Colony meeting
9/22/06

Administration
  • Wiki registration
  • AFS stuff
  • Wiki Stuff
    • Behaviors page
    • Clean up library - main library was broken
      • problem - makefile was configed for new robot instead of old
      • figure out how to link without copying all the .h/.c files
      • one file, or includes from makefile
      • ar
      • AVOID local modifications to the library; robot-dependent modifications
Group Updates
  • Obstacle avoidance group
    • It would jerk back and forth
    • If robot gets too close, rangefinder doesn't work correctly
  • Maze solving group
    • Robot goes in a spiral
    • Next week - work on avoiding obstacles with rangefinder and bump sensors
  • Emotions group
    • Sings a song given notes
    • code/behaviors/emotions/sing.*
    • Will work on dance
    • Duet? - dead reckon or wireless communication
    • Useful motions? - happy; hungry; scared
    • Songs - Dixie; FF7 music

This week mostly single robot behaviors
Make code modular; fit together well with other code

SURG
  • SURG deadline 10/18
  • Greg - in charge of SURG
  • Like 6 other people
  • Topics - control;
Fleet Management
  • Fleet Captains
    • SAMARTH - FLEET MANAGERS
      • PAUL
      • AUSTIN
  • Job: Keep robot status page updated
Presentations
  • Eugene's presentation
  • Kevin's presentation
  • Next week
    • Rangefinder presentation by James?
Attendance
  • 22 people showed up

Team projects
Idea - closed loop following behavior
Unique names for branched behaviors
Colony calendar