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Design and Validation of a Robotic System to Interactively Teach Geometry

Riano, Lorenzo and McGinnity, TM (2010) Design and Validation of a Robotic System to Interactively Teach Geometry. AT&P Journal, 2 . pp. 91-96. [Journal article]

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Learning geometry can be significantly improved if the student interacts with shapes and their transformations. We present the design and validation of a robotic system that teaches geometry by natural interaction. The robot is able to draw arbitrary shapes in the environment by means of its own movement. It is also able to detect and track the student movements, representing them as geometrical shapes and reproducing them. We will show four experiments where a robot is able to draw mathematical shapes, including an affine transformation, and two experiments where the robot reproduces trajectories a student previously showed it.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Intelligent Systems
Research Institutes and Groups:Computer Science Research Institute > Intelligent Systems Research Centre
Computer Science Research Institute
ID Code:19264
Deposited By: Dr Lorenzo Riano
Deposited On:01 Aug 2011 14:32
Last Modified:01 Aug 2011 14:32

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