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

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  • 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...

  • Visual Navigationby Yiannis Aloimonos

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    All biological systems with vision move about their environments and successfully perform many tasks. The same capabilities are needed in the world of robots. To that end, recent results in empirical fields that study insects and primates, as well as in theoretical and applied disciplines that design robots, have uncovered a number of the principles... 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...

  • 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; Shuzhi Sam Ge

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 132.95

    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$ 88.00

    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 covering... more...

  • LEGO®-Roboter II - Der Druckerby Laurens Valk; Volkmar Gronau

    dpunkt.verlag 2013; US$ 2.85

    Der Auszug aus dem Buch 'LEGO®-Roboter II' bietet Ihnen die Bau- und Programmieranleitung für den innovativen Roboter Drucker, den Sie Schritt für Schritt aus dem LEGO-MINDSTORMS-Set bauen können.   Biographische Informationen Laurens Valk ist Mitglied der MINDSTORMS Community Partners (MCP), einer Gruppe von MINDSTORMS-Begeisterten, die dabei... 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...

  • Aufgaben zur Elektrotechnik 2by Christian Spieker; Oliver Haas; Karsten Golde; Christian Gierl; Sujoy Paul

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 35.00

    Ziel des Buches ist eine Heranführung an die Klausur und eine Erleichterung des Verständnisses der Vorlesung Grundlagen der Elektrotechnik 2. Die Aufgabensammlung ist didaktisch an das Lehrbuch Grundgebiete der Elektrotechnik 2 von Clausert und Wiesemann angelehnt, so dass der Leser passend zu den jeweiligen Kapiteln anspruchsvolle Aufgaben mit Lösungsweg... more...

  • LEGO® bauenby Allan Bedford; Volkmar Gronau

    dpunkt.verlag 2013; US$ 15.26

    Was ist der Unterschied zwischen einer Fliese und einer Platte? Warum ist es keine gute Idee, LEGO-Steine zu Säulen aufeinanderzustapeln, um daraus eine Wand zu bauen? Wie legst du ein LEGO-Mosaik? Wie konstruierst du Modelle in unterschiedlichen Maßstäben? Die Antworten auf diese und andere Fragen erhältst du in "LEGO bauen"! Diese farbige... more...