Cyberbotics' Robot Curriculum
by Olivier Michel, Fabien Rohrer, Nicolas Heiniger
Publisher: Wikibooks 2010
Number of pages: 121
This book is geared towards students, teachers, hobbyists and researchers interested in intelligent robots. It will help you understanding what robots are, what they can do for you, and most interestingly how to program them. It includes two parts: a short theoretical part and a longer practical part.
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