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Adam, George
Technological Educational Institute of Larissa
Larissa, Greece
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  Distributed autonomous robotic systems: the 10th International Symposium
Martinoli A., Mondada F., Correll N., Mermoud G., Egerstedt M., Hsieh M., Parker L., Støy K.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2012. 636 pp. Type: Book (978-3-642327-22-3)

This book is published under the “Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics” (STAR) series, which is devoted to bringing the latest advances in the robotics field, on the basis of their significance and quality, to the research community. S...

Feb 1 2013  
  Collision-free navigation of an autonomous unmanned helicopter in unknown urban environments: sliding mode and MPC approaches
Hoy M., Matveev A., Garratt M., Savkin A.  Robotica 30(4): 537-550, 2012. Type: Article

Interesting research on safe navigation by autonomous helicopters in unknown urban environments is presented in this paper. The authors propose and compare two approaches to navigation. The first uses sliding mode boundary following to maintain a ...

Jan 3 2013  
  Online multi-robot exploration of grid graphs with rectangular obstacles
Ortolf C., Schindelhauer C.  SPAA 2012 (Proceedings of the 24th ACM Symposium on Parallelism in Algorithms and Architectures, Pittsburgh, PA,  Jun 25-27, 2012) 27-36, 2012. Type: Proceedings

In this research paper, the authors consider planar sceneries as an approach to the problem of multi-robot exploration of an unknown n x n grid graph with oriented disjoint rectangular obstacles. Multi-robot e...

Nov 12 2012  
  Modelling and control of manipulators with flexible links working on land and underwater environments
Gümüel L., Özmen N.  Robotica 29(3): 461-470, 2011. Type: Article

Gümüşel and &#ş;zmen study the dynamic analysis and performance of the proportional (P), proportional + derivative (PD), and fuzzy + integral control methods on a two-link robot manipulator considered for both land and underwat...

Sep 1 2011  
   Geometric computing: for wavelet transforms, robot vision, learning, control and action
Bayro-Corrochano E.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2010. 615 pp. Type: Book (978-1-848829-28-2)

The theory and applications of geometric algebra (Clifford algebra), an advanced mathematical language, are addressed in this book. It aims to clarify the theory and fundamental aspects of the application of geometric algebra to problems in image ...

Oct 5 2010  
  LEGO Mindstorms NXT-G: programming guide
Kelly J.,  Apress, Berkeley, CA, 2010. 336 pp. Type: Book (978-1-430229-76-6), Reviews: (1 of 2)

With this book, readers will learn how to program LEGO Mindstorms robots with the NXT-G graphical programming language. This second edition will not only help those new to the NXT robotics kit, but will also update and advance the knowledge of tho...

Sep 15 2010  
  Fusion of threshold rules for target detection in wireless sensor networks
Zhu M., Ding S., Wu Q., Brooks R., Rao N., Iyengar S.  ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks 6(2): 1-7, 2010. Type: Article

Zhu et al. present in this research paper an interesting approach to the application of fusion threshold rules for target detection in wireless sensor networks (WSNs). They “propose a binary decision fusion rule that reaches a global decisio...

Jul 16 2010  
  The Epi.q-1 hybrid mobile robot
Quaglia G., Maffiodo D., Franco W., Appendino S., Oderio R.  International Journal of Robotics Research 29(1): 81-91, 2010. Type: Article

The Epi.q-1 is a very interesting small mobile robot. As an adaptable “wheel-legged” hybrid robot, it utilizes a locomotion system that combines the advantages of both wheeled and legged robots, which allows it to move on flat, steep, ...

May 6 2010  
  Robot building for beginners
Cook D.,  Apress, Berkeley, CA, 2010. 600 pp. Type: Book (978-1-430227-48-9)

Basic, practical knowledge on how to build an amateur homemade robot is provided in this book. The robot described and built is battery-powered, autonomous, and about the size of a lunchbox. According to the publisher, “This book is aimed at...

May 4 2010  
  An integrated approach to emotional speech and gesture synthesis in humanoid robots
Robbel P., Hoque M., Breazeal C.  AFFINE 2009 (Proceedings of the International Workshop on Affective-Aware Virtual Agents and Social Robots, Boston, MA,  Nov 6, 2009) 1-4, 2009. Type: Proceedings

This paper describes an integrated approach to recognizing and generating affect in a humanoid robot, as it interacts with a human user. Robbel et al. present a method for detecting basic affect signals in the user’s speech input and generat...

Feb 25 2010  
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