ECE 550 Advanced Robotic Planning, Spring 2007
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Illinois
Urbana, IL 61801


COURSE INSTRUCTOR
 
Seth Hutchinson
2017  Beckman Institute
405 North Matthews Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 244-5570 (office)
(217) 244-8371 (fax)

Daily Schedule

Student Gallery


LECTURE

Lecture is held in Rm. 336 MEB, Monday and Wednesday at 10:00-11:50


TEXTBOOK
For Spring 2007, the required text is

H. Choset, K. M. Lynch, S. Hutchinson, G. Kantor, W. Burgard, L. E. Kavraki and S. Thrun,
Principles of Robot Motion: Theory, Algorithms, and Implementations,
MIT Press, Boston, 2005.

Recommended Texts:
GRADING
 Homework 30%
 Class Project 30%
Midterm Examination 20%
Final (noncumulative) Examination 20%


HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS

For this course, you are required to create a web page on which you will display your homework assignments. This
page should contain a link to each homework's solution The page for an individual assignment should include a
demo of the working program (e.g., gif files, animations), links to source code for your programs (including any
necessary makefiles), and a brief explanation of your approach.


CLASS PROJECTS

For this course, you will be required to propose and implement a robot motion planning project.  Project proposals
will be due at mid-semester (deadlines will be announced soon). As with your homework,  you will create a web
page for your project, and it is this web page that will be graded.


SIMILAR COURSES AT OTHER UNIVERSITIES
USEFUL SOFTWARE

In this course, you are encouraged to use software resources that are available in the public domain.  Some
sites that you may find useful are listed below.


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