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

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Chapter 21. Searching for Precision

Solutions in this chapter:

Introduction

This chapter is dedicated to contests based on some specific capability. Occasionally, speed is important, too, but not so much as in the competitions described in Chapter 19, and although two or more robots may perform at the same time on the same field, physical contact is not the main goal, as was the case in the competitions discussed in Chapter 20.

These capabilities include what we described in Part I as the most challenging tasks for NXT robots: finding and grabbing objects (Chapter 11), and knowing precise positioning (Chapter 13). The need to use them in ...

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