Robotics » Robotics and Automation

Service Robots

Edited by Antonio J. R. Neves, ISBN 978-953-51-3723-8, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3722-1, 174 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published January 04, 2018 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/65536
Edited Volume

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.