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Learning Robotics Using Python

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Learning Robotics Using Python

Lentin Joseph, "Learning Robotics Using Python"
English | ISBN: 1783287535 | 2015 | 330 pages | EPUB, PDF | 15 MB + 7 MB

Design, simulate, program, and prototype an interactive autonomous mobile robot from scratch with the help of Python, ROS, and Open-CV!
About This Book
Design, simulate, build and program an interactive autonomous mobile robot
Program Robot Operating System using Python
Get a grip on the hands-on guide to robotics for learning various robotics concepts and build an advanced robot from scratch
Who This Book Is For
If you are an engineer, a researcher, or a hobbyist, and you are interested in robotics and want to build your own robot, this book is for you. Readers are assumed to be new to robotics but should have experience with Python.
What You Will Learn
Understand the core concepts and terminologies of robotics
Create 2D and 3D drawings of robots using freeware such as LibreCAD and Blender
Simulate your robot using ROS and Gazebo
Build robot hardware from the requirements
Explore a diverse range of actuators and its interfacing
Interface various robotic sensors to robots
Set up and program OpenCV, OpenNI, and PCL to process 2D/3D visual data
Learn speech processing and synthesis using Python
Apply artificial intelligence to robots using Python
Build a robot control GUI using Qt and Python
Calibration and testing of robot
In Detail
Learning about robotics will become an increasingly essential skill as it becomes a ubiquitous part of life. Even though robotics is a complex subject, several other tools along with Python can help you design a project to create an easy-to-use interface.
Learning Robotics Using Python is an essential guide for creating an autonomous mobile robot using popular robotic software frameworks such as ROS using Python. It also discusses various robot software frameworks and how to go about coding the robot using Python and its framework. It concludes with creating a GUI-based application to control the robot using buttons and slides.
By the end of this tutorial, you'll have a clear idea of how to integrate and assemble all things into a robot and how to bundle the software package.