Class Schedule


CSE 4360 / CSE 5364 - Autonomous Robots
Tentative Lecture and Assignment Schedule
Fall 2017 - MW 2:30 - 3:50 - NH 110
Class Date Readings Lecture Topics Assignments
1 08/28 Course Details and Overview
2 08/30 Craig Ch. 2 Introduction to Robot Systems
09/04 Labor Day - No Class
3 09/06 Craig Ch. 3 Forward Kinematics
4 09/11 Forward Kinematics continued
5 09/13 Craig 5.1 -5.8 Jacobian
6 09/18 Craig 4.1 - 4.4 Inverse Kinematics
7 09/20 Craig 9.1 - 9.5 Robot Dynamics and Control
8 09/25 Control and System Identification
9 09/27 Latombe pp 153 - 161, 169 - 175 Robot Motion Planning - Roadmaps
10 10/02 Latombe pp 200 - 207, 248 - 268 Robot Motion Planning - Cell Decomposition
11 10/04 Latombe pp 295 - 334 Robot Motion Planning - Potential Field Approaches Homework 1 due
12 10/09 Nonholonomic Motion Planning
13 10/11 Everett Ch. 2 Robot Sensors
14 10/16 Everett pp 91-97 Robot Sensors
15 10/018 Ballard 3.1 - 3.3.4 Basic Vision
16 10/23 Group Project 1 Presentations
17 10/25 Ballard 5.1 - 5.3 Basic Vision
18 10/30 Dorst pp. 9 - 51 (by J.Crowley) Sensing and Control
19 11/01 Elfes & Burgard Sensors, Map Construction, and Motion Planning
20 11/06 Braitenberg Ch. 1 - 5 Intelligent Robot Behavior Homework 2 due
21 11/08 Arkin 1.3 - 1.4, 4.1 - 4.3 Robot Control Architectures
22 11/13 Arkin 4.4 - 4.7 Robot Control Architectures
23 11/15 Robot Control Architectures
24 11/20 Haykin 8.3 - 8.5, 6 - 6.4 Adaptation and Learning
25 11/22 Group Project 2 Presentations
26 11/27 Adaptation and Learning
27 11/29 Exam
28 12/04 Arkin 8 - 8.4 Adaptation and Learning
29 12/06 Summary Homework 3 due
30 12/13 Final Project Presentations

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This schedule is tentative and subject to change. If changes are necessary they will be announced in class and posted in the schedule on the course page.



Manfred Huber 2017-08-28