A mixed reality approach to undergraduate robotics education

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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 environment that challenges them to apply what they have learned. Robotics competitions have proven to be an excellent method for motivating students, so the framework should be portable and robust enough to be used for competitions, and flexible enough to provide a range of environments that can become more challenging as students become more adept. Finally, the framework should provide repeatability and control for evaluating the student's work, as well as for performing research. In this paper, we overview a mixed reality approach that meets these criteria, and describe its use in an advanced undergraduate course.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAAAI-07/IAAI-07 Proceedings
Subtitle of host publication22nd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the 19th Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence Conference
Pages1979-1980
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Nov 28
EventAAAI-07/IAAI-07 Proceedings: 22nd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the 19th Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence Conference - Vancouver, BC, Canada
Duration: 2007 Jul 222007 Jul 26

Publication series

NameProceedings of the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence
Volume2

Other

OtherAAAI-07/IAAI-07 Proceedings: 22nd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the 19th Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence Conference
CountryCanada
CityVancouver, BC
Period07/7/2207/7/26

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Artificial Intelligence

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    Anderson, J., & Baltes, H. J. (2007). A mixed reality approach to undergraduate robotics education. In AAAI-07/IAAI-07 Proceedings: 22nd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the 19th Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence Conference (pp. 1979-1980). (Proceedings of the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence; Vol. 2).