InTech Books

  • Recent Advances in Multi Robot Systems
    Recent Advances in Multi Robot Systems
    Editor Aleksandar Lazinica
    ISBN 978-3-902613-24-0
    326 pages, May, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 73562 times.
    To design a team of robots which is able to perform given tasks is a great concern of many members of robotics community. There are many problems left to be solved in order to have the fully functional robot team. Robotics community is trying hard to ...
  • Affective Computing
    Affective Computing
    Editor Jimmy Or
    ISBN 978-3-902613-23-3
    452 pages, May, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 191491 times.
    This book provides an overview of state of the art research in Affective Computing. It presents new ideas, original results and practical experiences in this increasingly important research field. The book consists of 23 chapters categorized into fou ...
  • Automation and Robotics
    Automation and Robotics
    Editor Juan Manuel Ramos Arreguin
    ISBN 978-3-902613-41-7
    388 pages, May, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 267338 times.
    In this book, a set of relevant, updated and selected papers in the field of automation and robotics are presented. These papers describe projects where topics of artificial intelligence, modeling and simulation process, target tracking algorithms, k ...
  • Parallel Manipulators, New Developments
    Parallel Manipulators, New Developments
    Editor Jee-Hwan Ryu
    ISBN 978-3-902613-20-2
    498 pages, April, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 147707 times.
    Parallel manipulators are characterized as having closed-loop kinematic chains. Compared to serial manipulators, which have open-ended structure, parallel manipulators have many advantages in terms of accuracy, rigidity and ability to manipulate heav ...
  • Parallel Manipulators, towards New Applications
    Parallel Manipulators, towards New Applications
    Editor Huapeng Wu
    ISBN 978-3-902613-40-0
    506 pages, April, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 119882 times.
    In recent years, parallel kinematics mechanisms have attracted a lot of attention from the academic and industrial communities due to potential applications not only as robot manipulators but also as machine tools. Generally, the criteria used to com ...
  • Frontiers in Evolutionary Robotics
    Frontiers in Evolutionary Robotics
    Editor Hitoshi Iba
    ISBN 978-3-902613-19-6
    596 pages, April, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 178970 times.
    This book presented techniques and experimental results which have been pursued for the purpose of evolutionary robotics. Evolutionary robotics is a new method for the automatic creation of autonomous robots. When executing tasks by autonomous robots ...
  • Petri Net, Theory and Applications
    Petri Net, Theory and Applications
    Editor Vedran Kordic
    ISBN 978-3-902613-12-7
    534 pages, February, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 158985 times.
    Although many other models of concurrent and distributed systems have been de- veloped since the introduction in 1964 Petri nets are still an essential model for concurrent systems with respect to both the theory and the applications. The main attrac ...
  • Supply Chain
    Supply Chain
    Editor Vedran Kordic
    ISBN 978-3-902613-22-6
    568 pages, February, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 198266 times.
    Traditionally supply chain management has meant factories, assembly lines, warehouses, transportation vehicles, and time sheets. Modern supply chain management is a highly complex, multidimensional problem set with virtually endless number of variabl ...