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At the end of another All Japan Micromouse contest, there is plenty to look back on and lots of ideas for the future. The tide is definitely changing for the classic micromouse contest and probably also for the half-size. Fans of all kinds are everywhere.
Over the years, I have collected a good number of micromouse mazes. Some of these are from previous contests, some are just odd test mazes. All are for the 16×16 classic micromouse contest and all are, as far as I know, legitimate mazes with a valid start cell and goal area. Here is a link… Read More »
With googletest set up for use with the the Netbeans IDE it is relatively easy to start working on your code using Test Driven Development Methods. This article shows you how to develop a simple set of library functions using TDD.
The All Japan Micromouse 2015 contest was held in Hon-Atsugi this weekend. Get all the details here.
The 2015 UK Techfest was held at Birmingham City University, Millennium Point on Saturday June 27. With a huge range of contests and entries, there was plenty to keep the robot enthusiast busy all day. Here are the results for the maze-based events:
I have a Flickr album of images from the 2014 All Japan Micromouse contest here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/micromouse/sets/72157649546881641/
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.
Please note that the Meeting for September 3rd will not take place. Normal service will be resumed from October 1st. See you there.
Preliminary details of the summer 2012 Techfest Competition Schedule, to be held at Millenium Point on Saturday June 16th, are now available from Birmingham City University.