02.20.2009
  • Topics
    • SURG ideas - choose an idea next Friday (2/27)
      • Colony RTS
      • Focus on cooperative behaviors
      • Simulator
  • Status Updates
    • Encoders
      • New mounting scheme, no improvement; about 60% success rate.
      • going to need someone to stop what they are doing to look in to this.
      • Austria Micro - Chris will try again
      • check with snake lab
    • Simulator
      • 20 robots, rangefinders (robots still drive through obstacles)
      • libsim now has bom.c working
      • delay_ms() will go unimplemented for now, as nothing currently uses it
      • multi-robot smart run around by Spring Break
    • Mapping - Abe
      • Tested robot in various shapes of environments
      • To see corners correctly, the robot needs to get close (~ 3 in.)
      • Need to develop multi-robot data-gathering behavior (need people for this)
    • Diagnostic Station
      • Reorganized SVN folder and configured Makefile
      • cad files are in repository
    • Recharging
      • making progress on charging station code