Introduction to Autonomous Robots
by Nikolaus Correl
Publisher: Magellan Scientific 2016
Number of pages: 226
This book introduces concepts in mobile, autonomous robotics to 3rd-4th year students in Computer Science or a related discipline. The book covers principles of robot motion, forward and inverse kinematics of robotic arms and simple wheeled platforms, perception, error propagation, localization and simultaneous localization and mapping.
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