Checking date: 17/05/2019


Course: 2019/2020

Mobile Robots
(17847)
Study: Master in Robotics and Automation (77)
EPI


Coordinating teacher: BARBER CASTAÑO, RAMON IGNACIO

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Systems Engineering and Automation

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

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Students are expected to have completed
The objective of this course is for students to master the different techniques of mobile robot navigation. In the subject methods will be studied both topological and geometrical navigation.
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
The objective of this course is for students to master the different techniques of mobile robot navigation. In the subject methods will be studied both topological and geometrical navigation.
Description of contents: programme
1. Introduction 1.1 Mobile Robots 1.2 Navigation systems of mobile robots 1.3 Representation of the environment 2. Geometric navigation 2.1 Map generation 2.2 Planning and Navigation 2.3 Relocation of mobile robots. SLAM. 3. Topological navigation 3.1 Map generation 3.2 Planning and Navigation 4. Semantic Navigation 4.1 Semantic representation of the environment 4.2 Planning and semantic inference 5. Navigation in outdoor environment. 5.1 Terrain modeling. 5.2 Crossable and non-crossable areas. 5.3 Planning in outdoor environment. 6. Hardware and software of mobile robots 6.1 Constructive element of a mobile robot 6.2 Software control of mobile robots: ROS.
Learning activities and methodology
- Theroretical lectures oriented for the acquisition of theoretical knowledge. - Classes of problems in small groups for problem solving and case studies. - Lab sessions. - Individual tutorials and students' personal work, aimed at the acquisition of skills related to the subject program.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 20
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 80
Basic Bibliography
  • Federico Cuesta, Anibal Ollero. . Intelligent Mobile Robot Navigation. Springer. 2005
  • Jean-Claude Latombe. Robot Motion Planning. Springer. 1991
  • Thrun, Wolfram Burgard, Dieter Fox. Probabilistic Robotics. Technology & Industrial Arts. 2006

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.