The World Yearbook of Robotics R&D (1986)

The World Yearbook of Robotics R&D

Second Edition


as Consultant Editor

Kogan Page 1986   ISBN 1-85091-106-1


 “A truly excellent contribution … providing a comprehensive survey of research across the breadth of robotics.”

                        Professor Alan Pugh

                        University of Hull


“A comprehensive reference source”

                        Machinery and Production Engineering





This new edition of The World Yearbook of Robotics Research and Development is a comprehensive reference source encompassing the whole range of robotics and robotics-related research in academic, industrial and governmental establishments worldwide.

The book is divided into seven parts: the first part consists of six articles on various aspects of robotics research. These include a review of tactile sensors and two articles on current research and development activities in Europe and Japan. Part 2 comprises selected overviews of robotics research and development in various countries, whilst Part 3, the main part of the book, is a directory of robotics research and development activities. A world index of research and development centers is given in Part 4, Part 5 is an index of roboticists and other key robotics personnel, and Part 6 is a subject index of research activities. Useful addresses and a select bibliography are included in the final section.