[Tweets]

15/08/2018 5:16pm
An exciting opportunity to do a well-funded #PhD at the University of Bristol, working on hybrid #autonomous system… [LINK]
08/08/2018 7:25pm
RT @RoboticsWoE: Robotics Teaching Jobs at University of Bristol [LINK]
08/08/2018 7:23pm
RT @SwarmDynamics: From #BEECLUST to BEEPOST (Ogunsakin et al.) a distributed architecture Self-Organizing Flexible Manufacturing System (…

[NXC UserInteraction Library]

LocationType drawCenteredBorderedText (string text_, int yPosition_)

Draw centered text with border around it

Parameters:
text_ Text to draw
yPosition_ Starting Y position of text

Returns:
LocationType where X = button X position, Y = button height

Related:
LocationType drawCenteredBorderedTextWithMinWidth (string text_, int yPosition_)
LocationType drawBorderAroundText (LocationType textInfo_, int yPosition_)


{Please enable JavaScript in order to post comments}

NXTPong

A custom-built lego machine for playing pong, featuring two controllers connected to the Mindstorms NXT brick. Programmed using NXC.

Developing in NXC using XCode

After comparing a number of options, I chose NXC as a pretty good alternative to Robot-C. It supports a lot of things like sensor and motor management, playing of sounds, basic 2D and 3D graphics, etc. Most importantly, you can compile your programs from the command line or from XCode. This tutorial assumes knowledge of XCode 4 and of C. The NXC programming guide is a good reference.

Setting up NXC Development on a Mac

This tutorial provides a step-by-step guide for setting up your Mac or Linux machine and your NXT brick for development with NXC. We will use the enhanced NXC firmware in order to enable extended functions for development.

pyCreeper

The main purpose of pyCreeper is to wrap tens of lines of python code, required to produce graphs that look good for a publication, into functions. It takes away your need to understand various quirks of matplotlib and gives you back ready-to-use and well-documented code.

Designing Robot Swarms

This project looks at the challenges involved in modeling, understanding and designing of multi-robot systems.

Robustness in Foraging E-puck Swarms Through Recruitment

Swarms of five e-puck robots are used in a semi-virtual environment, facilitated by the VICON positioning system. Recruitment can make swarms more robust to noise in robot global positioning data.