Class Schedule


CSE 4360 / CSE 5364 - Autonomous Robots
Tentative Lecture and Assignment Schedule
Fall 2019 - MW 5:30 - 6:50 - PKH 104
Class Date Readings Lecture Topics Assignments
1 08/21 Course Details and Overview
2 08/26 Craig Ch. 2 Introduction to Robot Systems
3 08/28 Craig Ch. 3 Forward Kinematics
09/02 Labor Day - No Class
4 09/04 Forward Kinematics continued
5 09/9 Craig 5.1 -5.8 Jacobian
6 09/11 Craig 4.1 - 4.4 Inverse Kinematics
7 09/16 Craig 9.1 - 9.5 Robot Dynamics and Control
8 09/18 Control and System Identification
9 09/23 Latombe pp 153 - 161, 169 - 175 Robot Motion Planning - Roadmaps
10 09/25 Latombe pp 200 - 207, 248 - 268 Robot Motion Planning - Cell Decomposition
11 09/30 Latombe pp 295 - 334 Robot Motion Planning - Potential Field Approaches Homework 1 due
12 10/02 Nonholonomic Motion Planning
13 10/07 Everett Ch. 2 Robot Sensors
14 10/09 Everett pp 91-97 Robot Sensors
15 10/14 Group Project 1 Presentations
16 10/16 Ballard 3.1 - 3.3.4 Basic Vision
17 10/21 Ballard 5.1 - 5.3 Basic Vision
18 10/23 Dorst pp. 9 - 51 (by J.Crowley) Sensing and Control
19 10/28 Elfes & Burgard Sensors, Map Construction, and Motion Planning
20 10/30 Braitenberg Ch. 1 - 5 Intelligent Robot Behavior Homework 2 due
21 11/04 Arkin 1.3 - 1.4, 4.1 - 4.3 Robot Control Architectures
22 11/06 Arkin 4.4 - 4.7 Robot Control Architectures
23 11/11 Robot Control Architectures
24 11/13 Haykin 8.3 - 8.5, 6 - 6.4 Adaptation and Learning
25 11/18 Group Project 2 Presentations
26 11/20 Arkin 8 - 8.4 Adaptation and Learning
27 11/25 Exam
11/27 Thanksgiving - No Class
28 12/02 Arkin 8 - 8.4 Adaptation and Learning Summary
29 12/04 Summary Homework 3 due
30 TBD 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.