Commit f06ce414 authored by Timothy Stack's avatar Timothy Stack
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Add an FAQ section and put links to the sections at the top.

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controllable, plus 2 static Motes) is in an open area within our offices;
the big one will be elsewhere.
<p>
This manual is broken up into the following sections:
<ol>
<li><a href="#INTRO">Introduction</a>
<li><a href="#MOBILE">Mobile Experiments</a>
<li><a href="#WIRELESS">Wireless Traffic</a>
<li><a href="#FAQ">Frequently Asked Questions</a>
</ol>
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<a name="INTRO"></a>
In addition to <a href="docwrapper.php3?docname=wireless.html">fixed wireless
nodes</a> (currently predominantly 802.11), Emulab also features wireless nodes attached
to robots that can move
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<a name="MOBILE"></a>
Creating a mobile wireless experiment is very similar to creating a regular
Emulab experiment: you construct an NS file, swap in the experiment, and then
you can log into the nodes to run your programs. There are, of course, some
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<a name="WIRELESS"></a>
Now that you are getting the hang of the mobility part of this testbed, we can
move on to working with wireless network traffic. As stated earlier, each of
the robots carries a Mica2 mote (pictured on the right), which is a popular
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<tr>
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<table class="stealth">
<a name="FAQ"></a>
<tr><th>How do the robots keep from running into each other/objects?</th></tr>
<tr><td>
The robots are equipped with proximity sensors that can sense objects in their
path. We use these to detect and navigate around other robots and obstacles
that aren't known ahead of time.
</td></tr>
<tr><th>Do the robots follow the lines on the floor?</th></tr>
<tr><td>
No, the lines on the floor are used to calibrate the overhead cameras that
track the position of the robot.
</td></tr>
</table>
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<tr><td colspan="3" class="stealth"><hr size=1></td></tr>
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