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  • Haptics Rendering and Applications
    Haptics Rendering and Applications
    Edited by Abdulmotaleb El Saddik
    ISBN 978-953-307-897-7,
    Edited Volume
    246 pages, January, 2012
    There has been significant progress in haptic technologies but the incorporation of haptics into virtual environments is still in its infancy. A wide range of the new society's human activities including communication, education, art, entertainment, ...
  • The Future of Humanoid Robots - Research and Applications
    The Future of Humanoid Robots - Research and Applications
    Edited by Riadh Zaier
    ISBN 978-953-307-951-6,
    Edited Volume
    310 pages, January, 2012
    This book provides state of the art scientific and engineering research findings and developments in the field of humanoid robotics and its applications. It is expected that humanoids will change the way we interact with machines, and will have the a ...
  • Recent Advances in Mobile Robotics
    Recent Advances in Mobile Robotics
    Edited by Andon Venelinov Topalov
    ISBN 978-953-307-909-7,
    Edited Volume
    464 pages, December, 2011
    Mobile robots are the focus of a great deal of current research in robotics. Mobile robotics is a young, multidisciplinary field involving knowledge from many areas, including electrical, electronic and mechanical engineering, computer, cognitive and ...
  • Mobile Robots - Control Architectures, Bio-Interfacing, Navigation, Multi Robot Motion Planning and Operator Training
    Mobile Robots - Control Architectures, Bio-Interfacing, Navigation, Multi Robot Motion Planning and Operator Training
    Edited by Janusz Będkowski
    ISBN 978-953-307-842-7,
    Edited Volume
    402 pages, December, 2011
    The objective of this book is to cover advances of mobile robotics and related technologies applied for multi robot systems' design and development. Design of control system is a complex issue, requiring the application of information technologies to ...
  • Mobile Robots - Current Trends
    Mobile Robots - Current Trends
    Edited by Zoran Gacovski
    ISBN 978-953-307-716-1,
    Edited Volume
    414 pages, October, 2011
    This book consists of 18 chapters divided in four sections: Robots for Educational Purposes, Health-Care and Medical Robots, Hardware - State of the Art, and Localization and Navigation. In the first section, there are four chapters covering autonomo ...
  • Autonomous Underwater Vehicles
    Autonomous Underwater Vehicles
    Edited by Nuno A. Cruz
    ISBN 978-953-307-432-0,
    Edited Volume
    270 pages, October, 2011
    Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) are remarkable machines that revolutionized the process of gathering ocean data. Their major breakthroughs resulted from successful developments of complementary technologies to overcome the challenges associated ...
  • Advances in Robot Navigation
    Advances in Robot Navigation
    Edited by Alejandra Barrera
    ISBN 978-953-307-346-0,
    Edited Volume
    250 pages, July, 2011
    Robot navigation includes different interrelated activities such as perception - obtaining and interpreting sensory information; exploration - the strategy that guides the robot to select the next direction to go; mapping - the construction of a spat ...
  • Robot Arms
    Robot Arms
    Edited by Satoru Goto
    ISBN 978-953-307-160-2,
    Edited Volume
    272 pages, June, 2011
    Robot arms have been developing since 1960's, and those are widely used in industrial factories such as welding, painting, assembly, transportation, etc. Nowadays, the robot arms are indispensable for automation of factories. Moreover, applications o ...