Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering

Sociorobot World

A Guided Tour for All

Authors: Tzafestas, Spyros G.

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  • Provides background material on social robotics, history and a concise literature survey
  • Includes tutorial material on sociorobot intelligent control architectures, learning techniques and human-robot interaction/interfaces
  • Covers the whole range of sociorobot types
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About this book

This book makes a consolidated guided tour to the world of sociorobots (social or socialized robots).

Sociorobots and assistive robots provide entertainment, assistance to the handicapped, companionship to the elderly and health care to autistic children and people with dementia. The book provides, in a fluent educational way, all major concepts, architectures and design methodologies. All types of sociorobots are examined, namely walking anthropomorphic, wheeled anthropomorphic, fixed-place anthropomorphic and zoomorphic sociorobots. The book provides an outline of sociorobot intelligent control architectures, robot learning and human robot interaction.

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“This book represents a source that the robotic community was lacking, at least from a general and nontechnical perspective, in the field of social robots … . this book describes both the foundations and the applications of social robots. … the interested reader or specialist may enlarge their curiosity by checking the references available at the end of each chapter.” (Ramon Gonzalez Sanchez, Computing Reviews, September, 2015)


Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

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eBook $99.00
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Hardcover $169.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-21421-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Softcover $129.99
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  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sociorobot World
Book Subtitle
A Guided Tour for All
Authors
Series Title
Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering
Series Volume
80
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-21422-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-21422-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-21421-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-37024-8
Series ISSN
2213-8986
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 223
Number of Illustrations
31 b/w illustrations, 90 illustrations in colour
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