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  • Biomimetic Prosthetics
    Biomimetic Prosthetics
    Edited by Ramana Vinjamuri
    ISBN 978-953-51-3820-4, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3819-8,
    Edited Volume
    110 pages, February, 2018
    Biomimetic prosthetics are advanced devices that mimic the physical and functional properties of the replaced limb, thus restoring near-natural form and function. This flourishing field of research will continue to play an important role in improving ...
  • Service Robots
    Service Robots
    Edited by Antonio J. R. Neves
    ISBN 978-953-51-3723-8, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3722-1,
    Edited Volume
    174 pages, January, 2018
    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 as ...
  • Surgical Robotics
    Surgical Robotics
    Edited by Serdar Küçük
    ISBN 978-953-51-3720-7, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3719-1,
    Edited Volume
    162 pages, January, 2018
    Robotic technology has increasingly been preferred by the medical professionals since they have been used for several clinical applications. Medical robots are preferred since they present better results compared to traditional methods such as smalle ...
  • Kinematics
    Edited by Efren Gorrostieta Hurtado
    ISBN 978-953-51-3688-0, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3687-3,
    Edited Volume
    262 pages, December, 2017
    The present work contains a selection of research that is focused on the development of the kinematics; in this way, we can find the evolution of the kinematics in recent years, like applications in navigation systems, parallel robots, manipulators, ...
  • Robots Operating in Hazardous Environments
    Robots Operating in Hazardous Environments
    Edited by Hüseyin Canbolat
    ISBN 978-953-51-3680-4, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3679-8,
    Edited Volume
    138 pages, December, 2017
    Robots are used in industry, rescue missions, military operations, and subwater missions. Their use in hazardous environments is crucial in terms of occupational safety of workers and the health of rescue and military operations. This book presents s ...
  • Search and Rescue Robotics - From Theory to Practice
    Search and Rescue Robotics - From Theory to Practice

    ISBN 978-953-51-3376-6, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3375-9,
    262 pages, August, 2017
    In the event of large crises (earthquakes, typhoons, floods, ...), a primordial task of the fire and rescue services is the search for human survivors on the incident site. This is a complex and dangerous task, which - too often - leads to loss of li ...
  • RoCKIn - Benchmarking Through Robot Competitions
    RoCKIn - Benchmarking Through Robot Competitions

    ISBN 978-953-51-3374-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3373-5,
    116 pages, August, 2017
    The book "RoCKIn - Benchmarking Through Robot Competitions" describes the activities and achievements on the promotion of Robotics research and benchmarking in Europe through robot competitions, carried out within the framework of the RoCKIn ("Robot ...
  • Motion Tracking and Gesture Recognition
    Motion Tracking and Gesture Recognition
    Edited by Carlos M. Travieso-Gonzalez
    ISBN 978-953-51-3378-0, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3377-3,
    Edited Volume
    172 pages, July, 2017
    Nowadays, the technological advances allow developing many applications on different fields. In this book Motion Tracking and Gesture Recognition, two important fields are shown. Motion tracking is observed by a hand-tracking system for surgical trai ...