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MIT News: Designing exploratory robots that collect data for marine scientists

Portrait of Victoria Preston

MIT-WHOI joint program student Victoria Preston on planning optimal sampling trajectories for ocean robots and an upcoming cruise working with NDSF vehicles AUV Sentry and ROV Jason.

“Overall, I see robots as a tool for scientists. They take knowledge, explore, bring back datasets. Then scientists do the actual hard work of extracting meaningful information to solve these hard problems,” says Preston.

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