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cos 495 - Autonomous Robot Navigation


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Christopher Clark

Email: cmclark AT

office: Room 410 in the Computer Science Building

office hours: Mondays & Wednesdays 9:05-9:55 p.m. OBA

Teaching Assistant

Nick Jones

Email: najones AT

office: Room F114 in the Engineering Quad F wing

office hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:00-11:00 p.m.


location: Room E225 in the Engineering Quad E wing

time: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 10:00 - 10:50 am


location: Room F114 in the Engineering Quad F wing

time: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 11:00 - 11:50 am


45% Experiments

10% Midterm Exam

30% Final Exam

15% Competition



1. "An introduction to Autonomous Mobile Robots", Roland Siegwart and Illah R. Nourbakhsh, MIT Press 2004.


1. "Autonomous Robots: From Biological Inspiration to Implementation and Control"
George A. Bekey, MIT Press, 2005.

2. "Probabilistic Robotics", Sebastian Thrun, Wolfram Burgard, and Dieter Fox, MIT Press, 2005.

3. "Principles of Robot Motion", Howie Choset, Kevin M. Lynch, Seth Hutchinson, George Kantor, Wolfram Burgard, Lydia E. Kavraki, and Sebastian Thrun, MIT Press, 2005.

4. "Behavior-Based Robotics", Ronald C. Arkin, MIT Press 1998.


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