George Bekey

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Video is becoming widely used in a variety of elds such as medicine, education, entertainment and science. In science and education, for instance, it is used for visualization and interactive simulation as an integral part of virtual reality. It has been predicted that virtual reality could revolutionize the world of the scientist in the same way that the(More)
" Trust and Collaboration in 3D Virtual Communities " ($300k) on data mining for online games and social computing. Hurricane Katrina disrupted many social networks in New Orleans. Companies, schools, and families were geographically separated after the storm, and they needed to rediscover the locations of their members. A vast amount of new data sources,(More)
This 1600-page handbook is a truly encyclopedic work, covering all aspects of robotics, from fundamental principles to applications. The book is divided into seven parts: Part A: Robotic Foundations; Part B: Robot Structures; Part C: Sensing and Perception; Part D: Manipulation and Interfaces; Part E: Mobile and Distributed Robotics; Part F: Field and(More)
Scanning probe microscopy has revolutionized science and engineering in the past decade. As stated in the National Nanotechnology Initiative plan " These instruments including the scanning tunneling microscopes, atomic force microscopes and near-filed microscopes, provide the eyes and fingers for nanostructure measurement and manipulation ". There are(More)