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Robotics II


Course Description

Robotics II focuses on autonomous mobile robots, but with an emphasis on Artificial Intelligence. The students work with a set platform, the Pioneer2 robot. They learn about vision, planning and mapping, and multi-agent robotics.

Handouts

11/20/2003:
Exam
11/13/2003:
Ideas for the final project
11/6/2003:
Lab 8
Schedule for the rest of the term
10/30/2003:
Vision project write-up and presentation directions
Lab 7
Edge detection links
10/16/2003:
Vision project ideas
Lab 6
Pyro Module on writing your own vision code
10/9/2003:
Lab 5
Pyro Module: Intro to Computer Vision
Pyro Module: Pyro Functions for the V4L Camera
9/25/2003:
Lab 4
Pyro module on behavior-based control
9/18/2003:
Lab 3
Pyro module on behavior-based control
Pyro module on using FSMs for robot control
9/11/2003:
Lab 2
Pyro Module: Direct Control
Pyro Module: Using the Pioneer Robot
9/4/2003:
Syllabus
Lab 1
Pyro Module: Introduction
Pyro Module: Python Introduction

Readings

The course text, Artificial Intelligence and Mobile Robots, edited by Kortenkamp, Bonasso and Murphy, is referred to in the list below as AIMR.

Out on 10/30/2003:

  • Two papers on edge detection comparison
For 10/2/2003:
  • AIMR, pp. 123 - 192
For 9/23/2003:
  • No new readings
For 9/18/2003: For 9/11/2003: