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Easier Statistics for your Sensor Data

Learn how you can calculate the standard deviation, or spread, of your sensor readings on-the-fly while collecting data without having to first record all the values and then do the statistics. Incoming search terms:statistics for sensor data (1)

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Great Online Circuit Simulator Site

Designing electronic circuits takes knowledge and experience. Sooner or later, you have to put your idea to the test. Generally, this means building a prototype. Even with the best circuit simulator software, you ended up with unfriendly or expensive products. … Continue reading

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An Improved Bit Banding Approach

The commonly published approach to using the bit banding feature of the Cortex Mx family of processors is to use macros – see Bit Banding in the STM32. This post describes an alternate implementation that uses a dedicated RAM section … Continue reading

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Solver References

The first article that I used as a reference for Zeetah I’s solver was published in Byte Magazine back in 1987. Fortunately for me, this article was printed right around the time we were making Zeetah I. Stephen E. Belter, … Continue reading

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Diagonal Solver Pseudo Code

This part of the series on creating a diagonal micromouse maze solver presents the actual pseudo code that was used to implement a diagonal solver and it closely matches the C implementation. You will want to check out some of … Continue reading

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Diagonal Solver Data Structures

This post describes the data structures used in the diagonal solver. Incoming search terms:Micromouse Diagonal Turns (2)bouncingof diagonal wall c (1)

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Diagonal Solver Flooding

This post provides more details on how the flooding is done.      

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uKOS – A real-time operating system

Edo Franzi is the designer of the famous Khepera Robot. He first developed uKOS, a multi-tasking OS for the 68k processors, as part of that project. uKOS was subsequently re-written in C and is now available, as uKOS-II, for a … Continue reading

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Diagonal Solver Introduction And Flooding

If the maze has a region as shown on the left, and the mouse enters the region on the bottom left and exits on the right side, which path will your solver generate for the mouse?

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Maze solver visualisation in your browser

Came across this visualization for a maze solver. http://qiao.github.com/PathFinding.js/visual/

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