CIS 564: Mobile Robotics

The theory, software and hardware for autonomous mobile robots. Reactive behavior-based, deliberative goal-based, and utility-based robotic architectures will be presented. Control and planning under bounded resources will be covered. Interaction with environment using sensors and actuators, robot kinematics and dynamics, reinforcement and evolutionary learning techniques for intelligent robots, interaction of competing and cooperating multi-robot systems will be presented. Various applications of mobile robots will be explored.