Robotics

  • Advances in Robotics, Automation and Control
    Advances in Robotics, Automation and Control
    Editor Jesus Aramburo and Antonio Ramirez Trevino
    ISBN 978-953-7619-16-9
    472 pages, October, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 855316 times.
    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 ...
  • Robotic Systems - Applications, Control and Programming
    Robotic Systems - Applications, Control and Programming
    Editor Ashish Dutta
    ISBN 978-953-307-941-7
    638 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 202764 times.
    This book brings together some of the latest research in robot applications, control, modeling, sensors and algorithms. Consisting of three main sections, the first section of the book has a focus on robotic surgery, rehabilitation, self-assembly, wh ...
  • Aerial Vehicles
    Aerial Vehicles
    Editor Thanh Mung Lam
    ISBN 978-953-7619-41-1
    320 pages, January, 2009
    All chapters downloaded 398925 times.
    This book contains 35 chapters written by experts in developing techniques for making aerial vehicles more intelligent, more reliable, more flexible in use, and safer in operation.It will also serve as an inspiration for further improvement of the de ...
  • Industrial Robotics: Programming, Simulation and Applications
    Industrial Robotics: Programming, Simulation and Applications
    Editor Low Kin Huat
    ISBN 3-86611-286-6
    700 pages, December, 2006
    All chapters downloaded 406632 times.
    This book covers a wide range of topics relating to advanced industrial robotics, sensors and automation technologies. Although being highly technical and complex in nature, the papers presented in this book represent some of the latest cutting edge ...
  • Robot Vision
    Robot Vision
    Editor Ales Ude
    ISBN 978-953-307-077-3
    624 pages, March, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 227336 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 ...
  • Robotics and Automation in Construction
    Robotics and Automation in Construction
    Editor Carlos Balaguer and Mohamed Abderrahim
    ISBN 978-953-7619-13-8
    404 pages, October, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 286413 times.
    This book addresses several issues related to the introduction of automaton and robotics in the construction industry in a collection of 23 chapters. The chapters are grouped in 3 main sections according to the theme or the type of technology they tr ...
  • 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
    All chapters downloaded 165734 times.
    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 ...
  • Cutting Edge Robotics 2010
    Cutting Edge Robotics 2010
    Editor Vedran Kordic
    ISBN 978-953-307-062-9
    450 pages, October, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 172405 times.
    Robotics research, especially mobile robotics is a young field. Its roots include many engineering and scientific disciplines from mechanical, electrical and electronics engineering to computer, cognitive and social sciences. Each of this parent fiel ...
  • Biomimetics Learning from Nature
    Biomimetics Learning from Nature
    Editor Amitava Mukherjee
    ISBN 978-953-307-025-4
    542 pages, March, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 191240 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 ...
  • Automation and Robotics
    Automation and Robotics
    Editor Juan Manuel Ramos Arreguin
    ISBN 978-3-902613-41-7
    388 pages, May, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 267269 times.
    In this book, a set of relevant, updated and selected papers in the field of automation and robotics are presented. These papers describe projects where topics of artificial intelligence, modeling and simulation process, target tracking algorithms, k ...
  • Advances in Biomimetics
    Advances in Biomimetics
    Editor Anne George
    ISBN 978-953-307-191-6
    532 pages, April, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 130817 times.
    The interaction between cells, tissues and biomaterial surfaces are the highlights of the book "Advances in Biomimetics". In this regard the effect of nanostructures and nanotopographies and their effect on the development of a new generation of biom ...
  • Serial and Parallel Robot Manipulators - Kinematics, Dynamics, Control and Optimization
    Serial and Parallel Robot Manipulators - Kinematics, Dynamics, Control and Optimization
    Editor Serdar Kucuk
    ISBN 978-953-51-0437-7
    468 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 88380 times.
    The robotics is an important part of modern engineering and is related to a group of branches such as electric & electronics, computer, mathematics and mechanism design. The interest in robotics has been steadily increasing during the last decades. T ...
  • Stereo Vision
    Stereo Vision
    Editor Asim Bhatti
    ISBN 978-953-7619-22-0
    372 pages, November, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 216913 times.
    The book comprehensively covers almost all aspects of stereo vision. In addition reader can find topics from defining knowledge gaps to the state of the art algorithms as well as current application trends of stereo vision to the development of intel ...
  • Recent Advances in Mobile Robotics
    Recent Advances in Mobile Robotics
    Editor Andon Venelinov Topalov
    ISBN 978-953-307-909-7
    464 pages, December, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 98067 times.
    Mobile robots are the focus of a great deal of current research in robotics. Mobile robotics is a young, multidisciplinary field involving knowledge from many areas, including electrical, electronic and mechanical engineering, computer, cognitive and ...
  • Advances in Service Robotics
    Advances in Service Robotics
    Editor Ho Seok Ahn
    ISBN 978-953-7619-02-2
    342 pages, July, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 216636 times.
    This book consists of 18 chapters about current research results of service robots. Topics covered include various kinds of service robots, development environments, architectures of service robots, Human-Robot Interaction, networks of service robots ...
  • 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
    All chapters downloaded 103860 times.
    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 ...
  • Robot Arms
    Robot Arms
    Editor Satoru Goto
    ISBN 978-953-307-160-2
    272 pages, June, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 91523 times.
    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 ...
  • Mobile Robots - Control Architectures, Bio-Interfacing, Navigation, Multi Robot Motion Planning and Operator Training
    Mobile Robots - Control Architectures, Bio-Interfacing, Navigation, Multi Robot Motion Planning and Operator Training
    Editor Janusz Będkowski
    ISBN 978-953-307-842-7
    402 pages, December, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 76523 times.
    The objective of this book is to cover advances of mobile robotics and related technologies applied for multi robot systems' design and development. Design of control system is a complex issue, requiring the application of information technologies to ...
  • The Future of Humanoid Robots - Research and Applications
    The Future of Humanoid Robots - Research and Applications
    Editor Riadh Zaier
    ISBN 978-953-307-951-6
    310 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 59871 times.
    This book provides state of the art scientific and engineering research findings and developments in the field of humanoid robotics and its applications. It is expected that humanoids will change the way we interact with machines, and will have the a ...
  • Advances in Robot Navigation
    Advances in Robot Navigation
    Editor Alejandra Barrera
    ISBN 978-953-307-346-0
    250 pages, July, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 58298 times.
    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 ...