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|Richard Mitchell||Professor of Cybernetics|
|William Harwin||Professor of Interactive & Human Systems|
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Acknowledgements We’d like to include a special thanks here to Microchip for generously allowing us to use their film studio, located at their European Headquarters based in Wokingham in the UK, to record Richard’s introductory videos for each week of the course. Microchip also provide the microcontroller and analogue parts that we use within our ERIC robot, designed and built specifically for this course. Thanks also go to Paul Minchinton, for designing ERIC and for his work with Steve Gould for the ROVER robot. We also would like to mention Ally Barrow who implemented the Escher inspired figure.
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