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  • Bioinspiration and Robotics Walking and Climbing Robots
    Bioinspiration and Robotics Walking and Climbing Robots
    Edited by Maki K. Habib
    ISBN 978-3-902613-15-8,
    544 pages, September, 2007
    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 ...
  • Face Recognition
    Face Recognition
    Edited by Kresimir Delac and Mislav Grgic
    ISBN 978-3-902613-03-5,
    570 pages, July, 2007
    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, ...
  • Vision Systems: Applications
    Vision Systems: Applications
    Edited by Goro Obinata and Ashish Dutta
    ISBN 978-3-902613-01-1,
    608 pages, June, 2007
    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 ...
  • Vision Systems: Segmentation and Pattern Recognition
    Vision Systems: Segmentation and Pattern Recognition
    Edited by Goro Obinata and Ashish Dutta
    ISBN 978-3-902613-05-9,
    536 pages, June, 2007
    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 ...
  • Scene Reconstruction Pose Estimation and Tracking
    Scene Reconstruction Pose Estimation and Tracking
    Edited by Rustam Stolkin
    ISBN 978-3-902613-06-6,
    530 pages, June, 2007
    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 ...
  • Humanoid Robots: New Developments
    Humanoid Robots: New Developments
    Edited by Armando Carlos de Pina Filho
    ISBN 978-3-902613-00-4,
    582 pages, June, 2007
    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 ...
  • Humanoid Robots, Human-like Machines
    Humanoid Robots, Human-like Machines
    Edited by Matthias Hackel
    ISBN 978-3-902613-07-3,
    642 pages, June, 2007
    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 ...
  • Robust Speech Recognition and Understanding
    Robust Speech Recognition and Understanding
    Edited by Michael Grimm and Kristian Kroschel
    ISBN 978-3-902613-08-0,
    460 pages, June, 2007
    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 ...