From Bricks to Brains: The Embodied Cognitive Science of LEGO
by M. Dawson, B. Dupuis, M. Wilson
Publisher: AU Press 2010
Number of pages: 354
From Bricks to Brains introduces embodied cognitive science, and illustrates its foundational ideas through the construction and observation of LEGO Mindstorms robots. The book places a renewed emphasis on sensing and acting, the importance of embodiment, the exploration of distributed notions of control, and the development of theories by synthesizing simple systems and exploring their behaviour.
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by Mordechai Ben-Ari and Francesco Mondada - Springer
This book bridges the gap between playing with robots and studying robotics at upper undergraduate levels to prepare for careers in industry and research. Robotic algorithms are presented formally, but using only calculus, matrices and probability.
by Nilanjan Sarkar - InTech
This book, which presents outstanding work from the leading HRI researchers covering a wide spectrum of topics, is an effort to present the important contributions in HRI. The book will provide a thorough understanding of the field of HRI.
by Jonas Buchli - InTech
The book covers many aspects of the research in mobile robotics. It deals with different aspects of the control problem, especially also under uncertainty and faults. Mechanical design issues are discussed along with new sensor and actuator concepts.
by Olivier Michel, Fabien Rohrer, Nicolas Heiniger - Wikibooks
This book is geared towards students, teachers, hobbyists and researchers interested in intelligent robots. It explains what robots are, what they can do, and how to program them. It includes a short theoretical part and a longer practical part.