Introduction to Vision and Robotics

In 2015/2016 The course will be taught in Semester 2 starting 11 Jan 2015

Course Descriptor
10 Minute Introduction

Course Lecturers: 

Michael Herrmann Maurice Fallon
Email: michael DOF herrmann AT ed DOT ac DOT uk Email: maurice DOT fallon AT ed DOT ac DOT uk
Office: 1.26 Informatics Forum Office: 1.42 Informatics Forum
Phone: 651 3441 Phone: 651 7177

Other Personnel:

Demonstrators: Davide Modolo (d.modolo AT sms DOT ed DOT ac DOT uk) and Adam Erskine (a.erskine AT sms DOT ed DOT ac DOT uk) Support of Online Version: Bob Fisher


Location and Times: See course descriptor

Detailed Schedule

Supervised Lab Times: From week 2, Monday and Thursday 14:10 to 15:00, and Wednesday 12:10 to 13:00 in the Forest Hills Robot teaching lab.


Coursework (40%)
There will be two pieces of assessed coursework carrying equal weight (20% each)

  1. A vision assignment during weeks 4-6, announced by Thursday February 11 and due 4pm Thursday February 25. Marked results will be returned by March 10. There will be an assessed demonstration of the assignment in the Robotics Lab from 9:00-13:00 on Friday February 27.

  2. A robotics assignment during weeks 7-10, with the assignment due 4pm Thursday 24th March. There will be assessed demonstrations of the assignment in the Robotics Lab from 10:00-16:00 on Friday 25th of March.

The practicals are done in teams of two. For each assignment a demonstration of the results will be required and a single, joint report is to be submitted by one of the students in each team.

Exam (60%)
Here is a sample paper with sample answers
The lecture and practical contents define the examinable material.

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