Books tagged: robotics

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Far-called
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,220. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
As many cool ideas per page as possible. Indiana Jones on Mars! This book is half science and half fiction. It describes what life might be like in the 35th Century.
Perceptions
Price: Free! Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
PDM-512-0753; a machine built as a learning display model of a line of robots. Perceptions is a story about a machine trying to understand beyond definition what emotions entail.
Simon of Space
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 166,200. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Simon Fell awakes with no memory, beginning a journey to discover his identity and the dark secret behind his amnesia that will take him from world to world and star to star as he fights to find his place in a panstellar civilization overseen by sentient robots and peopled by unique and complex characters. What Simon finds out will do more than change the galaxy - it may end his life, as well.
Idiot's Mask
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,600. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
‘Idiot’ is the street name of a thief who has been drafted into a revolutionary army fighting a war between worlds. When he is put in charge of a beautiful hostage during a brutal battle he is forced to question his loyalties, and the consequences of that choice will steer the fate of two planets...and reveal an even deeper mystery.
Bobo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,720. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Bobo the robot cares for the elderly. But when his last charge dies the ancient caretaker finds himself cast out into the wider world beyond the retirement home. This is a world his primitive brain cannot understand, until he is forcibly upgraded by robot activists, and has an epiphany that will change human-robot relations forever: one so warped it could only have come from a machine mind.
Proxy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Robots replace human workers, devastating the economy. Civil War begins as presidential hopefuls legislate amid corruption.
Pathfinder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,130. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A woman and two men are instrumental in assembling the Pathfinder Mission, the first mission to colonize Mars, the red planet. Both men are in love with her, she is in love with both of them and yet only one of the three will be going on the mission. Enjoy the science, romance, intrigue, and adventure of this fast moving story.
A Wondrous Gift
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: American English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Elderly shipping tycoon, Andrew Smithers goes spelunking in a Martian cavern he once explored as a young man and discovers more than he bargained for.
Colonial Scout
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: American English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Boy Scout Augie Rodriguez leads a group of younger Scouts on an overnight campout in a cave on Mars. What should be a routine trip, turns exciting when a medical emergency tests Augie’s first aid skills.
Genetic Algorithms
Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Robotics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Examines the application of genetic algorithms in order to solve technical problems. Provides a working case study of a robotic spider and how it can learn to walk without being instructed in physics or explicitly programmed to perform that function.