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Everything Robotics

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They fix spacecraft, dance, tell jokes, and even clean your carpet! From the tiniest robo-bees to gigantic factory machines, robotics is all around you. This technology isn't just for science-fiction anymore -- it's real and more relevant than ever. With stunning visuals and energetic, impactful design, readers won't stop until they've learned everything there is to know about robotics.

Compete by Doing Everything Yourself S A Robotics Reaching Into Every Detail

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Robotics

Author : Peter McKinnon
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Explore the Fascinating World of Robotics! Do you love robots? Are you fascinated with modern advances in technology? Do you want to know how robots work? If so, you'll be delighted with Robotics: Everything You Need to Know About Robotics from Beginner to Expert. You'll learn the history of robotics, learn the 3 Rules, and meet the very first robots. This book also describes the many essential hardware components of today's robots: - Analog and Digital brains - DC, Servo, and Stepper Motors - Bump Sensors and Light Sensors - and even Robotic Bodywork Would you like to build and program your own robot? You can use Robotics: Everything You Need to Know About Robotics from Beginner to Expert to learn the software basics of RoboCORE and how to create "brains" for creations like the Obstacle Avoiding Robot. You'll also learn which materials to use to build your robot body and which sensors you need to help your new friend perceive the world around it. This book even explains how you can construct an Autonomous Wall Climbing Robot! Don't delay - Start Reading Robotics: Everything You Need to Know About Robotics from Beginner to Expert right away! You'll be so glad you gained this exciting and powerful knowledge!

Combat Robots Complete

Author : Chris Hannold
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Three different "build reports" make constructing your own battling robot simple. CD-ROM contains plans for building your battling robot.

Robotics

Author : Louise Spilsbury
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Every day, robots become a bigger part of our lives. From the robots vacuuming our homes to self-scanning machines at the supermarket, robots do jobs faster than humans and often with fewer mistakes. This book takes a look at the amazing developments in robotic technology, from the early days of robots to the varied landscape of robotics we see today. Readers will learn the differences between robots being developed to look just like humans and the complex thinking machines designed to play chess or build cars, and explore the potential future robots have to change the world.

Introduction to AI Robotics

Author : Robin Murphy
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A comprehensive introduction to the AI approach to robotics, combining theoretical rigor and practical applications; with case studies and exercises. This text covers all the material needed to understand the principles behind the AI approach to robotics and to program an artificially intelligent robot for applications involving sensing, navigation, planning, and uncertainty. Robin Murphy is extremely effective at combining theoretical and practical rigor with a light narrative touch. In the overview, for example, she touches upon anthropomorphic robots from classic films and science fiction stories before delving into the nuts and bolts of organizing intelligence in robots. Following the overview, Murphy contrasts AI and engineering approaches and discusses what she calls the three paradigms of AI robotics: hierarchical, reactive, and hybrid deliberative/reactive. Later chapters explore multiagent scenarios, navigation and path-planning for mobile robots, and the basics of computer vision and range sensing. Each chapter includes objectives, review questions, and exercises. Many chapters contain one or more case studies showing how the concepts were implemented on real robots. Murphy, who is well known for her classroom teaching, conveys the intellectual adventure of mastering complex theoretical and technical material. An Instructor's Manual including slides, solutions, sample tests, and programming assignments is available to qualified professors who are considering using the book or who are using the book for class use.

The Robotics Primer

Author : Maja J. Matarić
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1. What is a robot? 2. Where do robots come from? 3. What's in a robot? 4. Arms, legs, wheels, tracks, and really drives them 5. Move it! 6. Grasping at straws 7. What's going on? 8. Switch on ghe light 9. Sonars, lasers, and cameras 10. Stay in control 11. The building bolcks of control 12. What's in your head? 13. Think hard, act later 14. Don't think, react! 15. Think and act separately, in parallel 16. Think the way you act 17. Making your robot behave 18. When the unexpected happens 19. Going places 20. Go, team! 21. Things keep getting better 22. Where to next?

Robotics

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Robotics is slowly creeping into our lives, and soon, robots will be everywhere. Do you know everything there is to know about robotics? Do you want to know more about robotics? Do you want to discover the advantages of robotics? If so, then you've come to the right place.

Another Sort of Life

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Spurred by boredom and maybe a touch of mid-life crisis, a political science professor quits the security of academic life and with just the cash in his pocket, a worn-out station wagon and a cargo of books hits the road in search of something different. economy and the highest unemployment rate since the Great Depression. His new colleagues include neer-do-wells, zanies, bohemians, underachievers, and people temporarily or permanently down on their luck. He joins the new poor an unprecedented class of downwardly mobile people for whom university degrees, diligence, and doing everything right have lost their force and he becomes himself a misfit who cant, or wont, hang onto a job. During his travels he makes a catch-as-catch-can living as an adjunct professor, a field worker, a department store clerk, a civil servant, a door-to-door salesman, a janitor, a car washer, a day laborer, even a seller of blood his own. This is a close-up view of the dark (and now largely neglected) side of the 1980s, also of a subculture which lives just below the surface of middle-class American life and which shares neither in its affluence nor its aspirations. Its a fouryear stroll on the wrong side of the tracks, a tale reminiscent of George Orwells Down and Out in Paris and London, yet leavened with a dash of humor.

The Michigan Technic

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Robot Facts for Kids

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Robot for Kids contains different type of Robots and their facts which your child can learn more in advance from basic level about Robots and how real they are... and can also know more about its parts and the facts and the base of their invention and how advanced they are upto the current period....They fix spacecraft, dance, tell jokes, and even clean your carpet! From the tiniest robo-bees to gigantic factory machines, robotics is all around you. This technology isn't just for science-fiction anymore -- it's real and more relevant than ever. With stunning visuals and energetic, impactful design, readers won't stop until they've learned everything there is to know about robotics....# control # wowee giant killer # camras # that can hold things nerf guns # technology computer # science claw ai monkey AI building assembly # assemble learn know more facts facts vs opinions vs robots factory# facts vs. opinions vs. robots # by michael rex National Geographic Kids Everything Robotics # All the Photos, Facts, and Fun to Make You Race for Robots Robot Coloring Book # With Bonus Activity Pages! Mazes # Dot to Dot # Picture Puzzles Robotics Activity Books The Everyday Workings of Machines # How machines work # from toasters and trains to hovercrafts and robots The Proto Project # A Sci-Fi Adventure of the Mind for Kids Ages 9-12 #

Robot Builder s Sourcebook

Author : Gordon McComb
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* A much-needed clearinghouse for information on amateur and educational robotics, containing over 2,500 listings of robot suppliers, including mail order and local area businesses * Contains resources for both common and hard-to-find parts and supplies * Features dozens of "sidebars" to clarify essential robotics technologies * Provides original articles on various robot-building topics

High Tech DIY Projects with Robotics

Author : Maggie Murphy
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Learning the ins and outs of robotics can take a lifetime, but learning the basics just takes reading one book! Different types of robots and their components, functions, and purposes are explored in a way that students will find helpful and encouraging when they begin working on their own projects. More than just a beginner’s guide, this may be the spark to ignite limitless possibility for kids who love to use their minds and hands.

This Will Change Everything

Author : Mr. John Brockman
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“This Will Change Everything offers seemingly radical but actually feasible ideas with the potential to change the world.”—Jared Diamond, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel Editor John Brockman continues in the same vein as his popular compilations What Are You Optimistic About and What Have You Changed Your Mind About with This Will Change Everything. Brockman asks 150 intellectual superstars “what game-changing scientific ideas and developments do you expect to live to see?” Their fascinating responses are collected here, from bestselling author of Atonement Ian McEwan to Nobel Prize-winning physicist Frank Wilczek to electronic music pioneer Brian Eno to writer, actor, director, and activist Alan Alda.

It s a Smart Smart Smart Smart World

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Robot Programming

Author : Joe Jones
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* Teaches the concepts of behavior-based programming through text, programming examples, and a unique online simulator robot * Explains how to design new behaviors by manipulating old ones and adjusting programming * Does not assume reader familiarity with robotics or programming languages * Includes a section on designing your own behavior-based system from scratch

Autonomous Tracked Robots in Planar Off Road Conditions

Author : Ramón González
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This monograph is framed within the context of off-road mobile robotics. In particular, it discusses issues related to modelling, localization, and motion control of tracked mobile robots working in planar slippery conditions. Tracked locomotion constitutes a well-known solution for mobile platforms operating over diverse challenging terrains, for that reason, tracked robotics constitutes an important research field with many applications (e.g. agriculture, mining, search and rescue operations, military activities). The specific topics of this monograph are: historical perspective of tracked vehicles and tracked robots; trajectory-tracking model taking into account slip effect; visual-odometry-based localization strategies; and advanced slip-compensation motion controllers ensuring efficient real-time execution. Physical experiments with a real tracked robot are presented showing the better performance of the suggested novel approaches to known techniques. Keywords: longitudinal slip, visual odometry, slip-compensation control, robust predictive control, trajectory tracking. Related subjects: Robotics – Mechanical Engineering – Mechanics – Computer Science – Artificial Intelligence - Applications

21st Century Robotics

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Presents a collection of essays from Scientific American on the advances made in robotics and what future robots may do.

Evolutionary Swarm Robotics

Author : Vito Trianni
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In this book the use of ER techniques for the design of self-organising group behaviours, for both simulated and real robots is introduced. The book tries to mediate between two apparently opposed perspectives: engineering and cognitive science. The experiments presented in the book and the results obtained contribute to the assessment of ER not only as a design tool, but also as a methodology for modelling and understanding intelligent adaptive behaviours.

Robotics in Service

Author : Joseph F. Engelberger
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Robots can play a major role in the service industries. And it is in that direction that robotics needs to turn, Joseph Engleberger asserts, not toward the routine factory jobs of the past. Engleberger was instrumental in founding the robotics industry and his book Robotics in Practice is now a classic. In Robotics in Service he observes that the time is ripe for robotics to launch itself into an entirely new marketplace.Engelberger's starting point is the fact that it is now feasible to equip robots with a wide repertoire of senses and to provide them with at least rudimentary intelligence. We can produce a range of robotic devices that can be put to work performing a variety of services that have become increasingly unattractive to the human labor force because of their mundane nature or the dangers they involve.Part I of the book provides a robotics technology update, concentrating on the new developments, particularly in sensory equipment and artificial intelligence. Part II examines in detail 15 specific applications - ranging from commercial cleaning and fast food service to jobs in space and aid for the handicapped and the elderly - that are ripe for exploitation.Joseph F. Engelberger was the founder of Unimation, the first manufacturer of industrial robots in the world. He is a past president of the Robot Institute of America and currently Chairman of Transition Research Corporation