CajunBot

On the plane trip I brought some of my magazines that have been stacking up for a while. I only brought ones I didn’t want to archive, so I could read them and then trash or recycle them as I finished. One of the ones I had was a few months old La Louisiane. It had a cover story about the UL-Lafayette entry in the DARPA Grand Challenge – an impressive looking piece of machinery called CajunBot! As I read the article, I saw a photo and realized that the guy behind the project was one of my professors in grad school – Arun Lakhotia and another one, Tony Maida is also involved. It’s all interesting stuff and there is even a CajunBot weblog (no RSS that I can tell, though.) Even though it was knocked out relatively early, I’m sure that with another year of tweaking it will kick some ass next year. Go Arun, go CajunBot!

One Reply to “CajunBot”

  1. Nick and I read the same article. Like you, he pointed out the photos of Arun and Tony. It’s scary that I even remember their faces and names. Too much time hanging out in the Conference Center!

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