CHECKERBOT

The CheckerBot is a system create from a repurposed pick-and-place robotic arm. It utilizes image processing to determine the current state of the game and makes a move based on a custom min-max game tree with alpha/beta pruning. Pieces are manipulated using a purpose built universal gripper.

Hardware/Software
+ IBM M1 Robotic Arm, Arduino, Network-Enabled Webcam
+ PHP, Arduino

Exhibitions
+ 2012 Berry College Math Trail

Demonstration
+ Universal Jamming Gripper
+ Arm Positioning
+ Checker Recognition
+ Game Demonstration