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Apr 30th 2017

This is an Exploratorium teacher professional development course taught by Teacher Institute staff, open to any science teacher (particularly middle or high school level) and science enthusiast. This is a hands-on workshop that explores topics and strategies teachers can use to help their students become active investigators of light.

Average: 5.9 (28 votes)
Apr 17th 2017

In this course, you will learn relevant fundamentals of human motor performance, perception, and cognition that inform effective interaction design. You will use these models of how people work to design more effective input and interaction techniques. You’ll apply these to both traditional graphic and gestural interfaces.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Apr 17th 2017

How can robots perceive the world and their own movements so that they accomplish navigation and manipulation tasks? In this module, we will study how images and videos acquired by cameras mounted on robots are transformed into representations like features and optical flow. Such 2D representations allow us then to extract 3D information about where the camera is and in which direction the robot moves. You will come to understand how grasping objects is facilitated by the computation of 3D posing of objects and navigation can be accomplished by visual odometry and landmark-based localization.

Average: 6.5 (4 votes)
Apr 10th 2017

Learners will be introduced to the problems that vision faces, using perception as a guide. The course will consider how what we see is generated by the visual system, what the central problem for vision is, and what visual perception indicates about how the brain works.

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La produzione di questo MOOC fa capo al Corso di Disegno edile, afferente alla facoltà di Ingegneria edile dell'Università Federico II di Napoli. Durante le lezioni, particolarmente indicate per coloro che abbiano conoscenze dei fondamenti della geometria proiettiva e del metodo delle proiezioni ortogonali, si affronterà la questione della rappresentazione delle ombre. Saranno affrontati e risolti alcuni problemi grafici legati a questo tipo di rappresentazione, attraverso l'utilizzo di numerosi esempi interattivi che, in maniera evidente, illustreranno le soluzioni risultanti dall'applicazione delle regole.

Average: 6.7 (3 votes)
Jun 13th 2016

Basic concepts and algorithms for locomotion, perception, and intelligent navigation. Robots are rapidly evolving from factory workhorses, which are physically bound to their work-cells, to increasingly complex machines capable of performing challenging tasks in our daily environment. The objective of this course is to provide the basic concepts and algorithms required to develop mobile robots that act autonomously in complex environments.

Average: 9 (2 votes)
Mar 30th 2015

Learn the basic structure and function of the human nervous system, how nerve cells generate electrical signals and communicate, how they reshape their connections with use, and how neural systems integrate external and internal sensory signals to orchestrate action.

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