Michael E. Auer

Michael E. Auer
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers | IEEE

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ICL2021 was the 24th edition of the International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning and the 50th edition of the IGIP International Conference on Engineering Pedagogy. This interdisciplinary conference aims to focus on the exchange of relevant trends and research results as well as the presentation of practical experiences in Interact...
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ICL2021 was the 24th edition of the International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning and the 50th edition of the IGIP International Conference on Engineering Pedagogy. This interdisciplinary conference aims to focus on the exchange of relevant trends and research results as well as the presentation of practical experiences in Interact...
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This book presents the general objective of the REV2021 conference which is to contribute and discuss fundamentals, applications, and experiences in the field of Online and Remote Engineering, Virtual Instrumentation, and other related new technologies like Cross Reality, Data Science & Big Data, Internet of Things & Industrial Internet of Things,...
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This book covers the topics such as online learning methodologies, case studies, new technologies in learning (such as virtual reality, augmented reality, holograms, and artificial intelligence), adaptive learning, and project-based learning. New technologies provide us with new opportunities to create new learning experiences, leveraging research...
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Today, online technologies are at the core of most fields of engineering and society as a whole . This book discusses the fundamentals, applications and lessons learned in the field of online and remote engineering, virtual instrumentation, and other related technologies like Cross Reality, Data Science & Big Data, Internet of Things & Industrial I...
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This book contains papers in the fields of Interactive, Collaborative, and Blended Learning; Technology-Supported Learning; Education 4.0; Pedagogical and Psychological Issues. With growing calls for affordable and quality education worldwide, we are currently witnessing a significant transformation in the development of post-secondary education an...
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This book contains papers in the fields of collaborative learning, new learning models and applications, project-based learning, game-based education, educational virtual environments, computer-aided language learning (CALL) and teaching best practices. We are currently witnessing a significant transformation in the development of education and es...
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This book contains papers in the fields of engineering pedagogy education, public–private partnership and entrepreneurship education, research in engineering pedagogy, evaluation and outcomes assessment, Internet of Things & online laboratories, IT & knowledge management in education and real-world experiences. We are currently witnessing a signif...
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Für den Abschluss des vorliegenden Sammelbandes „Labore in der Hochschullehre“wurden sieben einschlägige internationale Expert*innen zu ihren Erfahrungen undVisionen in Bezug auf die Zukunft des Lehrens und Lernens im Labor befragt. Indiesem Beitrag kommen sie und ihre persönliche Perspektive weitgehend ungefiltertzu Wort. Daher stellen ihre konkre...
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This book gathers papers presented at the 22nd International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning (ICL2019), which was held in Bangkok, Thailand, from 25 to 27 September 2019. Covering various fields of interactive and collaborative learning, new learning models and applications, research in engineering pedagogy and project-based learni...
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This book constitutes the proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation (REV), held at the BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore, India on 3–6 February 2019. Today, online technologies are at the core of most fields of engineering, as well as of society as a whole, and are inseparably connected w...
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This book offers the latest research and new perspectives on Interactive Collaborative Learning and Engineering Pedagogy. We are currently witnessing a significant transformation in education, and in order to face today’s real-world challenges, higher education has to find innovative ways to quickly respond to these new needs. Addressing these aspe...
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The REV conference aims to discuss the fundamentals, applications and experiences in remote engineering, virtual instrumentation and related new technologies, as well as new concepts for education on these topics, including emerging technologies in learning, MOOCs & MOOLs, Open Resources, and STEM pre-university education. In the last 10 years, rem...
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This book discusses and assesses the latest trends in the interactive mobile field, and presents the outcomes of the 12th International Conference on Interactive Mobile Communication Technologies and Learning (IMCL2018), which was held in Hamilton, Canada on October 11 and 12, 2018. Today, interactive mobile technologies are at the core of many – i...
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This book presents selected papers from the ‘World Engineering Education Forum & Global Engineering Deans Council,’ held in November 2016 in Seoul, Korea. The massive changes currently underway in all areas of society, especially in engineering (and consequently in engineering education), call for new pedagogic qualifications and approaches. To fa...
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Interactive mobile technologies have now become the core of many—if not all—fields of society. Not only do the younger generation of students expect a mobile working and learning environment, but also the new ideas, technologies and solutions introduced on a nearly daily basis also boost this trend. Discussing and assessing key trends in the mobile...
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This book gathers the Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning (ICL2017), held in Budapest, Hungary on 27–29 September 2017. The authors are currently witnessing a significant transformation in the development of education. The impact of globalisation on all areas of human life, the exponential accelera...
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The IEEE Education Society, the IEEE Computer Society, and the American Society for Engineering Education Educational Research and Methods Division (ASEE ERM) sponsored the 46th Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference in Erie, PA, USA, held October 12–15, 2016. James Sluss, President of the Society, Russell Meier, President of the ASEE ECE Division...
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This book presents the proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning, held 21-23 September 2016 at Clayton Hotel in Belfast, UK. We are currently witnessing a significant transformation in the development of education. The impact of globalisation on all areas of human life, the exponential acceleration of d...
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This book presents the proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning, held 21-23 September 2016 at Clayton Hotel in Belfast, UK. We are currently witnessing a significant transformation in the development of education. The impact of globalisation on all areas of human life, the exponential acceleration of d...
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Never has the speed of development in the area of engineering been as accelerated as it is today, as we observe the enormous and driven growth of the area of engineering. Today’s tendencies require concerted new efforts in engineering education – or in other words, the importance of pedagogy in the field of engineering is growing enormously. These...
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This work in progress paper describes the implementation of software components that aim at facilitating the development of online laboratories. We propose the creation of an additional level of abstraction in the development process of online laboratories that would allow teaching staff to plug existing equipment into a Remote Laboratory Managemen...
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Online laboratories have gained motion during the last decade, mainly due to the increase of online education programs. Online labs provide pedagogical values in some circumstances and fill in some gaps left open by traditional hands-on experiments. It is however a challenge to develop and deploy such laboratories for lecturing staff, as special so...
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Never has the speed of development in the area of engineering been as accelerated as it is today, as we observe the enormous and driven growth of the area of engineering. Today's tendencies require concerted new efforts in engineering education - or in other words, the importance of pedagogy in the field of engineering is growing enormously. These...
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Active learning or working by means of online laboratories is especially valuable for distance working or education. The fact that users in the workplace can access remote laboratories without having to travel makes their flexibility one of the main characteristics of remote engineering. This flexibility is important for teleworking, education, and...
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Active learning or working by means of online laboratories is especially valuable for distance working or education. Users in the workplace can access remote laboratories without having to travel. This flexibility is important for teleworking, education and lifelong learning. The implementation and maintenance of online labs is expensive and partia...
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This chapter examines four emerging trends in the Internet that have the potential to influence the development of remote laboratories: the real-time web, the Internet of Things (IOT), geographically distributed collaboration, and scientific workflows. Each of these trends is examined and discussed, and a suggested research and development path is...
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The Internet developments as well as the increase in PCs’ capabilities and bandwidth capacity have made remote learning through the internet a convenient and practical learning preference, leading to a variety of new learning interfaces and methods.This chapter discusses a remote learning study conducted at the Computer-Integrated-Manufacturing (CI...
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Failure to integrate heterogeneous wireless systems generally makes it difficult, if not impossible, for the continuation of remote working or remote experiments when human operators and equipment coexist through networks in a collaborative environment. Mobile laboratories using ubiquitous mobile communication for next-generation heterogeneous wire...
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Remote Engineering is one of the future directions for advanced teleworking/e-working environments not only in engineering and science (economics, informatics), but also in all other fields affecting society. In the last decade, considerable advances have been made regarding the design and development of remote and virtual laboratories, but it requ...
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Never has the speed of development in the area of engineering been as accelerated as it is today, as we observe the enormous and driven growth of the area of engineering. Today's tendencies require concerted new efforts in engineering education- or in other words: The importance of pedagogy in the field of engineering is growing enormously. These c...
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This work in progress focuses describing the work being carried out at the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences (CUAS) as a collaborative work around online electronics laboratories together with BHT, Sweden and MIT, USA to integrate two different and well known online lab architectures so that users are not limited to the availability of one o...
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Remote Engineering is one of the future directions for advanced teleworking/e-working environments not only in engineering and science (economics, informatics), but also in all other fields affecting society. In the last decade, considerable advances have been made regarding the design and development of remote and virtual laboratories, but it requ...
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This paper describes the work-in-progress carried out at the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences to create a LabVIEW based toolkit that aims at providing laboratory developers with a tool to easily develop new batched lab servers for the iLab Shared Architecture.
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This paper describes the work done at the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences towards integrating VISIR-based labs on the iLab architecture. The Virtual Systems in Reality (VISIR) project is carried out by the Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden and features a platform for performing experiments in different domains.
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This paper introduces a new and flexible Multifunction System. By using LabVIEW 2010 Graphical Programming and or VEE-Pro with the new class of Agilent USB Devices in this application, at the University Transylvania of Brasov was developed a Flexible Laboratory Instrumentation System (FLIS) for new nanostructurated materials. This development offer...
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Technology-enhanced learning is becoming a new important trend in higher education worldwide. In particular, engineering education is becoming an exciting emerging field of research because it involves a multitude of disciplines which aim to resolve the pedagogical problems that arise with the advancement of technology. This paper discusses the cre...
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This paper discusses the creation of a common framework to describe online laboratories according to the semantic web technology. The so called Web 3.0 technology is actually growing daily and is proposed to be one of the leading Web technologies within the next years. Improved search mechanisms and facet based browsing are only some key features w...
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This paper introduces the concept of a Wi-Fi tag that can be used as an extension of the iLab remote laboratory framework. A Wi-Fi tag has been built by Tag4M of Austin, TX, USA, with the purpose of connecting sensors to the Internet where data is displayed using Web Pages that are posted and can be accessed from anywhere in the world. The Tag4M Wi...
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Objective of the Book: Considering the involvement of multiple disciplines (software, hardware, computer interfacing, Web development, Web security, user interface, and learning management), the development process for an Internet accessible remote laboratory is complex. In the absence of any common framework, each development initiative starts fro...
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The nine papers in this special issue focus on the many facets of remote laboratories in online engineering education.
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A solution to implement a remote laboratory for testing and designing analog Application-Specific Integrated Circuits of the type (ispPAC10) is presented. The application allows electrical engineering students to access and perform measurements and conduct analog electronics experiments over the internet. PAC-Designer software, running on a Citrix...
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The evidence that the field of online engineering has matured are overwhelming, particularly as indicated by the number of online laboratories in operation today. This paper presents the future trends and the importance of a social collaboration network built with the concepts of Web 3.0 for the community of online lab developers and users. Online-...
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REV 2009 is the sixth in a series of annual events addressing the area of remote engineering and virtual instrumentation. Previous editions of REV were organized in the form of an international symposium, and evolved in 2007 to be the annual conference of the International Association of Online Engineering (www.online-engineering.org). The general...
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The aim of this work is to develop a simultaneous multi user access system - READ (Remote ASIC Design and Test) that allows users to perform test and measurements remotely via clients running on mobile devices as well as on PCs. The system also facilitates the remote design of circuits with the PAC - Designer The system is controlled by LabVIEW and...
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The aim of this work is to develop a simultaneous multi user access system – READ (Remote ASIC Design and Test) that allows users to perform test and measurements remotely via clients running on mobile devices as well as on standard PCs. The system also facilitates the remote design of circuits with the PAC-Designer The system is controlled by LabV...
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The aim of this work is to develop a simultaneous multi user access system - READ (Remote ASIC Design and Test) that allows users to perform test and measurements remotely via clients running on mobile devices as well as on standard PCs. The system also facilitates the remote design of circuits with the PAC-Designer. The system is controlled by Lab...
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The BioNEC is the acronym of the name: Bio-devices and Nano-Electronics of Cells. This is a course that was approved in the Curricular Area of the Faculty of Electronics, Micro-systems master specialization. The paper wish to present all the fields developed around this course, which proposal was announced 3 years ago at ICL’2005 Conference. This p...
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Remote labs in difference to virtual labs allow as usual only a single user access. To manage the user access for such remote experiments a reservation system is used. The aim of this work is to develop a simultaneous multi user access to the lab server and the remote experiment. This approach was tested for the READ remote lab and a Microcontrolle...
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The purpose of the proposed research is to designand implement a LabVIEW-based remote lab client to runon a TCP/IP enabled PDA (Personal Digital Assistant)device, thus teaching using this wireless m-learning systemwill not be limited by time and location. In addition,resources and equipments can be integrated and shared tothe extent that critically...
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A solution to implement a remote laboratory for testing and designing analog Application-Specific Integrated Circuits of the type (ispPAC10) is presented. The application allows electrical engineering students to access and perform measurements and conduct analog electronics experiments over the internet. PAC-Designer software, running on a Citrix...
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This interdisciplinary conference aims to focus on the exchange of relevant trends and research results as well as the presentation of practical experiences gained while developing and testing elements of interactive computer aided learning.
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This paper discusses the creation of a common Framework for Online Laboratories especially used in the field of e-Learning. Online Laboratories allow students to deepen their knowledge by doing experiments in practice by use of Online Laboratories. These Online Laboratories can be accessed over the Internet - thus allowing students to participate i...
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This paper will present the BIT2010 project, a project that will be developed and implemented during the period 2006-2009, under the Socrates-Erasmus Curriculum Development scheme, financed by the European Commission. Based on the influence of the ICT domain on the most important world’s economies, the emergency of new higher education programs in...
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A remote microcontroller lab based on an 80C537 mock-up is presented. This paper presents a new way to interact with these kinds of systems via the Internet, giving the possibility for complete interaction. The Citrix Application Server is the platform which manages the debugging microcontroller software, and National Instruments LabVIEW 8 is used...
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The scope of this work is to present a solution to implement a remote electronic laboratory for testing and designing analog ASICs (ispPAC10). The application allows users to create circuit schematics, upload the design to the device and perform measurements. The software used for designing circuits is the PAC-Designer and it runs on a Citrix serve...
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Within an EU funded SOCRATES project universities from Austria, Germany, Ireland, Romania and Slovenia develop a “Joint European Master Program Remote Engineering” (MARE). Remote Engineering (or more common Online Engineering) is one of the future directions for advanced teleworking/e working environments especially in engineering and sci...
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Laboratories are important elements in science, engineering and technical education. They allow the application and testing of theoretical knowledge in practical learning situations. Experimentation and experience-based learning is also performed in many other subject areas, for example in economics where students lead virtual companies and compete...
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The main idea of this work was to implement the National Instruments Educational Laboratory Virtual Instrumentation Suite (NI-ELVIS) in the Remote Electronic Laboratory (REL-BV) from "Transilvania" University of Brasov. NI-ELVIS is a LabVIEW-based design and prototyping environment for university and engineering laboratories and consists of LabVIEW...
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Both virtual and remote labs are very important parts of the curriculum of engineering education. The main task of the project "Remote Electronic Lab (REL)" is the development of a possibility to do measurements on electronic circuits from anywhere via the Internet. These experiments are carried out by means of remote-controlled real laboratory ins...