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

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  • New Frontiers in Human–Robot Interactionby Kerstin Dautenhahn; Joe Saunders

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 149.00

    Although today’s technology is improving the general safety and well being of society, there are still many accidents causing conditions such as spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury, which result in impairment and disabling conditions. Despite the success of preventive strategies that control the risk factors that can cause stroke, such... more...

  • Neosentienceby Bill Seaman; Otto E. Rossler

    Intellect Books Ltd 2011; US$ 25.00

    Coined by artist and media researcher Bill Seaman, “neosentience” describes a new branch of scientific inquiry related to artificial intelligence. This volume explores the groundbreaking work of Seaman and chaos physicist Otto E. Rossler in exploring the potential of an intelligent robotic entity possessed of a form of sentience that ever-more-closely... more...

  • A Concise Introduction to Multiagent Systems and Distributed Artificial Intelligenceby Nikos Vlassis

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2007; US$ 40.00

    Multiagent systems is an expanding field that blends classical fields like game theory and decentralized control with modern fields like computer science and machine learning. This monograph provides a concise introduction to the subject, covering the theoretical foundations as well as more recent developments in a coherent and readable manner.The... more...

  • Algorithms for Reinforcement Learningby Csaba Szepesvari

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00

    Reinforcement learning is a learning paradigm concerned with learning to control a system so as to maximize a numerical performance measure that expresses a long-term objective. What distinguishes reinforcement learning from supervised learning is that only partial feedback is given to the learner about the learner's predictions. Further, the predictions... more...

  • Intelligent Autonomous Roboticsby Peter Stone

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2007; US$ 40.00

    Robotics technology has recently advanced to the point of being widely accessible for relatively low-budget research, as well as for graduate, undergraduate, and even secondary and primary school education. This lecture provides an example of how to productively use a cutting-edge advanced robotics platform for education and research by providing a... more...

  • Robot Programmingby Joe Jones; Daniel Roth

    McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 39.00

    * Teaches the concepts of behavior-based programming through text, programming examples, and a unique online simulator robot * Explains how to design new behaviors by manipulating old ones and adjusting programming * Does not assume reader familiarity with robotics or programming languages * Includes a section on designing your own behavior-based... more...

  • LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT: Mars Base Commandby James Floyd Kelly; Christopher Smith

    Apress 2012; US$ 38.19

    Congratulations! You’re on Mars Base Alpha, the first human outpost on the red planet. Don’t relax, though. It’s not all roses and unicorns up here. Mars isn’t called "The Bringer of War" for nothing! You’ve just been rained on by a meteor shower and it’s up to you—you!—to put your LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT... more...

  • Visual Sensing and its Applicationsby Zhongxue Gan; Qing Tang

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 153.54

    With exhaustive coverage of the latest developments in laser sensors and their application to industrial robots, this valuable resource details the components of the robotic vision system and shows how various calibration techniques can improve accuracy. more...

  • Distributed Computing by Oblivious Mobile Robotsby Paola Flocchini; Giuseppe Prencipe; Nicola Santoro

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2012; US$ 50.00

    The study of what can be computed by a team of autonomous mobile robots, originally started in robotics and AI, has become increasingly popular in theoretical computer science (especially in distributed computing), where it is now an integral part of the investigations on computability by mobile entities. The robots are identical computational entities... more...

  • Mobile Robotics for Multidisciplinary Studyby Carolotta Berry

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2012; US$ 35.00

    This lecture provides an introduction to the field of mobile robotics and the intersection between multiple robotics-related disciplines including electrical, mechanical, computer, software engineering and computer science. It is intended for an upper-level undergraduate or first-year graduate students interested in mobile robotics and artificial intelligence... more...