Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Introduction to Robotics
COSC 3017 Introduction to Robotics
Prerequisites:COSC 2767 and MATH 2036
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
Description:This course introduces the basic concepts and components of robotics. The hardware of robot manipulators and mobile robots and the resulting theoretical background will be discussed. The concept of environmental feedback and sensors necessary for the robots, including intelligent ones, will also be discussed. Some mobile robotics concepts will be introduced, including: path planning, localization, obstruction avoidance and mapping and SLAM problems. The elements of robotic vision will also be introduced.