Item description for Robots and Biological Systems: Towards a New Bionics? (NATO ASI Series / Computer and Systems Sciences) by Paolo Dario...
Bionics evolved in the 1960s as a framework to pursue the development of artificial systems based on the study of biological systems. Numerous disciplines and technologies, including artificial intelligence and learningdevices, information processing, systems architecture and control, perception, sensory mechanisms, and bioenergetics, contributed to bionics research. This volume is based on a NATO Advanced Research Workshop within the Special Programme on Sensory Systems for Robotic Control, held in Il Ciocco, Italy, in June 1989. A consensus emerged at the workshop, and is reflected in the book, on the value of learning from nature in order to derive guidelines for the design of intelligent machines which operate in unstructured environments. The papers in the book are grouped into seven chapters: vision and dynamic systems, hands and tactile perception, locomotion, intelligent motor control, design technologies, interfacing robots to nervous systems, and robot societies and self-organization.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.53" Width: 6.69" Height: 1.34" Weight: 2.69 lbs.
Release Date Jul 16, 1993
ISBN 3540561587 ISBN13 9783540561583
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