2.1.2008

  • Milk and Cookies
    • 2.1.2008 - Eugene
    • 2.8.2008 - Greg
    • 2.15.2008 - Andrew
  • Announcements
    • Next SURG: March 17
    • Pizza Mondays!
  • Project Updates
    • Autonomous Recharging
      • Charge Circuit code is working
      • Should be able to begin testing inductors + control law
      • XBee dongle works on OptimusPrime
        • Air/ColonyDesktop is bugged
      • Battery Level priorization
        • Focus on two+ robots seeking
          • Charging robots continue until done
    • I2C
      • Fixed in fast charging branch
      • Problem with trunk version and robots
    • Charging Station
      • Austin taught lots of people about the design
      • Order some Atmega164's
      • Drivers needed
      • Hardware
        • Parts picked out
    • New BOM Driver
      • Works
      • Need get_max_bom_wrapper, bom_on, bom_off
    • BOM 1.5
      • Serial shift works
      • Driver?
    • Encoders
      • Need boards partially soldered
      • SPI Module?
        • Master to Slave works
        • Vice versa doesn't
    • ColoNet + GUI
      • Fixed a bunch of stuff
    • SLAM
      • Outlined architecture
    • Object Tracking
      1. Color LED
      • Research: 3 separate LEDs + phototransistor
        • Advantages other designs
          1. RFID
      • 40 Parallax transmitter
      • Spin around method + signal strength modulation
        1. High Intensity Light
      • Need to buy higher intensity leds to test with
  • Discussion Items
    • Coding Style/Guidelines/Rules
      • Explicit Rules vs. Guiding Principles
      • Enforce Conformity vs. Ban Bad Practices
      • Procedure/Method for resolving conflicts
      • Deferred to next meeting
  • Monday
    • Brainstorming on coop manipulation
  • Trac
    • Investigate security for potential wiki transfer
  • Anything else?