Vision Aided Navigation (086761): FallĀ 2016

The course introduces fundamental topics in vision aided navigation (VAN) and simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM). Selected advanced topics are covered as well.

  • Course syllabus and information sheet can be found here.
  • The course is managed via Piazza.
    Important – Sign up to the course here. Let me know (by email) if you do not have a Technion email.

When: Sundays, 14:30-17:30
Where: Aerospace 241

Course tentative schedule (will probably change during the semester):

Lecture week Date Topic
1 30.10.2016 Introduction, 3D rigid transformations, 6 DOF Poses
2 06.11.2016 Probability basics, Bayesian inference, Extended Kalman filter
3 13.11.2016 Projective camera geometry, Multiple view geometry
4 20.11.2016 Structure from Motion I; Feature detection and matching
5 27.11.2016 Structure from Motion II: Bundle adjustment
6 04.12.2016 SLAM and VAN I
7 11.12.2016 SLAM and VAN II
8 18.12.2016 SLAM and VAN III
9 25.12.2016 Cooperative navigation and SLAM
10 01.01.2017 Cooperative navigation and SLAM
11 08.01.2017 Active SLAM, Belief space planning
12 15.01.2017 Project presentations, active SLAM, belief space planning
13 22.01.2017 Project presentations