00Intro - Robot Demo Course Format • Class/tutorial...

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Comp106 Programming With Robots Welcome • Form Teams • Course Outline Course Website • Demo • Course Format
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What is this course about? • Aim of this course: learn some programming and computer science and to have FUN! • Anyone interested in… – Cooking? – Music? – Sports? • What are some of the basics in each of the above fields? Are there basic skills in programming? Basics of programming • Ability to solve a problem “step-by-step” • Basic constructs of programming – Sequence of commands – Decisions – Loops • Some “advanced” topics – Multi-tasking – Robotics – AI
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Lego Robots • Just like knife skills transfer from one cuisine to another, the basics of programming are the same in all programming languages. • We will use the Lego Mindstorm robots as our “cuisine”.
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Unformatted text preview: Robot Demo Course Format • Class/tutorial integrated • Tutorials – A list of tasks to be completed over the course of a week – Group work with individual submission • Assignments – 2 Assignments. One using the graphical environment and the other using NQC • Project – Design and build a robot Teams • 3 per group • Fill out rental form • Pay rental fees ($25 / person) • Pick up robotics kit • Build roverbot Rules • All constructions must be done on-site. • You can only transport completed robots. • On the last day of class, you must disassemble your robot and all Lego pieces must be organized neatly back into the containers. • There is a penalty of $5/day for late returns of your robotics kit at the end of the course....
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