Robofest Newsletter, 1-10-2004




(1) Robofest 2004 Informational Meeting on Sat 1-17

(2) Interested in Basic Stamp Educator�s course in summer?

(3) Programming Handy Board with RoboJDE



(1) Robofest 2004 Informational Meetings on Sat 1-17

As announced in December last year, Robofest 2004 informational meeting will be held on:

- Saturday, January 17, 9:00am-10:30am (~11am), Science S321

- Saturday, January 17, 1:00pm-2:30pm (~3pm), Science S321 [repeated session]


The agenda of the meeting will be: Introduction to Robofest, 2004 Rules, 2004 Competition Rules and 2004 Game Demos. After the informational meeting, �Lego Robot Programming with Java� using Eclipse environment will be briefly introduced (about 30 min) only for prospective advanced robot division teams.


Directions to LTU:

Campus Map: (Building No. 4)


(2) Interested in Basic Stamp Class in summer?

Robotics lab at LTU is interested in hosting Basic Stamp Educator�s course on July 7-8 or 8-9, 2004 taught by Parallax, Inc. The cost is $195, but each participant receives nearly $400 of products in return. Please note that this course is only for teachers and educators, not for students. If any one is interested in, please email to [email protected].


(3) Programming Handy Board with RoboJDE

There is a user-friendly way to program Handy Board using object-oriented Java.

To download free evaluation RoboJDE, go to



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Math and Computer Science Department/Robotics Lab

Chan-Jin Chung, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Robofest organizer

Lawrence Tech University

21000 W. Ten Mile, SouthfieldMI 48075

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(248)204-3504Fax: (248)204-3518Robotics Lab (248)204-3815