Robotics: Cooperation of Autonomous Robots Using Bluetooth Communication

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This poster discusses research on the cooperation of autonomous robots using Bluetooth communication. Researchers explore multi-agent NXT Robotics systems using a Bluetooth communication channel. This research is part of Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Sensor Education, a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded grant project.

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Creation Date: 2013
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UNT College of Engineering
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UNT Scholarly Works
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Freeman, Elizabeth

Frisco Independent School District

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Bell, Jesse

Dallas Independent School District

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Namuduri, Kamesh

Faculty Mentor; University of North Texas

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Costilla, Omar

Research Assistant; University of North Texas

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  • Creation: 2013
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This poster discusses research on the cooperation of autonomous robots using Bluetooth communication. Researchers explore multi-agent NXT Robotics systems using a Bluetooth communication channel. This research is part of Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Sensor Education, a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded grant project.

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Abstract: This paper explores multi-agent NXT Robotics systems using a Bluetooth communication channel. The project consisted of using Bluetooth technology to coordinate movements between two agents. The benefits of creating a swarm of robots with individual capabilities include a more controllable system as opposed to a single and more complicated machine. The lead robot was programmed to follow a specified path using a light sensor, then send, via Bluetooth, a message indicating follower instructions. The sensitivity of the light sensor and the Lego Mindstorms NXT-G software limitations created inconsistencies in the follower program. Hypotheses regarding the lack of success in the following capabilities of the robots involve limitations of the NXT-G software. Our conclusion is that inability to adjust Bluetooth settings in the NXT-G software is the source of miscommunication between the robots. Specifically, the ability to adjust the rate of messages sent/received may improve overall communication.

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1 p.: ill.

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Keyword(s): robotics | Bluetooth communications | Arduino | Lego Mindstorms software
Source: National Science Foundation (U.S.) Research Experiences for Teachers in Sensor Networks Grant # 1132585
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Series Title: Research Experiences for Teachers in Sensor Networks
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UNT College of Engineering
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UNT Scholarly Works
Relation (References): Cooperation of Autonomous NXT Robots Using Bluetooth Wireless Technology, ark:/67531/metadc181664
Relation (Is Version Of): 2013 Research Experience for Teachers - Robotics, ark:/67531/metadc226880
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  • GRANTNO: 1132585
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc181663
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