Springer Handbook of Robotics

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Bruno Siciliano, Oussama Khatib
Springer Science & Business Media, May 20, 2008 - Technology & Engineering - 1611 pages
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With the science of robotics undergoing a major transformation just now, Springer’s new, authoritative handbook on the subject couldn’t have come at a better time. Having broken free from its origins in industry, robotics has been rapidly expanding into the challenging terrain of unstructured environments. Unlike other handbooks that focus on industrial applications, the Springer Handbook of Robotics incorporates these new developments. Just like all Springer Handbooks, it is utterly comprehensive, edited by internationally renowned experts, and replete with contributions from leading researchers from around the world. The handbook is an ideal resource for robotics experts but also for people new to this expanding field.

 

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The book stands for its name in terms of Comprehensive coverage. This book is an excellent place to start off if you have been looking for doing something in Robotics but didn't know where to start. The list of references after each chapter is comprehensive and motivates the interested reader to pursue higher goals. A must read for beginners. 

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Bruno Siciliano is Professor of Control and Robotics at the University of Naples Federico II in Italy, President of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, and a Fellow of both IEEE and ASME.

Oussama Khatib is Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University in the USA, President of the International Foundation of Robotics Research, an IEEE Fellow, and a recipient of the Japan Robot Association Award in Research and Development.

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