Robotics Products

  • Fundamentals in Modeling and Control of Mobile Manipulators

    By Zhijun Li, Shuzhi Sam Ge

    Mobile manipulators combine the advantages of mobile platforms and robotic arms, extending their operational range and functionality to large spaces and remote, demanding, and/or dangerous environments. They also bring complexity and difficulty in dynamic modeling and control system design. However…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    CRC Press
    Automation and Control Engineering

  • Parallel Robots

    Mechanics and Control

    By Hamid D. Taghirad

    Parallel structures are more effective than serial ones for industrial automation applications that require high precision and stiffness, or a high load capacity relative to robot weight. Although many industrial applications have adopted parallel structures for their design, few textbooks…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    CRC Press

  • Human-Robot Interaction in Social Robotics

    By Takayuki Kanda, Hiroshi Ishiguro

    Human–Robot Interaction in Social Robotics explores important issues in designing a robot system that works with people in everyday environments. Edited by leading figures in the field of social robotics, it draws on contributions by researchers working on the Robovie project at the ATR Intelligent…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    CRC Press

  • Mathematical Principles of Human Conceptual Behavior

    The Structural Nature of Conceptual Representation and Processing

    By Ronaldo Vigo

    The ability to learn concepts lies at the very core of human cognition, enabling us to efficiently classify, organize, identify, and store complex information. In view of the basic role that concepts play in our everyday physical and mental lives, the fields of cognitive science and psychology face…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Psychology Press
    Scientific Psychology Series

  • 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 – 2016-11-10
    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
    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
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • Personhood and Social Robotics

    A psychological consideration

    By Raya A Jones

    An exponentially growing industry, human robot interaction (HRI) research has drawn predominantly upon psychologists’ descriptions of mechanisms of face-to-face dyadic interactions. This book considers how social robotics is beginning unwittingly to confront an impasse that has been a perennial…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge
    Explorations in Social Psychology

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