Abstraction and Interfaces

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Unformatted text preview: “abstract” mean, anyway? Van Gogh: “Starry Night” Picasso: Portrait of Daniel‐Henry Kahnweiler Matisse: The Snail Don’t show me the details! • Reduce the device/component/system to the simplest possible form • Hide complexity and implementation details • Focus on the inputs and outputs 4 Feedback Control Loop: 1. I sense the position of the helicopter by watching it 2. I compute an appropriate reaction 3. I move the sticks on my remote • Which magically moves the motors on the helicopter (It won’t be magic in about 8 weeks. It will just be homework) 4. This moves the helicopter in the world, and we repeat 5 I am providing control: 1. I sense the position of the helicopter by watching it 2. I compute an appropriate rea...
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This document was uploaded on 03/02/2014 for the course CS 128 at Rice.

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