From the Back Cover
POWER UP YOUR ROBOT WITH LINUX
If you want your robot to have more brains than microcontrollers can deliver -- if you want a truly intelligent, high-capability robot -- everything you need is right here. Linux Robotics gives you step-by-step directions for "Zeppo," a super-smart, single-board-powered robot that can be built by any hobbyist. You also get complete instructions for incorporating Linux single boards into your own unique robotic designs. No programming experience is required. This book includes access to all the downloadable programs you need, plus complete training in doing original programming.
THE POWER TO BUILD A SMARTER, MORE SOPHISTICATED ROBOT
Combining essential aspects of robotics and programming, this book/Website package from programmer/robot enthusiast D. Jay Newman for the first time empowers hobbyists to construct more intelligent, higher capacity robots. Use it to start designing and constructing your own superbot today.
Put More on Board with Linux
- More sophisticated movements
- Better vision and sensing
- Greater behavioral flexibility
- Upgraded image capture
- Improved navigational skills
- Smarter decision-making
- Faster responses
- And more
Access a Roboticist's Dream Website FREE with this book:
- Downloadable software
- Circuit examples
- Solderless breadboard designs (no tools required)
- Complete classes in behavioral and neural network programming, in Java
About the Author
D. Jay Newman
is a programmer, writer, and robot enthusiast. He has been interested in computers and robotics for as long as he can remember. This is his first book.