[lug] BLUG Meeting Announcement 2013-04-11
boulderlinux at gmail.com
Tue Apr 9 08:18:01 MDT 2013
The April Boulder Linux User Group meeting is coming up.
Talk : The Robotic Operating System
Speaker : David Coleman
When : 7:15 p.m. on Thu, Apr 11, 2013
Where : Applied Trust, 1033 Walnut St, Bulder, CO 80302
Applied Trust is on Walnut Street in downtown Boulder. It is
the door just west of Amante Coffee.
Map : http://lug.boulder.co.us/meetings.html
Parking : Parking on the street is free after 7pm and there are 2 public
garages on Walnut at $1.25/hour and bike parking on the sidewalk
in front of the office.
Bus : Less than 2 blocks from Broadway which is served by the Skip busses.
Less than 4 blocks from the Boulder Transit Center which serves
almost all routes.
Summary of 'The Robotic Operating System'
As robots make their way into our everyday lives, so does Linux. The
Robotics Operating System (ROS), built on Linux, is today one of the main
platforms for roboticists around the world, and even in space. It is used
extensively in academia, industry and government. A review of the state of
the art in robotics will be followed by a description of the ROS
architecture. In its 6th year of development, some of the lessons that
have been learned with ROS will be discussed including the choice build
systems, release tools, version control, and package maintenance. Though
not perfect, ROS is a successful example of a world wide collaborative open
Pre meeting food
Food will be available at the meeting location, so please show up around 6:45 pm
and join us for a bite to eat. We'll start the meeting about 7:15.
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