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

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Chapter 18. Drawing and Writing

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Introduction

Can a MINDSTORMS robot be made to draw or write? Sure. Believe it or not, that’s not even a very difficult thing to implement. In the following pages, we will show you two projects, the first mainly meant for drawing and the second for writing. Both of them require some additional parts, but both have wide margins for modifications and allow for less demanding variants.

Creating a Logo Turtle

Many of you may already know that Logo is a programming language specifically targeted to education. Born in the late 1960s at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Logo is derived from Lisp (with far fewer parentheses!) ...

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