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  • Visual Tracking in Conventional Minimally Invasive Surgery

    By Shahram Payandeh

    The book takes a step-by-step approach to designing and developing various tools for surgeon computer interfaces using the conventional surgical set-up. Tracking of surgical tools is defined as the key component for developing such interfaces. Using a theoretical basis, the book presents practical…

    Hardback – 2016-11-04 
    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 – 2016-07-07
    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

  • 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 – 2015-11-18
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2015-10-16
    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

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