Competitive Mindstorms by David J. Perdue
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Competitive Mindstorms
By David J. Perdue

Competitive Mindstorms

A Complete Guide to Robotic Sumo Using LEGO Mindstorms Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed.

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Competitive Mindstorms by David J. Perdue

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* This is the first book to discuss competitive battling robots using MINDSTORMS. * This is written by an experienced robot builder, who is very active in the community. * Will contain the most thorough, realistic, and highest quality set of LEGO(R) instructions available. * Mass popularity for robot building is growing: robot clubs are appearing in schools and universities, competitions are becoming more widespread. *The technology is very consumer-friendly.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781590593752
ISBN-10: 1590593758
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 178mm x 20mm)
Pages: 383
Imprint: APress
Publisher: APress
Publish Date: 30-Jul-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - David J. Perdue

David J. Perdue, like many others, played with LEGO sets as a young child. However, LEGO MINDSTORMS became David's main hobby when he picked up a LEGO MINDSTORMS Robotics Invention System. Immediately, he saw that he had a natural talent with the set. He purchased thousands of pieces, spent countless hours building and programming, and devoured thousands of pages of documentation to learn as much as he could. After passing the beginner stage, David let loose his imagination and won three Special Mention awards for his creations, from the LEGO MINDSTORMS web site within a period of less than six months. He then went on to become a devout LEGO computer-aided design (CAD) fan, and uses the system to document his creations. David currently resides in the Austin, Texas area, where he builds, writes, programs, and updates his web site at

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