Cognitive Robotics

Image of the Martian surface, taken by the Mars Rover.

This image of the Martian surface was taken by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit on July 16, 2004. (Image courtesy of NASA/JPL.)


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16.412J / 6.834J

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Spring 2005



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Cognitive robotics addresses the emerging field of autonomous systems possessing artificial reasoning skills. Successfully-applied algorithms and autonomy models form the basis for study, and provide students an opportunity to design such a system as part of their class project. Theory and application are linked through discussion of real systems such as the Mars Exploration Rover.

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Brian Williams. 16.412J Cognitive Robotics. Spring 2005. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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