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Head: M Bernardine Dias
Contact: Sarah M. Belousov
Associated center(s) / consortia:
 Field Robotics Center (FRC)
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This page last updated - July 2010.
Publications
  • iSTEP 2011 Uruguay

    Sarah M. Belousov, Yonina Cooper, M Bernardine Dias, Malcolm Frederick Dias, Afnan Fahim, Elise Gonzales, Asma Hamid, Meghan Nahass, Roberto Ponce Lopez, Ermine A. Teves, Hanae Timoulali, and Vanessa Vázquez
    tech. report CMU-RI-TR-11-26, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, January, 2012
    Details | pdf (10MB) | Copyrighted

  • iSTEP 2010 Bangladesh

    Sarah M. Belousov, Yonina Cooper, M Bernardine Dias, Malcolm Frederick Dias, Jen Horwitz, Brian Manalastas, Jonathan Muller, Aysha Siddique, Anthony Velazquez, and Ermine A. Teves
    tech. report CMU-RI-TR-35, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2011
    Details | pdf (9MB) | Copyrighted

  • The PREval (Pilot Research Evaluation) Framework: Evaluating Pilot Projects in Information Communication Technology for Development (ICTD)

    Mary Beatrice Dias , M Bernardine Dias, David Dausey, and Elizabeth Casman
    tech. report CMU-RI-TR-11-02, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, February, 2011
    Details | pdf (490KB) | Copyrighted

  • Improving Child Literacy in Africa: Experiments with an Automated Reading Tutor

    G. Ayorkor Korsah, Jack Mostow, M Bernardine Dias, Tracy Morrison Sweet, Sarah M. Belousov, Malcolm Frederick Dias, and Haijun Gong
    Information Technologies & International Development, Vol. 6, No. 2, June, 2010, pp. 1-19.
    Details | pdf (2MB) | Copyrighted

  • Using Mobile Phones and Open Source Tools to Empower Social Workers in Tanzania

    Mary Beatrice Dias , Daniel Nuffer, Anthony Velazquez, Ermine A. Teves, Hatem Said Alismail, Sarah M. Belousov, Malcolm Frederick Dias, Rotimi Abimbola, Bradley Hall, and M Bernardine Dias
    International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD2010), December, 2010.
    Details | pdf (311KB) | Copyrighted

  • Experiences with Lower-Cost Access to Tactile Graphics in India

    M Bernardine Dias, Mohammed Kaleemur Rahman, Saurabh Sanghvi, and Kentaro Toyama
    First Annual Symposium on Computing for Development (ACM DEV 2010), December, 2010.
    Details | pdf (748KB) | Copyrighted

  • Combining Web Technology and Mobile Phones to Enhance English Literacy in Underserved Communities

    Hatem Said Alismail, Aysha Siddique, Malcolm Frederick Dias, Anthony Velazquez, Mary Beatrice Dias , Sarah M. Belousov, Ermine A. Teves, Rotimi Abimbola, Daniel Nuffer, Bradley Hall, M Bernardine Dias, and M Bernardine Dias
    First Annual Symposium on Computing for Development (ACM DEV 2010), December, 2010.
    Details | pdf (243KB) | Copyrighted

  • iSTEP Tanzania 2009: Inaugural Experience

    Rotimi Abimbola, Hatem Alismail, Sarah M. Belousov, Beatrice Dias, Malcolm Frederick Dias, M Bernardine Dias, Imran Fanaswala, Bradley Hall, Daniel Nuffer, Ermine A. Teves, Jessica Thurston, and Anthony Velázquez
    tech. report CMU-RI-TR-09-33, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, August, 2009
    Details | pdf (4MB) | Copyrighted

  • Enhanced Formalization, Fun-Factor, and Field Testing for a Low-Cost Braille Writing Tutor

    M Bernardine Dias, Malcolm Frederick Dias, Sarah M. Belousov, Mohammed Kaleemur Rahman, Saurabh Sanghvi, and Noura El-Moughny
    tech. report CMU-RI-TR-09-30, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, July, 2009
    Details | pdf (177KB) | Copyrighted

  • Improving Child Literacy in Africa: Experiments with an Automated Reading Tutor

    G. Ayorkor Korsah, Jack Mostow, M Bernardine Dias, Tracy Morrison Sweet, Sarah M. Belousov, Malcolm Frederick Dias, and Haijun Gong
    3rd IEEE/ACM International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD2009), April, 2009.
    Details | pdf (256KB) | Copyrighted

  • Enhancing an Automated Braille Writing Tutor

    M Bernardine Dias, Malcolm Frederick Dias, Sarah M. Belousov, Mohammed Kaleemur Rahman, Saurabh Sanghvi, and Noura El-Moughn
    2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent RObots and Systems (IROS 2009) proceedings, October, 2009.
    Details | pdf (550KB) | Copyrighted

  • Undergraduate Robotics Education in Technologically Underserved Communities

    M Bernardine Dias, Brett Browning, G. Ayorkor Korsah, Nathan Amanquah, and Noura El-Moughny
    2007 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, April, 2007, pp. 1387-1392.
    Details | pdf (385KB) | Copyrighted

  • Teaching technical creativity through Robotics: A case study in Ghana

    G. Ayorkor Korsah, M Bernardine Dias, Brett Browning, and Nathan Amanquah
    Workshop on AI in ICT for Development (ICTD) at the Twentieth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2007), January, 2007.
    Details | pdf (393KB) | Copyrighted

  • A Braille Writing Tutor to Combat Illiteracy in Developing Communities

    Nidhi Kalra, Tom Lauwers, and M Bernardine Dias
    AI in ICT for Development Workshop, International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, January, 2007.
    Details | pdf (1MB) | Copyrighted

  • Iterative Design of A Braille Writing Tutor to Combat Illiteracy

    Nidhi Kalra, Tom Lauwers, Daniel Dewey, Thomas Stepleton, and M Bernardine Dias
    Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE/ACM International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development, December, 2007.
    Details | pdf (2MB) | Copyrighted

  • Teaching technical creativity through Robotics: A case study in Ghana

    G. Ayorkor Korsah, M Bernardine Dias, Brett Browning, and Nathan Amanquah
    tech. report CMU-RI-TR-06-46, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, October, 2006
    Details | pdf (156KB) | Copyrighted

  • The TechBridgeWorld Initiative: Broadening Perspectives in Computing Technology, Education and Research

    M Bernardine Dias, G. Ayorkor Korsah, and Joseph Mertz
    CWIT '05: Proceedings of the international symposium on Women and ICT: Creating Global Transformation, June, 2005.
    Details | pdf (234KB) | Copyrighted

  • Robotics, Education, and Sustainable Development

    M Bernardine Dias, G. Ayorkor Korsah, and Thrishantha Nanayakkara
    2005 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, April, 2005, pp. 4248 - 4253.
    Details | pdf (289KB) | Copyrighted