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Springer handbook of automation

Author: Shimon Y Nof
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2009.
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This handbook presents wide ranging coverage of emerging applications of automation in medical systems and health, transportation, security and maintenance, service, construction and retail as well  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shimon Y Nof
ISBN: 9783540788300 3540788301
OCLC Number: 310401146
Notes: "With DVD-ROM, 1005 figures, 222 in four color and 149 tables."
Description: lxxvi, 1812 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm + 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Details: System requirements for accompanying DVD-ROM: Windows 95/98/ME, Windows NT 4/2000/XP, Windows Vista, MAC OS 9 or higher, Linux Pentium I.
Contents: Advisory Board Hans-Jorg Bullinger, Rick J. Echevarria, Yael Edan, Yukio Hasegawa, Steven W. Holland, Clyde W. Holsapple, Rolf Isermann, Kazuyoshi Ishii, Alberto Isidori, Stephen Kahne, Aditya P. Mathur, Hakkyung Sung, Gavriel Salvendy, George Stephanopoulos, Kazuo Tanie (d), Tibor Vamos, Francois. B. Vernadat, Birgit Vogel-Heuser, Andrew B. WhinstonForewords by Alberto Isidori, J. Bruce Harreld, Seiuemon Inaba, Hans-Jorg BullingerPart A: Development and Impacts of Automation Chapters in this part explain the significant influence of automation on our life, on individuals, organizations, and society, in economic terms and context, and impacts of precision, accuracy and reliability with automatic and automated equipment and operations. Chap. 1 Advances in Robotics and Automation (Y. Hasegawa) Chap. 2 Advances in Industrial Automation (T.J. Williams) Chap. 3 What Does Automation Mean to us Around the World? (S.Y. Nof) Chap. 4 A history of Automatic Control (C. Bissell) Chap. 5 Social, Organizational, and Individual Impacts of Automation (T. Vamos) Chap. 6 Economic Aspects of Automation (P. Ravazzi, A. Villa) Chap. 7 Impacts of Automation on Precision (M.A. Donmez, J.A. Soons) Chap. 8 Emerging Trends and Challenges in Automation (P. Terwiesch, C. Ganz)Part B: Automation Theory and Scientific Foundations The theoretical and scientific knowledge about the human role in automation is covered from the human-oriented and human-centered aspects of automation to be applied and operated by humans, to the human role as supervisor and intelligent controller of automation systems and platforms. This part concludes with analysis and discussion on the limits of automation to the best of our current understanding.Chap. 9 Control Theory for Automation - Fundamentals (A. Isidori)Chap. 10 Control Theory for Automation - Advanced Techniques (I. Vajk, J. Hetthessy, R. Bars) Chap. 11 Control of Uncertain Systems (S.H. Zak, J. Lian) Chap. 12 Cybernetics and Learning Automata (B.J. Oommen, S. Misra) Chap. 13 Communication in Automation (N. Kottenstette, P.J. Antsaklis) Chap. 14 Artificial Intelligence and Automation (D.S. Nau) Chap. 15 Virtual Reality and Automation (P.P. Banerjee) Chap. 16 Automation of Mobility and Navigation (A. Ollero, A.R. Castano) Chap. 17 The Human Role in Automation (D.W. Repperger, C.A. Phillips) Chap. 18 What Can Be Automated? What Cannot Be Automated? (R.D. Patton, P.C. Patton)Part C: Automation Design: Theory, Elements, and Methods From theory to building automation machines, systems, and systems-of-systems this part explains the fundamental elements of mechatronics, sensors, robots, and other components useful for automation, and how they are combined with control and automation software, including models and techniques for automation software engineering, and the automation of the design process itself. Chap. 19 Mechatronics Systems (R. Isermann) Chap. 20 Sensors and Sensor Networks (W. Jeong) Chap. 21 Intelligent Industrial Robots (Y. Inaba, S. Sakakibara) Chap. 22 Modeling and Software for Automation (W. Schaufelberger (d), A. Pasetti) Chap. 23 Programming Real-Time Systems for Automation (C. Dannenger) Chap. 24 Automation Under Service Oriented Grids (J. He, E. Castro-Leon) Chap. 25 Human Factors in Automation Design (J.D. Lee, B.D. Seppelt) Chap. 26 Collaborative Human-Automation Decision Making (M.L. Cummings, S. Bruni) Chap. 27 Teleoperation (L. Basanez, R. Suarez) Chap. 28 Distributed Agent Software for Automation (F.P. Maturana, D.L. Carnahan, K.H. Hall) Chap. 29 Evolutionary Techniques for Automation (M. Gen, L. Lin) Chap. 30 Automating Errors and Conflicts Prognostics and Prevention (X. Chen, S.Y. Nof) Part D: Auto
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