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DPRG: Robot Sumo

Subject: DPRG: Robot Sumo
From: Franklin Wayne Poley fwp at vcn.bc.ca
Date: Mon Mar 8 17:26:58 CST 1999

Kind of makes me wonder just how much of martial arts/hand to hand combat
could be done by personal robots. Any thoughts on this? 

On Mon, 8 Mar 1999, Gary Croll wrote:

> Just found out we will be hosting the Southern California elimination for
> the All Japan Robot Sumo competition.
> It will be on the campus of the University of California / Riverside on
> March 25th from noon to 4.
> We will be taping it to air later and I will be doing the comentary and
> interviews. Hopefully I'll have time to get some good still photos.
> The elimination is being held here because a few years ago we were the
> first teams ever to compete from outside Japan.
> Gary Croll (KE6GHS)
> University of Ca.
> B-221 Sproul Hall
> voice (909) 787-3041
> fax (909) 787-7282
> video (909) 787-8813

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