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How is this bicycle model in Robotics Vision & Control derived? And is its equation missing something?

I'm reading Robotics, Vision and Control, on page 108 it has following equations: $$\rho=\sqrt{\Delta^2_x+\Delta^2_y}$$ $$\alpha = \tan^{-1}\frac{\Delta_y}{\Delta_x}-\theta$$ $$\beta = -\theta-\alpha$...
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Technical books on autonomous cars?

What are some technical books specifically geared towards software/hardware designs or algorithm designs for autonomous cars? Not just books like Probabilistic Robotics or Planning Algorithms.
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How to start as a control system engineer and to make advanced projects using PID [closed]

I am new to the field of control systems, PID and robotics and I want to enhance my knowledge in the field. Can you recommend me books where I can start learning about control system engineering (with ...
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Introduction to AI Robotics book: robot implementation, with ROS?

I'm reading the book Introduction to AI Robotics By Robin R. Murphy and it the first character said, more or less, that after chapter 5 I will be able to design and implement my own robots, either in ...
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Any books or web resources for robotics mechanical design? [closed]

I plan to build a mechanism with multiple axis, which is similar to a robot. To start, I need to define some specifications such as repeatable precision, speed, acceleration, and payload. Then the ...
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List of books similar to Thrun's Probabilistic Robotics for robot mechanics and manipulation [closed]

What? Put together here a list of books (like the one for C/C++ on StackOverflow) that are spiritually similar to Sebastian Thrun's Probabilistic Robotics for robotic manipulation and mechanics. Why?...
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Inverting a transform (Reading J Craig's book on Robotics)

From Introduction to Robotics by J.J. Craig, chapter 2, Page no. 36: Could anyone explain how that equation was derived/formed? I am stuck on this page due to failing to understand where the equation ...
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Introduction to Robotics Mechanics & Control, John J Craig., 3rd Ed., Forward transformation problem Examples 2.2 and 2.4

I am reading the book "Introduction to Robotics Mechanics & Control", John J Craig., 3rd Ed., Forward transformation problem Examples 2.2 and 2.4. Ex. 2.2 (Page 29): Frame {B} is rotated relative ...
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Source to learn Kalman Fusion, explanatory code snippets

Currently I am reading a book of Mr. Thrun: Probabilistic Robotics. I find it really helpfull to understand concept of filters, however I would like to see some code in eg. Matlab. Is the book "Kalman ...
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How can I start learning robotics? [closed]

For someone interested in robotics but do not know the ABC of robotics or mechanical/electronic engineering .What's a good roadmap for becoming an amateur roboticist . I'm studying theoretical physics ...