Write a report or paper
Learn how a device works
Find a formula or analytical method
Conduct a design exercise
Find products or components
Find material properties
Your instructor will provide additional examples of how information is used in your field
(Scholarly Journals instead of newspapers)
(ex. Peer Reviewed Journal, where the article has been reviewed by other scholars for content)
Compare these items. Which ones would be good references for a paper on parallel parking systems? Why or why not?
Jeong, S. H., Choi, C. G., Oh, J. N., Yoon, P. J., Kim, B. S., Kim, M., & Lee, K. H. (2010). Low cost design of parallel parking assist system based on an ultrasonic sensor. International Journal of Automotive Technology, 11(3), 409-416. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12239-010-0050-0
Toyota unveils car that parks itself. CNN September 1, 2003.
Healey, J.R. and Mays, K. (December 6, 2012) Which cars park themselves best? Challenge results. USA Today http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2012/12/06/self-parking-cars-challenge/1743199/
Zhao, Y. and Collins, E.G. Jr. (2005) Robust automatic parallel parking in tight spaces via fuzzy logic. Robotics and Autonomous Systems 51(2-3):111-127.
Gill, B. (March 28, 2014) Lexus LS: 25 Years. Lexus News