CS 4631 Intelligent Robotics and Perception

Spring 2004


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Evaluation based on: 4 projects (50%), 2 exams and final (40%), homework and participation (10%)

Week 1: January 6 & 8
Topics: Course introduction and syllabus
Readings: Chapter 1

Week 2: January 14 & 15
Topics: The hierarchical paradigm, planning, A*
Projects: Project 1: The Drunken Sailor, distributed Readings: Chapter 2

Week 3: January 20 & 22
Topics: Hierarchical paradigm continued
Readings: Chapter 2

Week 4: January 27 & 29
Topics: Metrical path planning
Readings: Chapter 10, paper by O'Hara and Balch on GNATs

Week 5: February 3 & 5
Topics: Metrical path planning, multiagent task allocation by auctions
Readings: Chapter 10

Week 6: February 10 & 12
Topics: Biological inspiration
Readings: Chapter 3

Week 7: February 17 & 19
Topics: Behavior based architectures
Test 1
Readings: Chapter 4

Week 8
Project 2: Perception, distributed

Week 9
Begin work with AIBO
Project 3: AIBO project

Week 10
Project 2 due

Week 11
Project 3 due

Week 12
Project 4: AIBO project, distributed
Test 2

Week 13

Week 14
Project 4 due

Week 15
Final