Build your own robot
Making Robots

Building your own Robot

7th February 2017 Roger Woodman 0

So you’re interested in building your very own robot? Well look no further. Making a robot can be a lot easier than you may think… To make it easier to find the robot building guide […]

The Future of Robotics
Featured

The Future of Robotics

7th February 2017 Roger Woodman 0

Looking back over history it can be seen that there are a number of key technological innovations, which form the basis of whole new areas of research and development. An early example is the steam […]

Face Recognition
Advanced Robotics

Face Recognition

2nd February 2017 Roger Woodman 0

[This article is based on the MSc thesis ‘A Photometric Stereo Approach to Face Recognition‘ by Roger Woodman]During recent times traditional personal identification methods have come under much scrutiny. This has mainly been due to increase […]

Adaptive Heuristic Critic
Advanced Robotics

Adaptive Heuristic Critic

2nd February 2017 Roger Woodman 0

IntroductionThis page compares and contrasts a number of Adaptive Heuristic Critic (AHC) algorithms, designed to explore a simulated 2D grid for a goal value. Learning is achieved with the use of a Temporal Difference (TD).The […]

Multitasking Real-Time Operating Systems
Advanced Robotics

Multitasking Real-Time Operating Systems

2nd February 2017 Roger Woodman 2

Multitasking and real-time, in the field of operating systems, are antonymous. Normally all general-purpose operating systems, such as Windows and Mac OS, are multitasking and non real-time. Whereas in the embedded system market operating systems […]