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How to build an autonomous navigation system for robots?

I like to know can we make a web site or application(or using something free like google map) to routing a way and our robot can follow the line exactly? For example I like to build a quad-copter and ...
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Can I create an autonomous robot that can adapt its strategy using machine learning?

BACKGROUND: I am creating a robot to score the most points in 30 seconds while running autonomously. Naturally, two thoughts come to mind: Linear programming and machine learning. Linear programming ...
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Completely autonomous traversal of a planar graph [closed]

I have to program an autonomous robot to traverse through a grid given in the following figure. But the main problem is that the nodes to visit is not known beforehand, it will be received by the bot ...
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Need an idea: automated sim card switcher [closed]

First off, sorry if my question is too naive or not related to the forum (this is the best matching one I've found on StackExchange). I have some amount of SIM-cards. I can programmatically access a ...
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Device to generate screen tap response

I have extremely limited knowledge in the general topic of robotics and therefore this question is a shot in the dark. Please let me know if the topic is unsuitable for the site. I am interested in ...
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Modeling a robot to find its position

The task of the robot is as follows. My robot should catch another robot in the arena, which is trying to escape. The exact position of that robot is sent to my robot at 5Hz. Other than that I can use ...
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What type of control law is used in “Reaction Control System” of Apollo Lunar Module or Space Shuttle?

Reaction Control Systems (RCS) on these vehicles are implemented by using small rocket thrusters. For me it looks like these thrusters work in some kind of "pulse" mode. And I can't understand - do ...
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How do I work out the kinematic solution of a robot arm?

I draw a robotic arm in Solidworks, but I'm not so sure about how to find out the DOF, forward and backward kinematic. Could anyone help me understand how to work out the kinematic solution of this ...
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I am doing a project on robotic surgeries! Can anyone help me and give me some details related to this topic? [closed]

Can anyone help me, because I am doing a project on robotical surgeries and I would like someone to help me and advise me. I wonder if anyone could give me some data on tests he or she has run in a ...
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What Does the Sensitivity Function Mean?

I'm studying for a test in Automatic Control and I have some troubles understanding sensitivity functions and complementary sensitivity functions. There's one assignment from an old exam that sais "...
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Understanding the Bode Plot

I'm not sure if this is the correct forum for this question about Automatic Control, but I'll try to post it anyway. So, I've just started to learn about Control Systems and I have some troubles ...
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How do self driving cars really work?

I'm absolutely fascinated by the notion of a driverless car. I know there is a lot involved with it and there are many different approaches to the problem. To narrow the scope of this question to ...
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Mechanical or electrical engineering for robotic and automation? [closed]

I have decided to pursue a career in automation and robotic. At the moment, I am being torn between Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. I know that both of them relate to my choices of career, and ...
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Mechanism for changing gears on a bicycle

I'm looking to make an automatically shifting bicycle for my senior design project (along with some additional features TBD). However, I come from an electrical/software background; not a mechanical ...
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What is an effective distribution of grayscale sensors on robot

I'm working on a robotics project, and I am using grayscale sensors to automatically follow a black line: turning 90 degrees, going round in a circle, and passing through gaps in the lines etc. I was ...
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Arduino Controlled RC Car. What now? [closed]

I bought an RC car about a year ago. A few days later I integrated an arduino nano into the vehicle. The only thing the arduino does is to receive the RC signal and pass it on to the esc/servo. So, ...
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What would be the best way to handle food grains?

I'm trying to handle food grains like rice, wheat in an automated way (to cook simple dishes). For this I have to transfer grain from a larger container to a weighing scale. I know I can use solenoid ...
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How can I automatically adjust PID parameters on the fly?

I have a simple servo system that uses a PID controller implemented in an MCU to perform the feedback. However, the properties of the system change dynamically, and so the PID parameters can never be ...