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2013 Conference Papers By Session

The goal of the conference sessions is to provide an opportunity to share ideas on the topics listed below. We encourage original thinking on topics as detailed as technical innovations and as broad as ethics and robotics.

2013 Proceedings Papers

You can download the 2013 GCER proceedings as a .zip file or individually below. The arrangement of papers is by session.

Effective Use of Sensors

Applying PID to Botball

  Yun, Youngju— Polaris

Depth Imaging with the Asus Xtion Pro Live Sensor and the KIPR Link (Part 1)

  Rand, Jeremy— Team SNARC

Depth Imaging with the Asus Xtion Pro Live Sensor and the KIPR Link (Part 2)

  Rand, Jeremy— Team SNARC

Sensor Data Refinement: The Accuracy of the ET Sensor

  Garcia, Danielle— School of Dreams Academy

Virtual Touch Sensors

  Rand, Jeremy— Team SNARC

Engineering Success

Best Practices in Mechanical Engineering

  Bruckman, Julia— HTL-Donaustadt

  Inführ, Daniel — HTL-Donaustadt

  Maluenda, Patricio — HTL-Donaustadt

  Wang, Johannes — HTL-Donaustadt

  Weinert, Nicole — HTL-Donaustadt

Building Good Robots

  Okamoto, Kyle— Palm Desert Charter Middle School

Self-designed Model Airplane

  Hammerl, Julian— Vienna Institute of Technology (TGM)

The Design of the Robot "Rattlesnake"

  Hammerl, Julian— Vienna Institute of Technology (TGM)

  Schuster, Lisamarie — Vienna Institute of Technology (TGM)

The Power of Gears in Double Elimination

  Avirneni, Sriram— DeWitt Perry Middle School

Hardware, Software and Resource for Robotics Education

Integrating ROS into Educational Robotics: Bridging the Gap between Grade School and Grad School

  Matarić, Maja J— University of Southern California

  Mead, Ross — University of Southern California

  Zeltner, Stefan — University of Southern California

Our Modern Robotics Laboratory of Educational Experiments

  Cassar, Harrison— Palm Desert Charter Middle School

  Chen, Yu Sheng — Palm Desert Charter Middle School

Programming for Younger Students

  Reynolds, Linda— Desert Robotics

The Use of Hands-On Robotics Activities to Share Information about IT and Engineering Careers to 9th Graders

  Bolin, Stacey— East Central University

Innovations in Programming

A Look Inside the KIPR Link

  McDorman, Braden— KISS Institute for Practical Robotics

  Southerland, Joshua — University of Oklahoma

AR.Pwn: Hacking the Parrot AR.Drone (Part 1)

  Rand, Jeremy— Team SNARC

AR.Pwn: Hacking the Parrot AR.Drone (Part 2)

  Rand, Jeremy— Team SNARC

Java on the KIPR Link

  Klein, Markus— Vienna Institute of Technology (TGM)

Scripting an iRobot Create

  Akiya, Yuta— Palm Desert Charter Middle School

  Duong, Ethan — Palm Desert Charter Middle School

  Feldman, Joshua — Palm Desert Charter Middle School

  Friedman, Evan — Palm Desert Charter Middle School

  Mayton, Spencer — Palm Desert Charter Middle School

  Swajian, Grant — Palm Desert Charter Middle School

It's All About the Math

Applying High-School Mathematics to Robotics

  Guan, Christina— Polaris

  Zhang, Claire — Polaris

Real-Time Navigation with the Lee Algorithm

  Seo, Jaeyun Stella— Polaris

The Botball Team Tracker

  Rand, Marty— Norman Advanced Robotics

The Physics of the Sky Crane

  Cui, Richard— Winchester High School

  Li, Matthew — Winchester High School

Plan, Compete, Succeed!

Combining Robot Form and Behavior: Designing a Winning Botball Robot

  Carusetta, Nastassja — South Pasadena High School

  Matarić, Maja — South Pasadena High School

  Roberts, Richard — South Pasadena High School

  Roberts-Matarić, Helena — South Pasadena High School

  Zhu, Karen — South Pasadena High School

How to Do Documentation

  Wu, Jason— DeWitt Perry Middle School

How to Strategize and Plan to be Successful in Botball

  Kinkhabwala, Mauli— DeWitt Perry Middle School

The Secret to Our Success

  Hawkins, Meg— DeWitt Perry Middle School