22 terms

Robotics Coding

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loop
the action of doing something over and over again
event
something occurs
conditional
if this happens, then that happens
debugging
fixing a problem
iteration
repetition of a process
algorithm
series of instructions on how to accomplish a task
coding
transforming actions into symbolic language
function
a piece of code that can be called over and over
parameters
extra bits of information that you can pass into a function to customize it
program
an algorithm that has been coded into something that can be run by a machine
bug
an error in a program that prevents the program from running as expected
command
an instruction for the computer
input
the process of introducing data into the internal storage of a computer.
output
the process of transferring data from internal storage to an external medium
sensors
a mechanical device sensitive to light, temperature, radiation level, or the like, that transmits a signal to a measuring or control instrument.
USB
universal serial bus: an external serial bus interface standard for connecting peripheral devices to a computer, as in USB port; USB cable.
axis
the line about which a rotating body turns.
circumference
the outer boundary, especially of a circular area; perimeter
duration
the length of time something continues or exists
download
to transfer (software, data, character sets, etc.) from a distant to a nearby computer, from a larger to a smaller computer, or from a computer to a peripheral device.
memory
the capacity of a computer to store information subject to recall
sound wave
a longitudinal wave in an elastic medium, especially a wave producing an audible sensation