Robot Interaction Design Experience

University of Twente

During this summer school you will have a hands-on experience of a number of practical design methods applied in the domain of human robot interaction. The focus lies on methods from Design Research (or maker research) such as co-design (participatory design), UxD and UcD applied in an interactive context with robots.

In this course we'll cover many different angles in robotics design, from working out application scenarios, wizard of oz prototyping and tinkering, as well as working with AI building blocks and getting down to the nitty gritty of robot control using open source tools like ROS, raspberry pi, and arduino. Furthermore, you wil gain experience in ideation methods, brainstorming and low-fi prototyping, scenario based design, mid-fi prototyping using animatronics hardware and specific toolkits, playtesting and high-fi prototyping using state-of-the art (social) robot hardware.

CURIOUSU
The CuriousU experience is a one-of-a-kind combination of a European summer school with international taste in combination with a festival at the leading entrepreneurial University of Twente. Our summer school package includes: academic courses, music, sports, theatre, inspirational speakers and accommodation at the campus of the University of Twente. We’ve got it all. The last edition of CuriousU was a huge success with participants from more than 50 countries! Check out CuriousU and get inspired. You wouldn’t want to miss it on 11 - 20 August, 2019. This is definitely the only and best festival style summer school in Europe!

Details:

Location Enschede, Netherlands
Period
11 Aug 2019 - 20 Aug 2019
Levels Bachelor / Undergraduate
Master / Graduate
Credits 2.0 ECTS
Program fee 750 EUR
Accommodation fee Included in program fee
Extra information about the fee:
The fee varies from 675 euros (early bird) to 875 euros including a tent to sleep in
Application deadline 9 August 2019
Entry requirements:
If you have some prior experience with hardware and programming, then this is the right course for you! But, this is definitely not obligatory!

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