From Bricks to Brains: The Embodied Cognitive Science of LEGO
by M. Dawson, B. Dupuis, M. Wilson
Publisher: AU Press 2010
Number of pages: 354
From Bricks to Brains introduces embodied cognitive science, and illustrates its foundational ideas through the construction and observation of LEGO Mindstorms robots. The book places a renewed emphasis on sensing and acting, the importance of embodiment, the exploration of distributed notions of control, and the development of theories by synthesizing simple systems and exploring their behaviour.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Francesco Bullo, Jorge Cortes, Sonia Martinez - Princeton University Press
This introductory book offers a distinctive blend of computer science and control theory. The book presents a broad set of tools for understanding coordination algorithms, determining their correctness, and assessing their complexity.
by Nikolaus Correl - Magellan Scientific
This book introduces concepts in mobile, autonomous robotics to students in Computer Science. The book covers principles of robot motion, forward and inverse kinematics of robotic arms and simple wheeled platforms, perception, error propagation, etc.
by Olivier Michel, Fabien Rohrer, Nicolas Heiniger - Wikibooks
This book is geared towards students, teachers, hobbyists and researchers interested in intelligent robots. It explains what robots are, what they can do, and how to program them. It includes a short theoretical part and a longer practical part.
by Richard M. Murray, Zexiang Li, S. Shankar Sastry - CRC Press
A mathematical formulation of the kinematics, dynamics, and control of robot manipulators. It uses mathematical tools that emphasizes the geometry of robot motion and allows a large class of problems to be analyzed within a unified framework.