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  Control of multiple robots using vision sensors
Aranda M., López-Nicolás G., Sagüés C.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 187 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319578-27-9)

From the early days of mobile robotics, back in the 1960s, vision has always been one of the key sensors for controlling a robot. Traditionally, vision is thought of as a camera on board a single robot; this book contributes in a slightly differen...

Jan 17 2018  
  Big data computing: a guide for business and technology managers
Kale V.,  Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2017. 529 pp. Type: Book (978-1-498715-33-1)

Nowadays, digital data is everywhere: cellphones, computers, Internet, satellites, credit card payments, and so on. Data is flowing constantly around us. So, the question is: How can someone manage and process such a heterogeneous, complex, and va...

Oct 24 2017  
   Embedded software verification and debugging
Lettnin D., Winterholer M.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017.Type: Book (9781461422655)

Speaking about embedded software and hardware is related to speaking about critical systems, which by definition must be reliable systems with no failures at all. Or, in case of failures, systems must have enough intelligence to operate under cert...

Jul 26 2017  
  Reliable software for unreliable hardware: a cross layer perspective
Rehman S., Shafique M., Henkel J.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 237 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319257-70-9)

Today we are living through a boom in the software and hardware fields, mainly motivated by what is called the Internet of Things (IoT). It is obvious that hardware improvements can no longer be accomplished without fault-tolerant software. The ti...

Apr 6 2017  
  Autonomous vehicle navigation: from behavioral to hybrid multi-controller architectures
Adouane L.,  A. K. Peters, Ltd., Natick, MA, 2016. 260 pp. Type: Book (978-1-498715-58-4), Reviews: (1 of 2)

Autonomous vehicle navigation represents a global view of the wide field of ground mobile robotics. This view is ensured by the notable and broad background of the author, especially in the context of multirobot systems....

Dec 27 2016  
  Robot operating system (ROS): the complete reference (volume 1)
Koubaa A.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 728 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319260-52-5)

Robot operating systems (ROS) are everywhere in today’s robotics. Web pages, wikis, and blogs cover in depth the required knowledge to successfully run a project with ROS. However, those references do not address a global and thorough view o...

Jul 7 2016  
  Just ordinary robots: automation from love to war
Royakkers L., van Est R.,  CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, FL, 2015. 370 pp. Type: Book (978-1-482260-14-4)

This book offers to the reader a charming voyage from the origins to the near future of the role of robots in human life. What converts this manuscript from “another book about robots” to a delightful reference is that it tells a story...

Dec 15 2015  
  Cooperative robots and sensor networks 2015
Koubâa A., Martínez-de Dios J.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2015. 278 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319182-98-8)

It is clear that wireless technology, or in a broader sense communication technology, is everywhere; it is around us. In this context, it really makes sense to take advantage of such technologies in order to improve or to solve some of the challen...

Oct 29 2015  
  Sociorobot world: a guided tour for all
Tzafestas S.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2015. 223 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319214-21-4)

Even though the origin of robotics is in the industrial environment, today we can ensure that its future is far from factories. That future will be in the context of interactions with humans and in human activities, that is, in the so-called servi...

Sep 29 2015  
  Algorithmic foundations of robotics XI: selected contributions of the 11th International Workshop on the Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics
Akin H., Amato N., Isler V., van der Stappen A.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2015. 751 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319165-94-3)

To date, robotics comprises a mature theoretical field where some of those theoretical contributions have been mostly demonstrated in laboratory conditions. However, nowadays, robotics is experiencing a boom much like personal computers did in the...

Aug 18 2015  
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