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  • Modelling and Simulation
    Modelling and Simulation
    Edited by Giuseppe Petrone and Giuliano Cammarata
    ISBN 978-3-902613-25-7,
    Edited Volume
    688 pages, June, 2008
    This book collects original and innovative research studies concerning modeling and simulation of physical systems in a very wide range of applications, encompassing micro-electro-mechanical systems, measurement instrumentations, catalytic reactors, ...
  • Motion Planning
    Motion Planning
    Edited by Xing-Jian Jing
    ISBN 978-953-7619-01-5,
    Edited Volume
    598 pages, June, 2008
    In this book, new results or developments from different research backgrounds and application fields are put together to provide a wide and useful viewpoint on these headed research problems mentioned above, focused on the motion planning problem of ...
  • Affective Computing
    Affective Computing
    Edited by Jimmy Or
    ISBN 978-3-902613-23-3,
    Edited Volume
    452 pages, May, 2008
    This book provides an overview of state of the art research in Affective Computing. It presents new ideas, original results and practical experiences in this increasingly important research field. The book consists of 23 chapters categorized into fou ...
  • New Approaches in Automation and Robotics
    New Approaches in Automation and Robotics
    Edited by Harald Aschemann
    ISBN 978-3-902613-26-4,
    Edited Volume
    392 pages, May, 2008
    The book New Approaches in Automation and Robotics offers in 22 chapters a collection of recent developments in automation, robotics as well as control theory. It is dedicated to researchers in science and industry, students, and practicing engineers ...
  • Automation and Robotics
    Automation and Robotics
    Edited by Juan Manuel Ramos Arreguin
    ISBN 978-3-902613-41-7,
    Edited Volume
    388 pages, May, 2008
    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 ...
  • Recent Advances in Multi Robot Systems
    Recent Advances in Multi Robot Systems
    Edited by Aleksandar Lazinica
    ISBN 978-3-902613-24-0,
    Edited Volume
    326 pages, May, 2008
    To design a team of robots which is able to perform given tasks is a great concern of many members of robotics community. There are many problems left to be solved in order to have the fully functional robot team. Robotics community is trying hard to ...
  • Frontiers in Evolutionary Robotics
    Frontiers in Evolutionary Robotics
    Edited by Hitoshi Iba
    ISBN 978-3-902613-19-6,
    Edited Volume
    596 pages, April, 2008
    This book presented techniques and experimental results which have been pursued for the purpose of evolutionary robotics. Evolutionary robotics is a new method for the automatic creation of autonomous robots. When executing tasks by autonomous robots ...
  • Parallel Manipulators, towards New Applications
    Parallel Manipulators, towards New Applications
    Edited by Huapeng Wu
    ISBN 978-3-902613-40-0,
    Edited Volume
    506 pages, April, 2008
    In recent years, parallel kinematics mechanisms have attracted a lot of attention from the academic and industrial communities due to potential applications not only as robot manipulators but also as machine tools. Generally, the criteria used to com ...