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Intelligent Robotic Systems (2014/2015)


Course contents

  • Preliminary concepts on robotic systems
  • Main methods and approaches for programming robotic systems
    • Deliberative control
    • The Subsumption Architecture
    • Behavior-Based Robotics
    • Artificial Evolution and Artificial Life
  • Automatic design of robot programs
  • Robot learning
  • Swarm robotics


  • Slides available at AMS Campus
  • Course textbook: R. Pfeifer and C. Scheier, "Understanding intelligence", The MIT Press, 1999.

Additional readings

Lab activities

Go to lab webpage.

AI*IA - Italian association for artificial intelligence

The Italian association for artificial intelligence is a non profit association promoting AI research. Website: www.aixia.it For further information, students can also contact Andrea Roli.