Foundational Concepts

  • Chi N. Thai


For this chapter, the assumptions are that the reader is a beginner to robotics but has some exposure to computer programming. This chapter’s main topics are listed below:


Remote Control Video File Servo Motor Line Tracer Sequence Commander 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chi N. Thai
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  1. 1.College of EngineeringUniversity of GeorgiaAthensUSA

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