Courses of Study 2022-2023 
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Courses of Study 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CS 4750 - Foundations of Robotics

(crosslisted) ECE 4770 , MAE 4760  
Fall. 4 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: MATH 1920  or MATH 2220 , and MATH 2940  or MATH 2210 , and CS 1110  or permission of instructor. Recommended corequisite: CS 1133  and CS 3220 . Co-meets with CS 5750 .

T. Bhattacharjee.

Robotics is interdisciplinary and draws inspiration from many different fields towards solving a variety of tasks in real-world environments using physical systems. This course is a challenging introduction to basic computational concepts used broadly in robotics. By the end of this course, students should have a fundamental understanding of how the different sub-fields of robotics such as kinematics, state-estimation, motion planning, and controls come together to develop intelligent behaviors in physical robotic systems. The mathematical basis of each area will be emphasized, and concepts will be motivated using common robotics applications. Students will be evaluated using a mixture of theoretical and programming exercises throughout the semester. Students will also participate in group projects towards the end of the semester, in which they will implement algorithms discussed in class to real robotics problems.

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