Springer Handbook of Robotics, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3540303014
  • ISBN-13: 9783540303015
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1611 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released September 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Overview

A compilation of classic and emerging application areas of robotics. From the foundations to the social and ethical implications of robotics, the handbook provides a comprehensive collection of the accomplishments in the field, and constitutes a premise of further advances towards new challenges in robotics.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Foreword.
Preface.
About the Editors.
About the Part Editors.
List of Contributors.
Contents.
List of Abbreviations.
1: Introduction.
2: Robotics Foundations.
3: Kinematics.
4: Dynamics.
5: Mechanisms and Actuation.
6: Sensing and Estimation.
7: Motion Planning.
8: Motion Control.
9: Force Control.
10: Robotic Systems Architectures and Programming.
11: AI Reasoning Methods for Robotics.
12: Robot Structures.
13: Performance Evaluation and Design Criteria.
14: Kinematically Redundant Manipulators.
15: Parallel Mechanisms and Robots.
16: Robots with Flexible Elements.
17: Model Identification.
18: Robot Hands.
19: Legged Robots.
20: Wheeled Robots.
21: Micro/Nanorobots.
22: Sensing and Perception.
23: Force and Tactile Sensors.
24: Inertial Sensors, GPS, and Odometry.
25: Sonar Sensing.
26: Range Sensors.
27: 3-D Vision and Recognition.
28: Visual Servoing and Visual Tracking.
29: Multisensor Data Fusion.
30: Manipulation and Interfaces.
31: Motion for Manipulation Tasks.
32: Contact Modeling and Manipulation.
33: Grasping.
34: Cooperative Manipulators.
35: Haptics.
36: Telerobotics.
37: Networked Telerobots.
38: Exoskeletons for Human Performance Augmentation.
39: Mobile and Distributed Robotics.
40: Motion Control of Wheeled Mobile Robots.
41: Motion Planning and Obstacle Avoidance.
42: World Modeling.
43: Simultaneous Localization and Mapping.
44: Behavior–Based Systems.
45: Distributed and Cellular Robots.
46: Multiple Mobile Robot Systems.
47: Networked Robots.
48: Field and Service Robotics.
49: Industrial Robotics.
50: Underwater Robotics.
51: Aerial Robotics.
52: Space Robots and Systems.
53: Robotics in Agriculture and Forestry.
54: Robotics in Construction.
55: Robotics in Hazardous Applications.
56: Mining Robotics.
57: Search and Rescue Robotics.
58: Intelligent Vehicles.
59: Medical Robotics and Computer-Integrated Surgery.
60: Rehabilitation and Health Care Robotics.
61: Domestic Robotics.
62: Robots for Education.
63: Human–Centered and Life–Like Robotics.
64: Humanoids.
65: Safety for Physical Human–Robot Interaction.
66: Social Robots that Interact with People.
67: Robot Programming by Demonstration.
68: Biologically Inspired Robots.
69: Evolutionary Robotics.
70: Neuroroboti: From Vision to Action.
71: Perceptual Robotics.
72: Roboethics: Social and Ethical Implications of Robotics.
Acknowledgements.
About the Authors.
Detailed Contents.
Subject Index.