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Advances in Robotics, Automation and Control [e-book pdf]

The book presents an excellent overview of the recent developments in the different areas of Robotics, Automation and Control. Through its 24 chapters, this book presents topics related to control and robot design; it also introduces new mathematical tools and techniques devoted to improve the system modeling and control. An important point is the use of rational agents and heuristic techniques to cope with the computational complexity required for controlling complex systems. Through this book, we also find navigation and vision algorithms, automatic handwritten comprehension and speech recognition systems that will be included in the next generation of productive systems developed by man.

Edited by Jesús Arámburo-Lizárraga, University of Guadalajara, Mexico

Co-editor: Antonio Ramirez, CINVESTAV Universidad de Guadalajara
Chapter 1 Adaptive Control Optimization of Cutting Parameters for High Quality Machining Operations Based on Neural Networks and Search Algorithms
by J. V. Abellan, F. Romero, H. R. Siller, A. Estruch and C. Vila

Chapter 2 JPEG for Arabic Handwritten Character Recognition: Add a Dimension of Application
by Abdurazzag Ali Aburas and Salem Ali Rehiel

Chapter 3 Predicting Surface Roughness in Grinding Using Neural Networks
by Paulo R. Aguiar, Carlos E. D. Cruz, Wallace C. F. Paula and Eduardo C. Bianchi

Chapter 4 An Implementation of High Availability in Networked Robotic Systems
by Florin Daniel Anton, Theodor Borangiu and Silvia Anton

Chapter 5 Fault Diagnosis in Discrete Event Systems Using Interpreted Petri Nets
by Jesús Arámburo-Lizárraga, Antonio Ramírez-Treviño, Ernesto López-Mellado and Elvia Ruiz-Beltrán

Chapter 6 Cognitive Approach to Control in Ill-Structured Situation and the Problem of Risks
by Abramova N.A., Avdeeva Z.K. and Kovriga S. V.

Chapter 7 Attentional Selection for Action in Mobile Robots
by Pilar Bachiller, Pablo Bustos and Luis J. Manso

Chapter 8 Estimation of Tire-Road Forces and Vehicle Sideslip Angle
by Guillaume Baffet, Ali Charara and Daniel Lechner

Chapter 9 A New Load Adjustment Approach for Job-Shops
by Zied Bahroun, Mourad Fendouli and Jean-Pierre Campagne

Chapter 10 Discovering Strategic Behaviors in Multi-Agent Scenarios by Ontology-Driven Mining
by Davide Bacciu, Andrea Bellandi, Barbara Furletti, Valerio Grossi and Andrea Romei

Chapter 11 A New Algorithm for Initialization and Training of Beta Multi-Library Wavelets Neural Network
by Wajdi Bellil, Mohamed Othmani, Chokri Ben Amar and Mohamed Adel Alimi

Chapter 12 A Tree-Climbing Robot Platform: Mechanical Concept, Control Software and Electronic Architectures
by Reinaldo de Bernardi and José Jaime da Cruz

Chapter 13 Modeling Virtual Reality Web Application
by Berta Buttarazzi and Federico Filippi

Chapter 14 Outlier Detection Methods for Industrial Applications
by Silvia Cateni, Valentina Colla and Marco Vannucci

Chapter 15 Multi-Model Approaches for Bilinear Predictive Control
by Anderson Cavalcanti, André Maitelli and Adhemar Fontes

Chapter 16 The Holonic Production Unit: an Approach for an Architecture of Embedded Production Process
by Edgar Chacón, Isabel Besembel, Dulce M. Rivero and Juan Cardillo

Chapter 17 Artificial Intelligence Rationale for Autonomous Vehicle Agents Behaviour in Driving Simulation Environment
by Vassilis Charissis and Stylianos Papanastasiou

Chapter 18 Humanoid Robot Balancing
by Youngjin Choi and Doik Kim

Chapter 19 Multiresolutional Filter Application for Spatial Information Fusion in Robot Navigation
by Özer Ciftcioglu

Chapter 20 Interception and Rendezvous Between Autonomous Vehicles
by Yechiel J. Crispin

Chapter 21 Efficient Data Collection with an Automated Robotic Helicopter Using Bayesian Adaptive Sampling Algorithms for Control
by Steven M. Crunk and Marian Farah

Chapter 22 MO-Miner: A Data Mining Tool Based on Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithms
by Gina M. B. de Oliveira, Luiz G. A. Martins and Maria C., S. Takiguti

Chapter 23 Practical Computer Vision Techniques for Interactive Robotic Heads
by Oscar Deniz, Javier Lorenzo, Modesto Castrillon, Luis Anton, Mario Hernandez and Gloria Bueno

Chapter 24 Progress in Speech Recognition for Romanian Language
by Corneliu-Octavian Dumitru and Inge Gavat

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