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ECE 498 SM - Special Topics in ECE - Autonomous Systems

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Subject offerings of new and developing areas of knowledge in electrical and computer engineering intended to augment the existing curriculum. See Class Schedule or departmental course information for topics and prerequisites. Course Information: 0 to 4 undergraduate hours. 0 to 4 graduate hours. May be repeated in the same or separate terms if topics vary.

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This course introduces techniques for building autonomous systems such as such as autonomous cars, delivery drones, and manufacturing robots, and techniques for performing their safety analysis. It covers key algorithms and approaches in perception, modeling, motion planning, control, and safety analysis, with a view towards understanding their basic assumptions and performance guarantees. The course also provides exposure to some of the state-of-the-art software tools for control, simulation, and analysis. Students will get experience through labs, programming assignments, and they will perform hands-on laboratory work on the Polaris GEM autonomous vehicle platform. Prerequisities: ECE 220, 313.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Fall


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