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A Lego Mindstorm NXT soccer-playing robot.
Lego Robots
This week's University Beat on WUSF-TV takes you to the sidelines as a group of students in a USF College of Engineering research program put their custom-made Lego robots to the test in a high-tech game of soccer.

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Lego Mindstorm NXT Robots playing soccer. The blue team beat the purple team 4-1
Lego Robots

Of the thousands of ways robots can be used today, teaching them to play soccer may not seem to be one of the best ones; but this week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM tells you how a research program at USF's College of Engineering that culminates in a match between two teams of robots built out of Legos is increasing knowledge while drawing new students to the subject.

Program Schedule

Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM
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- Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week

For more information

Miguel Labrador, Assoc. Professor, USF Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering
E-mail: labrador@cse.usf.edu or 813-974-3260

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