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23/06/2017 6:25pm
It’s not just self-driving cars; trains could soon be autonomous too! @ajfk2022 via @Robohub [LINK]
21/06/2017 6:57pm
Amazing and a bit creepy: four-amed Marimba #robot uses #DeepLearning to compose its own music [LINK]
20/06/2017 8:12pm
RT @IETCommunities: @BristolRobotLab Prof Chris Melhuish will be speaking at International #Robotics Showcase 30 June #UKRW17 [LINK]
15/06/2017 7:10pm
Very excited that our paper about a new modeling languge for #swarm #robotics just got accepted to #IROS2017! More info to follow soon!
09/06/2017 8:08pm
Looking at new trends in Distributed #Robotics Systems and Society @edcafenet via @Robohub [LINK]

[Welcome]

Lenka Pitonakova Welcome to my web site!
Please follow my Twitter feed if you would like to receive updates from my blog. My most important activities currently include:

Post-doctoral research fellow in swarm intelligence
The Hive Mind game: Collective construction with robots

What I've been recently up to

How to compile code for e-puck robots on your computer
Compiling code natively on e-puck robots or cross-compiling on your computer can be very tedious. Luckily, there is a third option: compiling code on a virtualised robot system on your computer, then sending the program onto the robot.
Coding for tomorrow: Why is good code important?
"Why should I care about how my code is written, as long as it works?" I will argue here that well-structured and well-written code not only saves time on a project, it also helps you to invest your time in a way that is meaningful for your future work.
The Hive Mind
The Hive Mind is a sci-fi puzzle game about insect-inspired construction with robots. The player takes on the role of an Overseer who was sent to an alien planet and designs simple rules that robots use to create structures brick by brick.
Task Allocation in Foraging Robot Swarms
Bee-inspired self-regulation algorithms for robot swarms that deliver items into a single drop-off location and need to prevent congestion.
How Coding in Python Might Be Bad For You
7 reasons why coding in Python is like writing a really bad essay and getting away with it
 

[Blog]

How to compile code for e-puck robots on your computer

Compiling code natively on e-puck robots or cross-compiling on your computer can be very tedious. Luckily, there is a third option:...

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Coding for tomorrow: Why is good code important?

"Why should I care about how my code is written, as long as it works?" I will argue here that well-structured and well-written code not...

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How Coding in Python Might Be Bad For You

7 reasons why coding in Python is like writing a really bad essay and getting away with it

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Book Review: Waking, Dreaming, Being

What is the self? Is it the basic nature of the mind or is it something perceived by the mind? I'd really recommend the book to anyone...

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