Robotics

  • Autonomous Underwater Vehicles
    Autonomous Underwater Vehicles
    Editor Nuno A. Cruz
    ISBN 978-953-307-432-0
    270 pages, October, 2011
    Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) are remarkable machines that revolutionized the process of gathering ocean data. Their major breakthroughs resulted from successful developments of complementary technologies to overcome the challenges associated ...
  • Advances in Robot Navigation
    Advances in Robot Navigation
    Editor Alejandra Barrera
    ISBN 978-953-307-346-0
    250 pages, July, 2011
    Robot navigation includes different interrelated activities such as perception - obtaining and interpreting sensory information; exploration - the strategy that guides the robot to select the next direction to go; mapping - the construction of a spat ...
  • Robot Arms
    Robot Arms
    Editor Satoru Goto
    ISBN 978-953-307-160-2
    272 pages, June, 2011
    Robot arms have been developing since 1960's, and those are widely used in industrial factories such as welding, painting, assembly, transportation, etc. Nowadays, the robot arms are indispensable for automation of factories. Moreover, applications o ...
  • Multi-Agent Systems - Modeling, Control, Programming, Simulations and Applications
    Multi-Agent Systems - Modeling, Control, Programming, Simulations and Applications
    Editor Faisal Alkhateeb, Eslam Al Maghayreh and Iyad Abu Doush
    ISBN 978-953-307-174-9
    532 pages, April, 2011
    A multi-agent system (MAS) is a system composed of multiple interacting intelligent agents. Multi-agent systems can be used to solve problems which are difficult or impossible for an individual agent or monolithic system to solve. Agent systems are o ...
  • Multi-Agent Systems - Modeling, Interactions, Simulations and Case Studies
    Multi-Agent Systems - Modeling, Interactions, Simulations and Case Studies
    Editor Faisal Alkhateeb, Eslam Al Maghayreh and Iyad Abu Doush
    ISBN 978-953-307-176-3
    512 pages, April, 2011
    A multi-agent system (MAS) is a system composed of multiple interacting intelligent agents. Multi-agent systems can be used to solve problems which are difficult or impossible for an individual agent or monolithic system to solve. Agent systems are o ...
  • Biped Robots
    Biped Robots
    Editor Armando Carlos Pina Filho
    ISBN 978-953-307-216-6
    332 pages, February, 2011
    Biped robots represent a very interesting research subject, with several particularities and scope topics, such as: mechanical design, gait simulation, patterns generation, kinematics, dynamics, equilibrium, stability, kinds of control, adaptability, ...
  • Multi-Robot Systems, Trends and Development
    Multi-Robot Systems, Trends and Development
    Editor Toshiyuki Yasuda
    ISBN 978-953-307-425-2
    596 pages, January, 2011
    This book is a collection of 29 excellent works and comprised of three sections: task oriented approach, bio inspired approach, and modeling/design. In the first section, applications on formation, localization/mapping, and planning are introduced. T ...
  • Advances in Theory and Applications of Stereo Vision
    Advances in Theory and Applications of Stereo Vision
    Editor Asim Bhatti
    ISBN 978-953-307-516-7
    364 pages, January, 2011
    The book presents a wide range of innovative research ideas and current trends in stereo vision. The topics covered in this book encapsulate research trends from fundamental theoretical aspects of robust stereo correspondence estimation to the establ ...