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MATLAB and Simulink Workshops at RoboCup 2013

MathWorks will offer daily workshops at the RoboCup Eindhoven event. The workshops, which will take place in our special workshop area, are offered free of change and are open to everyone until capacity is reached.

Workshop: How Do Robots Work?

Time: Daily from June 26 – 30, 2013; 09:00 - 10:00
This one-hour introductory session targeted at students older than 14 and their parents, is presented by an engineer from MathWorks, the developers of MATLAB and Simulink. The presentation shows how software plays a fundamental role in making robots work. The session also demonstrates how to use MATLAB and Simulink to program robots.
Capacity: 50 people

Workshop: First Steps in Robotics: LEGO MINDSTORMS Workshop

Time: Daily from June 26 – 30, 2013; 10:30 - 12:00
This session is an introductory workshop targeted at students up to age 17. During the session you'll learn to easily and quickly program a LEGO MINDSTORMS robot with MATLAB and Simulink software.
Capacity: 20 people

Workshop: Teach the Teachers: Hands-On LEGO MINDSTORMS Workshop

Time: Daily from June 26 – 30, 2013; 13:00 - 15:00
This two-hour session is targeted at teachers and instructors who wish to use hardware with their teaching. This hands-on workshop will be conducted by MathWorks technical staff, and will show you how to connect LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT kits to MATLAB and Simulink software, for the purpose of teaching teenagers in applied sciences schools.
Capacity: 20 people

Additional RoboCup Resources

MathWorks provides support to RoboCup teams in the following ways:

Complimentary | Access to MATLAB and Simulink

Your team is eligible for an offer of Complimentary Software License(s). To request software for your team complete this online form.

Complimentary | Training

Your team can take advantage of various online software training materials.

Interactive Tutorials

There are a total of five tutorials, narrated by specialists from MathWorks, which include interactive exercises to reinforce learning.

RoboCup Training Resource Page

Get started with resources for learning and classroom instruction, and explore the MATLAB and Simulink product families available for this competition. Learn more here.

Additional Online Resources

MATLAB Central is the premier on-line community platform for MATLAB and Simulink users worldwide where you will find software examples, files, and answers to your technical questions.


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MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software. Engineers and scientists worldwide rely on its products to accelerate the pace of discovery, innovation, and development.

MATLAB, the language of technical computing, is a programming environment for algorithm development, data analysis, visualization, and numeric computation. Simulink is a graphical environment for simulation and Model-Based Design of multidomain dynamic and embedded systems. The company produces nearly 100 additional products for specialized tasks such as data analysis and image processing.