Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Mobile Robotics, Moving Intelligence

This book covers many aspects of the exciting research in mobile robotics. It deals with different aspects of the control problem, especially also under uncertainty and faults. Mechanical design issues are discussed along with new sensor and actuator concepts. Games like soccer are a good example which comprise many of the aforementioned challenges in a single comprehensive and in the same time entertaining framework. Thus, the book comprises contributions dealing with aspects of the Robotcup competition. The reader will get a feel how the problems cover virtually all engineering disciplines ranging from theoretical research to very application specific work. In addition interesting problems for physics and mathematics arises out of such research. We hope this book will be an inspiring source of knowledge and ideas, stimulating further research in this exciting field. The promises and possible benefits of such efforts are manifold, they range from new transportation systems, intelligent cars to flexible assistants in factories and construction sites, over service robot which assist and support us in daily live, all the way to the possibility for efficient help for impaired and advances in prosthetics.

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Mobile Robotics, Moving IntelligenceEdited by Jonas Buchli

Published: December 1st 2006

ISBN: 3-86611-284-X

Copyright year: 2006

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85970 Total Chapter Downloads

22 Crossref Citations

32 Web of Science Citations

54 Dimensions Citations

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1. Supervisory Control for Turnover Prevention of a Teleoperated Mobile Agent with a Terrain-Prediction Sensor Module

By Jae Byung Park and Beom Hee Lee

2291

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2. Dynamics and Control for Nonholonomic Mobile Modular Manipulators

By Yangmin Li and Yugang Liu

1572

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3. Combined Torque and Velocity Control of a Redundant Robot System

By Damir Omrcen, Leon Zlajpah and Bojan Nemec

2623

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4. EMOBOT: A Robot Control Architecture Based on Emotion-Like Internal Values

By Nils Goerke

2107

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5. Mobile Robotics, Moving Intelligence

By Souma Alhaj Ali, Masoud Ghaffari, Xiaoqun Liao and Ernest Hall

5563

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6. Decentralized Robust Tracking Control for Uncertain Robots

By Zongying Shi, Yisheng Zhong and Wenli Xu

1449

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7. Gauging Intelligence of Mobile Robots

By Ka C. Cheok

2728

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8. A Reusable UART IP Design and its Application in Mobile Robots

By Ching-Chang Wong and Yu-Han Lin

4558

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9. Intelligent Pose Control of Mobile Robots Using an Uncalibrated Eye-in-Hand Vision System

By T. I. James Tsay and Y. F. Lai

1745

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10. A Fuzzy Logic Controller for Autonomous Wheeled Vehicles

By Mohamed B. Trabia, Linda Z. Shi and Neil E. Hodge

3479

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11. Real-Time Optimization Approach for Mobile Robot

By Hiroki Takeuchi

2258

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12. Design and Control of an Omnidirectional Mobile Robot with Steerable Omnidirectional Wheels

By Jae-Bok Song and Kyung-Seok Byun

7637

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13. Dynamic Model, Control and Simulation of Cooperative Robots: A Case Study

By Jorge Gudino-Lau and Marco A. Arteaga

3167

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14. Biologically-Plausible Reactive Control of Mobile Robots

By Zapata Rene and Lepinay Pascal

1832

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15. Transputer Neuro-Fuzzy Controlled Behaviour-Based Mobile Robotics System

By E. Al Gallaf

2695

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16. Mechanism and Control of Anthropomorphic Biped Robots

By Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi

2892

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17. Bio-Mimetic Finger: Human Like Morphology, Control & Motion Planning for Intelligent Robot & Prosthesis

By Emanuele Lindo Secco and Giovanni Magenes

3086

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18. Vision Based Control of Model Helicopters

By Erdinc Altug, James P. Ostrowski and Camillo J. Taylor

3031

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19. Multi-Agent System Concepts Theory and Application Phases

By Adel Al-Jumaily and Mohamed Al-Jaafreh

7862

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20. Grid Technologies for Intelligent Autonomous Robot Swarms

By Fabio P. Bonsignorio

2154

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21. Acromovi Architecture: A Framework for the Development of Multirobot Applications

By Patricio Nebot and Enric Cervera

1859

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22. Multi-Robot Systems and Distributed Intelligence: The ETHNOS Approach to Heterogeneity

By Antonio Sgorbissa

2025

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23. Force Sensing for Multi-Legged Walking Robots: Theory and Experiments Part 1: Overview and Force Sensing

By A. Schneider and U. Schmucker

6116

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24. Force Sensing for Multi-Legged Walking Robots: Theory and Experiments Part 2: Force Control of Legged Vehicles

By A. Schneider and U. Schmucker

2513

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25. Force Sensors in Hexapod Locomotion

By Sathya Kaliyamoorthy, Sasha N. Zill and Roger D. Quinn

2648

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26. Novel Robotic Applications using Adaptable Compliant Actuation. An Implementation Towards Reduction of Energy Consumption for Legged Robots

By Bjorn Verrelst and Bram Vanderborght

2436

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27. Acquisition of Obstacle Avoidance Actions with Free-Gait for Quadruped Robots

By Tomohiro Yamaguchi, Keigo Watanabe and Kiyotaka Izumi

1547

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28. Fault-Tolerant Gait Planning of Multi-Legged Robots

By Jung-Min Yang, Yong-Kuk Park and Jin-Gon Kim

2097

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