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Brett Aldrich: State Machines for Complex Robot Behavior | Sense Think Act Podcast #10

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30 December 2021



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In this episode, Audrow Nash interviews Brett Aldrich, author of SMACC and CEO of Robosoft AI. Robosoft AI develops and maintains SMACC and SMACC2, which are event-driven, behavior state machine libraries for ROS 1 and ROS 2, respectively. Brett explains SMACC, its origins, other strategies for robot control such as behavior trees, speaks about the challenges of developing software for industry users and hobbyists, and gives some advice for new roboticists.

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Audrow Nash is a Software Engineer at Open Robotics and the host of the Sense Think Act Podcast
Audrow Nash is a Software Engineer at Open Robotics and the host of the Sense Think Act Podcast

Sense Think Act Podcast is a long-form, technical podcast about all areas of robotics that is hosted by Audrow Nash and sponsored by Open Robotics
Sense Think Act Podcast is a long-form, technical podcast about all areas of robotics that is hosted by Audrow Nash and sponsored by Open Robotics





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