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.
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by Nilanjan Sarkar - InTech
This book, which presents outstanding work from the leading HRI researchers covering a wide spectrum of topics, is an effort to present the important contributions in HRI. The book will provide a thorough understanding of the field of HRI.
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.
by Mordechai Ben-Ari and Francesco Mondada - Springer
This book bridges the gap between playing with robots and studying robotics at upper undergraduate levels to prepare for careers in industry and research. Robotic algorithms are presented formally, but using only calculus, matrices and probability.
by Cher Ming Tan - IN-TECH
This book provides the readers with the knowledge of Simulated Annealing and its applications in the various branches of engineering. We encourage readers to explore the application of Simulated Annealing in their work for the task of optimization.