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Designing Object Detectors in MATLAB 2

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

Connell D’Souza is back guest-blogging and tells us about object detection in MATLAB.

A few weeks ago, I visited Florida Atlantic University’s Team Owltonomous, who compete in RoboNation student competitions like RoboBoat, RobotX and from 2019 onwards RoboSub as well! Our discussions spanned a range of topics including designing object detection… read more >>

Government, Industry, and Academia Shaping the Next Generation of Engineers

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

Today’s guest post is by Swarooph Seshadri. Swarooph is MathWorks’ liaison to EcoCar Mobility Challenge which aims to educate the next generation of automotive engineers.

Student competitions have a unique benefit of teaching students, real-world concepts to be successful in a professional environment, such as project management, communication, teamwork etc. A… read more >>

A Dynamic Duo: Simulink + VEX Robotics

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

Today,  Jose Avendano Arbelaez shares another guest post with us. Make sure you let us know your thoughts in the comments section.
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The rise of project-based learning and low-cost electronics kits have made it possible for an increasing number of primary and secondary school students to gain classroom experience with robots… read more >>

How Do Autonomous Systems “See”?

Posted by Sebastian Castro,

Sebastian Castro is back to talk about sensors in autonomous systems, supported by a few example algorithms and student competitions that use low-cost hardware platforms.
There are many challenges around the world that focus on learning autonomous perception and navigation using low-cost ground vehicle platforms. Here are a few that we… read more >>