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  • Autonomous Vehicle Navigation

    From Behavioral to Hybrid Multi-controller Architectures

    By Lounis Adouane

    Autonomous vehicles are no longer just a fixture of science fiction. This book introduces a new, effective approach to controlling autonomous vehicles in cluttered environments, using reactive and multi-controller architecture. Techniques to address different complex tasks when navigating one…

    Hardback – 2016-01-19 
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Cyber Physical Systems

    Architectures, Protocols and Applications

    Edited by Chi (Harold) Liu, Yan Zhang

    A cyber-physical system (CPS) is a system featuring a tight combination of, and coordination between, the system’s computational and physical elements. This book serves as a one-stop reference on nearly all aspects of CPS, including concepts, architectures, techniques, protocols, standards,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14 
    CRC Press
    Wireless Networks and Mobile Communications

  • Smart Autonomous Aircraft

    Flight Control and Planning for UAV

    By Yasmina Bestaoui Sebbane

    With the extraordinary growth of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) in research, military, and commercial contexts, there has been a need for a reference that provides a comprehensive look at the latest research in the area. Filling this void, Smart Autonomous Aircraft: Flight Control and Planning for…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2015-12-01 
    Explorations in Social Psychology

  • Cognitive Robotics

    Edited by Hooman Samani

    The kimono-clad android robot that recently made its debut as the new greeter at the entrance of Tokyo's Mitsukoshi department store is just one example of the rapid advancements being made in the field of robotics.Cognitive robotics is an approach to creating artificial intelligence in robots by…

    Hardback – 2015-10-06
    CRC Press

  • Just Ordinary Robots

    Automation from Love to War

    By Lamber Royakkers, Rinie van Est

    A social robot is a robot that interacts and communicates with humans or other autonomous physical agents by following social behaviors and rules attached to its role. We seem to accept the use of robots that perform dull, dirty, and dangerous jobs. But how far do we want to go with the automation…

    Hardback – 2015-09-04
    CRC Press

  • Information, Computer and Application Engineering

    Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Technology and Computer Application Engineering (ITCAE 2014), Hong Kong, China, 10-11 December 2014

    Edited by Hsiang-Chuan Liu, Wen-Pei Sung, Wenli Yao

    This proceedings volume brings together peer-reviewed papers presented at the International Conference on Information Technology and Computer Application Engineering, held 10-11 December 2014, in Hong Kong, China. Specific topics under consideration include Computational Intelligence, Computer…

    Hardback – 2015-07-28
    CRC Press

  • Numerical Algorithms

    Methods for Computer Vision, Machine Learning, and Graphics

    By Justin Solomon

    Numerical Algorithms: Methods for Computer Vision, Machine Learning, and Graphics presents a new approach to numerical analysis for modern computer scientists. Using examples from a broad base of computational tasks, including data processing, computational photography, and animation, the textbook…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2015-07-13
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Understanding Geometric Algebra

    Hamilton, Grassmann, and Clifford for Computer Vision and Graphics

    By Kenichi Kanatani

    Understanding Geometric Algebra: Hamilton, Grassmann, and Clifford for Computer Vision and Graphics introduces geometric algebra with an emphasis on the background mathematics of Hamilton, Grassmann, and Clifford. It shows how to describe and compute geometry for 3D modeling applications in…

    Hardback – 2015-04-06
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Humanoid Robotics and Neuroscience

    Science, Engineering and Society

    Edited by Gordon Cheng

    Humanoid robots are highly sophisticated machines equipped with human-like sensory and motor capabilities. Today we are on the verge of a new era of rapid transformations in both science and engineering—one that brings together technological advancements in a way that will accelerate both…

    Hardback – 2014-12-19
    CRC Press
    Frontiers in Neuroengineering Series

  • The Uncanny Valley in Games and Animation

    By Angela Tinwell

    Advances in technology have enabled animators and video game designers to design increasingly realistic, human-like characters in animation and games. Although it was intended that this increased realism would allow viewers to appreciate the emotional state of characters, research has shown that…

    Hardback – 2014-12-10
    A K Peters/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…

    Hardback – 2014-10-28
    Psychology Press
    Scientific Psychology Series

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