SIT122 - Robotics Studio


2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125




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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1 hour class per week, and 1 x 2 hour workshop per week.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1 hour online seminar per week, and 1 x 2 hour online workshop per week.


This unit introduces the fundamental computational paradigms of robotic systems (sense-reason-act) in the context of a hands-on, studio based learning environment using the Nao robots. Students will learn and practice event-driven programming methods within Choreographe, the visual programming environment for the Nao robot. Problems such as animating movement, responding to stimuli, and creating meaningful behaviours in constrained environmental contexts will form the basis of practical investigations of the robots capabilities and limitations, as well as the design and development of programmatic solutions. Fundamental models of embodied and autonomous agents will be introduced through practical application of computing theory.

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