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A self-learning environment based on the PBL approach: an application to the learning process in the field of robotics and manufacturing systems
F Ramos ,International Journal of Engineering Education, 2003 ,
This paper deals with a PBL approach used to bridge a teacher-centered learning to a studentcentered learning. It has been applied in undergraduate and graduate courses of robotics and manufacturing systems with successful results. A cognitive analysis of the 

State transition based (STB) role assignment and behaviour programming in collaborative robotics
GS Gupta, CH Messom ,Proceedings of the 2nd , 2004 ,
Abstract Complex distributed robot control systems consist of mechanical systems powered by actuators that are under the control of computer systems that rely on sensor input, such as vision, touch and torque sensing. Often these systems are installed in production 

Information self-structuring for developmental robotics: Organization, adaptation, and integration
LÅ Olsson ,2006 ,
Abstract In this thesis we consider how a robot autonomously can find the informational organization of its sensors, adapt its sensors, and how sensors can be integrated into higher level sensors. This enables the robot to develop and adapt its sensory systems depending 

RAWSEEDS: Robotics advancement through web-publishing of sensorial and elaborated extensive data sets
  In proceedings of , 2006 ,
Abstract—The absence of standard benchmarks is an ac-knowledged problem in the field of robotics, and is doubly harmful to it. First, it prevents recognition of scientific and technical progress, thus discouraging research and development; second, it prevents new actors ( 

Q-learning and robotics
C Touzet, JF Santos ,IJCNN—Eur. Simul. , 2001 ,
ABSTRACT Because it allows the synthesis of behaviors despite the absence of a robot- world interaction model, Q-learning has become the most used learning algorithm for autonomous robotics in applications such as obstacle avoidance, wall following, go-to-the 

Principles of Navigation in Surgical Robotics
D Henrich, P Stolka ,MRVN 2004, 2004 ,
In this paper, we propose a framework for the different types of navigational problems in surgical robotics. Using robots in medicine and especially in surgery requires an adequate representation of and reaction to a changing environment. This is achieved by modeling at 

Real-time statistical learning for robotics and human augmentation
 A D’Souza , on Robotics , 2001 ,
Abstract: Real-time modeling of complex nonlinear dynamic processes has become increasingly important in various areas of robotics and human augmentation. To address such problems, we have been developing special statistical learning methods that meet 

Project oriented learning for basic robotics using virtual laboratories and intelligent tutors
LE Sucar, J Noguez ,FRONTIERS IN EDUCATION , 2005 ,
Abstract-We have developed a course for teaching basic robotics, at the undergraduate level, with several new didactical and technical contributions, aimed at helping the students learn in a more effective way. The guiding thread for the course is based on the Project 

Biomimetic robotics: self-propelled physical models test hypotheses about the mechanics and evolution of swimming vertebrates
JH Long ,Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical , 2007 ,Prof Eng Publishing
Biologists are beginning to combine biomimetic and robotic methods to generate and test biological hypotheses about animal function and evolution. Notable progress has been made studying aquatic vertebrate systems and their locomotor mechanisms, with self- 

Spatial navigation algorithms: Applications to mobile robotics
TG Sugar ,Proceedings of the 6th Vision Interface , 2001 ,
Abstract Human navigational principles for catching are researched and applied to mobile robotic applications. Two principles, constant optical rate and angular constancy, can be used by a fielder or mobile robot to define a trajectory for interception of a projectile 

Path formation and goal search in swarm robotics
S Nouyan ,2004 ,
Abstract In this work, we present a swarm robotic approach to exploration and navigation. Taking inspiration from swarm intelligence methods, we address the problem of solving complex tasks with the group of robots while using simple control strategies for an 

Probabilistic methods for state estimation in robotics
S Thrun, D Fox ,Proceedings of the Workshop SOAVE, 1997 ,
The eld of Arti cial Intelligence AI is currently undergoing a transition. While in the eighties, rule-based and logical representations were the representation of choice in the majority of AI systems, in recent years various researchers have explored alternative representational 

A mixed reality approach to undergraduate robotics education
Abstract Teaching robotics to undergraduate students requires a course framework that allows students to learn about robotics in stages, without being overwhelmed with details. Such a framework must also provide the students with a motivating application 

Concepts for anchoring in robotics
A Bonarini, M Matteucci ,AI* IA 2001: Advances in Artificial , 2001 ,Springer
Anchoring is the activity an agent does to classify the objects it perceives and to track them. With the increasing abilities of mobile robots, anchoring is becoming a major research issue to make robots perform their task in unstructured and partially unknown environments. We 

Two simulation tools for biologically inspired virtual robotics
D Gamez, R Newcombe, O Holland ,Proceedings of the IEEE , 2006 ,
Abstract-This paper describes two simulators that have been developed as part of Holland’s and Troscianko’s project to build a conscious robot. The first simulates a reconfigurable humanoid robot within a dynamic environment. This robot is more biologically realistic 

for vertically integrated curriculum innovation–how curricula were developed for undergraduate, middle and high school students using underwater robotics
R Stolkin, L Hotaling, R Sheryll, K Sheppard ,Proceedings of the , 2007 ,
Abstract–This paper presents a case study of how an innovative educational engineering project can be developed for multiple skill levels, from middle school to undergraduate. Engineers and educators at Stevens Institute of Technology have collaborated to develop 

Pyro: An integrated environment for robotics education
D Blank, D Kumar, L Meeden ,PROCEEDINGS OF THE , 2005 ,
Pyro, which stands for Python Robotics, is a Python-based robotics programming environment that enables students to explore topics in robotics. Programming robot behaviors in Pyro is akin to programming in a high-level general purpose programming 

Tekkotsu: Cognitive robotics on the Sony AIBO
E Tira-Thompson, N Halelamien, J Wales ,Abstract for poster at , 2004 ,
Tekkotsu (the name means “framework” in Japanese) is an application development framework for the Sony AIBO robot that endeavors to provide an intuitive set of primitives for perception, manipulation, and control. The framework also addresses some of the human- 

An agent-based approach to introductory robotics using robotic soccer
J Anderson ,International Journal of Robotics and , 2006 ,
Abstract Introducing robotics to undergraduates is a challenging problem from an educational standpoint. The overlap to numerous areas of applied Modern heuristic techniques for combinatorial problems. Advanced topics in computer science
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Software Agents Michael R. Genesereth Logic Group Computer Science Department Stanford University
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The software world is one of great richness and diversity. Many thousands of software products are available to users today, providing a wide variety of information and services in a wide variety of domains. While most of these programs provide their users with significant Classical complexity theory analyzes and classifies problems by the amount of a resource, usually time or space, that is required by algorithms solving them. It was a fundamental idea, going back to the work of Hartmanis and Stearns in the early 1960s, to measure the required

The combinatorics of network reliability, International Series of Monographs on Computer Science
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This book develops combinatorial tools which are useful for reliability analysis, as demonstrated with a probabilistic network model. Basic results in combinatorial enumeration are reviewed, along with classical theorems on connectivity and cutsets. More developed

Languages and machines: an introduction to the theory of computer science
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Languages and machines : an introduction to the theory of computer . Theory of Computing 2015/2016 (FUB MSc in Computer Science ) Languages and Machines, which is intended for computer scientists in the theoretical foundations of their subject, gives a mathematically sound In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the concepts of graph transformation and graph grammars started to become of interest in picture processing and computer science . The main idea was to generalize well-known rewriting techniques from strings and trees to Parsing is the process of structuring a linear representation in accordance with a given grammar. This definition has been kept abstract on purpose to allow as wide an interpretation as possible. The linear representation may be a sentence, a computer

The Cambridge distributed computing system. International computer science series
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Logic and the challenge of computer science
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Nowadays computer science is surpassing mathematics as the primary field of logic applications, but logic is not tuned properly to the new role. In particular, classical logic is preoccupied mostly with infinite static structures whereas many objects of interest in

Computer science unplugged
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For kids ages 7 to 14: This educational 50 minute show is an action-packed, zany time exploring neat ideas in computer science . It has been performed for over 20 years in classrooms, science museums, science festivals, and at educational events. Kids, and the

The Profession of IT, Is Computer Science Science
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COMMUNICATIONS OF THE ACM draw on the same fundamental principles. In 1989, we used the term computing instead of computer science , mathematics, and engineering. Today, computing science, engineering, mathematics, art

Discrete mathematical structures with applications to computer science
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Bringing computational thinking to K-12: what is Involved and what is the role of the computer science education community
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When Jeanette Wing [13] launched a discussion regarding the role of computational thinking across all disciplines, she ignited a profound engagement with the core questions of what computer science is and what it might contribute to solving problems across the

Modern DC-to-DC Switchmode Power Converter Circuits (Van Nostrand Reinhold Electrical/ Computer Science and Engineering Series)
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As each area of technology with a potential for significantly impacting any major segment of the electronics industry evolves, it often is accompanied by the development of a succession of new circuits. Each new circuit indeed appears different, employing different components

Information technology research: A practical guide for computer science and informatics
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Scientific methods in computer science
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Active learning and its use in computer science
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Student learning and the depth of the students knowledge increase when active learning methods are employed in the classroom. Active learning strategies are discussed in general computer science course work and as used in a theory of computation course. Difficulties

Why the high attrition rate for computer science students: some thoughts and observations
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1. Introduction At our university, there are over four hundred declared majors in Computer Science . Each semester, however, only about fifteen to twenty students graduate in this field. The freshman courses comprise overflowing multiple sections, but the upper level courses make

Form and content in computer science
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The trouble with computer science today is an obsessive concern with form instead of content. No, that is the wrong way to begin. By any previous standard the vitality of computer science is enormous; what other intellectual area ever advanced so far in twenty years

Why women avoid computer science
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COMMUNICATIONS OF THE ACM did these numbers drop, and why more sharply for women than for men For men, the explanation is obvious. Traditional paths to wealth like law, medicine, and business are more certain, and over the
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Automatic initialization for facial analysis in interactive robotics
A Rabie, C Lang, M Hanheide ,Computer Vision , 2008 ,Springer
The human face plays an important role in communication as it allows to discern different interaction partners and provides non-verbal feedback. In this paper, we present a soft real- time vision system that enables an interactive robot to analyze faces of interaction partners 

A new wave of construction automation and robotics in Japan
Y Hasegawa , on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC , 2000 ,
Abstract: In Japanese manufacturing industry, research and introduction of automation and robotization was started in 1950’s. In 1970’s they were enjoying fruits of their efforts and labor productivity and labor conditions were much improved. Following that of