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Peter Norvig's libraryResults 1-10 of 14

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Karel Capek - 2001 - Drama - Limited preview
Must-read play looks to a future in which all workers are automatons. They revolt when they acquire souls (i.e., when they gain the ability to hate) and the resulting catastrophe make for a powerful theatrical experience.
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Computational Principles of Mobile Robotics

Gregory Dudek, Michael Jenkin - 2000 - Computers - Limited preview
Covers the computational methods involved in designing the locomotive, sensing and reasoning systems that enable a robot to perform tasks that involve motion and behavior.
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Planning Algorithms

Steven M. LaValle - 2006 - Computers - Limited preview
Planning algorithms are impacting technical disciplines and industries around the world, including robotics, computer-aided design, manufacturing, computer graphics, aerospace applications, drug design, and protein folding. This coherent and ...
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Springer Handbook of Robotics

Bruno Siciliano, Oussama Khatib - 2008 - Computers - Limited preview
Accompanying DVD-ROM.
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Robotics: State of the Art and Future Challenges

2008 - Technology & Engineering - Limited preview
Presents the results of an assessment of the state of robotics in Japan, Korea, Western Europe and Australia and a comparison of robotics R&D programs in these countries with those in the US. This book contains comparisons in areas like robotic ...
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Robot Vision

Berthold Horn - 1986 - Computers - Limited preview
"Presents a solid framework for understanding existing work and planning future research."--cover.
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Robots Unlimited: Life in a Virtual Age

David Levy - 2005 - Computers - No preview available
Consider this: Robots will one day be able to write poetry and prose so touching that it will make men weep; compose dozens or even hundreds of symphonies that will rival the work of Mozart; judge a court case with absolute impartiality and ...
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Tracking and Data Association

Yaakov Bar-Shalom, Thomas E. Fortmann - 1988 - Mathematics - Snippet view
In this book, we study theoretical and practical aspects of computing methods for mathematical modelling of nonlinear systems. A number of computing techniques are considered, such as methods of operator approximation with any given accuracy ...
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Introduction to AI Robotics

Robin Murphy - 2000 - Computers - Limited preview
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 ...
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Behavior-based Robotics

Ronald C. Arkin - 1998 - Computers - Limited preview
foreword by Michael Arbib "Hard to put down and necessary to know -- Arkin's book provides a comprehensive intellectual history of robots and a thorough compilation of robotic organizational paradigms from reflexes through social interaction ...
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