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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 21 new and published books in the subject of Robotics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Biomechanics and Robotics

    By Marko B. Popović

    The science and technology of biomechanics and robotics promise to be some of the most influential research directions of the twenty-first century. Biomechanics and Robotics goes beyond the individual areas of biomechanics, robotics, biomedical engineering, biomechatronics, and biologically...

    Published December 20th 2013 by Pan Stanford

  2. Mechanical Logic in Three-Dimensional Space

    By Gennaro Auletta

    The book explores how build a mechanical inferences by making use of arithmetic operations on a string of numbers representing statements. In this way logic is reduced to a branch of the combinatory calculus. It covers the field of traditional logic by showing that any kind of inference can be...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Pan Stanford

  3. Information Technology and Computer Application Engineering

    Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Technology and Computer Application Engineering (ITCAE 2013)

    Edited by Hsiang-Chuan Liu, Wen-Pei Sung, Yao Wenli

    This proceedings volume brings together some 189 peer-reviewed papers presented at the International Conference on Information Technology and Computer Application Engineering, held 27-28 August 2013, in Hong Kong, China. Specific topics under consideration include Control, Robotics, and Automation,...

    Published October 10th 2013 by CRC Press

  4. Fundamentals in Modeling and Control of Mobile Manipulators

    By Zhijun Li, Shuzhi Sam Ge

    Series: Automation and Control Engineering

    Mobile manipulators combine the advantages of mobile platforms and robotic arms, extending their operational range and functionality to large spaces and remote, demanding, and/or dangerous environments. They also bring complexity and difficulty in dynamic modeling and control system design. However...

    Published June 3rd 2013 by CRC Press

  5. Handbook of Collective Robotics

    Fundamentals and Challenges

    Edited by Serge Kernbach

    This book is devoted to mechatronic, chemical, bacteriological, biological, and hybrid systems, utilizing cooperative, networked, swarm, self-organizing, evolutionary and bio-inspired design principles and targeting underwater, ground, air, and space applications. It addresses issues such as...

    Published May 28th 2013 by Pan Stanford

  6. Parallel Robots

    Mechanics and Control

    By Hamid D. Taghirad

    Parallel structures are more effective than serial ones for industrial automation applications that require high precision and stiffness, or a high load capacity relative to robot weight. Although many industrial applications have adopted parallel structures for their design, few textbooks...

    Published February 19th 2013 by CRC Press

  7. A Philosophy of Material Culture

    Action, Function, and Mind

    By Beth Preston

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This book focuses on material culture as a subject of philosophical inquiry and promotes the philosophical study of material culture by articulating some of the central and difficult issues raised by this topic and providing innovative solutions to them, most notably an account of improvised action...

    Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Human-Robot Interaction in Social Robotics

    By Takayuki Kanda, Hiroshi Ishiguro

    Human–Robot Interaction in Social Robotics explores important issues in designing a robot system that works with people in everyday environments. Edited by leading figures in the field of social robotics, it draws on contributions by researchers working on the Robovie project at the ATR Intelligent...

    Published September 25th 2012 by CRC Press

  9. Creation of a Conscious Robot

    Mirror Image Cognition and Self-Awareness

    By Junichi Takeno

    Present-day computers lack well-defined functions to accept various kinds of sensual information such as vision, hearing, and smelling (binding problem). Computers also lack any well-defined mechanisms to coordinate various behaviors in the presence of an object (conscious mechanism). This book...

    Published August 6th 2012 by Pan Stanford

  10. Microsurgery

    Advances, Simulations and Applications

    Edited by Toshio Fukuda, Carlos Tercero

    This book explains, using the example of endovascular intervention, the development of in vitro simulators for biomedical applications based on the scientific context in the robotics area and the explanation of the medical procedure to be simulated. It presents modeling methods for in vitro...

    Published April 23rd 2012 by Pan Stanford