LegOSC - Mindstorms NXT Robotics Programming for Artists

Jorge Cardoso, Manuel Ferreira, Cristina Santos

Abstract

Robotics is an interesting but difficult area for digital artists who generally don’t have much academic background on electronics or computer programming. Digital art students normally use high-level application to program their visual and sonorous installations. This paper presents LegOSC - a tool that allows the control of the Mindstorms NXT robots from any application that uses the Open Sound Control protocol which is implemented by most of those high-level applications. This allows artists to create works which incorporate robotic parts using the familiar programming environment.

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Paper Citation


in Harvard Style

Cardoso J., Ferreira M. and Santos C. (2008). LegOSC - Mindstorms NXT Robotics Programming for Artists . In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO, ISBN 978-989-8111-31-9, pages 177-182. DOI: 10.5220/0001485201770182


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icinco08,
author={Jorge Cardoso and Manuel Ferreira and Cristina Santos},
title={LegOSC - Mindstorms NXT Robotics Programming for Artists},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO,},
year={2008},
pages={177-182},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001485201770182},
isbn={978-989-8111-31-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO,
TI - LegOSC - Mindstorms NXT Robotics Programming for Artists
SN - 978-989-8111-31-9
AU - Cardoso J.
AU - Ferreira M.
AU - Santos C.
PY - 2008
SP - 177
EP - 182
DO - 10.5220/0001485201770182