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Dealing with Conflicting Requirements in Robot System Engineering: A Laboratory-Based Course

  • Luca Gherardi
  • Davide Brugali
  • Andrea Luzzana
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8810)

Abstract

This paper presents a project-based laboratory for senior-level students in computer engineering that is based on the LEGO Mindstorms kits extended with a set of off-the-shelf microcontrollers and custom electronics. It is organized in an integrated set of projects, which individually cover a subset of typical issues and challenges involved in the development of a complete robotic system. The pedagogical goal is to equip students with an understanding of how engineering of complex projects is a multi-dimensional decision making process and with teamwork and self-learning skills.

Keywords

Robotic System Mobile Manipulator Rotary Encoder Castor Wheel Heterogeneous Technology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luca Gherardi
    • 1
  • Davide Brugali
    • 2
  • Andrea Luzzana
    • 2
  1. 1.ETH ZürichSwitzerland
  2. 2.University of BergamoBergamoItaly

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