BA Specialization - Introduction to Robotics

COSC 3017  Introduction to Robotics


COSC 2667, COSC 2767 and MATH 2036


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




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.

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