When I started reading this book, I didn't know that I would finish it about the time of George Boole's 200th birthday, but it was a nice note. Claude Shannon worked during my lifetime and probably most of yours. The two of them don't get the attention that other luminaries of computing do, but their contributions rank with In some ways their work is more… (More)
This book, one of the few works available on the subject, presents a thorough overview of flexible robots, including modeling, system identification , and control. The authors include many exercises and example problems, and an overhead gantry robot is used as a recurring example throughout the book to reinforce the concepts and techniques introduced. The… (More)
Frei has recently introduced a new technique (histogram hyperbolization) for image enhancement by the manipulation of the picture brightness levels. An alternative derivation of Frei's result, both simpler and more general, is presented.