At the 2019 Minos conference in April, the UK Micromouse and Robotics Society (UKMARS) agreed revisions to the rules governing its contests. Many of these changes were minor, to reflect the common practice that has been observed for several years. Some were more significant and are intended to bring the event up to date. The… Read More »
All MicroMouse builders & fans are welcome to come and visit Easton & Otley College (Otley Suffolk) where we will have our test 11×11 maze available to demonstrate MicroMouse to the visitors of the College’s “Big Day Out”. There is no competition as such, just an opportunity to test mice within a larger maze, and… Read More »
The 1st Micromouse Symposium 27 April 2019, Gondomar, Portugal Micromouse Symposium 2019, the 1st International Symposium on Micromouse, will be held in Gondomar, Portugal, 27th April 2019. Industry experts, researchers and academics are expected to gather together to share ideas and experiences surrounding frontier technologies, breakthroughs, innovative solutions, research results, as well as initiatives related to the Micromouse Robotic Contest. Micromouse… Read More »
The 19th conference takes place on 6th and 7th April 2019 at the Quality Hotel in Coventry, U.K. Papers are requested on all aspects of Micromouse and small autonomous robot design and use. Maze solving, wall following, line following and drag racing are the main contexts in both full-size and half-size formats. There will be… Read More »
For many people, the task of solving the maze is central to the micromouse robot problem. After a while they come to realise that it is secondary to actually making the robot move quickly and reliably through the maze. Even so, the maze has to be solved. My micromouse software expects to be able to… Read More »
The UKMARS Autumn Micromouse competition took place on October 13th at Hazlemere near High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire. This was the first occasion that UKMARS was able to hold a micromouse competition using its own mazes and tracks and included for the first time an 18×18 cell half-size maze. The full-size maze was built by Duncan… Read More »
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Every year since its inception, the All-Japan contest has grown in popularity and stature. During that time, there have been many changes. Most notably, the half-size event, introduced in 2009, has become very popular. There are now so many entries that organising the event must meet new challenges each year. For 2018, the contest in… Read More »