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CS223A: Introduction to Robotics (Stanford Univ.). Instructor: Professor Oussama Khatib.

The purpose of this course is to introduce you to basics of modeling, design, planning, and control of robot systems. In essence, the material treated in this course is a brief survey of relevant results from geometry, kinematics, statics, dynamics, and control. Topics: robotics foundations in kinematics, dynamics, control, motion planning, trajectory generation, programming and design. (from see.stanford.edu)

Course Curriculum

  • Lecture 01 – An Overview of the Course Unlimited
  • Lecture 02 – Walking Machines, Kinematics, Spatial Descriptions Unlimited
  • Lecture 03 – Flexible Microactuators, Kinematics, Spatial Descriptions Unlimited
  • Lecture 04 – The Hummingbird, Manipulator Kinematics, Link Description Unlimited
  • Lecture 05 – Brachiation Robot, Frame Attachment, Forward Kinematics Unlimited
  • Lecture 06 – Locomotion Gates with Polypod, Instantaneous Kinematics, Jacobians: Velocities Unlimited
  • Lecture 07 – Beach Volleyball, Jacobians: Explicit Form Unlimited
  • Lecture 08 – Mobile Robots: Automatic Parallel Parking, Kinematic Singularity Unlimited
  • Lecture 09 – Guest lecturer: Gregory Hager – Perception, Sensing in Robotic Mobility Unlimited
  • Lecture 10 – Guest Lecturer: Krasimir Kolarov – Trajectory Generation Unlimited
  • Lecture 11 – Robotic Reconnaissance Team, Dynamics: Acceleration and Inertia Unlimited
  • Lecture 12 – Space Rover, Dynamics: Explicit Form Unlimited
  • Lecture 13 – Juggling Robot, Control: Overview, PID Control Unlimited
  • Lecture 14 – A Finger-Shaped Tactile Sensor Using an Optical Waveguide, Control Unlimited
  • Lecture 15 – On the Run, Control: Operational Space Control and Force Control Unlimited
  • Lecture 16 – Advanced Topics: Compliance, Force Control, Dynamics, Historical Robotics Unlimited

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