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Karel Capek, Paul Selver, Nigel Playfair - 2001 - Drama - No preview available
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.

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.

Planning Algorithms

Steven M. LaValle - 2006 - Computers - No preview available
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 ...

Springer Handbook of Robotics

Bruno Siciliano, Oussama Khatib - 2008 - Technology & Engineering - Limited preview
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 ...

Robotics: State of the Art and Future Challenges

George A. Bekey - 2008 - Technology & Engineering - Limited preview
This book presents the results of an assessment of the state of robotics in Japan, South Korea, Western Europe and Australia and a comparison of robotics R&D programs in these countries with those in the United States. The comparisons include ...

Robot Vision

Berthold Horn, Berthold Klaus, Paul Horn - 1986 - Computers - Limited preview
"Presents a solid framework for understanding existing work and planning future research."--Cover.

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 ...

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 ...

Introduction to AI Robotics

Robin Murphy, Robin R.. Murphy, Ronald C. Arkin - 2000 - Computers - Limited preview
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 ...

Behavior-based Robotics

Ronald C. Arkin, Regents' Professor & Director of the Mobile Robot Laboratory Ronald C Arkin, 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 ...