Category Archives: Taiwan

Taiwan micromouse 2014

It is hard to believe that I have just visited Taiwan for the fifth time. After a couple of fairly unimpressive performances at the last couple of Taiwan micromouse contests, I was determined to do better and there have been … Continue reading

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Exploration tune up

Exploration is a critical task for a micromouse. The maze must be explored quickly, thoroughly and without error. Any mistakes made during exploration are likely to completely ruin your chances in any of the contests where there are search time … Continue reading

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Taiwan 2013 videos

These videos form the 2013 Taiwan micromouse and intelligent robot contest were dtaken by Lunghua university and uploaded to You tube by Ai Jing (Yu Tsung-Yu I believe) and our host Su Juing-Huei. Thank you for that.

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Taiwan Micromouse and Intelligent Robot Contest 2013

Lunghua University of Science and Technology hosted the annual Taiwan Micromouse and Intelligent Robot Contest on September 15th 2013. One again, I was fortunate enough to be able to attend and compete with some of the best micromouse builders around.

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Taiwan 2013 – media gallery

Here are some selected photos from the Taiwan 2013 micromouse and intelligent robot contest.

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Preparing for Taiwan Micromouse 2013

In a couple of days, I will be getting on a plane, bound once more for Taiwan. This will be my fourth opportunity to take part in the Taiwan Micromouse contest. Each trip I have a better mouse. Unfortunately so … Continue reading

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Taiwan 2012

Last month, I was able to visit Taiwan once more for the 2012 Micromouse and Intelligent Robot Contest. It has taken a while before I was able to write up this trip unfortunately.

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Taiwan 2012 – getting ready to go

After all the frantic preparation over the last few weeks, I was really relieved to have a working (I think) micromouse again. Normally, I leave two evenings to gather all the bits, arrange the packing and make sure I am … Continue reading

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Preparing for Taiwan 2012

The Taiwan 2012 micromouse and intelligent robot contest is only five days away. I have spent a huge amount of time in the last few weeks trying to turn my latest code re-write into a working mouse. This could all … Continue reading

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More bugs than I need

For a few weeks now, I have been struggling with strange behaviour on the micromouse. This version is Decimus 2C. It is the build that ran (poorly) at the UK contest in the summer of 2012. It did not do … Continue reading

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