By Vishnu Nath, Stephen E. Levinson
This SpringerBrief finds the newest concepts in desktop imaginative and prescient and computer studying on robots which are designed as exact and effective army snipers. Militaries worldwide are investigating this expertise to simplify the time, price and safeguard measures useful for education human snipers. those robots are constructed through combining an important points of computing device technological know-how learn parts together with picture processing, robot kinematics and studying algorithms. The authors clarify how a brand new humanoid robotic, the iCub, makes use of high-speed cameras and laptop imaginative and prescient algorithms to trace the article that has been labeled as a objective. The robotic adjusts its arm and the gun muzzle for max accuracy, because of a neural version that comes with the parameters of its joint angles, the rate of the bullet and the approximate distance of the objective. a radical literature evaluation presents important context for the experiments. Of functional curiosity to army forces world wide, this short is designed for execs and researchers operating in army robotics. it is going to even be worthwhile for complex point machine technological know-how scholars inquisitive about desktop imaginative and prescient, AI and desktop studying concerns.