Building Line Following and Food Following Robots Notes | EduRev

Created by: Amit Mehra

: Building Line Following and Food Following Robots Notes | EduRev

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Building Line Following 
and Food Following 
Robots 
 
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Building Line Following 
and Food Following 
Robots 
 
Some of the simplest robots are called Braitenberg 
Machines (Braitenberg Vehicles, Braitenberg 
Faces).  
A simple robot  
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Building Line Following 
and Food Following 
Robots 
 
Some of the simplest robots are called Braitenberg 
Machines (Braitenberg Vehicles, Braitenberg 
Faces).  
A simple robot  
A suitable vehicle needs the following: 
 - a left motor (LM) 
 - a right motor (RM) 
 - a left sensor (LS) 
 - a right sensor (LR) 
 
Back to basics  
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Building Line Following 
and Food Following 
Robots 
 
Some of the simplest robots are called Braitenberg 
Machines (Braitenberg Vehicles, Braitenberg 
Faces).  
A simple robot  
A suitable vehicle needs the following: 
 - a left motor (LM) 
 - a right motor (RM) 
 - a left sensor (LS) 
 - a right sensor (LR) 
 
Back to basics  
A suitable program needs the following: 
 - a way of driving each motor as a function of 
the reading on the sensor on the opposite side 
Back to basics  
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Building Line Following 
and Food Following 
Robots 
 
Some of the simplest robots are called Braitenberg 
Machines (Braitenberg Vehicles, Braitenberg 
Faces).  
A simple robot  
A suitable vehicle needs the following: 
 - a left motor (LM) 
 - a right motor (RM) 
 - a left sensor (LS) 
 - a right sensor (LR) 
 
Back to basics  
A suitable program needs the following: 
 - a way of driving each motor as a function of 
the reading on the sensor on the opposite side 
Back to basics  
And the environment needs to ensure that the 
change in sensory inputs produced by the 
movement of the vehicle leads to some interesting 
and obviously useful behaviour… 
 …with a simple performance measure so that 
we can have a competition 
Back to basics  
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