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Martin Trefzer (2006)

Thesis Title

Evolution of Transistor Circuits

Hat Features

  • Checker board "transistor array"
  • Four turtles + one master turtle (in remembrance of Martin's "Turtle Algorithm")
  • Running blinking lights guide the turtles on their way
  • Control desk with illuminated schematic

Material Used

  • Standard nylon doctoral hat
  • Black and white cardboard
  • Wooden half-spheres, sponge rubber, black and green paint, and wabbling eyes for the turtles
  • Acrylic glass
  • Ultra-bright blue LEDs
  • Four running LED chains and red felt fabric from commercial Christmas hats

Power supply

  • 4 AAA Cells

Last update of this page: 2006-01-01
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