Stiquito Controlled!: Making a Truly Autonomous Robot

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Build your own Stiquito "walking-stick" robot insect with theincluded kit!

Stiquito Controlled! is a widely accessible, user-friendly bookthat provides step-by-step instructions for building Stiquito, asmall, multi-legged robot that resembles a "walking-stick" insect.The book includes comprehensive instructions and all the partsneeded to complete assembly. Most notably, the kit contains amicrocontroller board that allows Stiquito to walk on its own. Keyfeatures of the book include:

  • Complete kit to build Stiquito--no additional materialsnecessary (common tools and batteries required)
  • Detailed, step-by-step instructions for assembly of therobot
  • Comprehensive lessons on how to make Stiquito "walk" using themicrocontroller

Engineering teachers and students, researchers, and scienceenthusiasts will find Stiquito Controlled! a fascinating and funhands-on project.

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JAMES M. CONRAD, PhD, is currently a professor for the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Jim has worked with IBM, Ericsson/Sony Ericsson, and BPM Technologies. He is a senior member of the IEEE, member of the Project Management Institute and IEEE Computer Society, and board member of the IEEE Computer Society Press operating committee. He is the author of three books on autonomous robotics and has written numerous journal articles, conference papers, and technical papers.

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"...will challenge students and their teachers to move out oftheir computer comfort zone...an engaging and easily manageablekit...this is a worthwhile investment." (NSTARecommends, October 6, 2005)

"The Stiquito kit and book can be inspiring learning aids forstudents serving to tweak their curiosity about robotics andintroduce them to a hands-on experience." (IEEE ControlSystems, April 2006)

"...an engaging and easily manageable kit...For futureengineers, this is a worthwhile investment." (Journal of CollegeScience Teaching, January/February 2006)

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