This course is a seminar course on the field of Humanoid Robots.
Humanoid robots have finally achieved critical mass as the hardware
technology has reached the point where practical and useful humanoids
now exist. Adding sensing, perception and cognition to these platforms
is a challenging and exciting problem.
will be reading papers on the topics below, and students will be able to do
projects related to the topics below. We will also have
guest lectures by leading roboticists in the field, including live
demos of existing humanoid robots.
Students will be
graded on 1) class participation, 2) a paper presentation on one of the
reading list papers, and 3) a short final report or project.
A course in at least ONE of the following: AI, Robotics, Computer
Graphics or Computer Vision
Student Talk Schedule
Topics to be covered: