Expected by: 31 December 2022
Sensory Systems for Robotic Applications

Sensory Systems for Robotic Applications

Edited by Ravinder Dahiya, Oliver Ozioko, Gordon Cheng

Robots have come a long way thanks to advances in sensing and computer vision technologies and can be found today in healthcare, medicine and industry. Researchers have been looking at providing them with senses such as the ability to see, smell, hear and perceive touch in order to mimic and interact with humans and their surrounding environments.

Topics covered in this edited book include various types of sensors used in robotics, sensing schemes (e-skin, tactile skin, e-nose, neuromorphic vision and touch), sensing technologies and their applications including healthcare, prosthetics, robotics and wearables.

This book will appeal to researchers, scientists, engineers, and graduate and advanced students working in robotics, sensor technologies and electronics, and their applications in robotics, haptics, prosthetics, wearable and interactive systems, cognitive engineering, neuro-engineering, computational neuroscience, medicine and healthcare technologies.

About the Editors

Ravinder Dahiya is a professor of electronics and nanoengineering and EPSRC Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow, UK. He is the leader of the Bendable Electronics and Sensing Technologies (BEST) Research Group. He has authored or co-authored more than 425 publications, books and submitted/granted patents and disclosures. He is the President of the IEEE Sensors Council and Founding Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Journal on Flexible Electronics (J-FLEX).

Oliver Ozioko is a lecturer in electrical and electronic engineering at the University of Derby, UK. His research focuses on smart sensors and intelligent systems, electronic skin, haptics, smart 3D printed objects as well as self-powered wearable and portable systems. He is also a theme leader of Assistive robotics technologies (ART) which is part of the Bendable Electronics and Sensing Technologies (BEST) Group at the University of Glasgow.

Gordon Cheng is chair professor and director of the Institute for Cognitive Systems and the coordinator of the Center of Competence NeuroEngineering, Technical University of Munich, Germany. For more than 20 years, he has made pioneering contributions in humanoid robotics, neuroengineering and artificial intelligence. He is the co-inventor of 20 patents and co-authored over 350 technical publications. He was acknowledged as an IEEE Fellow in 2017 for his "contributions in humanoid robotic systems and neurorobotics".

Publication Year: 2022

Pages: 312

ISBN-13: 978-1-84919-948-3

Format: HBK

Editors: Ravinder Dahiya, Oliver Ozioko, Gordon Cheng

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