Reasoning Robots: The Art and Science of Programming Robotic Agents / Edition 1

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"This book provides an in-depth and uniform treatment of a mathematical model for robotic agents. It also contains an introduction to a programming method and system based on this model." "The mathematical model is supplemented by a programming method, called FLUX, which allows readers to design their own reasoning robotic agents." The usage of this method is illustrated by many example programs. The book includes a detailed description of an implementation of FLUX in the standard programming language Prolog.
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"This book presents the ‘fluent calculus’ as one possible approach to solve the frame problem in artificial intelligence. … The book is very understandable and recommendable for anybody who wants to solve AI problems by means of predicate logics and logic programming. It shows that this approach is more and more applicable to the solution of real-world problems. It will be an excellent textbook for appropriate AI or robotics courses and very appropriate for graduate students." (Christian Posthoff, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1092 (18), 2006)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402030680
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 10/6/2005
  • Series: Applied Logic Series, #33
  • Edition description: 2005
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 328
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.81 (d)

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