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Offline PolarisTopic starter

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Newbie needs advise: Cooperative algo
« on: December 10, 2012, 10:38:43 AM »
Hi all Snr,

  Have joined this forum but have not been active as busy figuring out what type of robot to build with all the distractions around me. Finally, i had managed to find pockets of time to do some thinking. My goal is to build two robots that cooperatively come together to solve a goal. As a matter of fact, it is also part of the robotics competition which i am aiming for, not for the award but more for the passion and interest . :D

  I do hope someone here can show me some light on how to build simple cooperative robots especially on the software algorithm. Have been reading up but i think my knowledge is quite shallow. my goal is to build two cooperative robots to collect color pellets within a stipulated frame of time.

 Thanks and look forward to any comments/advise. Appreciate! :D

Offline waltr

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Re: Newbie needs advise: Cooperative algo
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2012, 07:10:50 PM »
Start by building one robot that can collect pellets. That in itself will give you lots of things to learn
Then re-design and build two robots that can collect pellets.
Make to communicate to each other while collecting pellets.
Last, learn to make them cooperate.

There are quite a few university paper on the subjects. Spend some time searching and reading.

Offline redloff

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Re: Newbie needs advise: Cooperative algo
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2013, 05:46:01 AM »
Should both of the robots collect pellets or are you also considering one robot as the moving container, to which the other one is throwing in collected stuff :) ?
Are there any restrictions?
You could make a vacuum-bot which would suck all the pellets in few seconds  :o

 


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