In the Fall
1998 robotics course, most students built lego ``robo-rats,''
which were designed for a competition in which the rats tried to find
lego ``food'' and return it to a home location.
This records the strategies used in the course for the inspiration
of future participants, and to record some Handyboard tips.
The teams, in order of competition results:
The photographs used in the pages above were taken by Lillie Ng and
Jonathan Bredin. Their collections are:
Lillie's robot photos
Jonathan's robot photos.
This page describes how some rules fared in the 1998 competition, and
what we might do to fix them next year.
- Grim Reaper (a close second)
- P.A.B. and
Smack Pusher (tied for third)
- Tazmanian Devil
- Jimmy and the Hot Gobbler
The link above points to some resources we found helpful in repairing
Interactive C for the Handyboard.