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Intel 8051 / 8052 / 80251 / XA
Motorola 68HC05-HC08-HC11-HC12-HC16, 680x, 68k, MPC505, M-Core
Microchip PIC micro ----- BASIC Stamp / Stamp 2 / SX ----- Atmel AVR
Zilog Z-80 / Intel 808x / 8096 / 6502 ----- Intel 80x86 / 80x88 / i960
Power Supplies, Resources, & Batteries ----- Robotics
GPS, GIS, Navigation & Guidance ----- Vehicles, Vessels, & Craft
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Creative Projects with LEGO Mindstorms (book+CD)
Benjamin Erwin; April 2001; Addison-Wesley

Joe Nagata's Lego Mindstorms Idea Book
Joe Nagata; April 2001; No Starch Press

An Introduction to AI Robotics
Robin R. Murphy; December 2000; MIT Press

Robotic Explorations: An Introduction to Engineering Through Design
Fred G. Martin; December 2000; Prentice Hall

Robot Builder's Bonanza
Gordon McComb; 2nd ed. September 2000; McGraw-Hill

Parallel Port Complete (Book+Disk)
Jan Axelson; February 1997; Peer-to-Peer Communications

Serial Port Complete (book+Disk)
Jan Axelson; July 1998; Lakeview Research

USB Complete: Everything You Need to Develop Custom USB Peripherals
Jan Axelson; December 1999; Lakeview Research

Robot: Mere Machine to Transcendent Mind
Hans P. Moravec; May 2000; Oxford Univ. Press

Robot Learning: An Interdisciplinary Approach
J. Demiris, A. Birk; May 2000; World Scientific

Computational Principles of Mobile Robotics
G. Dudek, M. Jenkin; April 2000; Cambridge University

Build Your Own Robot!
Karl Lunt; March 2000; A K Peters Ltd

Mobile Robotics: A Practical Introduction
Ulrich Nehmzow; March 2000; Springer Verlag 1852331739

Stiquito for Beginners: An Introduction to Robotics
J.M. Conrad, J.W. Mills; January 2000; IEEE

Complete Marine Radio Control Manual, The
Hugh Bright; December 1999; United States Naval Inst.

Control of Mechanical Systems With Constraints: Compliant Control of Constrained Robot Manipulators
F.M.A. Salam, C.S. Yoon; December 1999; World Scientific Pub. Co.

Motor Controls
David Carpenter; December 1999; Delmar Pub.

Personal Robotics: Real Robots to Construct, Program, & Explore the World
Richard Raucci; December 1999; A K Peters Ltd

Robust Vision for Vision-Based Control of Motion
M. Vincze, G.D. Hager; November 1999; IEEE

A Perspective Systems Approach to Parameter Identification in Machine Vision
B. Ghosh, E.P. Loucks; October 1999; Springer Verlag

Lego Mindstorms Robots
Jonathan B. Knudsen; October 1999; O'Reilly & Associates

Hyper Peppr
Hyper Peppy with Infrared Sensor

Elenco Electronics Inc

Applied Robotics (Book+CD)
Edwin Wise; September 1999; Howard W Sams

Robocup-98: Robot Soccer World Cup II (Lecture Notes in Computer Science)
M. Asada, H. Kitano; September 1999; Springer Verlag

Cambrian Intelligence
Rodney Allen Brooks; August 1999; MIT Press

Industrial Electronics: Applications for Programmable Controllers, Instrumentation & Process Control, and Electrical Machines & Motor Controls
Thomas E. Kissell; 2nd Ed. July 1999; Prentice Hall

Neural Network Control of Robot Manipulators and Non-Linear Systems
F. Lewis, S. Jagannathan, A. Yesildirak; June 1999; Taylor & Francis

Robot Technology Fundamentals
James G. Keramas; June 1999; Delmar Pub.

Making Robots Smarter - Combining Sensing and Action through Robot Learning
K. Morik, M. Kaiser, V. Klingspor; June 1999; Kluwer Academic

Robot Analysis: The Mechanics of Serial and Parallel Manipulators
Lung-Wen Tsai; March 1999; John Wiley & Sons

Remote Control Robotics
Craig Sayers; February 1999; Springer Verlag

Robot Analysis: The Mechanics of Serial and Parallel Manipulators
Lung-Wen Tsai; February 1999; John Wiley & Sons

When Things Start to Think
Neil A. Gershenfeld; January 1999; Henry Holt & Co.

The Official Lego Creator Activity Book
Brady Games; January 1999

Handbook of Modern Sensors
Jacob Fraden; 2nd Ed.; Springer Verlag

The Personal Robot Navigator (Book+Disk)
M.K. Miller, N.B. Winkless, K. Phelps, J.H. Bosworth; 1998; A K Peters Ltd.

Motion Detector
Motion Detector Kit

Elenco Electronics Inc

The Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook
John G. Webster; December 1998; CRC Press

Insectoids Invasion (Lego Books)
A. Nilsen, P. Nicholson; December 1998; DK Pub.

Mobile Robots: Inspiration to Implementation
Jones, Flynn, Seiger; 2nd Ed. November 1998; A K Peters Ltd

Robot: Mere Machine to Transcendent Mind
Hans P. Moravec; November 1998; Oxford Univ. Press

Associative Learning for a Robot Intelligence
John H. Andreae; October 1998; Imperial College Press

Industrial Motor Control
S.L. Herman, W.N. Alerich; 4th ed. October 1998; Delmar Pub

Advances in Robot Kinematics: Analysis and Control
J. Lenarcic, M.L. Husty; September 1998; Kluwer Academic

Obstacle Avoidance in Multi-Robot Systems: Experiments in Parallel Genetic Algorithms
M.A.C. Gill, A.Y. Zomaya; August 1998; World Scientific Pub. Co.

Sensors Handbook
Sabrie Soloman; August 1998; McGraw Hill

Lego Crazy Action Contraptions
Dan Rathjen; July 1998; Klutz

Behavior-Based Robotics (Intelligent Robots and Autonomous Agents)
Ronald C. Arkin; June 1998; MIT Press

Kinematic Analysis of Robot Manipulators
C.D. Crane, J. Duffy; May 1998; Cambridge Univ. Press

Robot Hobby: The Complete Manual for Individuals & Clubs
John W. Gutmann; May 1998; Machine Press Pub.

Switchgear and Control Handbook
R.W. Smeaton, W.H. Ubert; 3rd ed. May 1998; McGraw Hill

Motor Control Electronics Handbook
Richard Valentine; April 1998; McGraw Hill

Artificial Intelligence and Mobile Robots: Case Studies of Successful Robot Systems
D. Kortenkamp, R.P. Bonasso, R. Murphy; March 1998; MIT Press

A Few Steps Towards 3D Active Vision
Thierry Vieville; January 1998; Springer Verlag

Electrical Power: Motors, Controls, Generators, Transformers
Joe Kaiser; January 1998; Goodheart-Willcox Co.

Qualitative Spatial Reasoning: Theory and Practice, Application to Robot Navigation
M.T. Escrig; January 1998; IOS Press

Stiquito: Advanced Experiments With a Simple and Inexpensive Robot
J.M. Conrad, J.W. Mills; December 1997; IEEE Computer Society

Robot Shaping: An Experiment in Behavior Engineering
M. Dorigo, M. Colombetti; December 1997; MIT Press

Robots, Androids and Animatrons: 12 Incredible Projects You Can Build
John Iovine; December 1997; McGraw-Hill

Developing Intelligent Agents for Distributed Systems: Exploring Architecture, Technologies, and Applications
M. Knapik, J.B. Johnson; October 1997; Computing McGraw-Hill

Electric Motors and Mechanical Devices
Bill Davies; October 1997; Werd Technology

Practical Electric Motor Handbook
Irving Gottlieb; October 1997; Butterworth-Heinemann

Practical Robotics: Principles and Applications
Bill Davies; May 1997; CPIC Technical Books

Artificial Minds
Stan Franklin; April 1997; MIT Press

Robot Colonies
R.C. Arkin, G.A. Bekey; April 1997; Kluwer Academic

Electronic Circuit Guidebook: Sensors
Joseph J. Carr; March 1997; PROMPT Publications

Logic/Object-Oriented Concurrent Robot Programming and Performance Aspects
Alfried Pollmann; March 1997; Walter De Gruyter

Ramblin' Robots: Building a Breed of Mechanical Beasts
Ingrid Wickelgren; March 1997; Franklin Watts Inc.

The Parallel Port Manual Vol. 2: Use of a PC Printer Port for Control and Data Acquisition
Peter H. Anderson; January 1997

Visual Navigation: From Biological Systems to Unmanned Ground Vehicles
J. Aloimonos, Y. Aloimonos; December 1996; Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc.

Robot Pedagogics: The Mathematical Analysis and Elementary Control of a Model Manipulator
E.T. Hammerand, C.Y. Ho; November 1996; Ablex Pub. Corp.

Karel++: A Gentle Introduction to the Art of Object-Oriented Programming
J.Bergin, M.Stehlik, J.Roberts, R.Pattis; October 1996; John Wiley & Sons

Capacitive Sensors: Design and Applications
L.K. Baxter, R.J. Herrick; August 1996; IEEE

Theories of Action, Planning, & Robot Control
Chitta Baral; August 1996; American Assn. for AI

Camera Aided Robot Calibration
H. Zhuang, Z.S. Roth; July 1996; CRC Press

Image Acquisition - Handbook of machine vision engineering: Volume 1
Michael Burke; July 1996; Chapman & Hall

Recent Advances in Robot Learning
J.A. Franklin, T.M. Mitchell, S. Thrun; June 1996; Kluwer Academic

Use of a PC Printer Port for Control & Data Acquisition
Peter H. Anderson; July 1996; Peter H. Anderson

Generic Object Recognition Using Form & Function
L. Stark, K. Bowyer; June 1996; World Scientific Pub.

The Map-Building and Exploration Strategies of a Simple Sonar-Equipped Robot
David Lee; June 1996; Cambridge Univ. Press

Recent Advances in Robot Kinematics
J. Lenarcic, V. Parenti-Castelli; June 1996; Kluwer Academic

Theory of Robot Control (Communications and Control Engineering Series)
C.A. Canudas De Wit, B. Siciliano, G. Bastin; June 1996; Springer Verlag

K'Nex Robot World
Robot World Building Set


Error Coding Cookbook: Practical C/C++ Routines and Recipes for Error Detection and Correction
C. Britton Rorabaugh; Book+Disk, March 1996; McGraw Hill

Robust Tracking Control of Robot Manipulators
Z. Qu, D.M. Dawson; March 1996; IEEE

Sorayama Sexy Robot Poster Book
February 1996; Books Nippan

Brick Layers: Creative Engineering With Lego Constructions
Sheldon Erickson; January 1996; Aims Educational Foundation

Modeling and Planning for Sensor Based Intelligent Robot Systems
H. Bunke, T. Kanade, H. Noltemeier; December 1995; World Scientific Pub.

Active Visual Inference of Surface Shape
Roberto Cipolla; December 1995; Springer Verlag

Android Epistemology
Ford, Glymour, Hayes; October 1995; MIT Press

Mechanical Devices for the Electronics Experimenter
Britt Rorabaugh; August 1995; Tab Books

Sensors for Mobile Robots: Theory & Application
H. R. Everett; June 1995; A K Peters Ltd

Applications of AI, Machine Vision and Robotics
K.L. Boyer, L. Stark, H. Bunke; May 1995; World Scientific Pub.

Research in Computer and Robot Vision
C. Archibald, P. Kwok; February 1995; World Scientific Pub.

Error Management: Or, How a Robot Can Bear Murphy's Law
Jurgen Olivier Stigter; December 1994; Delft Univ. Press

Handbook of Optics: Devices, Measurements, and Properties
M. Bass, E.W. Van Stryland; 2nd Ed. Vol.2, December 1994; McGraw Hill

Introduction to Radiometry and Photometry
Ross McCluney; December 1994; Artech House

Karel The Robot: A Gentle Introduction to the Art of Programming, 2nd Ed.
Richard E. Pattis; December 1994; John Wiley & Sons

Karel the Robot 2nd Edition & Karel the Genie MAC Software to Accompany Karel the Robot 2nd Edition Dynamic Set
Stehlik, Roberts, Pattis; December 1994; John Wiley & Sons

Karel the Robot 2nd Edition & IBM Software to Accompany Karel the Robot 2nd Edition Dynamic Set
M. Stehlik, R.E. Pattis; October 1994; John Wiley & Sons

Digital Communication Techniques: Signal Design and Detection
Simon, Hinedi, Lindsey; September 1994; Prentice Hall

I, Robot
Isaac Asimov; July 1994; Bantam Books

Karel the Robot: A Gentle Introduction to the Art of Programming
Pattis, Roberts, Stehlik; 2nd Ed. July 1994; John Wiley & Sons

Robot Evolution: The Development of Anthrobotics
Mark E. Rosheim; July 1994; John Wiley & Sons

Build Your Own Low-Cost Data Acquisition and Display Devices
Jeffrey Hirst Johnson; December 1993; Tab Books

Electric Motors and Drives: Fundamentals, Types and Applications
Austin Hughes; 2nd ed. December 1993; Butterworth-Heinemann

Modelling and Simulation of Robot Manipulators: A Parallel Processing Approach
Albert Y. Zomaya; September 1993; World Scientific Pub.

Neural Network Perception for Mobile Robot Guidance
Dean A. Pomerleau; July 1993; Kluwer Academic

Active Robot Vision: Camera Heads, Model Based Navigation and Reactive Control
Christensen, Bowyer, Bunk; June 1993; World Scientific Pub.

Robot Learning
J.H. Connell, S. Mahadevan; June 1993; Kluwer Academic

Geometric Computation for Machine Vision
Kenichi Kanatani; May 1993; Clarendon Press

Building a Robot: A Straightforward Approach
Kevin Nairon; February 1993; Human Form Robotics

Theory of Automatic Robot Assembly and Programming
Bartholomew O. Nnaji; February 1993; Chapman & Hall

Advanced Control Issues for Robot Manipulations
December 1992; American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Active Perception and Robot Vision
A.K. Sood, H. Wechsler; September 1992; Springer Verlag

Nanosystems: Molecular Machinery, Manufacturing, and Computation
K. Eric Drexler; September 1992; John Wiley & Sons

Handey: A Robot Task Planner (Artificial Intelligence)
T. Lozano-Perez, J.L. Jones; July 1992; MIT Press

Directed Sonar Sensing for Mobile Robot Navigation
J.J. Leonard, H.F. Durrant-Whyte; June 1992; Kluwer Academic

Robot and Machine Vision Application Profiles
Robotic Industries Association; June 1992

Great Mambo Chicken and the Transhuman Condition: Science Slightly over the Edge
Ed Regis; September 1991; Perseus Press

Robot Reliability and Safety
Dhillon; June 1991; Springer Verlag

Designing Autonomous Agents: Theory and Practice from Biology to Engineering and Back
Pattie Maes; April 1991; Bradford Books

Dynamic Analysis of Robot Manipulators: A Cartesian Tensor Approach
Constantinos A. Balafoutis; April 1991; Kluwer Academic

Robot Control: The Task Function Approach
Samson, Le Borgne, Espiau; April 1991; Clarendon Press

Vectored Propulsion, Super-Maneuverability and Robot Aircraft
Benjamin Gal-Or; April 1991; Springer Verlag

Artificial Vision for Mobile Robots: Stereo Vision and Multisensory Perception
N.Ayache, P.T. Sander; March 1991; MIT Press

Robot Applications Design Manual
J. Hoshizaki, E. Bopp; November 1990; John Wiley & Sons

Vision and Navigation: The Carnegie Mellon Navlab
Charles E. Thorpe; July 1990; Kluwer Academic

Flexible Mechanism Dynamics and Robot Trajectories
Derby; June 1990; American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Robot Kinematics: Symbolic Automation and Numerical Synthesis
C. You Ho, J. Sriwattanathamma; May 1990; Intellect

Mind Children: The Future of Robot and Human Intelligence
Hans P. Moravec; March 1990; Harvard Univ. Press

RC Command-A-Bot
Remote Control Command-A-Bot Building Set


Issues on Machine Vision
G.G. Pieroni; February 1990; Springer Verlag

Vision and Action: The Control of Grasping
Melvyn A. Goodale; February 1990; Intellect

Active Computer Vision by Cooperative Focus and Stereo
Eric Paul Krotkov; October 1989; Springer Verlag

The Art of Electronics
P.Horowitz, W. Hill; 2nd Ed. August 1989; Cambridge Univ. Press

Planning, Geometry, and Complexity of Robot Motion
Jacob Schwartz; August 1989; Intellect

Robot Math
Patricia Rex; June 1989; Fearon Teacher Aids

Advances in Machine Vision
Jorge L.C. Sanz; March 1989; Springer Verlag

Robot Dynamics and Control
M.W. Spong, M. Vidyasagar; January 1989; John Wiley & Sons

Interpretation of Visual Motion: A Computational Study
Maralidhara Subbarao; December 1988; Academic Press

The Complexity of Robot Motion Planning
John F. Canny; July 1988; MIT Press

Real-Time Object Measurement and Classification
Anil K. Jain; April 1988; Springer Verlag

The Theory and Practice of Modem Design
John A. C. Bingham; April 1988; John Wiley & Sons

Integration, Coordination, and Control of Multi-Sensor Robot Systems
Hugh F. Durrant-Whyte; March 1988; Kluwer Academic

Model-Based Control of a Robot Manipulator
An, Atkeson, Hollerbach; March 1988; MIT Press

Robot Sensors and Transducers
Kluwer Academic Publishers; 1987

All Terrain Trekker Vehicle Building Set


The Robot Builder's Bonanza: 99 Inexpensive Robotics Projects
Gordon McComb; December 1987; Tab Books

Robotic Object Recognition Using Vision and Touch
Peter K. Allen; October 1987; Kluwer Academic

Robot Dynamics Algorithms
Roy Featherstone; June 1987; Kluwer Academic

Algorithmic and Geometric Aspects of Robotics
J.T. Schwartz, C. Yap; March 1987; Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc.

Computer Architectures for Robotics and Automation
James H. Graham; March 1987; Gordon & Breach Science Pub.

Robot Technology: Decision and Intelligence
Aleksander, Farreny, Ghallab; January 1987; Prentice Hall

Industrial Robot Applications
E. Appleton, D.J. Williams; 1987; Kluwer Academic

Dictionary of Robot Technology in Four Languages: English, German, French, Russian
E. Burger, G. Korzak; November 1986; Elsevier Science Ltd.

Color Machine Vision
Richard K. Miller; October 1986; Seai Technical Pub.

Computer Vision for Robots
O.D. Faugeras, R. Kelley; June 1986; Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers

Robot Grippers
D.T. Pham, W.B. Heginbotham; May 1986; Springer Verlag

Robot Analysis and Control
H. Asada, J.E. Slotine; April 1986; John Wiley & Sons

Robot Vision
Berthold Horn; March 1986; MIT Press

Vehicles: Experiments in Synthetic Psychology
V. Braitenberg; March 1986; MIT Press

Robot Sensors: Tactile and Non-Vision
A. Pugh; Vol.2, January 1986; Springer Verlag

Silverbot Robotic Creature Building Set


Robot Modelling: Control and Applications With Software
P.G. Ranky, C.Y. Ho; November 1985; Springer Verlag

Robot Hands and the Mechanics of Manipulation
M.T. Mason, J.K. Salisbury; July 1985; MIT Press

Industrial Robot Specifications
A. Cugy, K. Page; October 1984; AMACOM

Heath's Robot Hero 68 Experiments: Fundamentals and Applications
Howard Boyet; November 1983; Howard Boyet

Robot Technology: Interaction With the Environment
Philippe Coiffet; April 1983; Prentice Hall

The Buddha in the Robot
Masahiro Mori; August 1982; Charles E Tuttle Co.

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Intel 8051 / 8052 / 80251 / XA
Motorola 68HC05-HC08-HC11-HC12-HC16, 680x, 68k, MPC505, M-Core
Microchip PIC micro ----- BASIC Stamp / Stamp 2 / SX ----- Atmel AVR
Zilog Z-80 / Intel 808x / 8096 / 6502 ----- Intel 80x86 / 80x88 / i960
Power Supplies, Resources, & Batteries ----- Robotics
GPS, GIS, Navigation & Guidance ----- Vehicles, Vessels, & Craft
PDA / Palm / Psion ----- Windows CE / Pocket PC
JavaOS, Java VM, JINI ----- Smart Cards

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