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  • ROBOT2013: First Iberian Robotics Conferenceby Manuel A. Armada; Alberto Sanfeliu; Manuel Ferre

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 279.00

    This book contains the proceedings of the ROBOT 2013: FIRST IBERIAN ROBOTICS CONFERENCE and it can be said that included both state of the art and more practical presentations dealing with implementation problems, support technologies and future applications. A growing interest in Assistive Robotics, Agricultural Robotics, Field Robotics, Grasping... more...

  • ROBOT2013: First Iberian Robotics Conferenceby Manuel A. Armada; Alberto Sanfeliu; Manuel Ferre

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 399.00

    The interest in robotics has remarkably augmented over recent years. Novel solutions for complex and very diverse application fields (exploration/intervention in severe environments, assistive, social, personal services, emergency rescue operations, transportation, entertainment, unmanned aerial vehicles, medical, etc.), has been anticipated by means... more...

  • A Brief Illustrated History of Machines and Mechanismsby Emilio Bautista Paz; Marco Ceccarelli; Javier Echávarri Otero; José Luis Muñoz Sanz

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 99.00

    This panoramic compendium charts the developments of machines and mechanisms throughout history. And since the authors are mechanical engineers, it discusses those developments mostly from a technical point of view rather than a history of science one. more...

  • Planning and Decision Making for Aerial Robotsby Yasmina Bestaoui Sebbane

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 179.00

    This book provides an introduction to planning and decision making for aerial robots, including motion planning, deterministic decision making, decision making under uncertainty, and multi-robot planning. It includes case studies. more...

  • Advances in Roboticsby C. Bonivento; C. Melchiorri; H. Tolle

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1996; US$ 88.00

    This volume contains the research papers for the final Workshop of European Robotics Network (ERNET). ERNET is a research network created since 1993 in the framework of the Human and Capital Mobility Programme and supported by the Commission of European Communities with the focus on methodologies and applications in the area of Robotics. The participation... 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...

  • Wheels!by Annie Cobb

    Random House Children's Books 2010; US$ 3.99

    Train wheels.  Plane wheels.  Gear wheels.  Rear wheels.  What if there were NO wheels?  How would people go?   From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Kinematic Geometry of Gearingby David B. Dooner

    Wiley 2012; US$ 160.00

    Building on the first edition published in 1995 this new edition of Kinematic Geometry of Gearing has been extensively revised and updated with new and original material. This includes the methodology for general tooth forms, radius of torsure’, cylinder of osculation, and cylindroid of torsure; the author has also completely reworked the ‘3... more...

  • The Theory and Practice of Worm Gear Drivesby Ilés Dudás

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 113.00

    Worm gears are special gears that resemble screws, and can be used to drive other gears. Worm gears, enable two non-touching shafts in a machine to mesh (join) together. This publication, unique in that it combines both theoretical and practical design aspects, including the latest results of research and development, provides detailed treatment... more...

  • Concise Encyclopedia of Roboticsby Stan Gibilisco

    McGraw-Hill Education 2002; US$ 21.95

    OVER 400 UP-TO-THE-MINUTE TERMS INSTANT CLARIFICATION ON ROBOTICS AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TERMS, TECHNIQUES, AND SYSTEMS This handy collection of straightforward, to-the-point definitions is exactly what robotics and artificial intelligence hobbyists need to get and stay up to speed with all new terms that have recently emerged in robotics... more...