TY - CHAP A1 - Georgios A. Demetriou ED1 - Zoran Gacovski Y1 - 2011-10-26 PY - 2011 T1 - Mobile Robotics in Education and Research N2 - This book consists of 18 chapters divided in four sections: Robots for Educational Purposes, Health-Care and Medical Robots, Hardware - State of the Art, and Localization and Navigation. In the first section, there are four chapters covering autonomous mobile robot Emmy III, KCLBOT - mobile nonholonomic robot, and general overview of educational mobile robots. In the second section, the following themes are covered: walking support robots, control system for wheelchairs, leg-wheel mechanism as a mobile platform, micro mobile robot for abdominal use, and the influence of the robot size in the psychological treatment. In the third section, there are chapters about I2C bus system, vertical displacement service robots, quadruped robots - kinematics and dynamics model and Epi.q (hybrid) robots. Finally, in the last section, the following topics are covered: skid-steered vehicles, robotic exploration (new place recognition), omnidirectional mobile robots, ball-wheel mobile robots, and planetary wheeled mobile robots. BT - Mobile Robots SP - Ch. 2 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/26295 DO - 10.5772/26295 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-06-13 ER -