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Published:
December 21, 2013
Author(s):
Marko B. Popović
The science and technology of biomechanics and robotics promise to be some of the most influential research directions of the twenty-first century. Biomechanics and Robotics goes beyond the individual areas of biomechanics, robotics, biomedical engineering, biomechatronics, and biologically 
Published:
October 24, 2013
Author(s):
Gennaro Auletta
The book explores how build a mechanical inferences by making use of arithmetic operations on a string of numbers representing statements. In this way logic is reduced to a branch of the combinatory calculus. It covers the field of traditional logic by showing that any kind of inference can be 
Published:
October 11, 2013
Editor(s):
Hsiang-Chuan Liu, Wen-Pei Sung, Yao Wenli
This proceedings volume brings together some 189 peer-reviewed papers presented at the International Conference on Information Technology and Computer Application Engineering, held 27-28 August 2013, in Hong Kong, China. Specific topics under consideration include Control, Robotics, and Automation, 
Published:
June 04, 2013
Author(s):
Zhijun Li, Shuzhi Sam Ge
Mobile manipulators combine the advantages of mobile platforms and robotic arms, extending their operational range and functionality to large spaces and remote, demanding, and/or dangerous environments. They also bring complexity and difficulty in dynamic modeling and control system design. However 
Published:
May 29, 2013
Editor(s):
Serge Kernbach
This book is devoted to mechatronic, chemical, bacteriological, biological, and hybrid systems, utilizing cooperative, networked, swarm, self-organizing, evolutionary and bio-inspired design principles and targeting underwater, ground, air, and space applications. It addresses issues such as 
Published:
February 20, 2013
Author(s):
Hamid D. Taghirad
Parallel structures are more effective than serial ones for industrial automation applications that require high precision and stiffness, or a high load capacity relative to robot weight. Although many industrial applications have adopted parallel structures for their design, few textbooks 
Published:
September 26, 2012
Author(s):
Takayuki Kanda, Hiroshi Ishiguro
Human–Robot Interaction in Social Robotics explores important issues in designing a robot system that works with people in everyday environments. Edited by leading figures in the field of social robotics, it draws on contributions by researchers working on the Robovie project at the ATR Intelligent 
Published:
August 07, 2012
Author(s):
Junichi Takeno
Present-day computers lack well-defined functions to accept various kinds of sensual information such as vision, hearing, and smelling (binding problem). Computers also lack any well-defined mechanisms to coordinate various behaviors in the presence of an object (conscious mechanism). This book 
Published:
April 24, 2012
Editor(s):
Toshio Fukuda, Carlos Tercero
This book explains, using the example of endovascular intervention, the development of in vitro simulators for biomedical applications based on the scientific context in the robotics area and the explanation of the medical procedure to be simulated. It presents modeling methods for in vitro 
Published:
November 16, 2005
Author(s):
David Levy
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 fairness; or even converse with the natural ease of your 

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The ACM SIGKDD 2012 Innovation Award, the highest award for technical excellence in the field of Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), has been awarded to Prof. Vipin Kumar for his technical contributions to foundational research in data mining and its applications to mining scientific and climate data. Prof. Kumar is the editor of the Chapman & Hall/CRC Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery Series. He has pioneered research in the areas of high performance and parallel data mining. His research group has also been at the forefront in the development of data-driven discovery methods for analyzing global climate and ecosystem data.

 

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