Chapter 5: Robot Sensing
In this Chapter...
Youll get to know your robots powerful collection of sensors: its sonars, its infrared sensors and its tactile, or "bump," sensors. Youll learn how to access and use feedback from all these sensors in your own application programs, via a collection of function calls.
Youll also learn about robot position control, that is, how your robot tries to determine where it is with respect to its original position, by keeping track of the revolutions of its wheels.
Before beginning, take a minute to review the layout of your robot, noting in particular the locations of its sensors.
Figure 5-1A - Sensors on the B14 Robot
Figure 5-1B - Sensors on the B21 Robot