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Advances in Robotics and Virtual Reality

  • Tauseef Gulrez
  • Aboul Ella Hassanien

Part of the Intelligent Systems Reference Library book series (ISRL, volume 26)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Advanced Robotic Systems in Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Basem Fayez Yousef
      Pages 33-59
    3. Haibo Huang, Dong Sun, Hao Su, James K. Mills
      Pages 61-88
    4. Alessandro De Mauro, Eduardo Carrasco, David Oyarzun, Aitor Ardanza, Anselmo Frizera-Neto, Diego Torricelli et al.
      Pages 89-108
    5. Affiani Machmudah, Setyamartana Parman, Azman Zainuddin
      Pages 109-131
  3. Enabling Human Computer Interaction

  4. 3D Virtual Reality Environments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 249-249
    2. Theodore W. Hall, Mojtaba Navvab, Eric Maslowski, Sean Petty
      Pages 251-273
    3. Minzhi Luo, Guanghong Gong, Abdelkader El Kamel
      Pages 307-332
    4. Csaba Szabó, Štefan Korečko, Branislav Sobota
      Pages 333-361
    5. Neveen I. Ghali, Omar Soluiman, Nashwa El-Bendary, Tamer M. Nassef, Sara A. Ahmed, Yomna M. Elbarawy et al.
      Pages 363-385
  5. Back Matter

About this book

Introduction

A beyond human knowledge and reach, robotics is strongly involved in tackling challenges of new emerging multidisciplinary fields. Together with humans, robots are busy exploring and working on the new generation of ideas and problems whose solution is otherwise impossible to find. The future is near when robots will sense, smell and touch people and their lives. Behind this practical aspect of human-robotics, there is a half a century spanned robotics research, which transformed robotics into a modern science. The Advances in Robotics and Virtual Reality is a compilation of emerging application areas of robotics. The book covers robotics role in medicine, space exploration and also explains the role of virtual reality as a non-destructive test bed which constitutes a premise of further advances towards new challenges in robotics. This book, edited by two famous scientists with the support of an outstanding team of fifteen authors, is a well suited reference for robotics researchers and scholars from related disciplines such as computer graphics, virtual simulation, surgery, biomechanics and neuroscience.

Keywords

Computational Intelligence Intelligent Systems Robotics Virtual Reality

Editors and affiliations

  • Tauseef Gulrez
    • 1
  • Aboul Ella Hassanien
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceCOMSATS Institute of Information TechnologyLahorePakistan
  2. 2.Faculty of Computer and Information Information Technology DepartmentCairo UniversityGizaEgypt

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-23363-0
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag GmbH Berlin Heidelberg 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-23362-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-23363-0
  • Series Print ISSN 1868-4394
  • Series Online ISSN 1868-4408
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