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FROM AI TO ROBOTICS: MOBILE SOCIAL AND SENTIENT ROBOTS (hb) 2018
Author: ARKAPRAVO BHAUMIK
ISBN: 9781482251470
Year: 2018
Publisher: CRC PRESS
Category: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Edition: 1
Format: Hard Cover
Language: English
Pages: 404
 ABOUT THE TITLE
From AI to Robotics: Mobile, Social, and Sentient Robots is a journey into the world of agent-based robotics and it covers a number of interesting topics, both in the theory and practice of the discipline. The book traces the earliest ideas for autonomous machines to the mythical lore of ancient Greece and ends the last chapter with a debate on a prophecy set in the apparent future, where human beings and robots/technology may merge to create superior beings – the era of transhumanism. Throughout the text, the work of leading researchers is presented in depth, which helps to paint the socio-economic picture of how robots are transforming our world and will continue to do so. This work is presented along with the influences and ideas from futurists, such as Asimov, Moravec, Lem, Vinge, and of course Kurzweil.
The book furthers the discussion with concepts of Artificial Intelligence and how it manifests in robotic agents. Discussions across various topics are presented in the book, including control paradigm, navigation, software, multi-robot systems, swarm robotics, robots in social roles, and artificial consciousness in robots. These discussions help to provide an overall picture of current day agent- based robotics and its prospects for the future. Examples of software and implementation in hardware are covered in Chapter 5 to encourage the imagination and creativity of budding robot enthusiasts.

The book addresses several broad themes, such as AI in theory versus applied AI for robots, concepts of anthropomorphism, embodiment and situatedness, extending theory of psychology and animal behavior to robots, and the proposal that in the future, AI may be the new definition of science. Behavior-based robotics is covered in Chapter 2 and retells the debate between deliberative and reactive approaches. The text reiterates that the effort of modern day robotics is to replicate human-like intelligence and behavior, and the tools that a roboticist has at his or her disposal are open source software, which is often powered by crowd-sourcing. Open source meta-projects, such as Robot Operating System (ROS), etc. are briefly discussed in Chapter 5.

The ideas and themes presented in the book are supplemented with cartoons, images, schematics and a number of special sections to make the material engaging for the reader. Designed for robot enthusiasts – researchers, students, or the hobbyist, this comprehensive book will entertain and inspire anyone interested in the exciting world of robots.



Features

• Provides an overview of agent-based robotics, including the research of leading visionaries

• Includes AI for robots, and its various facets

• Discusses swarm robotics

• Covers social robotics, and robots used in service of human beings

• Presents tools and software for roboticists
•Analyzes robot-robot and human-robot interactions

• Explores the prospects for sentient robots

• Speculates on the future of AI and robotics – the coming of super intelligent robots
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 TABLE OF CONTENTS
SECTION I THEORY
. . . And Then There Were Mobile Robots
Early Pioneers and The Story Till Shakey
Current Day Mobile Robotics
Cultural find Social Impact
Embodied AI, Or the Tale of Taming The Fungus Eater
From AI To Robots
Artificial Intelligence for Robots
Embodied AI Making of Autonomous Agents
Anthropomorphism A Treasure Trove from Mother Nature
Evaluating Performance AI Vs. Engineering
Three Forks in The Road
Control Paradigms for Mobile Robots
Control Paradigms
Braitenberg’s Vehicles 1 To 4 Engineering Behaviour
Deliberative Approach
Reactive Approach
A Critique of The Nouvelle AI
Hybrid Systems
SECTION II IMPLEMENTATION, OR HOW TO MAKE ROBOTS TOOLS FOR A ROBOTICIST
The Tools: Navigation & Adaptivity
Navigation, Path Planning & Mapping
Adaptibility & Learning
Software, Simulation & Control
Software for Robotics
Robot Operating System
Hello Ros
Ros Simulators
Implementing Robot Behaviour In Ros
The Architecture of Ros
More Features of Ros
Modularity, The Crown Jewel of Ros
Ros, The Prospects in The Offing
Other Robotic Suits
Two Pot Holes in The Simulation Paradigm
Software Married into Ros
Hardware for Mobile Robots
Sensors Used by Robots
Sensor Fusion Methods
Hardware Interfaced with Ros
SECTION III ROBOT-ROBOT & HUMAN-ROBOT INTERACTIONS
Robot-Robot Interaction, Groups & Swarms
Many Robot Systems
Networked Robotics
Swarm Robotics
Human-Robot Interaction & Robots for human society
Human Robot Interaction
Social Robotics
Applications
Japan, Robot History in The Making
Robots with Moral Agency, In the Footsteps of Asimov
The Need for The Good Robot
Morality and Ethics
Asimov’s 3 Laws and Their Limitations
Ethical Theory for Robots
Social Changes & The Near Future
SECTION IV ... THE FUTURE
Quest for The Sentient Robot
Can Robots Be Conscious?
Self-Awareness, Consciousness and Free Will
From Machines To (Near) Human Beings
Semisentient Paradigm & Its Limitations
Memories, Meditation and The Inner World
Experiments Cog, Mirror Cognition & The 3 Wise Robots
Super intelligent robots and other predictions
Peering into the Crystal Ball
Twilight or Rebirth of Our Civilisation?
Superintelligence, Future Technology & Ray Kurzweil
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