Abstract: Demonstrates step-by-step how to put the latest robotics technology -- locomotion, sensing, and control -- into a high tech robot, animatron, or android that you can put together in your own workshop.
Keywords: book review, robotics, electronics, sensors, control, locomotion, robot, construction, building.
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Title: Robots, Androids, and Animatrons: Twelve Incredible Projects You Can Build
Author: John Iovine
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Date Published: December 1997
ISBN: 0070328048
LOCN: TJ211.5.I58 1998
Dewey: 629.8/92 21
Pages: 270
Figures: 222
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Chapter 1: In the Beginning

Chapter 2: Artificial Life and Artificial Intelligence

Chapter 3: Power

Chapter 4: Movement and Drive Systems

Chapter 5: Sensors

Chapter 6: Intelligence

Chapter 7: Speech-Controlled Mobile Robot

Chapter 8: Neural Nets, Nervous Nets, and Subsumption Architecture

Chapter 9: Telepresence Robots

Chapter 10: Mobile Platforms

Chapter 11: Walker Robots

Chapter 12: Solar Ball Robot

Chapter 13: Underwater Bots

Chapter 14: Aerobots

Chapter 15: Robotic Arm

Chapter 16: Android Hand


Author:        Iovine, John.
Title:         Robots, androids, and animatrons : 12 incredible
                  projects you can build / John Iovine.
Published:     New York : McGraw-Hill, c1998.
Description:   270 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
LC Call No.:   TJ211.5.I58 1998
Dewey No.:     629.8/92 21
ISBN:          0070328048
Notes:         Includes index.
Subjects:      Robotics -- Amateurs' manuals.
Control No.:   97034715 


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