Intelligent Autonomous Robotics

Lectures

Note! Lectures in week one will be held 9:00-9:50 in S.1 in 7 George Square.

All following lectures will be held 9:00-9:50 in S37, 7 George Square
N.B. Prior to lecture delivery, the links may point to the slides and handouts from a previous year. These may be updated as the course progresses; please ensure you have the most recent versions for your revision purposes. Note also that the timetable of topics here may be subject to revision.

Date:
Lecture content:
September 19
(Barbara Webb)
Introduction
slides
September 22
(Barbara Webb)
Reactive Control
slides
September 26
(Barbara Webb)
Sensing for action
slides
September 29
(Dylan Ross)
Exploiting physics
slides
October 3
(Barbara Webb)
Behaviour Based Control
slides
October 6
(Barbara Webb)
Hybrid Systems
slides
October 10
(Barbara Webb)
Maps and Planning
slides
October 13
(Barbara Webb)
Probabilistic Approaches
slides
solution to example problem
October 17
(Barbara Webb)
Filters
slides
Derivation of the Kalman filter
October 20
(Barbara Webb)
Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping
slides
Introductory article on SLAM
October 24
(Class discussion)
Discussion of the book "Vehicles" by Valentino Braitenberg
N.B. All students will be expected to have read this (very short) book before this session.
October 27
(TBA)
SLAM in practice
slides
Introductory article on SLAM part II
October 31
(Barbara Webb)
Collective Robotics
slides
November 3
(Barbara Webb)
Evolutionary robotics
slides
November 7
(Barbara Webb)
Robots as dynamical systems
slides
November 10
(TBA)
Guest lecture
November 14
(TBA)
Guest lecture
November 17
(Barbara Webb)
Case Study & Revision
slides


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