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The Wild Robot

The Wild Robot [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0316382019
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Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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The Wild Robot by , Book Resume:

Wall-E meets Hatchet in this New York Times bestselling illustrated middle grade novel from Caldecott Honor winner Peter Brown Can a robot survive in the wilderness? When robot Roz opens her eyes for the first time, she discovers that she is all alone on a remote, wild island. She has no idea how she got there or what her purpose is--but she knows she needs to survive. After battling a violent storm and escaping a vicious bear attack, she realizes that her only hope for survival is to adapt to her surroundings and learn from the island's unwelcoming animal inhabitants. As Roz slowly befriends the animals, the island starts to feel like home--until, one day, the robot's mysterious past comes back to haunt her. From bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator Peter Brown comes a heartwarming and action-packed novel about what happens when nature and technology collide.

Robot 53

Robot 53 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 8867750763
Author: Vittorio Curtoni
Publisher: Delos Digital srl
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Robot 53 by Vittorio Curtoni Book Resume:

RIVISTE - Con racconti di Ian McDonald (Premio Hugo 2007), Ruth Nestvold, Franco Forte, Enrica Zunic, interviste con Robert Silverber e Will Smith, saggi su Fruttero e Lucentini, la fantascienza inglese, Futurama Diceva Arthur Clarke che una tecnologia sufficientemente avanzata è indistinguibile dalla magia. Ian McDonald con il racconto lungo La moglie del djinn – Premio Hugo 2007 – ha dato la migliore dimostrazione di questo aforisma, raccontando una fiaba che è anche un racconto di fantascienza, nell’ambientazione affascinante dell’India del futuro, in cui mito e tradizioni si mescolano con le meraviglie della tecnologia, e il livello di realtà di dèi e demoni si fonde e confonde con la virtualità delle intelligenze artificiali, in una storia senza tempo. E invece è poco il tempo a disposizione degli agenti morphi nel racconto – selezionato per il Best of 2007 – Uscire senza salvare di Ruth Nestvold. E non basta mai neppure alla dottoressa Ain di Enrica Zunić che da sola, una persona alla volta, combatte contro la brutalità della guerra, difendendone le vittime con tutta la sua umanità. E poi la storia della fantascienza da vari punti di vista: l’intervista col grande protagonista, Robert Silverberg; l’evoluzione della fantascienza inglese; e la carriera fantastica delle due persone che nel bene e nel male hanno plasmato la fantascienza in Italia: Fruttero e Lucentini.

Robots in Education

Robots in Education [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1000388840
Author: Fady Alnajjar,Christoph Bartneck,Paul Baxter,Tony Belpaeme,Massimiliano Cappuccio,Cinzia Di Dio,Friederike Eyssel,Jürgen Handke,Omar Mubin,Mohammad Obaid,Natalia Reich-Stiebert
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Robots in Education by Fady Alnajjar,Christoph Bartneck,Paul Baxter,Tony Belpaeme,Massimiliano Cappuccio,Cinzia Di Dio,Friederike Eyssel,Jürgen Handke,Omar Mubin,Mohammad Obaid,Natalia Reich-Stiebert Book Resume:

Robots in Education is an accessible introduction to the use of robotics in formal learning, encompassing pedagogical and psychological theories as well as implementation in curricula. Today, a variety of communities across education are increasingly using robots as general classroom tutors, tools in STEM projects, and subjects of study. This volume explores how the unique physical and social-interactive capabilities of educational robots can generate bonds with students while freeing instructors to focus on their individualized approaches to teaching and learning. Authored by a uniquely interdisciplinary team of scholars, the book covers the basics of robotics and their supporting technologies; attitudes toward and ethical implications of robots in learning; research methods relevant to extending our knowledge of the field; and more.

The Coming Robot Revolution

The Coming Robot Revolution [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9780387853499
Author: Yoseph Bar-Cohen,David Hanson
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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The Coming Robot Revolution by Yoseph Bar-Cohen,David Hanson Book Resume:

Making a robot that looks and behaves like a human being has been the subject of many popular science fiction movies and books. Although the development of such a robot facesmanychallenges,themakingofavirtualhumanhaslongbeenpotentiallypossible. With recent advances in various key technologies related to hardware and software, the making of humanlike robots is increasingly becoming an engineering reality. Development of the required hardware that can perform humanlike functions in a lifelike manner has benefitted greatly from development in such technologies as biologically inspired materials, artificial intelligence, artificial vision, and many others. Producing a humanlike robot that makes body and facial expressions, communicates verbally using extensive vocabulary, and interprets speech with high accuracy is ext- mely complicated to engineer. Advances in voice recognition and speech synthesis are increasingly improving communication capabilities. In our daily life we encounter such innovations when we call the telephone operators of most companies today. As robotics technology continues to improve we are approaching the point where, on seeing such a robot, we will respond with ‘‘Wow, this robot looks unbelievably real!’’ just like the reaction to an artificial flower. The accelerating pace of advances in related fields suggests that the emergence of humanlike robots that become part of our daily life seems to be imminent. These robots are expected to raise ethical concerns and may also raise many complex questions related to their interaction with humans.

Wearable Robots

Wearable Robots [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0470987650
Author: José L. Pons
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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Wearable Robots by José L. Pons Book Resume:

A wearable robot is a mechatronic system that is designed around the shape and function of the human body, with segments and joints corresponding to those of the person it is externally coupled with. Teleoperation and power amplification were the first applications, but after recent technological advances the range of application fields has widened. Increasing recognition from the scientific community means that this technology is now employed in telemanipulation, man-amplification, neuromotor control research and rehabilitation, and to assist with impaired human motor control. Logical in structure and original in its global orientation, this volume gives a full overview of wearable robotics, providing the reader with a complete understanding of the key applications and technologies suitable for its development. The main topics are demonstrated through two detailed case studies; one on a lower limb active orthosis for a human leg, and one on a wearable robot that suppresses upper limb tremor. These examples highlight the difficulties and potentialities in this area of technology, illustrating how design decisions should be made based on these. As well as discussing the cognitive interaction between human and robot, this comprehensive text also covers: the mechanics of the wearable robot and it’s biomechanical interaction with the user, including state-of-the-art technologies that enable sensory and motor interaction between human (biological) and wearable artificial (mechatronic) systems; the basis for bioinspiration and biomimetism, general rules for the development of biologically-inspired designs, and how these could serve recursively as biological models to explain biological systems; the study on the development of networks for wearable robotics. Wearable Robotics: Biomechatronic Exoskeletons will appeal to lecturers, senior undergraduate students, postgraduates and other researchers of medical, electrical and bio engineering who are interested in the area of assistive robotics. Active system developers in this sector of the engineering industry will also find it an informative and welcome resource.

Multi-Locomotion Robotic Systems

Multi-Locomotion Robotic Systems [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3642301355
Author: Toshio Fukuda,Yasuhisa Hasegawa,Kosuke Sekiyama,Tadayoshi Aoyama
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Multi-Locomotion Robotic Systems by Toshio Fukuda,Yasuhisa Hasegawa,Kosuke Sekiyama,Tadayoshi Aoyama Book Resume:

Nowadays, multiple attention have been paid on a robot working in the human living environment, such as in the field of medical, welfare, entertainment and so on. Various types of researches are being conducted actively in a variety of fields such as artificial intelligence, cognitive engineering, sensor- technology, interfaces and motion control. In the future, it is expected to realize super high functional human-like robot by integrating technologies in various fields including these types of researches. The book represents new developments and advances in the field of bio-inspired robotics research introducing the state of the art, the idea of multi-locomotion robotic system to implement the diversity of animal motion. It covers theoretical and computational aspects of Passive Dynamic Autonomous Control (PDAC), robot motion control, multi legged walking and climbing as well as brachiation focusing concrete robot systems, components and applications. In addition, gorilla type robot systems are described as hardware of Multi-Locomotion Robotic system. It is useful for students and researchers in the field of robotics in general, bio-inspired robots, multi-modal locomotion, legged walking, motion control, and humanoid robots. Furthermore, it is also of interest for lecturers and engineers in practice building systems cooperating with humans.

From AI to Robotics

From AI to Robotics [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1482251485
Author: Arkapravo Bhaumik
Publisher: CRC Press
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From AI to Robotics by Arkapravo Bhaumik Book Resume:

From AI to Robotics: Mobile, Social, and Sentient Robots is a journey into the world of agent-based robotics and it covers a number of interesting topics, both in the theory and practice of the discipline. The book traces the earliest ideas for autonomous machines to the mythical lore of ancient Greece and ends the last chapter with a debate on a prophecy set in the apparent future, where human beings and robots/technology may merge to create superior beings – the era of transhumanism. Throughout the text, the work of leading researchers is presented in depth, which helps to paint the socio-economic picture of how robots are transforming our world and will continue to do so. This work is presented along with the influences and ideas from futurists, such as Asimov, Moravec, Lem, Vinge, and of course Kurzweil. The book furthers the discussion with concepts of Artificial Intelligence and how it manifests in robotic agents. Discussions across various topics are presented in the book, including control paradigm, navigation, software, multi-robot systems, swarm robotics, robots in social roles, and artificial consciousness in robots. These discussions help to provide an overall picture of current day agent- based robotics and its prospects for the future. Examples of software and implementation in hardware are covered in Chapter 5 to encourage the imagination and creativity of budding robot enthusiasts. The book addresses several broad themes, such as AI in theory versus applied AI for robots, concepts of anthropomorphism, embodiment and situatedness, extending theory of psychology and animal behavior to robots, and the proposal that in the future, AI may be the new definition of science. Behavior-based robotics is covered in Chapter 2 and retells the debate between deliberative and reactive approaches. The text reiterates that the effort of modern day robotics is to replicate human-like intelligence and behavior, and the tools that a roboticist has at his or her disposal are open source software, which is often powered by crowd-sourcing. Open source meta-projects, such as Robot Operating System (ROS), etc. are briefly discussed in Chapter 5. The ideas and themes presented in the book are supplemented with cartoons, images, schematics and a number of special sections to make the material engaging for the reader. Designed for robot enthusiasts – researchers, students, or the hobbyist, this comprehensive book will entertain and inspire anyone interested in the exciting world of robots.

Applied Control of Manipulation Robots

Applied Control of Manipulation Robots [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3642838693
Author: Miomir Vukobratovic,Dragan Stokic
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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Applied Control of Manipulation Robots by Miomir Vukobratovic,Dragan Stokic Book Resume:

The first book of the new, textbook series, entitled Applied Dynamics of Manipulation Robots: Modelling, Analysis and Examples, by M. Vukobratovic, published by Springer-Verlag (1989) was devoted to the problems of dynamic models and dynamic analysis of robots. The present book, the second in the series, is concerned with the problems of the robot control. In conceiving this textbook, several dillemas arouse. The main issue was the question on what should be incorporated in a textbook on such a complex subject. Namely, the robot control comprises a wide range of topics related to various aspects of robotics, starting from the syn thesis of the lowest, executive, control level, through the synthesis of trajectories (which is mainly related to kinematic models of robots) and various algorithms for solving the problem of task and robot moti on planning (including the solving of the problems by the methods of artificial intelligence) to the aspects of processing the data obtai ned from sensors. The robot control is closely related to the robot pro gramming (i. e. the development of highly-specialized programming lan guages for robot programming). Besides, numerous aspects of the con trol realization should be included here. It is obvious that all these aspects of control cannot be treated in detail in the frame of a text book.

The SAGES Atlas of Robotic Surgery

The SAGES Atlas of Robotic Surgery [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3319910450
Author: Yuman Fong,Yanghee Woo,Woo Jin Hyung,Clayton Lau,Vivian E. Strong
Publisher: Springer
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The SAGES Atlas of Robotic Surgery by Yuman Fong,Yanghee Woo,Woo Jin Hyung,Clayton Lau,Vivian E. Strong Book Resume:

This book is intended as a definitive, state of the art guide to robotic surgery that summarizes the field for surgeons at all levels. More specifically, its goals are threefold: to review the basics of robotic surgery, including fundamental principles, technology, operating room setup, and workflow; to describe and illustrate the procedures most commonly performed in a robotic operating room; and to discuss key issues relating to cost, adoption, and training. Procedures from many surgical disciplines are included, which will aid robotic surgeons in supervising and assisting colleagues in these disciplines and simultaneously heighten their awareness of the tricks and tools used in other disciplines that can be retasked for their own purposes. In addition, the future prospects for robotic surgery, including anticipated developments in equipment, are discussed. The Textbook and Atlas of Robotic Surgery will be an excellent aid for residents and fellows entering the field, as well as a welcome update on recent progress for practicing robotic surgeons and an ideal primer for senior surgeons adapting these new technologies to their current practice.

Robots That Kill

Robots That Kill [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1476636397
Author: Judith A. Markowitz
Publisher: McFarland
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Robots That Kill by Judith A. Markowitz Book Resume:

“Judith A. Markowitz is a very knowledgeable and entertaining writer. She makes it easy for non-technical people to understand technology of the future and enables all of us to think more clearly about how that future will affect our lives.”—James A. Larson, Ph.D., Program Chair, Speech Technology Conference “Dr. Markowitz presented to a large group of students at my school. Her presentation was thoughtful, engaging and interactive; the students thoroughly enjoyed it.”—Jennifer Smith, director, EF International Campus, Chicago “Distinguished scholar, entrepreneur, technology pioneer—Judith Markowitz brings a world of experience, credibility, intelligence, and sheer talent to whatever she undertakes. Our world of literature is richer for her presence.”—Katherine V. Forrest, author of the award-winning Kate Delafield series. This book describes real-world killer robots using a blend of perspectives. Overviews of technologies, such as autonomy and artificial intelligence, demonstrate how science enables these robots to be effective killers. Incisive analyses of social controversies swirling around the design and use of killer robots reveal that science, alone, will not govern their future. Among those disputes is whether fully-autonomous, robotic weapons should be banned. Examinations of killers from the golem to Frankenstein's monster reveal that artificially-created beings like them are precursors of real 21st century killer robots. This book laces the death and destruction caused by all these killers with science and humor. The seamless combination of these elements produces a deeper and richer understanding of the robots around us.

Mixed Reality and Human-Robot Interaction

Mixed Reality and Human-Robot Interaction [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9789400705821
Author: Xiangyu Wang
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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Mixed Reality and Human-Robot Interaction by Xiangyu Wang Book Resume:

MR technologies play an increasing role in different aspects of human-robot interactions. The visual combination of digital contents with real working spaces creates a simulated environment that is set out to enhance these aspects. This book presents and discusses fundamental scientific issues, technical implementations, lab testing, and industrial applications and case studies of Mixed Reality in Human-Robot Interaction. It is a reference book that not only acts as meta-book in the field that defines and frames Mixed Reality use in Human-Robot Interaction, but also addresses up-coming trends and emerging directions of the field. This volume offers a comprehensive reference volume to the state-of-the-art in the area of MR in Human-Robot Interaction, an excellent mix of contributions from leading researcher/experts in multiple disciplines from academia and industry. All authors are experts and/or top researchers in their respective areas and each of the chapters has been rigorously reviewed for intellectual contents by the editorial team to ensure a high quality. This book provides up-to-date insight into the current research topics in this field as well as the latest technological advancements and the best working examples.

Human-Robot Personal Relationships

Human-Robot Personal Relationships [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3642193854
Author: Maarten H. Lamers,Fons J. Verbeek
Publisher: Springer
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Human-Robot Personal Relationships by Maarten H. Lamers,Fons J. Verbeek Book Resume:

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the Third International Conference on Human-Robot Personal Relationships, held in Leiden, The Netherlands, in June 2010. The 16 revised full papers presented together with 2 invited papers and 1 keynote lecture were carefully reviewed and selected from 22 submissions. The papers feature and discuss studies of personal relationships with artificial partners, their formation, their possibilities and their consequences. Such personal relationships are increasingly attracting attention from scientific fields as (social) robotics, human-computer interaction, artificial intelligence, psychology, philosophy, sociology.

DKfindout! Robots

DKfindout! Robots [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1465475095
Author: Nathan Lepora
Publisher: Penguin
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DKfindout! Robots by Nathan Lepora Book Resume:

This fun, fact-filled book for kids ages 6-9 guides readers through the science behind the abilities of life-like robots, and how these humanoids might become even more advanced in the future. Supporting STEM-based learning and educating young readers through a combination of close-up images, quirky trivia facts, quiz questions, and fascinating tidbits, it's the perfect book for any reader who can't get enough of robots. When were robots first dreamed up? What does an industrial robot do? How do robots sense the world around them? Find out the answers to these questions and more in DKfindout! Robots, which features photographs of drones, automata, and other machines from all around the world. Readers will learn about the different types of robots and the famous engineers who created them, and gain insight into how robots think and learn through illustrated charts, diagrams, and blocks of coding language. From the industrial and medical fields to entertainment and home security, kids will discover the many ways robots can improve our lives-and our futures-as they read DKfindout! Robots. Vetted by educational consultants, the DKfindout! series drives kids ages 6-9 to become experts on more than 30 of their favorite STEM- and history-related subjects, whether Vikings, volcanoes, or robots. This series covers the subjects that kids really want to learn about-ones that have a direct impact on the world around them, like climate change, space exploration, and rapidly evolving technology-making learning fun through amazing images, stimulating quizzes, and cutting-edge information. The DKfindout! series is one that kids will want to turn to again and again.

Robot Motion and Control

Robot Motion and Control [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1846284058
Author: Krzysztof R. Kozlowski
Publisher: Springer
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Robot Motion and Control by Krzysztof R. Kozlowski Book Resume:

This book presents recent results in robot motion and control. Twenty papers presented at the Fourth International Workshop on Robot Motion and Control held in 2004 have been expanded. The authors of these papers were carefully selected and represent leading institutions in this field. The book covers nonlinear control of nonholonomic systems and legged robots as well as trajectory planning for these systems, topics not covered in previous books.

Robot Motion and Control 2009

Robot Motion and Control 2009 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 184882985X
Author: Krzysztof R. Kozlowski
Publisher: Springer
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Robot Motion and Control 2009 by Krzysztof R. Kozlowski Book Resume:

Robot Motion Control 2009 presents very recent results in robot motion and control. Forty short papers have been chosen from those presented at the sixth International Workshop on Robot Motion and Control held in Poland in June 2009. The authors of these papers have been carefully selected and represent leading institutions in this field. The following recent developments are discussed: design of trajectory planning schemes for holonomic and nonholonomic systems with optimization of energy, torque limitations and other factors, new control algorithms for industrial robots, nonholonomic systems and legged robots, different applications of robotic systems in industry and everyday life, like medicine, education, entertainment and others, multiagent systems consisting of mobile and flying robots with their applications. The book is suitable for graduate students of automation and robotics, informatics and management, mechatronics, electronics and production engineering systems as well as scientists and researchers working in these fields.

Intelligent Robotics and Applications

Intelligent Robotics and Applications [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3030275329
Author: Haibin Yu,Jinguo Liu,Lianqing Liu,Zhaojie Ju,Yuwang Liu,Dalin Zhou
Publisher: Springer
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Intelligent Robotics and Applications by Haibin Yu,Jinguo Liu,Lianqing Liu,Zhaojie Ju,Yuwang Liu,Dalin Zhou Book Resume:

The volume set LNAI 11740 until LNAI 11745 constitutes the proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications, ICIRA 2019, held in Shenyang, China, in August 2019. The total of 378 full and 25 short papers presented in these proceedings was carefully reviewed and selected from 522 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections as follows: Part I: collective and social robots; human biomechanics and human-centered robotics; robotics for cell manipulation and characterization; field robots; compliant mechanisms; robotic grasping and manipulation with incomplete information and strong disturbance; human-centered robotics; development of high-performance joint drive for robots; modular robots and other mechatronic systems; compliant manipulation learning and control for lightweight robot. Part II: power-assisted system and control; bio-inspired wall climbing robot; underwater acoustic and optical signal processing for environmental cognition; piezoelectric actuators and micro-nano manipulations; robot vision and scene understanding; visual and motional learning in robotics; signal processing and underwater bionic robots; soft locomotion robot; teleoperation robot; autonomous control of unmanned aircraft systems. Part III: marine bio-inspired robotics and soft robotics: materials, mechanisms, modelling, and control; robot intelligence technologies and system integration; continuum mechanisms and robots; unmanned underwater vehicles; intelligent robots for environment detection or fine manipulation; parallel robotics; human-robot collaboration; swarm intelligence and multi-robot cooperation; adaptive and learning control system; wearable and assistive devices and robots for healthcare; nonlinear systems and control. Part IV: swarm intelligence unmanned system; computational intelligence inspired robot navigation and SLAM; fuzzy modelling for automation, control, and robotics; development of ultra-thin-film, flexible sensors, and tactile sensation; robotic technology for deep space exploration; wearable sensing based limb motor function rehabilitation; pattern recognition and machine learning; navigation/localization. Part V: robot legged locomotion; advanced measurement and machine vision system; man-machine interactions; fault detection, testing and diagnosis; estimation and identification; mobile robots and intelligent autonomous systems; robotic vision, recognition and reconstruction; robot mechanism and design. Part VI: robot motion analysis and planning; robot design, development and control; medical robot; robot intelligence, learning and linguistics; motion control; computer integrated manufacturing; robot cooperation; virtual and augmented reality; education in mechatronics engineering; robotic drilling and sampling technology; automotive systems; mechatronics in energy systems; human-robot interaction.

Unifying Perspectives in Computational and Robot Vision

Unifying Perspectives in Computational and Robot Vision [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0387755233
Author: Danica Kragic,Ville Kyrki
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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Unifying Perspectives in Computational and Robot Vision by Danica Kragic,Ville Kyrki Book Resume:

Assembled in this volume is a collection of some of the state-of-the-art methods that are using computer vision and machine learning techniques as applied in robotic applications. Currently there is a gap between research conducted in the computer vision and robotics communities. This volume discusses contrasting viewpoints of computer vision vs. robotics, and provides current and future challenges discussed from a research perspective.

Experimental Robotics

Experimental Robotics [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3319237780
Author: M. Ani Hsieh,Oussama Khatib,Vijay Kumar
Publisher: Springer
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Experimental Robotics by M. Ani Hsieh,Oussama Khatib,Vijay Kumar Book Resume:

The International Symposium on Experimental Robotics (ISER) is a series of bi-annual meetings which are organized in a rotating fashion around North America, Europe and Asia/Oceania. The goal of ISER is to provide a forum for research in robotics that focuses on novelty of theoretical contributions validated by experimental results. The meetings are conceived to bring together, in a small group setting, researchers from around the world who are in the forefront of experimental robotics research. This unique reference presents the latest advances across the various fields of robotics, with ideas that are not only conceived conceptually but also explored experimentally. It collects robotics contributions on the current developments and new directions in the field of experimental robotics, which are based on the papers presented at the 14th ISER held on June 15-18, 2014 in Marrakech and Essaouira, Morocco. This present fourteenth edition of Experimental Robotics edited by M. Ani Hsieh, Oussama Khatib, and Vijay Kumar offers a collection of a broad range of topics in field and human-ce ntered robotics.

Progress in Robotics

Progress in Robotics [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3642039863
Author: Jong-Hwan Kim,Shuzhi Sam Ge,Prahlad Vadakkepat,Norbert Jesse,Abdullah Al Mamun,Sadasivan Puthusserypady,Ulrich Rückert,Joaquin Sitte,Ulf Witkowski,Ryohei Nakatsu,Thomas Braunl,Jacky Baltes,John Anderson,Ching-Chang Wong,David Ahlgren
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Progress in Robotics by Jong-Hwan Kim,Shuzhi Sam Ge,Prahlad Vadakkepat,Norbert Jesse,Abdullah Al Mamun,Sadasivan Puthusserypady,Ulrich Rückert,Joaquin Sitte,Ulf Witkowski,Ryohei Nakatsu,Thomas Braunl,Jacky Baltes,John Anderson,Ching-Chang Wong,David Ahlgren Book Resume:

th This volume is an edition of the papers selected from the 12 FIRA RoboWorld C- gress, held in Incheon, Korea, August 16–18, 2009. The Federation of International Robosoccer Association (FIRA – www. fira. net) is a non-profit organization, which organizes robotic competitions and meetings around the globe annually. The RoboSoccer competitions started in 1996 and FIRA was - tablished on June 5, 1997. The Robot Soccer competitions are aimed at promoting the spirit of science and technology to the younger generation. The congress is a forum in which to share ideas and future directions of technologies, and to enlarge the human networks in robotics area. The objectives of the FIRA Cup and Congress are to explore the technical dev- opment and achievement in the field of robotics, and provide participants with a robot festival including technical presentations, robot soccer competitions and exhibits - der the theme “Where Theory and Practice Meet. ” th Under the umbrella of the 12 FIRA RoboWorld Incheon Congress 2009, six int- national conferences were held for greater impact and scientific exchange: th • 6 International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Robotics and Autonomous Systems (CIRAS) th • 5 International Symposium on Autonomous Minirobots for Research and Edutainment (AMiRE) • International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR) • International Conference on Advanced Humanoid Robotics Research (ICAHRR) • International Conference on Entertainment Robotics (ICER) • International Robotics Education Forum (IREF) This volume consists of selected quality papers from the six conferences.

Navigation of Autonomous Marine Robots

Navigation of Autonomous Marine Robots [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3658301090
Author: Thomas Glotzbach
Publisher: Springer Nature
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Navigation of Autonomous Marine Robots by Thomas Glotzbach Book Resume:

Thomas Glotzbach spotlights that navigation within marine robotics can benefit from cooperative teams in a way that justifies the increased effort to operate several vehicles at once. He features discussions of different scenarios, modeling of systems, and estimation algorithms for comparable situations. The chapter on the used methodologies may allow a reader with only basic knowledge in control theory to obtain deeper insight in advanced concepts such as observability and state estimation, even without any background in marine robotics.