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CSC 470 - Topics in Computer Science - Topic: Intro to Robotics

Campus: Springfield


Various topics; description changes according to topic offered. See course schedule for prerequisites. Course Information: May be repeated if topics vary. Students may register in more than one section per term.

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This course presents an overview of robotics in practice and research with topics including vision, motion planning, mobile mechanisms, and sensors. This is a practical course, students will construct robots which are driven by a microcontroller, with each build reinforcing the basic principles developed in lectures. Students will be introduced to control and automation programming platform, learn about state machine control systems, event-driven programming, with the help of practical demonstrations and tasks. This course will also expose students to some of the contemporary happenings in robotics, including current robotics research, applications, robot contests and autonomous vehicles. This course is open to all computer science students: juniors, seniors, sophomores, and or freshmen interested in robotics. Familiarity with any programming language is an advantage. https://csc.uis.edu/faculty/santoun/ has additional details Contact csc@uis.edu. Requires Departmental Approval.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Fall , Spring


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