02.06.2009
  • Topics
    • Friday Meeting Time
      • now 4:30pm
    • Regression Testing - Meeting w/ Felix
    • SURG for Fall 2009 - March 18 deadline
  • Status Updates
    • Simulator
      • Goal met - one robot moves - Brian
      • Motor Simulation - Rich, Bradley
        • Robots move
        • More fine-tuning needed
      • process control working with one robot - Brad, Andrew
        • working on multiple robots for next week
        • need clear place in code where robots are all paused and simulator can update
          • perhaps name some function sim_update() in the core somewhere
          • Done - Brian
        • Robots need to run for shorter spurts
      • Libsim - David
        • motors and rangefinder library code complete
        • need to add to shared memory structs for encoders, BOM
      • Rangefinders/environment - Nico, Ben
        • Actual, working rangefinder code in repository. Just need to integrate it into the robot code
        • General Gaussian noise function added to core (gauss.c/.h)
        • In two weeks - obstacles in the environment
    • Mapping
      • Encoders - Ben
        • Submitted support request, still no response
      • Gathering data - Abe
        • Software/computer now apparently works
        • Still unable to communicate between robot and computer
        • Suspect bad connection(s) on board of XBee dongle
    • Diagnostic Station
      • Buy things by the end of next week
    • Recharging
      • Charging Bays
        • Need help with wireless (token ring stuff)