Robotics Demystified

 
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This complete self-teaching guide takes an introductory approach to robotics, guiding readers through the essential electronics, mechanics, and programming skills necessary to build their own robot.

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YOU DON'T NEED ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO LEARN ROBOTICS!

Now anyone with an interest in robotics can gain a deeper understanding -- without formal training, unlimited time, or a genius IQ. In Robotics Demystified, expert robot builder and author Edwin Wise provides an effective and totally painless way to learn about the technologies used to build robots!

With Robotics Demystified, you master the subject one simple step at a time -- at your own speed. This unique self-teaching guide offers problems at the end of each chapter to reinforce what you have learned.

This fast and entertaining self-teaching course makes if fun and easy to learn about robots. Get ready to:

  • Learn essential electronics, mechanics, and programming concepts, one step at a time
  • Evaluate your progress with self-test questions
  • Discover the ins and outs of mobile, industrial, and research 'bots
  • Find out how to make your robot sense and think

So if you're looking for an enjoyable route into robotics, let Robotics Demystified be your shortcut!

About the Author:

Edwin Wise is a software engineer with twenty-five years of experience. His expertise and interests range from electronics and microcontrollers to software development, AI, and robotics. He is the author of McGraw-Hill's Hands-On AI with Java as well as Applied Robotics II and Animatronics: A Guide to Animated Holiday Displays, published by Delmar Learning. He lives in Austin, Texas.

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