Introduction to Field and Service Robotics

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ED 5315Introduction to Field and Service Robotics

Course Contents:

Field and service robots: Classification, applications, sensing and perception, social and ethical implications of robotics.
Autonomous Mobile robots: Kinematics, locomotion, perception, motion planning and control, localization and mapping; Intelligent unmanned vehicles.
Underwater robots: Kinematics and dynamics, modeling and simulation, navigation, guidance and control.
Aerial robots: Basics of aerial robots, sensors and actuators, modelling and control of small Unmanned Aerial vehicles, guidance and navigation of small range aerial robots, Autonomous indoor flight control.
Medical Robots: Tele-operated surgical robots, haptics for tele-operation, design and control.

Text Books:

1. R Siegwart, I. R. Nourobakhsh, Introduction to Mobile robotics, MIT Press, Cambridge, 2004. TJ211.415.S54 2004
2. Jacob Rosen, Blake Hannaford, Richard M. Satava (Eds), Surgical Robotics: Systems, Applications and Vision, Springer, 2011. ISBN 978-1-4419-1125-4
3. G. Antonelli: Underwater Robots, 2nd Edition, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2006
4. Kenzo Nonami, Farid Kendoul, Satoshi Suzuki, Wei Wang, Daisuke
Nakazawa, Autonomous Flying Robots: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and
Micro Aerial Vehicles, Springer, 2010, ISBN 978-4-431-53855-4

References:

1. Ollero, Aníbal; Maza, Iván (Eds.) Multiple Heterogeneous Unmanned Aerial Vehicles,: Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics, Vol. 37 2007, ISBN: 978-3-540-73957-9
2. B Scicilliano, O Khatib (Eds), Handbook of Robotics, Springer, 2008

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