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The first micromouse competition in 1977 had 6000 initial entries, what would the majority of them have been (e.g. wall followers)?

The first micromouse competition in 1977, had 6000 initial entries, what would the majority of them have been (e.g. wall followers)? Note - In the link above, first micromouse competition in 1977, it ...
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What is generally accepted as being the first machine implementation of a search tree?

What is generally accepted as being the first machine implementation of a search tree (as they are more commonly known and used in modern computing for things like solving or powering, mazes, checkers,...
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How did humans interact with early computers without screens or sensors?

I understand that only either nonelectromechanical computing devices or electromechanical computing devices were ever developed by humans. I also understand that the first electronic general purpose ...
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Would anyone have made a mechanical, or electronic camera for their computer or robot? [duplicate]

Would anyone have made a mechanical, or electronic camera for their computer or robot ? Parameters Of The Question As a home-project [ Although, any example of a mechanical-tv-camera or mechanical-...
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How was the prototype-robot for the Atari 2600 kept in the same position as the robot on screen?

QUESTION How was the prototype-robot for the Atari 2600 kept in the same position as the robot on screen? A photo and some details here : https://www.retrothing.com/2008/12/atari-2600-cont.html ...
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Can you tell me more about this robot?

A robot I can't find information on. CORRECTION - The article and or advertisement was in 1986 ( not 1985 ) . I noticed an article and or advertisement in 1986, in the main city-wide newspaper ('...
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What was the first intelligent digital robot? [closed]

Robots have a long history from the (not so) simple mechanical creations of antiquity up to today's fully autonomous models. The earliest ones could only carry out scripted actions, modern ones adapt ...
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