Scott Wilson

Team CajunBot

DARPA Grand Challenge 2004
8 minutes, 3mb, recorded 2004-03-15
Dann Sheridan and Doug Kaye interview Scott Wilson, a graduate student at Univeristy of Louisiana, Lafayette.

"She started out well, but for reasons we are still investigating, had a little extra veer to the right. As it started out of the track, due to the extra veer it hit against the concrete boulders. The impact hit the emergency stop button on the bot, which turned it off.

"CajunBot was seventh to get out of the chute. Of the six ahead of it, only two were still running. The bot immediately after CajunBot sped out of the chute but shortly therefater flipped over.

"We have mixed emotions. We are happy that we made it this far and sad that we stopped too short out of the line." [Source: Arun Lakhotia from the CajunBot Web Journal.

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