About The Robofest 2000 Event

A new generation of computerized robot kits, such as Lego MindStormsTM is opening up new possibilities for playful learning. Lawrence Tech's RoboFest (Robot Festival) 2000 is an open contest in which the participants can show off their robots while learning problem solving techniques, team work, mathematics, mechanics, physics, creativity, logic, and computer programming.

The LTU RoboFest 2000 has some unique features. The game rules are simple, as is the construction of the playing fields. Robots must be fully autonomous, with no radio controls. Games are designed to use feedback loop controls and adaptive learning techniques. Though only Lego MindStorms TM robots are to be used for games, any software environments / programming languages may be used.

Details are as follows:

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