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Dudek, Gregory, 1958-
Computational principles of mobile robotics / Gregory Dudek, Michael Jenkin
2nd ed
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
book jacket
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 4th Floor  TJ211.415 .D83 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Mobile robots
Robotics -- Mathematics
Physical Description xiii, 391 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [353]-380) and index
Contents 1. Overview and motivation -- 2. Fundamental problems -- Part I. Locomotion and perception: 3. Mobile robot hardware -- 4. Non-visual sensors and algorithms -- 5. Visual sensors and algorithms -- Part II. Representation and planning: 6. Representing and reasoning about space -- 7. System control -- 8. Pose maintenance and localization -- 9. Mapping and related tasks -- 10. Robot collectives -- 11. Robots in practice -- 12. The future of mobile robotics
Summary "This textbook for advanced undergraduates and graduate students emphasizes computation and algorithms for a range of strategies for locomotion, sensing, and reasoning. It concentrates on wheeled and legged mobile robots but also discusses a variety of other propulsion systems. The new edition presents advances in robotics and intelligent machines over the last 10 years, including significant coverage of SLAM (simultaneous localization and mapping) and multi-robot systems. It includes additional mathematical background and an extensive list of sample problems. Various mathematical techniques that were assumed in the first edition are now briefly introduced in appendices at the end of the text to make the book more self-contained"--Provided by publisher
NOTE 515467
Alternate Author Jenkin, Michael, 1959-

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