New Research on Mobile Robots Hardback
Edited by Jessica L. Davies, Lily Hall
This book presents new and important research from around the world on mobile robots which are automatic machines that are capable of movement in a given environment.
Mobile robots have the capability to move around in their environment and are not fixed to one physical location.
In contrast, industrial robots usually consist of a jointed arm (multi-linked manipulator) and gripper assembly (or end effector) that is attached to a fixed surface.
Mobile robots are the focus of a great deal of current research and almost every major university has one or more labs that focus on mobile robot research.
Mobile robots are also found in industry, military and security environments.
They also appear as consumer products, for entertainment or to perform certain tasks like vacuum cleaning or mowing.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 264 pages, tables & charts
- Publisher: Nova Science Publishers Inc
- Publication Date: 01/11/2008
- Category: Robotics
- ISBN: 9781604566512