Weekly technical presentations from local and visiting scholars on current topics related to the theory, design and development, and application of autonomous vehicle systems
Why take this course?
This course provides an important opportunity for graduate students to learn about recent developments in the theory, design and development, and application of autonomous vehicle systems outside of their own research groups.
Major Measurable Learning Objectives
Critically evaluate technical contributions presented by experts in the field of autonomous systems
Identify current gaps in the theory and technology of autonomous systems and describe their significance
Recognize trends in the recent theoretical and technological advances that support autonomous systems
Percentage of Course
1. Recent developments in autonomous systems theory: Guidance and control theory
* Perception (estimation theory, sensor data fusion, navigation)
* Mathematical modeling
2. Recent developments in autonomous system design: Systems engineering principles, design optimization
3. Current applications of autonomous systems: Compelling uses of autonomous systems for science, security, & commerce