Jitendra R. Raol and Ajith K. Gopal

Over the last two decades, there has been considerable advancement of various technologies applicable to mobile vehicles, in general, and robots, in particular. Since it would be a formidable task to keep track of this technological progress, only a small and humble attempt has been made to present in this volume on MIAS, descriptions of some of the most important aspects of robotics and some recent progress not only in the field of robotics but also in the field of other types of mobile vehicles.

At the outset, a robot as a vehicle (either static or dynamic depending upon the intended purpose of its use) is defined variously by various people and/or groups [1] as: (i) ‘an automatically controlled, ...

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