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  • Robotics Automation and Control
    Robotics Automation and Control
    Edited by Pavla Pecherkova, Miroslav Flidr and Jindrich Dunik
    ISBN 978-953-7619-18-3,
    494 pages, October, 2008
    This book was conceived as a gathering place of new ideas from academia, industry, research and practice in the fields of robotics, automation and control. The aim of the book was to point out interactions among various fields of interests in spite o ...
  • Advances in Robotics, Automation and Control
    Advances in Robotics, Automation and Control
    Edited by Jesus Aramburo and Antonio Ramirez Trevino
    ISBN 978-953-7619-16-9,
    472 pages, October, 2008
    The book presents an excellent overview of the recent developments in the different areas of Robotics, Automation and Control. Through its 24 chapters, this book presents topics related to control and robot design; it also introduces new mathematical ...
  • Robot Manipulators
    Robot Manipulators
    Edited by Marco Ceccarelli
    ISBN 978-953-7619-06-0,
    546 pages, September, 2008
    In this book we have grouped contributions in 28 chapters from several authors all around the world on the several aspects and challenges of research and applications of robots with the aim to show the recent advances and problems that still need to ...
  • Recurrent Neural Networks
    Recurrent Neural Networks
    Edited by Xiaolin Hu and P. Balasubramaniam
    ISBN 978-953-7619-08-4,
    400 pages, September, 2008
    The concept of neural network originated from neuroscience, and one of its primitive aims is to help us understand the principle of the central nerve system and related behaviors through mathematical modeling. The first part of the book is a coll ...
  • Simulated Annealing
    Simulated Annealing
    Edited by Cher Ming Tan
    ISBN 978-953-7619-07-7,
    428 pages, September, 2008
    This book provides the readers with the knowledge of Simulated Annealing and its vast applications in the various branches of engineering. We encourage readers to explore the application of Simulated Annealing in their work for the task of optimizati ...
  • Traveling Salesman Problem
    Traveling Salesman Problem
    Edited by Federico Greco
    ISBN 978-953-7619-10-7,
    212 pages, September, 2008
    The idea behind TSP was conceived by Austrian mathematician Karl Menger in mid 1930s who invited the research community to consider a problem from the everyday life from a mathematical point of view. A traveling salesman has to visit exactly once eac ...
  • Tabu Search
    Tabu Search
    Edited by Wassim Jaziri
    ISBN 978-3-902613-34-9,
    278 pages, September, 2008
    The goal of this book is to report original researches on algorithms and applications of Tabu Search to real-world problems as well as recent improvements and extensions on its concepts and algorithms. The book’ Chapters identify useful new impleme ...
  • Vehicle Routing Problem
    Vehicle Routing Problem
    Edited by Tonci Caric and Hrvoje Gold
    ISBN 978-953-7619-09-1,
    142 pages, September, 2008
    The Vehicle Routing Problem (VRP) dates back to the end of the fifties of the last century when Dantzig and Ramser set the mathematical programming formulation and algorithmic approach to solve the problem of delivering gasoline to service stations. ...