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Teaching the Duckietown class was a wonderful experience for me and my students. The materials are great and the hands-on experience with the robot really helps reinforce the curriculum.
Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago
Starting from MIT CSAIL, Duckietown has grown into a global initiative that is inspiring students around the world to learn about self-driving cars, as well as the science and engineering of autonomy.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
The Duckietown class is the autonomous driving pie: the filling is hardcore robotics, the casing is artificial intelligence, and as a plus, you get some funny ducks on top!
University of Montreal
If University were like learning how to play a new instrument, where lessons are the exercises and exams the final auditions, Duckietown would be the full-blown rock concert, where you play for your fans and look to your heroes with admiration.
Duckietown was much more than just a class, it was a hands-on deep dive into hardware, software, and systems integration, and, most of all, it was a blast!
Robot Perception and AI at Symbotic
Spending the summer in Duckietown at MIT made me discover a completely new world: I understood that education can be a game and learning can be fun!
Great platform and solid e-learning experience!
Highly recommended. I joined the first cohort of "Self-Driving Cars with Duckietown" and loved it.
Very excited to be a part of the upcoming edition of "Self-Driving Cars with Duckietown". In the last edition, my students and I enjoyed learning of many new topics with hands-on experience. All the student team had a very good experience. Amazing support by Duckietown!
MIT College of Engineering, Pune
Thanks to the extraordinary learning and research platform Duckietown from ETHZurich, TTI Chicago, University of Montreal and the helpful around-the-hour support from the Duckietown core team #BFH was able to successfully introduce its BSc automotive engineering students in the exciting world of autonomous driving!
Berner Fachhochschule BFH
I believe that there’s a lot of interesting research directions that come from a standardized, small scale, accessible autonomous driving platform like Duckietown.
Université de Montréal
All the different concepts ranging from control to localization to computer vision can be applied in Duckietown. My students like it and they learn a lot about robotics.
In my class we go over the basics of robotics, starting with multi-agent processing or multi-process systems, like most robots are these days, and the Duckiebots are perfect for that
University of Massachusetts Lowell
I think Duckietown is a very good education platform for teachers. We make use of the very good materials provided by Duckietown and I’m very satisfied with its implementation.
University of Nevada, Reno
In engineering, true learning comes from practical implementation, and Duckietown offers that opportunity effectively.
University of Rome "La Sapienza"
We have received large positive feedback for Duckietown from students and researchers who have used it at IIT Jodhpur, with many appreciating its entertaining and challenging nature.
Duckietown has allowed students from different campuses of the school of computer science and telecommunications at Duoc UC to immerse themselves in the world of robotics and autonomous vehicles, Linux, ROS, and Python, in an accessible and exciting way.
I haven't found another hardware platform as good as Duckietown for my needs. It's a simple platform with a fun approach, well-documented, and with a really reactive community. Even compared to other commercial products, Duckieown stands out. It fulfills all the needs from beginners to experts.