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Date Topic Notes and Readings
8/22 Introduction and probability theory background Notes (PPT and PDF)
8/29 Bayesian filtering Notes (PPT and PDF)
9/5 No class Labor Day holiday
9/12 Sensor models and perception Notes (PDF)

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9/19 PR2 and ROS tutorial Notes and pointers
9/26 Quiz 1 (Gaurav and Megha at IROS)
10/3 Action models Notes (PDF)
10/10 Bayesian filtering revisited: the Kalman filter and Particle filtering Notes (PDF)
10/17 The Markov decision process Notes (PDF)
10/24 The partially observable Markov decision process Notes (PDF)
10/31 Interim project updates Short presentations and demos by students
11/7 SLAM and FastSLAM Notes (PDF)
11/14 Quiz 2 (Gaurav on travel)
11/21 Extended office hours Final project issues with TA and course staff
11/28 Final project presentations Short presentations and demos by students