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Autonomous Robots and ROS, 3 Credits

Örebro University is offering an introduction course in ROS (Robot Operating System). The course will offer knowledge on ROS, how it works and how it is applied within a variety of artificial intelligence and robotics areas.

Autonomous Robots and ROS

The student will use ROS to design parts of an intelligent system and test these both in simulation as well as on existing robot platforms. The course is part of the education initiative Smarter at Örebro University.

  • An overview of the core functionalities in ROS.
  • Description of how to design an ROS-based system.
  • Presentation of existing systems within various robotic areas and how ROS is applied in these areas.
  • Lab work with opportunities to use both simulated and real robotic platforms.

The course is designed as a distance learning course with a few compulsory activities. It consists of a series of online lectures, group discussions, compulsory independent study exercises and seminar presentations and a case-based learning task.

  • First class (official start): 9 October 2019, 09:00–12:00
  • Second class (follow-up): 5 November 2019, 09:00–12:00
  • Last class (course completion): 11 December 2019, 09:00–12:00

Please note that the course is taught in English.

This contract education initiative is aimed at working professionals with a higher education qualification of 180 credits earned at the first cycle (bachelor's level) with computer science/computer technology as the main field of study, or alternatively a higher education qualification of 180 credits earned at the first cycle (bachelor's level) in computer technology/computer science/systems science (which includes computer programming).

In addition, English B/English 6 is required.

The course is free of charge.

The application open.

Coordinator of Smarter and professional education in AI

Johan Axelsson

Title: Contract Education Coordinator School/office: Communication and Collaboration

Profile page: Johan Axelsson

Email:

Phone: +46 19 303211

Room: T2201

Johan Axelsson

Course administrator

Jenny Tiberg

Title: Study and Research Administrator School/office: School of Science and Technology

Profile page: Jenny Tiberg

Email:

Phone: +46 19 303320

Room: T1109

Jenny Tiberg