Created by:  University of Pennsylvania

  • CJ Taylor

    Taught by:  CJ Taylor, Professor of Computer and Information Science

    School of Engineering and Applied Science
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Course 2 of 6 in the Robotics Specialization.
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English
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The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn) is a private university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. A member of the Ivy League, Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.
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Rated 4.1 out of 5 of 423 ratings

I enjoyed the course but mostly only because I had ample time to complete it. I likely wouldn't have finished if I was busier. The course notes aren't particularly helpful and they are very brief. The assignments were just okay but most of the time spent on them was trying to debug the code rather than learn the concepts studied in the lectures. I'm giving this course 4 stars, not because the Coursera content was good, it wasn't, but rather because I learned a lot trying to 'figure out' the assignments and finding information online. I'd say if you're a beginner, looking to step into robotics, it might be worth your time but if you're intermediate to advanced, you ought to move along. The content taught versus the time it takes to debug the codes might not be worth your effort.

The contents allowed for a good understanding of planning algorithms for robotics purposes

Very useful for robotic beginners, the idea is clear and the explanation is helpful.

assignment grading feedback can be made better.