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The course is aimed at developing skills on how to design and implement the capabilities of a robotic platform. Half of the course is lecture-based and deals with the following contents: Introduction to robot design. Mechanisms and kinematic of wheeled robots. Sensors used for the perception capabilities of the robot. Perception applied to allow the robot to understand the context of operation. Motion planning and control of the robot in complex contexts. Optimal planning (Dynamic Programming approach).

In the practical component of the course, the students implement perception and control modules and test them in actual robots.


Study Level


Offering Terms

Term 2



Delivery Mode

Fully on-site

Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

prerequisites: ELEC1111 OR DPST1081 OR ELEC1112 AND MTRN2500 AND MMAN3200

Course Outline

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Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

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