Navigation Links
Robots moving closer to humans
Date:5/19/2008

Robots today are making a considerable impact on many aspects of modern life, from industrial manufacturing to healthcare. Reaching for the human frontier, robotics is also vigorously engaged in the growing challenges of new emerging domains. Interacting, exploring, and working with humans, the new generation of robots will increasingly touch peoples lives. The prospect of practical robots among humans follows half a century of robotic developments that established robotics as a modern scientific discipline.

At the pinnacle of these developments, new Springer Handbook of Robotics is making its debut at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), in Pasadena, CA, USA, in May 2008. The handbook provides a comprehensive collection of the international accomplishments in the field and presents the very latest research in robotics. From the foundations to the social and ethical implications of robotics, the handbook sets new standards for future developments and challenges in this scientific discipline.

Designed for research and practice, the handbook is edited by the internationally renowned robotics experts Bruno Siciliano and Oussama Khatib. This mammoth task was supported by an outstanding team of seven part editors on: Robotics foundations; Robot structures; Sensing and perception; Manipulation and interfaces; Mobile and distributed robotics; Field and service robotics; and Human-centered and life-like robotics. A total of 165 authors worked on this authoritative handbook, the result of five years of editing work and more than 10,000 emails to the editors mailboxes.

Bruno Siciliano is Professor of Control and Robotics and Director of the PRISMA Lab in the Department of Computer and Systems Engineering at the University of Naples, Italy. His current research is in force control, visual servoing, dual-arm/hand manipulation, lightweight flexible arms, human-robot interaction and service robotics. Professor Siciliano is the President of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS).

Oussama Khatib is Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, CA, USA. His current research, which focuses on human-centered robotics, is concerned with human motion synthesis, humanoid robotics, haptic teleoperation, medical robotics and human-friendly robot design. Professor Khatib is the President of the International Foundation of Robotics Research (IFRR).

The coverage of all specialist fields infringing into robotics makes this handbook a reliable desk reference for scientists and engineers in the industry. It also provides basic and more advanced content for scholars from related disciplines such as biomechanics, neurosciences, virtual simulation, animation, surgery, and sensor networks, among others.


'/>"/>

Contact: Renate Bayaz
renate.bayaz@springer.com
49-622-148-78531
Springer
Source:Eurekalert

Related biology technology :

1. SMErobot: A new generation of robots for small and medium-sized enterprises at Automatica 2008
2. Understanding of actuator properties of carbon nanotubes bring micro machines closer
3. Of mice and men: new male contraceptives successful in rodents and humans
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... June 23, 2016 , ... STACS DNA Inc., the ... at the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory, has joined STACS DNA as a Field Application ... team,” said Jocelyn Tremblay, President and COO of STACS DNA. “In further expanding our ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Apellis Pharmaceuticals, ... 1 clinical trials of its complement C3 inhibitor, ... and multiple ascending dose studies designed to assess ... of subcutaneous injection in healthy adult volunteers. ... either as a single dose (ranging from 45 ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 ... Review, 2016;12(1):22-8 http://doi.org/10.17925/OHR.2016.12.01.22 Published ... the peer-reviewed journal from touchONCOLOGY, Andrew D ... cost of cancer care is placing an increasing ... of expensive biologic therapies. With the patents on ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... 23, 2016 , ... ClinCapture, the only free validated electronic ... showcase its product’s latest features from June 26 to June 30, 2016 for ... Disrupting Clinical Trials in The Cloud during the conference. DIA (Drug Information ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:6/3/2016)... 3, 2016 Das ... Nepal hat ein 44 ... geprägter Kennzeichen, einschließlich Personalisierung, Registrierung und IT-Infrastruktur, ... Produktion und Implementierung von Identitätsmanagementlösungen. Zahlreiche renommierte ... Januar teilgenommen, aber Decatur wurde als konformste ...
(Date:6/2/2016)... Perimeter Surveillance & Detection Systems, Biometrics & ... & Other Service  The latest report from ... of the global Border Security market . Visiongain ... billion in 2016. Now: In November 2015 ... and hardware technologies for advanced video surveillance. ...
(Date:5/20/2016)... May 20, 2016  VoiceIt is excited to ... VoicePass. By working together, VoiceIt and ... VoiceIt and VoicePass take slightly different approaches to ... both security and usability. ... this new partnership. "This marketing and ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):