Introduction to Autonomous Mobile Robots

  title={Introduction to Autonomous Mobile Robots},
  author={Roland Y. Siegwart and Illah Reza Nourbakhsh and Davide Scaramuzza},
Mobile robots range from the Mars Pathfinder mission's teleoperated Sojourner to the cleaning robots in the Paris Metro. This text offers students and other interested readers an introduction to the fundamentals of mobile robotics, spanning the mechanical, motor, sensory, perceptual, and cognitive layers the field comprises. The text focuses on mobility itself, offering an overview of the mechanisms that allow a mobile robot to move through a real world environment to perform its tasks… 

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