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

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  • Robot Grippersby Gareth J. Monkman; Stefan Hesse; Ralf Steinmann; Henrik Schunk

    Wiley 2007; US$ 263.00

    Since robotic prehension is widely used in all sectors of manufacturing industry, this book fills the need for a comprehensive, up-to-date treatment of the topic. As such, this is the first text to address both developers and users, dealing as it does with the function, design and use of industrial robot grippers. The book includes both traditional... more...

  • 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...

  • Robotic Navigation and Mapping with Radarby Martin Adams; Ebi Jose

    Artech House 2012; US$ 109.00

    Focusing on autonomous robotic applications, this cutting-edge resource offers you a practical treatment of short-range radar processing for reliable object detection at the ground level. This unique book demonstrates probabilistic radar models and detection algorithms specifically for robotic land vehicles. It examines grid based robotic mapping with... 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...

  • Roboticsby George Bekey; Robert Ambrose; Vijay Kumar

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 65.00

    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...

  • Robotics Demystifiedby Edwin Wise

    McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 23.00

    There's no easier, faster, or more practical way to learn the really tough subjects McGraw-Hill's Demystified titles are the most efficient, interestingly written, brush-ups you can find. Organized as self-teaching guides, they come complete with key points, background information, questions at the end of each chapter, and even final exams. You'll... more...

  • Simulation and Modeling Related to Computational Science and Robotics Technologyby F. Kojima; F. Kobayashi; H. Nakamoto

    IOS Press 2012; US$ 181.00

    Simulation and modeling contribute to a broad range of applications in computational science and robotics technology, often addressing important design and control problems.This book presents a selection of papers from the International Workshop on Simulation and Modeling related to Computational Science and Robotics Technology (SiMCTR 2011), held... more...

  • Sociable Robots and the Future of Social Relationsby J. Seibt; M. NÝrskov; R. Hakli

    IOS Press 2014; US$ 157.00

    The robotics industry is growing rapidly, and to a large extent the development of this market sector is due to the area of social robotics ? the production of robots that are designed to enter the space of human social interaction, both physically and semantically. Since social robots present a new type of social agent, they have been aptly classified... more...

  • Swarm Roboticsby Suranga Hettiarachchi

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    The nine papers in this special issue provide original research findings with an in-depth analysis of different areas of swarm robotics - how simply embodied robots can be designed/controlled to collectively accomplish tasks beyond the capabilities of a single robot. more...

  • Synergetic Agentsby Hermann Haken; Paul Levi

    Wiley 2012; US$ 200.95

    This book addresses both multi robot systems and miniaturization to the nanoscale from a unifying point of view, but without leaving aside typical particularities of either. The unifying aspect is based on the concept of information minimization whose precise formulation is the Haken-Levi-principle. The authors introduce basic concepts of multi-component... more...