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JRM Vol.23 No.5 pp. 759-767
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2011.p0759
(2011)

Paper:

Educational Activities with a Focus on Robot Strategies – Through the Development of LEGO Manipulation Robots –

Rui Fukui and Tomomasa Sato

7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan, Department of Mechano-Informatics, The University of Tokyo

Received:
February 8, 2011
Accepted:
April 13, 2011
Published:
October 20, 2011
Keywords:
robot education, strategy design, manipulation, design optimization, LEGO MINDSTORMS
Abstract

This paper reports a robotics educational trial for 3rd grade undergraduate students in Intelligent Cooperative Systems Laboratory at The University of Tokyo. In the trial, we discussed with the students about strategies to realize automatic domino aligning or transferring robots comparing with existing manipulation robots. The students produced prototype robots to confirm the validity of their strategies. These processes prompted the students to understand the importance of adopting the best strategy to realize this target mission with the least effort.

Cite this article as:
R. Fukui and T. Sato, “Educational Activities with a Focus on Robot Strategies – Through the Development of LEGO Manipulation Robots –,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.23, No.5, pp. 759-767, 2011.
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