CS 880 / 002



Sean Luke


Monday, 7:20 to 10:00 PM, in Room 131 of Innovation Hall.


A CS graduate course in robotics, or permission of the instructor.

About the Class

This course will cover a variety of topics in multirobotics and distributed robotics through reading and presentation of papers in the area. Topics may include heterogenous small teams, swarm robotics, modular robots, communication architectures, multiagent and multibody planning, coordination and negotiation, emergent behavior, distributed localization, multiagent learning, and learning from demonstration, among others.

The course will culminate in a student project involving multiple robots in the GMU autonomous robotics laboratory. A final exam is not anticipated.

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Grading will be divided roughly as follows: 30% Paper presentations 20% Project proposal 50% Project

Honor Code

The class enforces the GMU Honor Code, and the more specific honor code policy special to the Department of Computer Science. You will be expected to adhere to this code and policy.


If you have a documented learning disability or other condition which may affect academic performance, make sure this documentation is on file with the Office of Disability Services and come talk to me about accommodations.