EECS 498: Introduction to Algorithmic Robotics
Fall 2017

Dmitry Berenson
Office: 3217 EECS
Office Hours: By appointment
Email: berenson [at]

Kevin French
Office: EECS 3312
Office Hours: Tuesdays 9am-12pm, Wednesdays 10am-12pm
Email: kdfrench [at]

We will use Piazza for questions and discussion. Access the class discussion site here.

Time: Monday, Wednesday 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Location: 3427 EECS

Overview: An introduction to the algorithms that form the foundation of robot planning, state estimation, and control. Topics include optimization, motion planning, representations of uncertainty, Kalman filters, particle filters, and point cloud processing. Assignments focus on programming a robot to perform tasks in simulation.

Prerequisites: Required: EECS 280, Recommended: EECS 281 and MATH 214
No credit if students have taken ROB 501, ROB 550 or EECS 598: Motion Planning.

Books: Syllabus: Please see here.

Tentative Course Schedule: