School of Computer Science

Module 13520 (2011)

Module description - Intelligent Robotics

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Module Title Intelligent Robotics
School School of Computer Science
Module Code 06-13520
Level 3/H
Member of Staff Jeremy Wyatt
Semester Semester 1 - 20 credits

Approximately 18 lectures and 24 laboratory sessions


On successful completion of this module, the student should be able to:

  • design, build and program simple autonomous robots
  • implement standard signal processing and control algorithms
  • describe and analyse robot processes using appropriate methods
  • write a detailed report on a robot project
  • carry out and write up investigations using appropriate experimental methods
  • Sessional: Continuous assessment (100%).
  • Supplementary: None; the module may only be repeated.
Behavior Based Robotics R Arkin MIT Press
Computational Principles of Mobile Robotics G Dudek, M Jenkin Cambridge University Press
Mobile Robotics: A practical introduction U Nehmzow Springer Verlag
Mobile Robots: Inspiration to Implementation (2nd ed.) J Jones, B Seiger and A Flynn AK Peters
Probabilistic Robotics S Thrun, W Burgard, D Fox MIT Press
Robotic Explorations: A Hands-on Introduction to Engineering F Martin Addison-Wesley
Robot Learning S Mahadevan and J Connell Kluwer Academic
Vehicles: Experiments in Synthetic Psychology V Braitenberg MIT Press