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Building Robots with LEGO® Mindstorms® NXT by David Astolfo, Guilio Ferrari, Mario Ferrari

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Chapter 4. Reading Sensors

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Introduction

One of the most important components of a robot is the sensor. The primary purpose of a sensor is to allow the robot to interact with its environment and perform actions based on feedback from its surroundings. This process is called autonomy, which by definition means freedom from external law. An autonomous robot is a self-governing device that takes input from its sensors and makes decisions based on this input. This tends to be the difference between those battle-bots you see on TV which are ...

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