Odense, Denmark

Engineering - Introduction to Biologically-inspired Robotics and Learning

when 3 August 2020 - 14 August 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC

Only on campus: this course will only be offered if physical presence on campus is possible; otherwise it will be cancelled.

Biologically-inspired approaches to robotics - embodied artificial intelligence, neurorobotics and biorobotics
Biological neurons and their simplified engineering models
Simple artificial neural brains for sensing and control
Learning mechanisms in biological neurons and their simplified engineering models
Learning in artificial neural brains
Group project

Course leader

Danish Shaikh

Target group

Mandatory prerequisites: Students should have some knowledge of Matlab and at least one of the following programming languages – C/C++ or Python. Basic knowledge of reading from sensors and control of motors used in mechatronics and robotics is a plus.

Course aim

Having completed the course the successful student will be able to:
Construct simple neural brains for robots to solve a task
Apply biological learning algorithms to allow robots to learn

Fee info

EUR 0: Exchange students from a partner university pay no tuition. Guest students pay tuition fees.

NON-EU student: 8635 DKK per course (1160 Euro)

EU Students: 4250 DKK per course (570 Euro)