Our First Night

Our first Night (Friday)

We had a lot of work to do and high hopes for success.  Students worked in the tents and out in the field -- you don't need light for GPS navigation and LIDAR-based obstacle avoidance.

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Working on local navigation using barrels

Joe doing back stretches behind the robot...

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At deep dusk without a flash or tripod

Professor Mohammad and Gizelle working on localization calibration

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Evaluating our digital compass calibration after midnight

Students tried to get directional consensus from an iPad and three iPhones

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None of the phones agree!


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