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ECE 4001 / 7001 Outline: Architectural Robotics             Fall 2015
Week Date Monday Wednesday
1 Aug 24 Course introduction; Studio culture (ND); Ardruino basics; Work on Project #1
2 Aug 31 Architectural robotics: definitions, research and practices Project #1 DUE
3 Sept 7 Labor Day Holiday (no class) Human factors + Physical environment: spatial composition, aesthetics and experience (ND)
4 Sept 14 Design and evaluation of architectural robotics for kids Work on Project #2
5 Sept 21 Tangible, embedded and embodied computing + “The Vision” Work on Project #2
6 Sept 28 Continuum robots and other bio-inspired robots Mid-Review Project #2
7 Oct 5 Architectural robotics: formative documents Work on Project #2
8 Oct 12 Architectural robotics for aging in place Work on Project #2
9 Oct 19 Accessible design (ND) Work on Project #2
10 Oct 26 Accessible design from the user perspective (CG) Project #2 DUE
11 Nov 2 Assistive and social robotics case study: ART (Assistive Robotic Table) Work on Project #3
12 Nov 9 Machine learning and intelligence Work on Project #3
13 Nov 16 Refining the prototype Mid-Review Project #3
Nov 23 Thanksgiving recess (no class) Thanksgiving recess (no class)
14 Nov 30 Key algorithms for robotic structures Work on Project #3
15 Dec 7 Conclusions and lessons learned Project #3 DUE
16 Dec 14 FINALS WEEK: No Final Exam