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  • X-Machines for Agent-Based Modeling

    FLAME Perspectives

    By Mariam Kiran

    This book discusses various aspects of agent-based modeling and simulation using FLAME (Flexible Large-scale Agent-Based Modeling Environment) which is a popular agent-based modeling environment that enables automatic parallelization of models. Along with a focus on the software engineering…

    Hardback – 2017-01-20 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Computer and Information Science Series

  • Information-Driven Planning and Control

    Adaptive Management of Sensor Networks

    By Silvia Ferrari, Thomas A. Wettergren

    This book provides a thorough treatment of the performance modeling strategies and control algorithms required for the design and use of information-gathering autonomous agents comprised of unmanned vehicles equipped with multiple sensors, computing, and communication devices. These agents are…

    Hardback – 2017-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • Socialbots and Their Friends

    Digital Media and the Automation of Sociality

    Edited by Robert Gehl, Maria Bakardjieva

    Many users of the Internet are aware of bots: automated programs that work behind the scenes to come up with search suggestions, check the weather, filter emails, or clean up Wikipedia entries. More recently, a new software robot has been making its presence felt in social media sites such as…

    Paperback – 2016-12-06 

  • Adaptive Control for Robotic Manipulators

    Edited by Dan Zhang, Bin Wei

    The robotic mechanism and its controller make a complete system. As the robotic mechanism is reconfigured, the control system has to be adapted accordingly. The need for the reconfiguration usually arises from the changing functional requirements. This book will focus on the adaptive control of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    CRC Press

  • Visual Tracking in Conventional Minimally Invasive Surgery

    By Shahram Payandeh

    Visual Tracking in Conventional Minimally Invasive Surgery introduces the various tools and methodologies that can be used to enhance a conventional surgical setup with some degree of automation. The main focus of this book is on methods for tracking surgical tools and how they can be used to…

    Hardback – 2016-10-14
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • A Philosophy of Material Culture

    Action, Function, and Mind

    By Beth Preston

    This book focuses on material culture as a subject of philosophical inquiry and promotes the philosophical study of material culture by articulating some of the central and difficult issues raised by this topic and providing innovative solutions to them, most notably an account of improvised action…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Push Button Agriculture

    Robotics, Drones, Satellite-Guided Soil and Crop Management

    By K. R. Krishna

    This book covers three main types of agricultural systems: the use of robotics, drones (unmanned aerial vehicles), and satellite-guided precision farming methods. Some of these are well refined and are currently in use, while others are in need of refinement and are yet to become popular. The book…

    Hardback – 2016-07-06
    Apple Academic Press

  • Algorithmic and Geometric Aspects of Robotics (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Jacob T. Schwartz, Chee-Keng Yap

    First published in 1987, the seven chapters that comprise this book review contemporary work on the geometric side of robotics. The first chapter defines the fundamental goal of robotics in very broad terms and outlines a research agenda each of whose items constitutes a substantial area for…

    Hardback – 2016-06-07

  • Autonomous Vehicle Navigation

    From Behavioral to Hybrid Multi-Controller Architectures

    By Lounis Adouane

    Improve the Safety, Flexibility, and Reliability of Autonomous Navigation in Complex Environments Autonomous Vehicle Navigation: From Behavioral to Hybrid Multi-Controller Architectures explores the use of multi-controller architectures in fully autonomous robot navigation—even in highly dynamic…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Architecture and Adaptation

    From Cybernetics to Tangible Computing

    By Socrates Yiannoudes

    Architecture and Adaptation discusses architectural projects that use computational technology to adapt to changing conditions and human needs. Topics include kinetic and transformable structures, digitally driven building parts, interactive installations, intelligent environments, early precedents…

    Paperback – 2016-02-02

  • Automated Essay Scoring

    A Cross-disciplinary Perspective

    Edited by Mark D. Shermis, Jill C. Burstein

    This new volume is the first to focus entirely on automated essay scoring and evaluation. It is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of the evolution and state-of-the-art of automated essay scoring and evaluation technology across several disciplines, including education, testing and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-20

  • Cyber Physical Systems

    Architectures, Protocols and Applications

    Edited by Chi (Harold) Liu, Yan Zhang

    Cyber Physical Systems: Architectures, Protocols and Applications helps you understand the basic principles and key supporting standards of CPS. It analyzes different CPS applications from the bottom up, extracting the common characters that form a vertical structure. It presents mobile sensing…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08
    CRC Press
    Wireless Networks and Mobile Communications

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