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Patrick Goebel

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Patrick Goebel is the author of the first book on ROS called ROS By Example: A Do-It-Yourself Guide to the Robot Operating System. He recently completed a second volume in the series called ROS By Example Volume 2: Packages and Programs for Advanced Robot Behaviors. Patrick works as a web developer by day and a robotics enthusiast by night. He has built his own ROS-powered robot called Pi Robot and has maintained a robotics blog since 2006 at / (with a new Wordpress version at Patrick is an active member of the Home Brew Robotics Club as well as the Silicon Valley ROS Users Group. He earned a B.Sc. in Physics and a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology at the University of Toronto and wrote his dissertation on the use of artificial neural networks to solve the inverse kinematics of multi-jointed limbs.

by   -   September 29, 2014

A few weeks ago, Pi Robot and I joined the Silicon Valley ROS Users Group (SV-ROS) to help with the effort (already under way) to prepare for a challenging robot navigation contest held at the end of this year’s IROS Conference in Chicago.