Fall 07: Introduction to Robotics


Ruzena Bajcsy, Vincent Duindam


An introduction to the kinematics, dynamics, and control of robot manipulators, robotic vision, and sensing. The course will cover forward and inverse kinematics of serial chain manipulators, the manipulator Jacobian, force relations, dynamics, and position/force control. Proximity, tactile, and force sensing. Network modeling, stability, and fidelity in teleoperation. Medical applications of robotics.

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All current information about the course (including schedule, slides from the lectures, and various exercises) can be found on bspace.berkeley.edu.