2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

CSC 463 Introduction to Robotics

Introduces the science of robotics from the perspective of artificial intelligence. Emphasizes various robot control architectures and their implementations using mobile robots. Topics include history of robotics; hierarchical, reactive, and hybrid architectures; Braitenberg vehicles; integration and calibration of sensors; construction techniques and considerations; and implementation of various types of behaviors. Prerequisites: Completion of CSC 111 with a C or better and completion of CSC 220 with a C or better.