CPS Security Camps

Campers learn to program RoboScape robots using NetsBlox, a visual programming environment created by Professor of Computer Engineering Akos Ledeczi and his team. The team has worked with students as young as middle schoolers and the June camps are another opportunity to work with young learners. NetsBlox introduces programming basics and a high-level view of distributed computing.

In this tug-of-war game there was no rope and no pulling. Groans, however, were plentiful as pairs of middle and high school campers at Vanderbilt jabbed at computer keys and space bars to push left or right a small robot car with cartoon googly eyes. One person in each pair was going to win.

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