Users of RobotEvo¶
To help understand what are the expected user cases we will classify potential users in categories. For each we will then try to describe needed skills, adventages of using RobotEvo, basic usage and tips.
Category A user: the real-robot operator¶
This is the basic user for which RobotEvo was writen and for which all the other Categories-Users work.
Expected skills: no special skills expected, In fact, for basic, standard usage they don’t need to know about RobotEvo existence. Just normal, basic usage of the original Evoware software.
Category B user: basic RobotEvo/python operator¶
Use RobotEvo to generate evoware scripts and load it into evoware, saving correct scripts where they will be accessed by Category A users.
Expected skills: run python scripts; locate and copy files to the location from were User A can load to the EVOware editor.
Category C user: protocol adaptor¶
Modify scrips, uses the autogenerated RobotEvo protocol GUI or existing scripts to modify the imput ranges, variants and some other options in programmed protocols, or making minor modifications to them;
Expected skills: good understanding of the affected protocol.
Category D user: protocol developer¶
Developer of protocols.
- RobotEvo APIs;
- deep understanding of the implemented (bio)chemical protocols.
Category E user: RobotEvo developer¶
Core developer of RobotEvo.
- deeper understanding of RobotEvo implementation;
- know the original API of the programmed robot;
- understanding of the implemented protocols;