Colony 11.16.2007

  • AAAI
    • We survived
    • Presentation was well received
    • Being paid to go places is nice
    • Got researcher contacts
  • Status Updates
    • Autonomous Recharging
      • Calculations for getting the charge board to work
      • Needed bigger inductor
      • Trying PWM hack
    • Analog8 problem
      • Calls ADC, not instantenous
      • Takes 20 ADC clock cycles
      • Delay breaks wireless
      • Currently rewriting analog8 and bom
    • BOM 1.5 & Encoders
      • Boards being finalized
    • Battery
      • Working on improving the functions
    • Formations
      • Work on parsing data and synchronizing it with music
    • SLAM
      • Email AJ, et al.
    • Hide & Seek
      • Doing Freeze Tag first
      • Starting to use token ring
    • Lemmings
      • Works with 2
      • Collisions with 3
    • ColoNet GUI
      • Robot Detection
      • Works in applet
      • Demonstration
  • Next week
    • Thanksgiving, no meetings on Wednesday, Friday
    • Monday is still on
    • Populate XBee dongles
    • Recharge Batteries! and put robots away