Prerequisites and Reading


  • Instructor: Amarda Shehu amarda\AT\
    Place and Time: Art and Design Building, L008, MW 12:00-1:15 pm
    Office Hours: ENGR #4452, MW 11:00-12:59 am
    TA: David Morris (dmorri17\AT\, ENGR #4454, Robotics Lab


  • CS 262, CS310, and Math 203. Students taking the class should be comfortable with linear algebra, calculus, and probability. Computer Vision and Analysis of Algorithms are desirable but not imperative.


  • The class material will combine lectures developed by the instructor, which will be posted online prior to each class, and the following textbooks: 1) Principles of Robot Motion by Howie Choset et al. and 2) Planning Algorithms (available online) by Steven M. Lavalle, Cambridge University Press, 1st Edition (2006).