MeetingMinutes20110325

Scheduling

Calibration Station Schedule

  • 3-20: Finish feet, order motors (John: test old encoder module)
  • 3-27: Attach motor, start/continue platform (finish if possible). Test arduino/motor connection.
  • 4-03: Finish platform if not done. Electronics
  • 4-10: Finish electronics if not done. Start Testing; fix what's broken
  • 4-17: Integrate with software
  • 4-24: Meeting of the minds prep - make a poster
  • 5-01: Finals week soon, and meeting of the minds
*Traffic Navigation Schedule
  • 3-27: Barcodes, Statusbot, make bigger graph (Alex M), list of whats needed for create graph.
  • 4-03: database & test program,
  • 4-10: demo create graph, integrate all parts, intersections
  • 4-17: search graph, transmit between robots
  • 4-24: debugging, make poster
  • 5-01: MotM

Current SURG

  • Line-following
    • Stuff is installed
      • We only have 2 more MUX's
      • Should we order more MUX's?.

Behaviors for Traffic Navigation

  • Mapping
    • Prashant, Dev, James
  • Not crashing at intersections
    • Alex L, Ben (rewrite queue), Priya, Willis
  • Barcodes: Automate the entire process
    • Alex Z, Grant, (Dan)
Mapping Tasks
  • distances - James
  • identify Nodes
    • barcode - Alex L, Dan
    • database - Priya
      • update
    • create graph - Dev, Proshant
    • display graph - Jeff, Joseph
    • search graph
      • transmit between robots
  • Multi-robot
  • Status Bot - Matt, Ben
Calibration Station Software
  • Store information in MySQL database
  • Evan will pull information out and display on another website
    • We'll then put that within a tab on the wiki
  • John wants to write in Java, but serial ports are difficult
    • Suggested cross-platform libraries for serial
Progress on papers?
  • Our advisor George Kantor suggested it.
Colony Pasta Party
  • When are people free?