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20110511 Protei General Meeting

posted May 9, 2011, 8:41 AM by Cesar Harada   [ updated May 9, 2011, 8:53 AM ]

1. Participants 

  • Peter Keen 
  • Logan Williams 
  • Cesar Harada 
  • Piem Wirtz (50%) 
  • Roberto Melendez (50%)
  • Julia Cerrud (amorphica) 

2. Themes 

  1. Following up with last meeting : commitments. What each commited, walking through the progresses of each. 
  2. What we need to do before being in Rotterdam, recap
    2.1. "Scheduling" - in support of which I've put up a diagram and a document on the Goals page (The document is the spreadsheet called "Protei Summer Project Timeline.xls") Have a look if you can before the meeting. 
  3. Intellectual Property [read : https://sites.google.com/a/opensailing.net/protei/news/proteiandintellectualproperty ]


3. Following up with last meeting : commitments. What each commited, walking through the progresses of each.


- Merging the pages control and communication (Logan)
Restructuring :
I was thinking of this kind of structure for communication + control = 

  1. Remote control 
  2. Sensing 
  3. Networking (centralized system) 
    1. Cleaning Pattern routines.
    2. Complex multi-modal 
    3. Swarm 
  4. Networking (decentralized system) - robustness 
  5. Web interface (cesar) 

- Deadlines (Peter) -> Expanding the dev diagram with smaller one, with more detail. 

- Making a general diagram of the functions. "Input and output channels for the controller. Outputs being channels that control some function of the vessel and input ones being things like the comms input, sensor inputs etc" 

- Fill up the planning (peter , cesar) : https://spreadsheets4.google.com/a/opensailing.net/spreadsheet/ccc?hl=en&key=tHHtC5ApO4UnfOidN7CtmOw&hl=en#gid=0 

- Merge mechanical page + power page (Cesar + Logan)

4. Intellectual Property

[read : https://sites.google.com/a/opensailing.net/protei/news/proteiandintellectualproperty ]
Logan mentioned :
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prior_art
http://www.eff.org/

5. commitments

  • Peter Keen : Chasing the various groups to start putting realistic entries into the summer project time line. 
  • Logan Williams : I'll writeup the Power page with my reseach and combine the Comm and Control pages 
  • Cesar Harada : General Diagram electronics. Merge power + mechanical. get a lawyer. Order the boom. Plan the construction of sleeping space in Rotterdam.. Find a sailing club 
  • Roberto Melendez : 
  • Piem Wirtz (50%)
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