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Service Robots

Edited by Antonio Neves

University of Aveiro

The idea of using robots in our daily lives was an inspiring research in the field of robotics during the last decades. Service robots can be found nowadays in warehouses, hospitals, retail stores, city streets, and industrial parks or as personal assistants. The effort on the development of these robots is confirmed by the amount of money invested in projects and companies, the creation on new start-ups worldwide, and, not less important, the quantity and quality of the manuscripts published in journals and conferences worldwide. This book is an outcome of research done by several researchers who have highly contributed to the field of service robots. The main goal of this book is to present the recent advances in the field of service robots.

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Service RobotsEdited by Antonio Neves

Published: January 4th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/65536

ISBN: 978-953-51-3723-8

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3722-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-3980-5

Copyright year: 2018

Books open for chapter submissions

12227 Total Chapter Downloads

42 Crossref Citations

21 Web of Science Citations

63 Dimensions Citations


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1. A Personal Robot as an Improvement to the Customers’ In- Store Experience

By Joana Santos, Daniel Campos, Fábio Duarte, Filipe Pereira, Inês Domingues, Joana Santos, João Leão, José Xavier, Luís de Matos, Manuel Camarneiro, Marcelo Penas, Maria Miranda, Ricardo Morais, Ricardo Silva and Tiago Esteves


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2. User Experience Results of Setting Free a Service Robot for Older Adults at Home

By Markus Vincze, Markus Bajones, Markus Suchi, Daniel Wolf, Lara Lammer, Astrid Weiss and David Fischinger


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3. Evaluation and Fault Classification for Service Robot during Sit- to-Stand Movement through Center of Mass

By Tianyi Wang, Hieyong Jeong and Yuko Ohno


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4. Robots in Agriculture: State of Art and Practical Experiences

By Juan Jesús Roldán, Jaime del Cerro, David Garzón‐Ramos, Pablo Garcia‐Aunon, Mario Garzón, Jorge de León and Antonio Barrientos


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5. Service Robots for Motion and Special Applications on the Vertical Oriented Walls

By Marcel Horák, František Novotný and Michal Starý


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6. Robot Engraving Services in Industry

By Silvia Anton, Florin Daniel Anton and Mihai Constantinescu


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7. Fundamentals of Wireless Communication Link Design for Networked Robotics

By Carlos Henrique Barriquello, Flavio Eduardo Soares e Silva, Daniel Pinheiro Bernardon, Luciane Neves Canha, Maicon Jaderson Da Silveira Ramos and Daniel Sperb Porto


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8. Implications of the Google’s US 8,996,429 B1 Patent in Cloud Robotics-Based Therapeutic Researches

By Eduard Fosch Villaronga and Jordi Albo-Canals


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