Flesh And Machines

Pub Date : 2002-04-09 | Author : Rodney Brooks | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780375421938
ISBN 13 : 0375421939

Are we really on the brink of having robots to mop our floors, do our dishes, mow our lawns, and clean our windows? And are researchers that close to creating robots that can think..

Robot

Pub Date : 2002-01-01 | Author : Rodney Allen Brooks | Publisher : Allan Lane

ISBN 10 : 0713995017
ISBN 13 : 9780713995015

The world is changing at an ever-increasing pace. Most of us have accepted the idea that the World Wide Web is now an important part of life and here to stay. But where will techno..

Flesh Eating Machines

Pub Date : 2008-01-01 | Author : June Preszler | Publisher : Capstone

ISBN 10 : 9781429612630
ISBN 13 : 1429612630

"Describes the world of maggots, including characteristics, life cycle, and their role in the food chain"--Provided by publisher...

Moral Machines

Pub Date : 2008-11-19 | Author : Wendell Wallach | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 0199705968
ISBN 13 : 9780199705962

Computers are already approving financial transactions, controlling electrical supplies, and driving trains. Soon, service robots will be taking care of the elderly in their homes,..

Steampunk Iii Steampunk Revolution

Pub Date : 2012-10-05 | Author : Ann VanderMeer | Publisher : Tachyon Publications

ISBN 10 : 9781616961091
ISBN 13 : 1616961090

Playfully mashing up the romantic elegance of the Victorian era with whimsically modernized technology, the wildly popular steampunk genre is here to stay. Now...long live the revo..

Self Adaptive Systems For Machine Intelligence

Pub Date : 2011-09-15 | Author : Haibo He | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 1118025598
ISBN 13 : 9781118025598

This book will advance the understanding and application of self-adaptive intelligent systems; therefore it will potentially benefit the long-term goal of replicating certain level..

Visual Perception And Robotic Manipulation

Pub Date : 2008-08-18 | Author : Geoffrey Taylor | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9783540334552
ISBN 13 : 3540334556

This book moves toward the realization of domestic robots by presenting an integrated view of computer vision and robotics, covering fundamental topics including optimal sensor des..