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  • Class______________ Notes___________________________________________ Assignment for next class______________
    Class 1: Sep. 3
    • Reading Assignment:
      Siegwart et. al. textbook, chapter 1 and 2
    • Choose a partner to share your iRobot Create robot with
    Class 2: Sep. 5
    Class 3: Sep. 10
    Class 4: Sep. 12
    • Reading Assignment: Chapter 3 of Siegwart et.a l.
    Class 5: Sep. 17
    Class 6: Sep. 19
    • Reading Assignment: Read Chapter 2, "Rigid Motions and Homogeneous Transforms" (Handout emailed to class members)
    Class 7: Sep. 24
    Class 8: Sep. 26
    Class 9: Oct. 1
    • Read Chapter 3 in class handout on Forward and Inverse Kinematics
    Class 10: Oct. 3
    • Continue with Forward Kinematics
    • Read Chapter 3 in class handout on Forward and Inverse Kinematics
    Class 11: Oct. 8
    • Read Chapter 3 in class handout on Forward and Inverse Kinematics
    Class 12: Oct. 10
    • Read Chapter 3 in class handout on Forward and Inverse Kinematics
    Class 13: Oct. 15
    Class 14: Oct. 17
    • Finish Kinematic Singularities
    Class 15: Oct. 22
    • Study for Midterm
    Class 16: Oct. 24
    • Midterm Exam: Closed book, notes. Will cover material through inverse kinematics and Jacobians.
    Class 17: Oct. 29
    Class 18: Oct. 31
    Class 19: Nov. 7
    • Reading Assignment: Chapter 4, sec. 4.2 - 4.5, Perception, Siegwart text
    Class 20: Nov. 12
    • Reading Assignment: Rest of Chapter 4, Perception, Siegwart text
    Class 21: Nov. 14
    Class 22: Nov. 19
    Class 23: Nov. 21
    • Robo Race 2013, Davis Auditorium, CEPSR
    • Prizes awarded to team's with most accurate and fastest times
    Class 24: Nov. 26
      Reading Assignment:
    • Humanoids by Charles C. Kemp, Paul Fitzpatrick, Hirohisa Hirukawa, Kazuhito Yokoi, Kensuke Harada, and Yoshio Matsumoto. Chapter 56, Springer Handbook of Robotics, Springer, June, 2008.
    • Rob's Robot: Current and Future Challenges for Humanoid Robots by Boris Duran and Serge Thill in THE FUTURE OF HUMANOID ROBOTS RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS, Edited by Riadh Zaier, intechweb.org, 2009.
    Class 25: Dec. 3
    • Humanoid Robots
    • Study for Final Exam
    Class 26: Dec. 5
    • Review for Final Exam
    Final Exam, Dec. 19 4:10 - 7:00 PM, 717 Hamilton