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Brain, Body and Machine

Jorge Angeles

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ISBN 10: 3642162584 / ISBN 13: 9783642162589
Published by Springer-Verlag Gmbh Nov 2010, 2010
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Neuware - The Centre for Intelligent Machines (CIM), McGill University, was of cially c- ated on November13th, 1985,upon approvalby the University Senate. The mission of the centre is, since its inception, to excel in the eld of intelligent systems, stressing basic research, technology development and education. Intelligent - chines are understood,along these lines, as systems capable of adapting their go- oriented behavior by sensing and interpreting their environment, making decisions and plans, and then carrying out those plans using physical actions. Research - tivities of interest to CIM include robot design, mechanical system dynamics, robot control,computervision,visualperception,medicalimaging,haptics,systemtheory and applications, and virtual environments.These elds can be succinctly described by the title of the international symposium recorded in this book,Brain,Bodyand Machine (BBM). CIM s objectof research is thusre ected in the book,wherereaderswill nd that most papers cover at least two of the three main thrusts. Papers re ect the state-- the-artofthemultidisciplineofintelligentmachines,nowadayshighlydiversi ed.A broad spectrum of applications is covered, from humanoid robots and autonomous planetary rovers, to innovative procedures and systems for shape-reproduction and on to systems or devices for medical diagnosis. Applications are all geared to one commongoal,a better quality of life for highlychallengedpatients or simply for the healthy individual. Methods to face the challenges include not only sophisticated deterministic algorithms, but also their heuristic counterparts, at the roots of what is known assoftcomputing. 352 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9783642162589

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Title: Brain, Body and Machine

Publisher: Springer-Verlag Gmbh Nov 2010

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Taschenbuch

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The reader will find here papers on human-robot interaction as well as human safety algorithms; haptic interfaces; innovative instruments and algorithms for the sensing of motion and the identification of brain neoplasms; even a paper on a saxophone-playing robot.

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