Intelligent Autonomous Robotics

Lectures

All lectures will be held 9:00-9:50 in LT5 7BSQ
N.B. Prior to lecture delivery, the links point to the slides and handouts from last 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 16
(Barbara Webb)
Introduction
slides
September 19
(Barbara Webb)
Exploiting physics
slides
September 23
(Barbara Webb)
Sensing for action
slides
September 26
(Barbara Webb)
Reactive Control
slides
September 30
(Barbara Webb)
Behaviour Based Control
slides
October 3
(Barbara Webb)
Maps and Planning
slides
October 7
(Barbara Webb)
Hybrid Systems
slides
October 10
(Barbara Webb)
Probabilistic Approaches
slides
October 14
(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 17
TBA
No lecture
October 21
(Barbara Webb)
Filters
slides
Derivation of the Kalman filter
October 24
TBA
No lecture
October 28
(Barbara Webb)
Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping
slides
Introductory article on SLAM
October 31
(Barbara Webb)
SLAM in practice
slides
Introductory article on SLAM part II
November 4
(Barbara Webb)
Collective Robotics
slides
November 7
(Barbara Webb)
Evolutionary robotics
slides
November 11
(Barbara Webb)
Robots as dynamical systems
slides
November 14
(Barbara Webb)
Case Study & Revision
old slides


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