Meeting Minutes

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4.25.2008

  • Milk and Cookies
    • 5/2 - Eugene
  • Monday Dinner
    • * Announcements
    • MoM
      • Poster
        • Presenters;
          • Brad, Evan
        • Video-demo
      • Presentation
        • Presenters:
          • Chris, Austin(?)
  • Project Updates
    • Autonomous Recharging
      • Perhaps some robots need more hardware
      • Delay function for motors
      • Demo with ColoNet commands
        • Non-meaningful charge to start out with
    • Charging Station
      • Still working on wireless (no malloc) - CLOSE
    • Encoders
      • Working, just need to solder some wires
      • Five robots equipped with encoders
    • ColoNet + GUI
      • Working on computer vision algorithm
    • Object Tracking/ID
      • Surface color affecting identification ability
        • Tilt sensor up
      • Ambient-light-independent (untested)
    • Object Manipulation
      • Block-pushing demo once encoders work...maybe
      • Swarm demo this week
        • BFS comes later
    • SLAM
      • Wrote dead reckoning code (untested)
    • Analog
      • analog8() is new function (uses buffer)
      • analog_get8() is old function (reads immediately)
    • Wireless Library
      • No malloc
      • Passing token and sensor matrix in separate packets
      • Fixed permanent death problem
      • More testing, added stability
    • Fixed-point Library
      • Justin and James
  • Discussion Items
  • Monday
  • Anything else?