InTech Books

  • 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 262433 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 234144 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 ...
  • Scene Reconstruction Pose Estimation and Tracking
    Scene Reconstruction Pose Estimation and Tracking
    Editor Rustam Stolkin
    ISBN 978-3-902613-06-6
    530 pages, June, 2007
    All chapters downloaded 144028 times.
    This book reports recent advances in the use of pattern recognition techniques for computer and robot vision. The sciences of pattern recognition and computational vision have been inextricably intertwined since their early days, some four decades ag ...
  • Vision Systems: Segmentation and Pattern Recognition
    Vision Systems: Segmentation and Pattern Recognition
    Editor Goro Obinata and Ashish Dutta
    ISBN 978-3-902613-05-9
    536 pages, June, 2007
    All chapters downloaded 187679 times.
    Research in computer vision has exponentially increased in the last two decades due to the availability of cheap cameras and fast processors. This increase has also been accompanied by a blurring of the boundaries between the different applications o ...
  • Vision Systems: Applications
    Vision Systems: Applications
    Editor Goro Obinata and Ashish Dutta
    ISBN 978-3-902613-01-1
    608 pages, June, 2007
    All chapters downloaded 260319 times.
    Computer Vision is the most important key in developing autonomous navigation systems for interaction with the environment. It also leads us to marvel at the functioning of our own vision system. In this book we have collected the latest applications ...
  • Mobile Robots: Perception & Navigation
    Mobile Robots: Perception & Navigation
    Editor Sascha Kolski
    ISBN 3-86611-283-1
    704 pages, February, 2007
    All chapters downloaded 172687 times.
    Today robots navigate autonomously in office environments as well as outdoors. They show their ability to beside mechanical and electronic barriers in building mobile platforms, perceiving the environment and deciding on how to act in a given situati ...
  • Mobile Robots: towards New Applications
    Mobile Robots: towards New Applications
    Editor Aleksandar Lazinica
    ISBN 978-3-86611-314-5
    600 pages, December, 2006
    All chapters downloaded 180569 times.
    The range of potential applications for mobile robots is enormous. It includes agricultural robotics applications, routine material transport in factories, warehouses, office buildings and hospitals, indoor and outdoor security patrols, inventory ver ...
  • Mobile Robotics, Moving Intelligence
    Mobile Robotics, Moving Intelligence
    Editor Jonas Buchli
    ISBN 3-86611-284-X
    586 pages, December, 2006
    All chapters downloaded 171048 times.
    This book covers many aspects of the exciting research in mobile robotics. It deals with different aspects of the control problem, especially also under uncertainty and faults. Mechanical design issues are discussed along with new sensor and actuator ...