Online Training – Mobile Robotics

This is the Mobile Robotics Block of the online training covering Mobile Robotics and Photogrammetric Computer Vision.



Online Lectures: Basics for Robotics & Photogrammetric Computer Vision (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Online Lectures: Basics for Robotics & Photogrammetric Computer Vision (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Online Lectures covering the Basics of Robotics & Photogrammetric Computer Vision
Cyrill Stachniss, 2020



Essentials (before you start)


Online Training: Basics Block - Welcome (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Online Training: Basics Block – Welcome (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

A short welcome to the Basics Block of the Online Training
Cyrill Stachniss, Fall 2020

Suggested Linear Algebra Courses:
1. Essence of linear algebra by 3Blue1Brown:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLZHQObOWTQDPD3MizzM2xVFitgF8hE_ab
2. Linear Algebra from MIT Open Courseware:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLE7DDD91010BC51F8


Probability Primer for Probabilistic Robotics (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Probability Primer for Probabilistic Robotics (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Probability Primer for Probabilistic Robotics
Cyrill Stachniss, Summer 2020


3D Coordinates and Representations of Rotations (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

3D Coordinates and Representations of Rotations (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Lectures on 3D coordinates and especially the different representations of rotations in the 3D world
Cyrill Stachniss, Summer 2020


Quaternions and 3d rotation, explained interactively

Quaternions and 3d rotation, explained interactively

Go experience the explorable videos: https://eater.net/quaternions
Ben Eater’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/eaterbc
Brought to you by you: http://3b1b.co/quaternion-explorable-thanks

Previous video on Quaternions:
https://youtu.be/d4EgbgTm0Bg

Nice explanation of Gimbal Lock:
https://youtu.be/zc8b2Jo7mno

Great videos comparing Euler angles and quaternions, from the perspective of an animator:
https://youtu.be/syQnn_xuB8U
https://youtu.be/4mXL751ko0w

Music by Vincent Rubinetti:
https://vincerubinetti.bandcamp.com/album/the-music-of-3blue1brown


Homogeneous Coordinates - 5 Minutes with Cyrill

Homogeneous Coordinates – 5 Minutes with Cyrill

Homogeneous coordinates explained in 5 minutes
Series: 5 Minutes with Cyrill
Cyrill Stachniss, 2020


Homogeneous Coordinates (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Homogeneous Coordinates (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Lecture on Homogeneous Coordinates
Cyrill Stachniss, Summer 2020


Least Squares - An Informal Introduction (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Least Squares – An Informal Introduction (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

An Informal Introduction to Least Squares
Cyrill Stachniss, Spring 2020


Online Training: Basics Block - You Did It! (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Online Training: Basics Block – You Did It! (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Online Training: Basics Block – You Did It!
Cyrill Stachniss, Fall 2020



Robotics Block


Online Lecture: Mobile Robotics Block - Course Introduction (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Online Lecture: Mobile Robotics Block – Course Introduction (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Mobile Robotics Block – Course Introduction
Cyrill Stachniss, 2020


Bayes Filter (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Bayes Filter (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Bayes Filter
Cyrill Stachniss, 2020


Occupancy Grid - 5 Minutes with Cyrill

Occupancy Grid – 5 Minutes with Cyrill

Occupancy grid maps explained in 5 minutes
Series: 5 Minutes with Cyrill
Cyrill Stachniss, 2020

Credits:
Video by Cyrill Stachniss
Intro music by The Brothers Records


Occupancy Grid Maps (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Occupancy Grid Maps (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Occupancy Grid Maps
Mobile Sensing and Robotics Course
Cyrill Stachniss and Nived Chebrolu, 2020


Robot Locomotion (Nived Chebrolu, 2020)

Robot Locomotion (Nived Chebrolu, 2020)

Robot Locomotion
Nived Chebrolu, Fall 2020


Motion Models (Nived Chebrolu, 2020)

Motion Models (Nived Chebrolu, 2020)

Probabilistic Motion Models for Mobile Robotis
Nived Chebrolu, Fall 2020


Observation Models (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Observation Models (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Basic Observation Models for Range Sensors
Cyrill Stachniss, 2020


Kalman Filter - 5 Minutes with Cyrill

Kalman Filter – 5 Minutes with Cyrill

The Kalman filter explained in 5 minutes
Series: 5 Minutes with Cyrill
Cyrill Stachniss, 2020

Credits:
Video by Cyrill Stachniss
Intro music by The Brothers Records

Further reading:
https://nbviewer.jupyter.org/github/rlabbe/Kalman-and-Bayesian-Filters-in-Python/tree/master/


Kalman Filter & EKF (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Kalman Filter & EKF (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Kalman Filter and Extended Kalman Filter (EKF)
Cyrill Stachniss, 2020


Localization - 5 Minutes with Cyrill

Localization – 5 Minutes with Cyrill

Localization explained in 5 minutes
Series: 5 Minutes with Cyrill
Cyrill Stachniss, 2020

Credits:
Video by Cyrill Stachniss
Intro music by The Brothers Records


EKF Localization (Nived Chebrolu, 2020)

EKF Localization (Nived Chebrolu, 2020)

EKF Localization
Nived Chebrolu, Fall 2020


Particle Filter - 5 Minutes with Cyrill

Particle Filter – 5 Minutes with Cyrill

The particle filter explained in 5 minutes
Series: 5 Minutes with Cyrill
Cyrill Stachniss, 2020

Credits:
Video by Cyrill Stachniss
Intro music by The Brothers Records


Particle Filter and Monte Carlo Localization (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Particle Filter and Monte Carlo Localization (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Particle Filter and Monte Carlo Localization (MCL)
Cyrill Stachniss, 2020


Robot Control (Nived Chebrolu, 2020)

Robot Control (Nived Chebrolu, 2020)

Robot Control
Nived Chebrolu, Fall 2020


Robot Motion Planning using A* (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Robot Motion Planning using A* (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Robot Motion Planning using A*
Cyrill Stachniss, Fall 2020


Markov Decision Processes for Planning under Uncertainty (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Markov Decision Processes for Planning under Uncertainty (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Markov Decision Processes (in short MDPs) for Planning under Uncertainty
Cyrill Stachniss, Fall 2020


Iterative Closest Point (ICP) - 5 Minutes with Cyrill

Iterative Closest Point (ICP) – 5 Minutes with Cyrill

Iterative Closest Point (ICP) explained in 5 minutes
Series: 5 Minutes with Cyrill
Cyrill Stachniss, 2020

Link to Jupyter Notebook:
https://nbviewer.jupyter.org/github/niosus/notebooks/blob/master/icp.ipynb

Credits:
Video by Cyrill Stachniss
Images by Igor Bogoslakvskyi
Thanks to Igor Bogoslakvskyi and Olga Vysotska
Intro music by The Brothers Records


Point Cloud Alignment using ICP (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020; updated)

Point Cloud Alignment using ICP (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020; updated)

Point Cloud Alignment using the Iterative Closest Point Algorithm (ICP)
[Updated version due to audio failure] Cyrill Stachniss, Spring 2020


RANSAC - 5 Minutes with Cyrill

RANSAC – 5 Minutes with Cyrill

RANSAC – Random Sample Consensus explained in 5 minutes
Series: 5 Minutes with Cyrill
Cyrill Stachniss, 2020

Credits:
Video by Cyrill Stachniss
Thanks for Olga Vysotska and Igor Bogoslavskyi for their valuable feedback on the different iteration if the video.
Intro music by The Brothers Records


RANSAC - Random Sample Consensus (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

RANSAC – Random Sample Consensus (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

RANSAC – Random Sample Consensus
Cyrill Stachniss, Spring 2020


SLAM - 5 Minutes with Cyrill

SLAM – 5 Minutes with Cyrill

SLAM explained in 5 minutes
Series: 5 Minutes with Cyrill
Cyrill Stachniss, 2020

There is also a set of more detailed lectures on SLAM available:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHbRKvD8TWg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uRSow8nMEw8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZBdPgBtrCM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z60RbiY18I8

Or my 2013/14 course on SLAM:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLgnQpQtFTOGQrZ4O5QzbIHgl3b1JHimN_

Credits:
Video by Cyrill Stachniss
Intro music by The Brothers Records


Introduction to SLAM (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Introduction to SLAM (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Introduction to the Simultaneous Localization and Mapping Problem (SLAM)
Cyrill Stachniss, Spring 2020


Graph-based SLAM using Pose Graphs (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Graph-based SLAM using Pose Graphs (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Graph-based SLAM using Pose Graphs
Cyrill Stachniss, Spring 2020


Factor Graph - 5 Minutes with Cyrill

Factor Graph – 5 Minutes with Cyrill

Factor graphs explained in 5 minutes
Series: 5 Minutes with Cyrill
Cyrill Stachniss, 2020

Credits:
Video by Cyrill Stachniss
Thanks to Frank Dellaert
Intro music by The Brothers Records


SIFT - 5 Minutes with Cyrill

SIFT – 5 Minutes with Cyrill

SIFT features explained in 5 minutes
Series: 5 Minutes with Cyrill
Cyrill Stachniss, 2020

Credits:
Video by Cyrill Stachniss
Partial image courtesy by Gil Levi and David Lowe
Thanks to Igor Bogoslavskyi and Olga Vysotska
Intro music by The Brothers Records


Graph-Based SLAM with Landmarks (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Graph-Based SLAM with Landmarks (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Graph-Based SLAM with Landmarks
Cyrill Stachniss, Spring 2020


Robust Least Squares for Graph-Based SLAM (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Robust Least Squares for Graph-Based SLAM (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Robust Least Squares for Graph-Based SLAM
Cyrill Stachniss, Spring 2020


Online Training: Mobile Robotics Block - You Did It! (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)

Online Training: Mobile Robotics Block – You Did It! (Cyrill Stachniss, 2020)



Given that you attended this course, you may also be interested in our online course on photogrammatric computer vision.