Robot Operating System (ROS) for Absolute Beginners: Robotics Programming Made Easy 1st ed. Edition

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Learn how to get started with robotics programming using Robot Operation System (ROS). Targeted for absolute beginners in ROS, Linux, and Python, this short guide shows you how to build your own robotics projects.

ROS is an open-source and flexible framework for writing robotics software. With a hands-on approach and sample projects, Robot Operating System for Absolute Beginners will enable you to begin your first robot project. You will learn the basic concepts of working with ROS and begin coding with ROS APIs in both C++ and Python.

About the Author

Lentin Joseph is an author, entrepreneur, electronics engineer, robotics enthusiast, machine vision expert, embedded programmer, and the founder and CEO of Qbotics Labs from India. He completed his bachelor's degree in electronics and communication engineering at the Federal Institute of Science and Technology (FISAT), Kerala. After graduating, Lentin worked for three years at a start-up company focusing on robotics and image processing. During that time he learned to work with various robotics software platforms such as Robot Operating System (ROS), V-REP, and Actin (a robotic simulation tool) and image processing libraries such as OpenCV, OpenNI, and PCL. He also has experience with 3D robot design and embedded programming on Arduino and Tiva Launchpad. 

He recently started a new company called Qbotics Labs, which mainly focuses on research into building some great products in domains such as robotics and machine vision.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Apress; 1st ed. edition (May 25, 2018)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 295 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1484234049
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1484234044
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.02 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6.1 x 0.68 x 9.25 inches
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Lentin Joseph is an Indian Robotics Author and Entrepreneur. He authored 7 books in the Robot Operating System and Robotics. He is running a company called Qbotics Labs in India. He has written books in ROS for absolute beginners to the advanced level users.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Recommended for ROS beginners
By Neil John on September 13, 2018
Really good to start with Robot operating system. This is a new book for ROS dummies, most of the other books for beginners are bit outdated.
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1.0 out of 5 stars This book has not been proofread
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 12, 2018
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent start for the beginners.
Reviewed in India on July 31, 2018
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4.0 out of 5 stars Buen libro para iniciación
Reviewed in Spain on March 9, 2019
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excelent
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5.0 out of 5 stars Bon état et beaucoup d'exemples
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