Robofest Newsletter, 1-10-2004

 

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Contents

(1) Robofest 2004 Informational Meeting on Sat 1-17

(2) Interested in Basic Stamp Educator’s course in summer?

(3) Programming Handy Board with RoboJDE

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(1) Robofest 2004 Informational Meetings on Sat 1-17

As announced in December last year, Robofest 2004 informational meeting will be held on:

- Saturday, January 17, 9:00am-10:30am (~11am), Science S321

- Saturday, January 17, 1:00pm-2:30pm (~3pm), Science S321 [repeated session]

 

The agenda of the meeting will be: Introduction to Robofest, 2004 Rules, 2004 Competition Rules and 2004 Game Demos. After the informational meeting, “Lego Robot Programming with Java” using Eclipse environment will be briefly introduced (about 30 min) only for prospective advanced robot division teams.

 

Directions to LTU: http://www.ltu.edu/contacts/directions.asp

Campus Map: http://www.ltu.edu/contacts/campusmap.asp (Building No. 4)

 

(2) Interested in Basic Stamp Class in summer?

Robotics lab at LTU is interested in hosting Basic Stamp Educator’s course on July 7-8 or 8-9, 2004 taught by Parallax, Inc. The cost is $195, but each participant receives nearly $400 of products in return. Please note that this course is only for teachers and educators, not for students. If any one is interested in, please email to [email protected].

 

(3) Programming Handy Board with RoboJDE

There is a user-friendly way to program Handy Board using object-oriented Java.

To download free evaluation RoboJDE, go to www.RidgeSoft.com.

 

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Math and Computer Science Department/Robotics Lab

Chan-Jin Chung, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Robofest organizer

Lawrence Tech University

21000 W. Ten Mile, Southfield  MI 48075

[email protected]          qbx6.ltu.edu/chung      www.robofest.net

[email protected]

(248)204-3504  Fax: (248)204-3518  Robotics Lab (248)204-3815