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November 2004

  handyBot.c (0)
Autonomous Robots Made Simple (project) - Tom Brusehaver
The Handy Bot sample program that detects something less than 18 inches away

October 2004

  GeneticAlgs.zip (0)
Applying Genetic Algorithms (project) - Sean O'Connor
This zip file contains a code for a java implementation of a genetic algorithm
  LessonsFromTheLab-Oct04.zip (0)
Lessons From The Lab - Part 5 (column) - James Isom
This zip file contains the Drag racing program and the Simple Sumo program
  Rubberbands_Sound.zip (0)
Rubberbands and Bailing Wire (column) - Jack Buffington
This zip file contains the Hex file and the sine wave generation program

September 2004

  Tank_Java.zip (0)
Converting A 1/5 Scale M5 Stuart Tank (project) - D. Jay Newman
This zip file contains the JayBrick, RoboBRiX, Sensor and motor Java software
  cordic-web.zip (0)
CORDIC Algorithms (project) - Bill Brew
This CORDIC code concretely illustrates the algortihms and can serve as a starting point for your implementation
  octoline1.bs2 (0)
Follow That Line (project) - Roger G. Gilbertson
This BS2 file is the OctoBot line tracking demonstration program that lets OctoBot Survivor perform simple line following behavior using LynxMotion 'Tracker Version 2.0 circuit

August 2004

  JStickAnalog.zip (0)
Adding Some Analog to the JStik (project) - D. Jay Newman
This contains the .brd and .sch files from Eagle PCB editor.
  LessonsLab_Aug04.zip (0)
Lessons From The Lab - Part 4 (column) - James Isom
This zip file contains the Line Follower programs

July 2004

  NervousNetworks-movies.zip (0)
A Synthetic Nervous System for Robotic Locomotion (project) - Tom Jenner
The Movies zip file contains the videos and scope traces
  NervousNetworks-schematic.zip (0)
A Synthetic Nervous System for Robotic Locomotion (project) - Tom Jenner
The Schematic zip contains a schematic and pdf of the photowalker
  DuctCrawler.zip (0)
Ares Duct Crawler (project) - Michael Simpson
This zip contains the motor switch controller and the Dios Controller for the duct bot
  obstacle.bas (0)
Obstacle Detection Using Infrared (project) - Chuck Hellebuyck
This program allows the RoboBoard controlled robot to find its way out of a single exit arena
  pc2rcGui.zip (0)
PC To R/C Interface (project) - Keith Sevcik & Dr. Paul Oh
GUI Code
  pc2rcPicCode.zip (0)
PC To R/C Interface (project) - Keith Sevcik & Dr. Paul Oh
Source Code
  Lobo_Spider_R01.zip (0)
Two Wheel Dynamic Balancing Robot (article) - Francisco Lobo
This file is part of the spider self balancing code

June 2004

  ir_therm.bas (0)
Ask Mr. Roboto (column) - Pete Miles
This Demonstration program showing how to use an LCD display with a Basic Stamp 2p (the LCD code portions are courtesy of Parallax Inc.) and the Melexis MLX90601EZA-CAA Infrared thermometer module
  http://www.nap.edu/books/0309089875/html/
Book Review "Digital People" (article) - Edward Driscoll, Jr
The full text of Digital People written by Sidney Perkowitz is available to read for FREE.
  ARM6-20.pdf (0)
Cutting Edge Robotics - Part 6 (project) - John Myszkowski
This pdf is the template for the tail spin thats meant only for a guide
  Correct_figure3.pdf (0)
From Mars to Your Window Sill (project) - Roger G Gilbertson
This is a corrected schematic from the article "From Mars to Your Windows Sill" by Roger G. Gilbertson.
  MarsMAE.bas (0)
From Mars to Your Window Sill (project) - Roger G Gilbertson
This is the Mars MAE Basic Stamp program
  SkyRaider.bas (0)
Hack This Budget Airplane (project) - L. Paul Verhage
This Demonstration program showing how to use an LCD display with a Basic Stamp 2p (the LCD code portions are courtesy of Parallax Inc.) and the Melexis MLX90601EZA-CAA Infrared thermometer module
  Verhage.zip (0)
Hack This Budget Airplane (project) - L. Paul Verhage
The codes and pcb patterns
  simple line follower.pi4 (0)
Lessons From The Lab - Part 3 (column) - James Isom
This program allows your robot to follow a straight line

May 2004

  athena_program.txt (0)
Bot Builder + Couch Potato (project) - Bob Knoblauch
This program allows you to customize your universal remote to send IR commands through an IR module to the Athena microcontroller

April 2004

  arm4-cerc-pcb.zip (0)
Cutting Edge Robotics - Part 4 (project) - John Myszkowski
The Zip file contains 5 pdf files of the CER_controller
  arm_p2_compatibility_chart.pdf (0)
Cutting Edge Robotics - Part 4 (project) - John Myszkowski
PDF of table 1, the controller compatibility chart
  simplesumoV10.bas (0)
Cutting Edge Robotics - Part 4 (project) - John Myszkowski
The SimpleSumo software donated from Chris Harriman
  single_touch_sensor.pi4 (0)
Lessons From The Lab - Part 2 (column) - James Isom
This PI4 file is the Single Touch Sensor code
  lego_encoder.bas (0)
Why LEGO Sensors? (project) - Larry Barello
The .bas LEGO encoder file is the LEGO Rotation Sensor test code

March 2004

  cerc_layout.pdf (0)
Cutting Edge Robotics - Part 3 (project) - John Myszkowski
The CERc layout pdf of Figure 20 from
  peg-leg-3-1-hq.wmv (0)
Cutting Edge Robotics - Part 3 (project) - John Myszkowski
A video of the peg leg robot in action
  pegleg-template.pdf (0)
Cutting Edge Robotics - Part 3 (project) - John Myszkowski
The pegleg-template pdf is for creating different sets of legs
  simplesumoV10.bas (0)
Cutting Edge Robotics - Part 3 (project) - John Myszkowski
The SimpleSumo software donated from Chris Harriman
  ir-subsystem.zip (0)
Infrared Object Detector (project) - Robert E. LeDoux
This zip file contains the assembly source code for the PIC

February 2004

  arm_p2_compatibility_chart.pdf (0)
Cutting Edge Robotics - Part 2 (project) - John Myszkowski
A PDF of table 1 of the controller compatibility from
  layout1.tif (0)
Cutting Edge Robotics - Part 2 (project) - John Myszkowski
A digital image of the Scoop Layout 1
  young_male.bas (0)
Digital Pheromonic Messaging (article) - David Peins
This BAS file is the student code examples
  roverbot_line_follower.bs2 (0)
RoboBRiX - Part 2 (project) - William Benson & Wayne Gramlich
The BS2 file is the program listing

January 2004

  arm-mk3-c1.wmv (0)
Cutting Edge Robotics - Part 1 (project) - John Myszkowski
Video of the final project in action.
  arm_base_template.pdf (0)
Cutting Edge Robotics - Part 1 (project) - John Myszkowski
PDF of the frame layout for the ARM.
  beat-balance-metal-detector_copper-track-fig-3b.tif (0)
Metal Sensing Subsystem (project) - Thomas Scarborough
PCB layout of the Beat Balance Metal Detector.
  dino1.avi (0)
Walk Like A Dinosaur (article) - Edward Driscoll, Jr
(320 x 240, 30 sec., 8.9M) Videos courtesy of www.disneyforever.com.
  dino2.avi (0)
Walk Like A Dinosaur (article) - Edward Driscoll, Jr
(320 x 240, 30 sec., 9.3M) Videos courtesy of www.disneyforever.com.
  dino3.avi (0)
Walk Like A Dinosaur (article) - Edward Driscoll, Jr
(320 x 240, 10 sec., 3.8M) Videos courtesy of www.disneyforever.com.