Robotics

  • Swarm Robotics from Biology to Robotics
    Swarm Robotics from Biology to Robotics
    Editor Ester Martinez Martin
    ISBN 978-953-307-075-9
    110 pages, March, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 28758 times.
    In nature, it is possible to observe a cooperative behaviour in all animals, since, according to Charles Darwin’s theory, every being, from ants to human beings, form groups in which most individuals work for the common good. However, although ...
  • Biomimetics Learning from Nature
    Biomimetics Learning from Nature
    Editor Amitava Mukherjee
    ISBN 978-953-307-025-4
    542 pages, March, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 192063 times.
    Nature’s evolution has led to the introduction of highly efficient biological mechanisms. Imitating these mechanisms offers an enormous potential for the improvement of our day to day life. Ideally, by bio-inspiration we can get a better view of ...
  • Climbing and Walking Robots
    Climbing and Walking Robots
    Editor Behnam Miripour
    ISBN 978-953-307-030-8
    516 pages, March, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 144171 times.
    Nowadays robotics is one of the most dynamic fields of scientific researches. The shift of robotics researches from manufacturing to services applications is clear. During the last decades interest in studying climbing and walking robots has been ...
  • Mobile Robots Navigation
    Mobile Robots Navigation
    Editor Alejandra Barrera
    ISBN 978-953-307-076-6
    680 pages, March, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 199042 times.
    Mobile robots navigation includes different interrelated activities: (i) perception, as obtaining and interpreting sensory information; (ii) exploration, as the strategy that guides the robot to select the next direction to go; (iii) mapping, in ...
  • Robot Manipulators Trends and Development
    Robot Manipulators Trends and Development
    Editor Agustin Jimenez and Basil M Al Hadithi
    ISBN 978-953-307-073-5
    676 pages, March, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 152950 times.
    This book presents the most recent research advances in robot manipulators. It offers a complete survey to the kinematic and dynamic modelling, simulation, computer vision, software engineering, optimization and design of control algorithms applied ...
  • Remote and Telerobotics
    Remote and Telerobotics
    Editor Nicolas Mollet
    ISBN 978-953-307-081-0
    228 pages, March, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 40199 times.
    Any book which presents works about controlling distant robotics entities, namely the field of telerobotics, will propose advanced technics concerning time delay compensation, error handling, autonomous systems, secured and complex distant manipula ...
  • Robot Localization and Map Building
    Robot Localization and Map Building
    Editor Hanafiah Yussof
    ISBN 978-953-7619-83-1
    586 pages, March, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 132338 times.
    Localization and mapping are the essence of successful navigation in mobile platform technology. Localization is a fundamental task in order to achieve high levels of autonomy in robot navigation and robustness in vehicle positioning. Robot localiza ...
  • Robot Vision
    Robot Vision
    Editor Ales Ude
    ISBN 978-953-307-077-3
    624 pages, March, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 227885 times.
    The purpose of robot vision is to enable robots to perceive the external world in order to perform a large range of tasks such as navigation, visual servoing for object tracking and manipulation, object recognition and categorization, surveillan ...