books about: robotics
An Introduction to Statistical Learning: with Applications in R (Springer Texts in Statistics)
An Introduction to Statistical Learning provides an accessible overview of the field of statistical learning, an essential toolset for making sense of the vast and complex data sets that have emerged in fields ranging from biology to finance to marketing to astrophysics in the past twenty years. This book presents some of the most important modeling and prediction techniques, along with relevant applications. Topics include linear regression, ...
Stop Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain
Femsana Press, LLC, 2012
Stop Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain provides extensive information about the realities and the myths of endometriosis and pelvic pain and various treatment options. Dr. Cook explains why so many patients are misunderstood and misdiagnosed, why most endometriosis surgery is done so poorly, the principles and correct techniques for effective endometriosis surgery, and how to find the best doctors and health care providers. This book embraces a ...
Exploring Arduino: Tools and Techniques for Engineering Wizardry
Learn to easily build gadgets, gizmos, robots, and more using Arduino Written by Arduino expert Jeremy Blum, this unique book uses the popular Arduino microcontroller platform as an instrument to teach you about topics in electrical engineering, programming, and human-computer interaction. Whether you're a budding hobbyist or an engineer, you'll benefit from the perfectly paced lessons that walk you through useful, artistic, and educational ...
Building Robots With Lego Mindstorms : The Ultimate Tool for Mindstorms Maniacs
Lego robots! Mindstorms are sweeping the world and fans need to learn how to programme them Lego Mindstorms are a new generation of Lego Robots that can be manipulated using microcomputers, light and touch sensors, an infrared transmitter and CD-ROMs. Since Lego launched Lego Mindstorms in late 1998 sales have skyrocketed - with no sign of slowing down. Mindstorms have captured the imagination of adults and children alike, creating a subculture ...
The Unofficial LEGO Technic Builder's Guide
No Starch Press, 2012
The LEGO® Technic system opens a new realm of building possibilities. Using motors, gears, pneumatics, pulleys, linkages, and more, you can design LEGO models that really move . The Unofficial LEGO Technic Builder's Guide is filled with building tips for creating strong yet elegant machines and mechanisms with the Technic system. Author Pawel "Sairel" Kmiec will teach you the foundations of LEGO Technic building, from simple machines to ...
The Decision: Your prostate biopsy shows cancer. Now what?: Medical insight, personal stories, and humor by a ...
John C. McHugh M.D.
Jennie Cooper Press
Over 200,000 times a year in the U.S. a patient will leave his urologist's office having been told he has prostate cancer. What the patient thought to be a disease of old men from which they do not die, now becomes a very complicated and frustrating dilemma about which treatment to pursue. "The Decision" offers the reader an insider's view to the key issues necessary for a well thought-out treatment plan peculiar only to him. Being a urologist ...
LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT: The Mayan Adventure (Technology in Action)
James Floyd Kelly
LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT has hit the world by storm, giving you the ability to build your own robots and program them to perform all types of actions. What kind of robots? How about five exploratory robots, used to explore the newly discovered tomb of an ancient Mayan king? You are along for the ride with Evan and his archaeologist uncle as they explore a Mayan pyramid complete with traps and treasures. Using a variety of NXT robots, the ...
Captain Underpants and the Revolting Revenge of the Radioactive Robo-Boxers
A world without UNDERPANTS?!!! When we last saw our heroes, George and Harold, they had been turned into evil zombie nerds doomed to roam a devastated, postapocalyptic planet for all eternity. But why, you might ask, didn't the amazing Captain Underpants save the boys from this frightening fate? Because Tippy Tinkletrousers and his time-traveling hijinks prevented George and Harold from creating Captain Underpants in the first place! Now, ...
Dragonsinger: Harper of Pern
Walt Disney Imagineering: A Behind the Dreams Look at Making More Magic Real
How can you make dreams come true? Or transform a fantasy into a colorful, exciting world that visitors can move through, touch, and enjoy? Such fabulous work is the daily business of Walt Disney's Imagineers, a core group of creative and highly skilled professional wizards who combine imagination with engineering to create the reality of behind the dreams that comprise the Disney theme parks. In this sequel to the best-selling Walt Disney ...
Science Fair Season: Twelve Kids, a Robot Named Scorch . . . and What It Takes to Win
“Dutton goes behind the scenes with twelve extraordinary kids. We are talking fourteen-year-olds who build nuclear reactors in their basements and train cockroaches to sniff for drugs. Two-year-olds who ask Santa for an extension cord. Their stories converge at the biggest science competition in the world, a sort of American Idol for geeks like me. An inspiring tale, deftly told.”
Inside ROBOTIX: An Easy Way To Enrich Your Child's Education Using STEM and Robotics
Difference Press, 2014
You don’t need an engineering degree to build robots, as an engineer and mother of two has paved the way for hours of purposeful engagement and enrichment for kids of all ages. Every parent wants to enrich their children’s education. Every child is different, in terms of abilities and needs, interests and skills. After picking up her son from a playdate where he spent the whole time inside on a gaming console, Monica, whose son had ...
The Unofficial LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0 Inventor's Guide
No Starch Press, 2010
The LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT 2.0 set offers hundreds of building elements, programming software, and powerful electronics that you can use to create amazing robots. But where do you begin? This eagerly awaited second edition of the bestselling Unofficial LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Inventor's Guide is your key to designing, building, and programming robots with the NXT 2.0 set. You'll learn practical building techniques, like how to build sturdy ...
Conquer Prostate Cancer: How Medicine, Faith, Love and Sex Can Renew Your Life
Rabbi Edgar J. Weinsberg,
Health Success Media, LLC
This inspiring physical, emotional, and spiritual guide empowers patients to face diagnosis with dignity, explore their options realistically, and tackle recovery with optimism and determination. The first book to emphasize robotic surgery for prostate cancer from an informed layman's perspective, CONQUER PROSTATE CANCER discusses the latest research and advances in treatment, and profiles twenty patients who chose various treatment options. ...
Not Your Mother's Hysterectomy: A Transformation in Women's Health Care
Lynn D. Kowalski MD
Writers of the Round Table Press
You need a hysterectomy. That's a recommendation no woman wants to hear-but one that 600,000 contend with each year. Hysterectomy is the second most common operation performed on women in the United States, with one in three women undergoing the procedure in their lifetime. Some women dread the "Big Cut" (a large incision) and the lengthy recovery, so they put off the procedure, possibly to the detriment of their health. Others have the surgery, ...
The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book (Full Color): A Beginner's Guide to Building and Programming Robots
No Starch Press
LEGO MINDSTORMS has changed the way we think about robotics by making it possible for anyone to build real, working robots. The latest MINDSTORMS set, EV3, is more powerful than ever, and The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book is the complete, beginner-friendly guide you need to get started. Begin with the basics as you build and program a simple robot to experiment with motors, sensors, and EV3 programming. Then you'll move on to a series ...
The Eureka Method: How to Think Like an Inventor
McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics, 2011
Fuel your "Eureka!" moments and become a successful inventor Envision breakthrough new products using the proven methods and applied reasoning techniques of today's successful inventors. The Eureka Method: How to Think Like an Inventor lays out a systematic approach to innovation. Discover how to look at social developments and trends to find new ways of combining and improving existing technologies and systems. Plain-language examples of ...
DK Eyewitness Books: Robot
Take a detailed look at the fascinating world of robots - from the earliest single-task machines to the advanced intelligence of robots with feelings. Young readers will be amazed to learn all that robots can do: perform delicate surgical operations, clean city sewers, work as museum tour guides, or even battle each other in combat. Find out how humans have created these mechanical minds and bodies.
Metaskills: Five Talents for the Robotic Age
"A rousing manifesto of mastery in a connected world." –Google The Industrial Age has taught us how to break problems into parts, but not how to build parts into solutions. We’re baffled when we’re confronted with complex challenges like recession, political gridlock, climate change, childhood obesity, pollution, and failing schools. We see them as separate ills, each requiring a separate remedy—if we can imagine a remedy at all. ...
Discovery of Design
A world created in perfection, now unveiled... From the frontiers of scientific discovery, researchers are now taking design elements from the natural world and creating extraordinary breakthroughs that benefit our health, our quality of life, our ability to communicate, and even help us work more efficiently. An exciting look at cutting-edge scientific advances, Discover of Design highlights incredible examples that include: How things like ...
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