The kit includes: "Building Robots with LEGO Mindstorms" (1-928994-67-9). This best seller provides readers with a fundamental understanding of the geometry, electronics, engineering, and programming required to build your own robots. Mario and Giuli Ferrari are world-renowned experts in the field of Lego Mindstorms robotics, and in this book they share their unrivaled knowledge and expertise of robotics and provide a series of chapters detailing how to design and build the most exotic robots. Mario and Giulio also give detailed explanations of how to integrate Lego Mindstorms kits with other Lego programmable bricks such as Scout and Cybermaster, as well as with non-robotic Lego Technic models. "Programming LEGO Mindstorms with Java" (1-928994-55-5): this book teaches readers how to program their robotic creations and bring them to life! Until recently, the only languages available to program Lego Mindstorms were NQC, pbForth, and legOS. This is one of the first books detailing how to program Lego Mindstorms using the newly released Java Virtual Machine for Lego Mindstorm programming. What to do with all of those pieces from other sets? This book will provide the reader with all of the ideas and techniques necessary to build robots using Lego Mindstorms kits as well as Lego programmable bricks such as the RCX, as well as with non-robotic Lego Technic models. The perfect holiday gift for parents and kids alike. "Building and Programming LEGO Mindstorms Robot Kit" will be published in November to take full advantage of what's sure to be a huge holiday sales season for Lego Mindstorms kits and associated books. Learn robotics, programming, engineering, and geometry. With a solid understanding of these disciplines, readers will be able to build countless robots on their own. This set will include the first book available on how to program Lego Mindstorm with Java. The majority of developers working with Lego Mindstorms have a background in Java programming, and as a result will gravitate toward the language they are most familiar with.
Publisher: Syngress Media,U.S.
Number of pages: 896
Weight: 110 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 65 mm
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