Welcome to SDP 2016

Main Links

Facilities and Hardware


Installing software on DiCE yourself - http://computing.help.inf.ed.ac.uk/installing-software

V4L4J - http://code.google.com/p/v4l4j/

System Architecture

Hayden Ball, JP Larsson and Francisco Vargas gave a presentation in week 2 (2016) on System Architecture.

The slides can be found here: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1WTpXFZLA94yyx6Nwq0De0piW7qaGuV99A2c8Mv9FjvA/edit?usp=sharing

Essential Robot Building Information

Lego Robot Building Guide Some Basic Tips to get you started :- http://homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk/gde/work/sdp/Robot_Construction_Guide.odt

The Art of Lego - http://www.cs.tufts.edu/comp/150IR/artoflego.pdf

Lego Design information - http://www.clear.rice.edu/elec201/Book/legos.html

How Lego Gearing Works - http://www.ecst.csuchico.edu/%7Ejuliano/csci224/Slides/03%20-%20Gears%20Pulleys%20Wheels%20Tires.pdf

Lego Motors detailed info - http://www.philohome.com/motors/motorcomp.htm

Robot Battery Life Calculator - http://www.societyofrobots.com/battery_calculator.shtml

SDP Arduino library - include this from your Arduino code - http://homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk/gde/work/sdp/SDPArduino.zip

Arduino Motor Test Code - look at this to see how to speak to the motors - http://homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk/gde/work/sdp/SDPMotorTest.zip

Rotary Encoder Board Chip and Example Code - Rotary Encoder Example Code

Rotary Encoder Board Library Files - Rotary Encoder Library

I2C Moturmux instruction guide - For Old Lego i2C motor multiplexers (i.e. the green ones not the motor board) - http://www.inf.ed.ac.uk/teaching/courses/sdp/oldi2ctestfiles/i2c-motor-multiplexer.pdf

For Old Lego i2C sensor boards (i.e. the green ones) - http://www.inf.ed.ac.uk/teaching/courses/sdp/oldi2ctestfiles/sdptest.zip

Holonomic motion paper including the maths (from a RoboCup SSL team) http://people.idsia.ch/~foerster/2006/1/omnidrive_kiart_preprint.pdf

Video Information

  • S-Video
  • PAL
  • SDP Archive - Videos, Robot Construction Photos, Code and Reports

    Presentation Skills


    Speaking and Graphics

    SDP Web Utilities

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