Intelligent Autonomous Robotics

Lectures

All lectures will be held 9:00-9:50 in SR6 CMB
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 21
(Barbara Webb)
Introduction
slides
September 24
(Barbara Webb)
Exploiting physics
slides
September 28
(Barbara Webb)
Sensing for action
slides
October 1
(Barbara Webb)
Reactive Control
slides
October 5
(Barbara Webb)
Behaviour Based Control
slides
October 8
(Barbara Webb)
Maps and Planning
slides
October 12
(Barbara Webb)
Hybrid Systems
slides
October 15
(Barbara Webb)
Probabilistic Approaches
slides
October 19
(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 22
(Barbara Webb)
Filters
slides
Derivation of the Kalman filter
October 26
TBA
No lecture
October 29
(Barbara Webb)
Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping
slides
Introductory article on SLAM
November 2
(Barbara Webb)
SLAM in practice
slides
Introductory article on SLAM part II
November 5
(Barbara Webb)
Collective Robotics
slides
November 5
(Barbara Webb)
Evolutionary robotics
slides
November 9
(Barbara Webb)
Robots as dynamical systems
slides
November 12
(Barbara Webb)
Case Study & Revision
old slides


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