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  • Medical Robotics
    Medical Robotics
    Edited by Vanja Bozovic
    ISBN 978-3-902613-18-9,
    Edited Volume
    536 pages, January, 2008
    The first generation of surgical robots are already being installed in a number of operating rooms around the world. Robotics is being introduced to medicine because it allows for unprecedented control and precision of surgical instruments in minimal ...
  • Robotic Soccer
    Robotic Soccer
    Edited by Pedro Lima
    ISBN 978-3-902613-21-9,
    Edited Volume
    598 pages, December, 2007
    Many papers in the book concern advanced research on (multi-)robot subsystems, naturally motivated by the challenges posed by robot soccer, but certainly applicable to other domains: reasoning, multi-criteria decision-making, behavior and team coordi ...
  • Climbing and Walking Robots: towards New Applications
    Climbing and Walking Robots: towards New Applications
    Edited by Houxiang Zhang
    ISBN 978-3-902613-16-5,
    Edited Volume
    546 pages, October, 2007
    With the advancement of technology, new exciting approaches enable us to render mobile robotic systems more versatile, robust and cost-efficient. Some researchers combine climbing and walking techniques with a modular approach, a reconfigurable appro ...
  • Bioinspiration and Robotics Walking and Climbing Robots
    Bioinspiration and Robotics Walking and Climbing Robots
    Edited by Maki K. Habib
    ISBN 978-3-902613-15-8,
    Edited Volume
    544 pages, September, 2007
    Nature has always been a source of inspiration and ideas for the robotics community. New solutions and technologies are required and hence this book is coming out to address and deal with the main challenges facing walking and climbing robots, and co ...
  • Humanoid Robots, Human-like Machines
    Humanoid Robots, Human-like Machines
    Edited by Matthias Hackel
    ISBN 978-3-902613-07-3,
    Edited Volume
    642 pages, June, 2007
    In this book the variety of humanoid robotic research can be obtained. This book is divided in four parts: Hardware Development: Components and Systems, Biped Motion: Walking, Running and Self-orientation, Sensing the Environment: Acquisition, Data P ...
  • Vision Systems: Applications
    Vision Systems: Applications
    Edited by Goro Obinata and Ashish Dutta
    ISBN 978-3-902613-01-1,
    Edited Volume
    608 pages, June, 2007
    Computer Vision is the most important key in developing autonomous navigation systems for interaction with the environment. It also leads us to marvel at the functioning of our own vision system. In this book we have collected the latest applications ...
  • Humanoid Robots: New Developments
    Humanoid Robots: New Developments
    Edited by Armando Carlos de Pina Filho
    ISBN 978-3-902613-00-4,
    Edited Volume
    582 pages, June, 2007
    For many years, the human being has been trying, in all ways, to recreate the complex mechanisms that form the human body. Such task is extremely complicated and the results are not totally satisfactory. However, with increasing technological advance ...
  • Mobile Robots: Perception & Navigation
    Mobile Robots: Perception & Navigation
    Edited by Sascha Kolski
    ISBN 3-86611-283-1,
    Edited Volume
    704 pages, February, 2007
    Today robots navigate autonomously in office environments as well as outdoors. They show their ability to beside mechanical and electronic barriers in building mobile platforms, perceiving the environment and deciding on how to act in a given situati ...