InTech Books

  • Climbing and Walking Robots: towards New Applications
    Climbing and Walking Robots: towards New Applications
    Editor Houxiang Zhang
    ISBN 978-3-902613-16-5
    546 pages, October, 2007
    All chapters downloaded 117657 times.
    With the advancement of technology, new exciting approaches enable us to render mobile robotic systems more versatile, robust and cost-efficient. Some researchers combine climbing and walking techniques with a modular approach, a reconfigurable appro ...
  • Bioinspiration and Robotics Walking and Climbing Robots
    Bioinspiration and Robotics Walking and Climbing Robots
    Editor Maki K. Habib
    ISBN 978-3-902613-15-8
    544 pages, September, 2007
    All chapters downloaded 266945 times.
    Nature has always been a source of inspiration and ideas for the robotics community. New solutions and technologies are required and hence this book is coming out to address and deal with the main challenges facing walking and climbing robots, and co ...
  • Human Robot Interaction
    Human Robot Interaction
    Editor Nilanjan Sarkar
    ISBN 978-3-902613-13-4
    522 pages, September, 2007
    All chapters downloaded 130144 times.
    Human-robot interaction research is diverse and covers a wide range of topics. All aspects of human factors and robotics are within the purview of HRI research so far as they provide insight into how to improve our understanding in developing effecti ...
  • Rehabilitation Robotics
    Rehabilitation Robotics
    Editor Sashi S Kommu
    ISBN 978-3-902613-04-2
    648 pages, August, 2007
    All chapters downloaded 161794 times.
    The coupling of several areas of the medical field with recent advances in robotic systems has seen a paradigm shift in our approach to selected sectors of medical care, especially over the last decade. Rehabilitation medicine is one such area. The d ...
  • Face Recognition
    Face Recognition
    Editor Kresimir Delac and Mislav Grgic
    ISBN 978-3-902613-03-5
    558 pages, July, 2007
    All chapters downloaded 515471 times.
    This book will serve as a handbook for students, researchers and practitioners in the area of automatic (computer) face recognition and inspire some future research ideas by identifying potential research directions. The book consists of 28 chapters, ...
  • Robust Speech Recognition and Understanding
    Robust Speech Recognition and Understanding
    Editor Michael Grimm and Kristian Kroschel
    ISBN 978-3-902613-08-0
    460 pages, June, 2007
    All chapters downloaded 170794 times.
    This book on Robust Speech Recognition and Understanding brings together many different aspects of the current research on automatic speech recognition and language understanding. The first four chapters address the task of voice activity detection w ...
  • Humanoid Robots, Human-like Machines
    Humanoid Robots, Human-like Machines
    Editor Matthias Hackel
    ISBN 978-3-902613-07-3
    642 pages, June, 2007
    All chapters downloaded 258571 times.
    In this book the variety of humanoid robotic research can be obtained. This book is divided in four parts: Hardware Development: Components and Systems, Biped Motion: Walking, Running and Self-orientation, Sensing the Environment: Acquisition, Data P ...
  • Humanoid Robots: New Developments
    Humanoid Robots: New Developments
    Editor Armando Carlos de Pina Filho
    ISBN 978-3-902613-00-4
    582 pages, June, 2007
    All chapters downloaded 229790 times.
    For many years, the human being has been trying, in all ways, to recreate the complex mechanisms that form the human body. Such task is extremely complicated and the results are not totally satisfactory. However, with increasing technological advance ...