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  • Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Automatic Controlby Bo Huang; Yufeng Yao

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 399.00

    On the basis of instrument electrical and automatic control system, the 5th International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Automatic Control (CEEAC) was established at the crossroads of information technology and control technology, and seeks to effectively apply information technology to a sweeping trend that views control as the core of intelligent... more...

  • Push Button Agricultureby K. R. Krishna

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 169.95

    This book covers three main types of agricultural systems: the use of robotics, drones (unmanned aerial vehicles), and satellite-guided precision farming methods. Some of these are well refined and are currently in use, while others are in need of refinement and are yet to become popular. The book provides a valuable source of information on this... more...

  • Robot Intelligence Technology and Applications 4by Jong-Hwan Kim; Fakhri Karray; Jun Jo; Peter Sincak; Hyun Myung

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 399.00

    This book covers allaspects of robot intelligence from perception at sensor level and reasoning atcognitive level to behavior planning at execution level for each low levelsegment of the machine. It also presents the technologies for cognitivereasoning, social interaction with humans, behavior generation, ability tocooperate with other robots, ambience... more...

  • Nonlinear Systemsby Nathan van de Wouw; Erjen Lefeber; Ines Lopez Arteaga

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 109.00

    This treatment of modern topics relatedto the control of nonlinear systems is a collection of contributionscelebrating the work of Professor Henk Nijmeijer and honoring his 60 th birthday. It addresses several topics that have been the core of ProfessorNijmeijer?s work, namely: the control of nonlinear systems, geometric controltheory, synchronization,... more...

  • Whole-Body Impedance Control of Wheeled Humanoid Robotsby Alexander Dietrich

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.99

    Introducing mobile humanoid robots into human environments requires the systems to physically interact and execute multiple concurrent tasks. The monograph at hand presents a whole-body torque controller for dexterous and safe robotic manipulation. This control approach enables a mobile humanoid robot to simultaneously meet several control objectives... more...

  • Principles of Imprecise-Information Processingby Shiyou Lian

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 189.00

    The book showcases cutting-edge concepts and methods, and presents the principle of imprecise-information processing. It also proposes a new theory and technology for imprecise-information processing that differs from fuzzy technology, thus providing a platform for related applications and laying the theoretical basis for further research. Imprecise-information... more...

  • Algorithmic and Geometric Aspects of Robotics (Routledge Revivals)by Jacob T. Schwartz; Chee-Keng Yap

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50

    First published in 1987, the seven chapters that comprise this book review contemporary work on the geometric side of robotics. The first chapter defines the fundamental goal of robotics in very broad terms and outlines a research agenda each of whose items constitutes a substantial area for further research. The second chapter presents recently developed... more...

  • Road Vehicle Automation 3by Gereon Meyer; Sven Beiker

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This edited book comprises papers about the impacts, benefits and challenges of connected and automated cars. It is the third volume of the LNMOB series dealing with Road Vehicle Automation. The book comprises contributions from researchers, industry practitioners and policy makers, covering perspectives from the U.S., Europe and Japan.... more...

  • Fundamentals of Nanomechanical Resonatorsby Silvan Schmid; Luis Guillermo Villanueva; Michael Lee Roukes

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.00

    This authoritative book introduces and summarizes the latest models and skills required to design and fabricate nanomechanical resonators with a focus on nanomechanical sensing. It also establishes the theoretical foundation for courses on micro and nanomechanics. This book takes an applied approach to nanomechanics, providing a complete set of mechanical... more...

  • Kinematic Analysis of Parallel Manipulators by Algebraic Screw Theoryby Jaime Gallardo-Alvarado

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This book reviews the fundamentals of screw theory concerned with velocity analysis of rigid-bodies, confirmed with detailed and explicit proofs. The author additionally investigates acceleration, jerk, and hyper-jerk analyses of rigid-bodies following the trend of the velocity analysis. With the material provided in this book, readers can extend... more...