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Robot Building for Beginners, Third Edition by David Cook

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CHAPTER 6

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Robot Line-Following

Sandwich, the robot featured in this book, is a robot that follows lines (see Figure 6-1). It’s a rewarding project, because you can quickly lay out different courses, obstacles, and tunnels, and your robot immediately entertains you without any reprogramming.

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Figure 6-1. Sandwich, the line-following robot

A line-following robot usually contains the same building blocks that are universal to all robots. I have simplified Sandwich’s line-following design to the point that only the most rudimentary forms of each module ...

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