• Mathematics,  Research,  Technology

    New Reference Book: Springer Handbook of Robotics

    Springer Handbook of Robotics edited by Bruno Siciliano and Oussama Khatib, Springer, 2008. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 629.892 Si1S A scientific guide to the principles and methods of designing and controlling robots.  This ‘handbook’ is more like an encyclopedia,  serving as a comprehensive guide to the fascinating field of robotics. Read about: •    Robot Structures •    Sensing and Perception •    Mobile and Distributed Robotics •    Field and Service Robotics •    Human-centered and Life-Like Robotics Helpful for:  Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Robotics Tournament, Science, Engineering, Programming

  • Mathematics,  Technology

    FIRST Robotics “Lunacy” at SPS

    Lisa Laughy -Archives Assistant The New Year brings a new first for some SPS students: FIRST Robotics.  This will be the fifth year that the SPS team will compete in the Granite State Regional division of the national FIRST Robotics competition.  Last year’s team finished 3rd out of 48 individual teams, and took second place in the three-team alliance portion of the competition (read a full article about last year’s competition on the SPS website HERE). Team leader Terry Wardrop has this to say about the competition: “The St. Paul’s School Metal Vidsters FIRST Robotics team has just started the 2009 competition.  This year it is called Lunacy and involves…