University of Colorado Boulder
Robotic Path Planning and Task Execution
University of Colorado Boulder

Robotic Path Planning and Task Execution

This course is part of Introduction to Robotics with Webots Specialization

Taught in English

Nikolaus Correll

Instructor: Nikolaus Correll

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Intermediate level

Recommended experience

42 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Use discrete planning techniques such as Dijkstra and A* to compute optimal robot trajectories.

  • Implement complex sequences of behaviors using behavior trees.

  • Plan and implement a complex robotic controller for autonomous mobile manipulation behavior.

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Assessments

9 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Intermediate level

Recommended experience

42 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace
Progress towards a degree

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There are 5 modules in this course

The first week in this course provides an introduction to path planning and presents a series of optimal algorithms for finding the shortest path on a graph that increase in complexity and efficiency. You will be introduced to various algorithms, including Bread-First Search to Dijkstra's and A*.

What's included

8 videos10 readings2 quizzes1 discussion prompt

In this week, you will learn how to efficiently plan in non-grid worlds and in high-dimensional spaces.

What's included

1 video4 readings3 quizzes

This week introduces you to a new programming abstraction known as "Behavior Trees", which offers solutions to shortcomings of Finite State Machines and simple reactive controllers.

What's included

1 video4 readings2 quizzes1 peer review

This week you will learn how to extend a mobile base with a robotic arm and trigger the ability to grasp objects.

What's included

2 readings2 quizzes

In this last week, you will complete a final project to demonstrate your knowledge of both this course and the entire specialization. It consists of implementing a complete mobile manipulation solution.

What's included

1 video1 peer review

Instructor

Nikolaus Correll
University of Colorado Boulder
3 Courses2,206 learners

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