Designing Competitions for Education in Robotics

  • Nils Axel Andersen
  • Ole Ravn
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7429)


The paper describes design considerations for making a robot competition. Topics as level of participants, learning objective, evaluation form, task design and competition rules are treated. It is shown that careful design considering these topics are necessary for a succesful outcome of a competition. The conclusions are based on examples from more than 15 years of experience with robotic competitions.


Robotics education competition project-based learning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nils Axel Andersen
    • 1
  • Ole Ravn
    • 1
  1. 1.Automation and Control, DTU Electrical EngineeringTechnical University of DenmarkKgs. LyngbyDenmark

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