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- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00
"Will communication between humans and robots improve as technical advances make robots more similar to us? Not necessarily, as Eleanor Sandry convincingly argues in this fascinating, insightful book. Drawing ideas and vivid examples from robotics, communication theory, philosophy, and art, Robots and Communication shows how our deep differences... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 79.95
This book offers a unique historical look at the development of geometric algebra, the roots of which have taken on new significance in light of computer graphics, computer vision, and robotics applications. For this reason, it covers Hamilton's, Grassmann's, and Clifford's geometry in tracing the development of what is now seen as geometric algebra.... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 120.00
In order to enable a better understanding of the key concepts of automation, this book develops the fundamental aspects of the field while also proposing numerous concrete exercises and their solutions. The theoretical approach that it presents fundamentally uses the state space and makes it possible to process general and complex systems in a simple... more...
- Maker Media, Inc 2015; US$ 14.99
Making Simple Robots is based on one idea: Anybody can build a robot! That includes kids, English majors, school teachers, and grandparents. If you can knit, sew, or fold a flat piece of paper into a box, you can build a no-tech robotic part. If you can use a hot glue gun, you can learn to solder basic electronics into a low-tech robot that reacts... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00
This book explores the making of robots in labs at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). It examines the cultural ideas that go into the making of robots, and the role of fiction in co-constructing the technological practices of the robotic scientists. The book engages with debates in anthropological theorizing regarding the way that robots... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 99.00
This book provides readers with extensive information on path planning optimization for both single and multiple Autonomous Guided Vehicles (AGVs), and discusses practical issues involved in advanced industrial applications of AGVs. After discussing previously published research in the field and highlighting the current gaps, it introduces new models... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00
The book reports on the author?s original work to address the use of today?s state-of-the-art smartphones for human physical activity recognition. By exploiting the sensing, computing and communication capabilities currently available in these devices, the author developed a novel smartphone-based activity-recognition system, which takes into consideration... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 99.95
Advances in technology have enabled animators and video game designers to design increasingly realistic, human-like characters in animation and games. Although it was intended that this increased realism would allow viewers to appreciate the emotional state of characters, research has shown that audiences often have a negative reaction as the human... more...
- Springer India 2015; US$ 259.00
Computer Vision and Robotic is one of the most challenging areas of 21st century. Its application ranges from Agriculture to Medicine, Household applications to Humanoid, Deep-sea-application to Space application, and Industry applications to Man-less-plant. Today?s technologies demand to produce intelligent machine, which are enabling applications... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 89.95
The book provides a forward-looking examination of speech and language in robots from technical, functional, and social perspectives.Contributors address cultural foundations as well as the linguistic skills and technical features robots need for engaging in a dialogue. more...