Apr 18, 2021  
College Catalog 2020-2021 
College Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COMP 480 - Bodies/Minds: AI Robotics

This course examines two distinct aspects of work in robotics: the physical construction of the robot’s “body” and the creation of robot control programs that form the robot’s “mind.” It will study the strengths and weaknesses of a variety of robot sensors, including sonar, infrared, touch, GPS, and computer vision. It will also examine both reactive and deliberative approaches to robot control programs. The course will include hands-on work with multiple robots, and a semester-long course project in robotics. This course involves programming in Python; students should have a basic familiarity with Python or be prepared to learn Python during the course. This course counts as the capstone. Prerequisite(s): COMP 221  or permission of instructor. Typically offered even-numbered spring semesters. (4 Credits)