Checking date: 24/05/2023

Course: 2023/2024

Master in Computer Engineering (Plan: 449 - Estudio: 228)


Department assigned to the subject: Systems Engineering and Automation Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
C++ programming skills. C++ will be used in the lab sessions.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. Introduction to robotics 2. Perception in robotic 3. Actuation in robotics 4. Navigation 5. Processing elements 6. Decision-making in robotics 7. Human-Robot Interaction 8. Novel applications
Learning activities and methodology
TRAINING ACTIVITIES AF1 Theoretical class [23.33 hours with 100% attendance, 0.78 ECTS] AF2 Practical classes [10 hours with 100% attendance, 0.33 ECTS]. AF3 Theoretical and practical classes [10 hours with 100% attendance, 0,33 ECTS]. AF4 Laboratory practice [3 hours with 100% attendance, 0,1 ECTS] AF5 Tutorials [4 hours with 100% attendance, 0,13 ECTS] AF6 Group work [40 hours with 0% attendance, 1,33 ECTS] AF7 Individual work of the student [88 hours with 0% attendance, 2,93 ECTS] AF8 Partial and final exams [1,67 hours with 100% attendance, 0,06 ECTS]. TEACHING METHODOLOGIES MD1 In-class lectures by the lecturer with the support of computer and audiovisual media, in which the main concepts of the subject are developed, and the bibliography is provided to complement the students' learning. MD3 Resolution of practical cases, problems, etc. posed by the lecturer individually or in groups. MD4 Presentation and discussion in class, under the moderation of the lecturer, of topics related to the content of the subject, as well as of practical cases. MD5 Preparation of individual or group work and reports.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 0
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 100
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • Barrientos, A. ., & Balaguer Bernaldo de Quirós, C.. Fundamentos de robótica (2ª ed.). McGraw-Hill Interamericana. 2007
  • Craig, J. J. . Robótica (3ª ed.). Pearson Educación. 2006
  • Mataric, M. J.. The robotics primer.. The MIT Press.. 2007
  • Mordechai Ben-Ari, Francesco Mondada. Elements of Robotics. Springer Nature. 2017
  • Roland Siegwart, Illah Reza Nourbakhsh and Davide Scaramuzza.. Introduction to autonomous mobile robots.. MIT Press.. 2011
  • Siciliano, B., & Khatib, O.. Springer Handbook of Robotics (2nd ed. 2016.). Springer. 2016
Recursos electrónicosElectronic Resources *
Additional Bibliography
  • Kajita, Shuuji, Hirukawa, Hirohisa, Harada, Kensuke, & Yokoi, Kazuhito.. Introduction to Humanoid Robotics (2014th ed., Vol. 101). Springer Berlin Heidelberg. 2014
  • Mihelj, et al.. Robotics (2nd ed. 2019.). Springer. 2019
  • Roland Siegwart, Illah Reza Nourbakhsh and Davide Scaramuzza. Introduction to autonomous mobile robots. MIT Press.. 2011
Recursos electrónicosElectronic Resources *
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The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.