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  1. 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 14th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 26th 2012 by CRC Press

  3. 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 7th 2012 by Pan Stanford

  4. 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 24th 2012 by Pan Stanford

  5. Robots Unlimited

    Life in a Virtual Age

    By David Levy

    Consider this: Robots will one day be able to write poetry and prose so touching that it will make men weep; compose dozens or even hundreds of symphonies that will rival the work of Mozart; judge a court case with absolute impartiality and fairness; or even converse with the natural ease of your...

    Published November 16th 2005 by A K Peters/CRC Press

  6. Robot Teams

    From Diversity to Polymorphism

    Edited by Tucker Balch, Lynne E. Parker

    This is a comprehensive volume on robot teams that will be the standard reference on multi-robot systems. The volume provides not only the essentials of multi-agent robotics theory but also descriptions of exemplary implemented systems demonstrating the key concepts of multi-robot research....

    Published April 17th 2002 by A K Peters/CRC Press

  7. Algorithmic and Computational Robotics

    New Directions 2000 WAFR

    Edited by Bruce Donald, Kevin Lynch, Daniela Rus

    Algorithms that control the computational processes relating sensors and actuators are indispensable for robot navigation and the perception of the world in which they move. Therefore, a deep understanding of how algorithms work to achieve this control is essential for the development of efficient...

    Published April 21st 2001 by A K Peters/CRC Press

  8. Service Robots

    By Rolf Dieter Schraft, Gernot Schmierer

    The copious photographs in this book lavishly illustrate the current and future applications for robots in a wide scope of fields such as entertainment, medicine, space exploration, underwater navigation, and many more. Everyone from professional roboticists to amateur robot and technology...

    Published June 21st 2000 by A K Peters/CRC Press

  9. Build Your Own Robot!

    By Karl Lunt

    This book, a compilation of articles from Karl Lunt's long-running column for Nuts & Volts magazine, is a must-read for all beginner and intermediate-level robotics enthusiasts. Written in a friendly, straightforward manner, it contains entertaining anecdotes as well as practical advice and...

    Published March 15th 2000 by A K Peters/CRC Press

  10. Personal Robotics

    Real Robots to Construct, Program, and Explore the World

    By Richard Raucci

    Many companies are now offering robots that are geared to the casual electronics hobbyist, both in kit form and as fully assembled models. This book gives an overview of available robot products, ranging from the simple to the complex. Interested readers will be able to find the robot kit that...

    Published July 21st 1999 by A K Peters/CRC Press