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

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  • Visual Navigationby Yiannis Aloimonos

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    In this book, the barriers between different disciplines have been smoothed and the workings of vision systems of biological organisms are made clear in computational terms to computer scientists and engineers. At the same time, fundamental principles arising from computational considerations are made clear both to empirical scientists and engineers.... more...

  • SmartDataby Inman Harvey; Ann Cavoukian; George Tomko; Don Borrett; Hon Kwan; Dimitrios Hatzinakos

    Springer 2013; US$ 199.00

    SmartData empowers personal data by wrapping it in a cloak of intelligence such that it now becomes the individual’s virtual proxy in cyberspace. No longer will personal data be shared or stored in the cloud as merely data, encrypted or otherwise; it will now be stored and shared as a constituent of the binary string specifying the entire SmartData... more...

  • Introduction to Roboticsby Tadej Bajd; Matja? Mihelj; Marko Munih

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    This book is focused on geometrical models of robot mechanisms. Rotation and orientation of an object are described by Rodrigues's formula, rotation matrix and quaternions. Pose and displacement of an object are mathematically dealt with homogenous transformation matrices. The geometrical robot model is based on Denavit Hartenberg parameters. Direct... 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

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 129.95

    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...

  • LEGO Technic Roboticsby Mark Rollins

    Springer 2013; US$ 20.99

    Building robots is a snap with LEGO Technic Robotics! This book shows you how to use LEGO bricks and Power Functions components such as motors and remote controls to create all kinds of robots. Best of all, you don’t have to learn any programming. You just need your imagination and the expert building principles that you’ll find inside LEGO... 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...

  • The Robotics Divideby Antonio López Peláez

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    Societies survive in their environment and compete with each other depending on the technology they develop. Economic, military and political power are directly related to the available technology, while access to technology is key to the well-being of our societies at the individual, community and national level. The Robotics Divide analyzes how robotics... more...

  • Robot Framework Test Automationby Sumit Bisht

    Packt Publishing 2013; US$ 17.99

    Written in an engaging, easy-to-follow style, this practical guide will teach you to create test suites and automated acceptance Tests with the Robot Framework.If you are an automation engineer, QA engineer, developer or tester who is looking to get started with Robot Framework, as well as find a standardized testing solution, this book is ideal for... more...

  • The LEGO Adventure Book, Vol. 2by Megan H. Rothrock

    No Starch Press 2013; US$ 19.95

    Join Megs and Brickbot on another exciting tour of LEGO® building in this second volume of The LEGO Adventure Book series. As they track the Destructor and rebuild the models he destroys, you’ll follow along and meet some of the world’s best builders. Learn to create sleek spaceships, exotic pirate hideaways, re-breathing dragons, fast... more...