2nd International Symposium on Micromouse

Call for Papers The 2nd Micromouse Symposium 1st May 2020, Vila Real, Portugal, the 2nd International Symposium on Micromouse, will be held in Vila Real, Portugal, 1st May 2020. Industry experts, researchers and academics are expected to gather together to share ideas and experiences surrounding frontier technologies, breakthroughs, innovative solutions, research results,…

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Micromouse in Mumbai

From Abinav Kumar: The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay is regarded as one of the premier institutes in India for imparting education of one of its kind and to provide resources for the cutting edge technology recognized all over the world. Techfest is IIT Bombay's annual science and technology festival to promote technology, scientific…

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Micromouse contest in Egypt – an invitation

From Mohamed Orabi : "We are organizing a new micromouse competition during the IEEE Conference on Power Electronics and Renewable Energy, that will be hold during Oct. 23-25, 2019 in Aswan, Egyptwww.ieee-cpere.org We would like to invite teams from world wide to participate. To encourage team, The conference will provide…

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UK Micromouse at Techfest 2019

The UK Micromouse contest took place on Jun 1st at the Techfest 2019 event. I am happy to report that, from a personal perspective, it was almost entirely without drama. [update: full results are here: https://ukmars.org/index.php/TechFest_2019 ] There was a worrisome moment when the program would not build on the…

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Micromouse maze solving performance

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 test the maze for a complete solution every time it enters a cell while exploring. Not everyone does this but, if they do, how long does it take? I benchmarked my software to find out. (more…)

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UK MARS autumn micromouse event 2018

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 Louttit with assistance of Bernard Grabowski. The half-size maze bases were also provided by Duncan with the walls and posts churned out by Bernard using his 3D printer. The timing gear was provided by David Hannaford and Ian Butterworth for the full-size maze events and Duncan Louttit for the line follower and drag events.


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Changes to the All-Japan Micromouse Contest for 2018

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.…

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Techfest 2018 – UK micromouse contest

The UK micromouse contest returned once more to Birmingham City University as part of the annual Techfest event on June 9th, 2018. As well as the UK entries, there were also three robots from Nanjing University, China. (more…)

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