This week
  • Wireless
    • Timeouts
    • Adhoc started
  • Robot 2
    • Real time clock replaced
    • See if it works
  • Simulator
    • Wrapper for robot code
    • New behaviors
  • Library
    • firefly+_lib.a
    • Makefile changed to include it
    • 2 different makefiles - one to build library, one to program
  • One more robot with bump sensors
  • Hunter
    • non-linear distance threshold
    • Only detects 'tag' if facing robot
  • Prey
    • Smart run around
    • Obstacle detection
      • Bump - backs up, turns
  • Salmon swarm
    • Leader robot - starts the cluster
    • sends a message to the next robot - goes toward leader
    • Robots align
    • All robots move in formation
    • Disperse (!seek)
    • Repeats
    • FSMs are fun
  • Recharge station homing
    • Sensitive to motor noise
    • :(
Next week
  • Redesign bump sensors - James
  • BOM thresholding for distance
  • Internal pullups for bump sensors
  • MoM poster
    • See word document
    • Deadline: wed 8am
Joke of the day
  • Colonial colonies
  • What is brown and sticky?
    • A stick