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5/9/2013
Thursday
Course Outline and Objectives, Industrial vs. Service Robots,Growing Field of Robotics


2
10/9/2013
Tuesday
Programming in VPL, Inputs, Outputs and Notifications, Use of Services (Timer, TextToSpeech, Dialog, etc.), Use of Activities (If-Else, Data, Variable, Calculate), Looping and Conditioning, Concurrent Programs


3
12/9/2013

Lab Session: Programs on Prime Number and Sum of Two Numbers,
Introduction to Visual Simulation Environment, Controlling a Robt using Game controller


4
17/9/2013

Moving a Robot in different shapes (S, 8, Spiral, Square, etc.),


5
19/9/2013
Thursday
Lego Mindstorms Building Activity


6-7
24/9/2013
Tuesday
Lego Connectivity through VPL, Setting up the Connections, Brick and Sensor Setting, Programs to Move Robots based on Ultrasonic and Light Sensors' Readings


8
19/9/2013

Introduction to Sensors, Proprioceptive vs. Exteroceptive Sensors, Active vs. Passive Sensors, Sonar Sensors and their Properties: Foreshortening, Specular Reflection and Cross-Talk, Bumper Sensors, Modern Day Sensors (GPS, Heading Sensors), Attributes of a Sensor


9
1/10/2013

Behavior-based robotics, Servo vs. Ballistic Behaviors, Finite State Machines


10-11
3/10/2013

Sumo Competition: Robot Building and Programming


12
22/10/2013

Behavior-based robotics, Servo vs. Ballistic Behaviors, Finite State Machines,
Reactive vs. Hybrid Paradigm, Multi-Agents System, Swarm Robotics, Marsupial Robots, Characteristics of Multi-Agent Systems: Heterogeneity, Control, Communication and Goals, Social Entropy


13
24/10/2013

Starting with Ms. Pacman, Building first Pacman Controller


14
29/10/2013

Path Planning, Best-First, A* Search


15
31/10/2013

Implementing A* in Pacman


16
5/11/2013

Working with ghosts team in Pacman


17
7/11/2013

Intro to Kinect


18
19/11/2013

Pacman Competition


19
21/11/2013

Kinect Programming - Handling power point navigation via hand gestures


20
3/12/2013

Handling power point navigation via hand gestures


21
5/12/2013

Kinect based Mouse control


22
10/12/2013

Kinect based Mouse control + Kinect Draw


23
12/12/2013
Thursday
Introduction to RoboCup, Introduction to Localization, Bayes Theorem, Prior vs. Posterior Belief, Exact vs. Inexact Motion, Measurement Update, Monte-Carlo Localization


24
17/12/2013
Tuesday
Introduction to TinMan and RoboViz, Accessing Nao Joints in Simulation 3D Environment, Localization using Triangulation, Computation of Location and Orientation using Landmark Data


25
19/12/2013
Thursday
RoboCup Lab


26
26/12/2013

Partial Fourier Series (PFS) based Locomotion, Forward Walk and Turn Equations


27
31/12/2013

RoboCup Lab Session


28
2/1/2014

Competition of RoboCup Challenge