[robotics-worldwide] [news] UJI MOOC Course on Autonomous Mobile Robots STARTING NEXT MONDAY (May 14th)

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[robotics-worldwide] [news] UJI MOOC Course on Autonomous Mobile Robots STARTING NEXT MONDAY (May 14th)

Enric Cervera Mateu
[Apologies for cross-posting]

Dear colleagues,

Free registration is open for the UJI MOOC Course on Autonomous Mobile
Robots:

https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__mooc.uji.es_enrol_index.php-3Fid-3D22-26lang-3Den&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=ldnuewy4iREJOm8kCqdWYn_T_M9CaDtE21LF7zTYbZo&s=pka5aYtPm_tVMzkf7hPVtFMTbjaql3R_0UjyKq7DkYA&e=

This is an introductory course addressed to undergraduates and hobbyists
interested in programming mobile robots to perform tasks in realistic
environments.

Throughout the course, practical exercises will be developed with 3D
simulations with an easy-to-use virtual machine, working in Windows, Linux,
or Mac.

The course will start on *May 14th 2018*, lasting for 6 weeks, with an
estimated average workload of 6 hours/week.

Basic concepts of physics, geometry, and programming (preferably Python)
are recommended.

We hope you enjoy this course.

Kind regards,

Enric Cervera
Gustavo CasaƱ

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Syllabus
1. Motion: motors and encoders, differential drive
2. Perception: ultrasonic sensors, obstacle avoidance
3. Vision: image processing, line following
4. Manipulation: object detection, gripping
5. Project - Ball Picking Challenge 1: Navigation
6. Project - Ball Picking Challenge 2: Manipulation
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