Robotics project: DARPA Robotics Challenge
CSE 490P, Winter 2013, MW 12:00-1:20pm
Instructor: Emo Todorov, firstname.lastname@example.org
TA: Vikash Kumar, email@example.com
This class will be based on the ongoing DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC), which aims to develop robots that can operate semi-autonomously in disaster areas. We will work with a physically-realistic simulation of a state-of-the-art (Atlas, from Boston Dynamics), and try to make it get in and out of cars, walk across challenging terrain, and connect hoses.
Additional information can be found on the DRC website, and in these documents:
DRC Program Announcement
Competition Rules (draft)
Competition Technical Guide (draft)
See also the website of UW's DRC Team lead by Emo Todorov.
Multi-joint kinematics and dynamics
What makes control hard?
Projects and homeworks
Homework 1, due Jan 28
MATLAB code for Homework 1