Household Service Robotics

Household Service Robotics

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Copyright (c)2015 Zhejiang University Press, Published by Elsevier Inc.

Household Service Robotics is a collection of the latest technological advances in household service robotics in five main areas: robot systems, manipulation, navigation, object recognition, and human-robot interaction. The book enables readers to understand development s and apply them to their own working areas, including:

Robotic technologies for assisted living and elderly care
Domestic cleaning automation
Household surveillance
Guiding systems for public spaces

Service robotics is a highly multidisciplinary field, requiring a holistic approach. This handbook provides insights to the disciplines involved in the field as well as advanced methods and techniques that enable the scale-up of theory to actual systems. It includes coverage of functionalities such as vision systems, location control, and HCI, which are important in domestic settings.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 564 pages
  • 192 x 236 x 32mm | 1,379.98g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0128008814
  • 9780128008812

Table of contents

1. Introduction

2. Overall Robotic Systems for Household Service

3. Mapping, Localization and Navigation for Household Service

4. Object Recognition for Household Service

5. Grasping and Manipulation for Household Service

6. Human-Robot Interaction for Household Service
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About Yangsheng Xu

Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology
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