[Newbies] Squeak for robot imaging and scientific applications

Ken G. Brown kbrown at mac.com
Sun Jan 20 20:10:38 UTC 2008

Here are some more or less Squeak robotics related links I've saved, perhaps they will be of some use:






This one I think was for a wiki that Serge Stinckwich had going but does not appear to work now.
Perhaps you can contact him about it via <http://www.iutc3.unicaen.fr/c3/SergeStinckwich>.

Ken G. Brown

At 7:55 AM -0800 1/20/08, beginners-request at lists.squeakfoundation.org apparently wrote:
>Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2008 05:02:26 -0800
>From: "Robert F. Scheer" <rfscheer at speakeasy.net>
>To: A friendly "place to get answers to even the most basic questions
>	about	Squeak." <beginners at lists.squeakfoundation.org>
>Message-ID: <1200834146.6839.51.camel at ferdoom>
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>On Sun, 2008-01-20 at 13:29 +0100, Herbert Kˆnig wrote:
>> Hello Robert,
>> RFS> I am using Squeak to control a robot, specifically a RoboMagellan
>> RFS> outdoor navigating robot.  Pretty soon it will be important to confront
>> RFS> how to implement the computer vision on this robot.  The OS is Linux.
>> Jon Hylands is doing robot control in Squeak, see www.huv.com and
>> several others do too.
>Thanks Herbert, yes, I already get a lot of help directly from Jon and
>that's how I know about sockets and how to interface to packages like
>OpenCV that is written in C++. 
>So far it looks like the practical approach involves using an external
>vision system that you interface Squeak to.  So you end up coding in C/C
>++ or conceivably some other language like Python for that part of the
>Maybe this question requires advanced answers and should be posed on the
>dev forum but it's really a newbie question and is very important for
>anyone thinking about using Squeak in a science or engineering
>> You will find information in the archives of squeak dev.
>I'll look through the archives for this discussion.
>- Robert

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