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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