Robotsby Michael Thielscher

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 81.45

    The creation of intelligent robots is surely one of the most exciting and ch- lenginggoals of Arti?cial Intelligence. A robot is, ?rst of all, nothing but an inanimate machine with motors and sensors. In order to bring life to it, the machine needs to be programmed so as to make active use of its hardware c- ponents. This turns a machine into an autonomous... more...