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91.549 Mobile Robotics - Fall 2004

Announcements

  • If you want to install Pyro on your linux system, click here for information on how to do this.

Class Meetings

Thursdays, 5:30-8:30
Olsen 414 and 304

Office Hours

Tuesdays 10:15-11:15 in Olsen 206
Thursdays 3:00-4:00 in Olsen 304
and by appointment

Handouts

12/9/04:
Take-home exam, due Tuesday 12/21 by 4pm
Information on the project presentation and report
11/3/04:
Lab 5
10/19/04:
Lab 4
Pyro Module: Introduction to Neural Nets
Pyro Module: Building Neural Networks Using Conx
Pyro Module: Robot Learning Using Neural Networks
Pyro Module: Advanced Neural Networks
9/30/04:
Lab 3
Pyro Module on Behavior Based Control
See the readings section below for papers.
No powerpoint notes this week. Lecture was on board
9/23/04:
Lecture Notes: Vision I and Manipulation
Lab 2
Pyro Module on Phission
Pyro Module on Sequencing Control
Pyro Module on Devices, includes gripper, bumpers, and pan-tilt-zoom.
9/16/04:
Lecture Notes: Human-Robot Interaction
See the readings section below for papers.
9/9/04:
Syllabus
Notes for Lecture 1
Lab 1
Pyro Introduction Module
Pyro Direct Control Module
Pyro Python Intro Module

Readings

9/30/04:
Dudek and Jenkin, Chapter 6, Sections: Intro, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.6
Brooks' 1986 paper on subsumption
Gat's paper on three layer architectures
Borenstein's paper on vector field histograms
9/23/04:
Dudek and Jenkin, Chapter 4

9/16/04:
Dudek and Jenkin, Section 6.7 and Chapter 9
Paper on HRI Taxonomy
Paper on Situation Awareness for HRI
Paper on designing new interfaces for HRI
9/9/04:
Dudek and Jenkin, Chapters 1 through 3
How to Think Like a Computer Scientist