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Safety, Security, and Reliability of Robotic Systems
Algorithms, Applications, and Technologies

ISBN 9780367339463
Published December 31, 2020 by CRC Press
276 Pages 40 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

With the increasing demand of robots for industrial and domestic use, it becomes indispensable to ensure their safety, security, and reliability. Safety, Security and Reliability of Robotic Systems: Algorithms, Applications, and Technologies provides a broad and comprehensive coverage of the evolution of robotic systems, as well as industrial statistics and future forecasts.

First, it analyzes the safety-related parameters of these systems. Then, it covers security attacks and related countermeasures, and how to establish reliability in these systems. The later sections of the book then discuss various applications of these systems in modern industrial and domestic settings. By the end of this book, you will be familiarized with the theoretical frameworks, algorithms, applications, technologies, and empirical research findings on the safety, security, and reliability of robotic systems, while the book’s modular structure and comprehensive material will keep you interested and involved throughout.

This book is an essential resource for students, professionals, and entrepreneurs who wish to understand the safe, secure, and reliable use of robotics in real-world applications. It is edited by two specialists in the field, with chapter contributions from an array of experts on robotics systems and applications.

Table of Contents

1. Overview, Evolution, Forecasts, Components, and Working of Robotic Systems. 2. Collaborative Robotic Environment. 4. Machine Learning in Robotic Systems. 5. Computer Vision, Imitation Learning, and Self-Supervised Learning in Robotic Systems. 6. Soft Computing for Robotic Systems. 7. Security Measures in Robotic Systems. 8. Fuzzy Decision Systems in Robotics. 9. Control, Safety, Security and Reliability in Robotic Systems. 10. Cyber Security for Robotic Systems. 11. Robotic Systems Simulation and Testing. 12. Human Factors and System Handling of Robotic Systems. 13. Application Areas of Robotic Systems. 14. Simulation and Testing Methodologies for Robotic Systems. 15. Programming in Robotics. 16. Cloud and Social Media Analysis in Robotics.

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Dr. B. B. Gupta received PhD degree from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India in the area of Information and Cyber Security. In 2009, he was selected for Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship award by Government of Canada ($10,000). He has published more than 200 research papers (including 06 books and 22 book chapters) in International Journals and Conferences of high repute including IEEE, Elsevier, ACM, Springer, Wiley, Taylor & Francis, Interscience, etc. He has visited several countries, i.e. Canada, Japan, Australia, China, Spain, Hong-Kong, Italy, Malaysia, Macau, etc. to present his research work. His biography was selected and published in the 30th Edition of Marquis Who's Who in the World, 2012. In addition, he has been selected to receive 2017 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award’ and ‘2017 Bharat Vikas Award’ by Marquis Who's Who in the World, USA and ISR, India, respectively. Dr. Gupta also received Sir Visvesvaraya Young Faculty Research Fellowship Award (INR 37 Lakhs) in 2017 from Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, government of India. Recently, he has received ‘2018 Best Faculty Award for research activities’ and ‘2018 Best Faculty Award for Project and Laboratory Development’ from NIT Kurukshetra, India and 2018 Rula International Award for Best Researcher. He is also working as principal investigator of various R&D projects sponsored by various government of India funding agencies (i.e. Department of Science & Technology (DST), Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), NITI Aayog, etc) and received grant of over 120 million Indian rupees. He has also received consultancy projects from LoginRadius Inc. which is one of the leading multi-national company in the world in the field of identity management. He is serving as Associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Access, Associate editor of IJICS, Interscience and Executive editor of IJITCA, Interscience, respectively. Moreover, Dr. Gupta is also leading International Journal of Cloud Applications and Computing (IJCAC), IGI Global, USA ( as Editor-in-Chief. He is also serving as reviewer for Journals of IEEE, Springer, Wiley, Taylor & Francis, etc. Currently he is guiding over 12 students for their Master’s and Doctoral research work in the area of Information and Cyber Security. He also served as TPC Chair of 2018 IEEE INFOCOM: CCSNA in USA which is one of the most prestigious conference in the world. Moreover, he served as publicity chair of 10th NSS 2016, 17th IFSA-SCIS 2017 which were held in Taiwan and Japan, respectively. He is also founder chair of FISP and ISCW workshops which organize in different countries every year. Dr. Gupta is serving as organizing Chair of Special Session on Recent Advancements in Cyber Security (SS-CBS) in IEEE Global Conference on Consumer Electronics (GCCE), Japan every year since 2014. Moreover, he served as coordinator of National workshop on Cyber Security (CyberSec2016) in NIT Kurukshetra in February 2016. He has also served as Technical program committee (TPC) member of more than 30 International conferences worldwide. Dr. Gupta received outstanding paper awards in both regular and student categories in 5th IEEE Global Conference on Consumer Electronics (GCCE) in Kyoto, Japan during Oct. 7-10, 2016. In addition, he received Best Poster presentation award and People choice award for Poster presentation in CSPC-2014, Aug., 2014, Malaysia. He served as Jury in All IEEE-R10 Young Engineers' Humanitarian Challenge (AIYEHUM-2014), 2014. He is also served/serving as guest editor/associate editor of more than 20 high quality journals (Including IEEE Transaction on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Access, FGCS, Elsevier, Cluster computing, springer, MTAP, springer, ETT, Wiley, JoCS, Elsevier, Annals Telecommunications Springer, etc). Dr. Gupta is Senior member of IEEE, Member ACM, SIGCOMM, SDIWC, Internet Society, Institute of Nanotechnology, Life Member, International Association of Engineers (IAENG), Life Member, International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT). He also worked as a post-doctoral research fellow in UNB, Canada for short duration. He was also visiting researcher with Yamaguchi University, Japan, with Guangzhou University, China, with Deakin University, Australia and with Swinburne University of Technology, Australia during January, 2015 and 2018, June & December 2016, July 2017, and Mar-Apr. 2018, respectively. Moreover, he was also visiting Professor in University of Murcia, Spain, University of Naples Federico II, Italy, and University of Salerno, Italy in Jun.-Jul., 2018. At present, Dr. Gupta is working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Engineering, National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra India. His research interest includes Information security, Cyber Security, Mobile/Smartphone, Cloud Computing, Web security, Intrusion detection, Computer networks and Phishing. Dr. Nadia Nedjah graduated in 1987 in Systems Engineering and Computation and in 1990 obtained a M.Sc. degree also in Systems Engineering and Computation. Both degrees were obtained from University of Annaba, Algeria. Since 1997, she holds a Ph.D. degree from University of Manchester – Institute of Science and Technology, UK. She joined the Department of Electronics Engineering and Telecommunications of the Engineering Faculty of the State University of Rio de Janeiro as an Associate Professor in 2005. She is currently a member of the Intelligent System research area in the Electronics Engineering Post-graduate Course of the State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journals of High Performance System Architecture and of Innovative Computing Applications, both published by Interscience, UK. She published three authored books and more than 40 organized books on computational intelligence related topics. She authored more than 90 journal papers and more than 150 conference papers. She is Associate Editor of more than 10 international journals, such as the Francis & Taylor's International Journal of Electronics, Elsevier's Integration, The VLSI Journal and Microprocessors and Microsystems and IET's Computer & Digital Techniques. She organized two major conferences related to computational intelligence. (More details can be found at her homepage: