Fiches de cours 2017-2018

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Computational motor control

CS-432

Lecturer(s) :

Ijspeert Auke

Language:

English

Summary

The course gives (1) a review of different types of numerical models of control of locomotion and movement in animals, (2) a presentation of different techniques for designing models, and (3) an analysis of the use and testing of those models in robotics and neuroprosthetics.

Content

Keywords

Numerical models of animal motor control, locomotion, biomechanics, neural control of movement, numerical models

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

None

Recommended courses

None

Important concepts to start the course

Programming in C, Matlab, good mathematical background (dynamical systems)

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Lectures and numerical exercises on a computer using Matlab and Webots, a dynamic simulator of robots (with weekly sessions with assistants and the professor)

Expected student activities

Assessment methods

Oral exam (50%) and a series of reports for the numerical exercises (50%)

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes

Resources

Moodle Link

In the programs

Reference week

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      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German