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WS09: Probabilistic Robotics

From Multimedia Computing Lab - University of Augsburg

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Instructors: Prof. Dr. Rainer Lienhart, Christian Ries
Time Lecture: Fri, 10:00 - 11:30, Room: 1057 N
Time Exercise: Tue, 14:00 - 15:30, Room: 1057 N
Credits: 2 + 2 SWS, Schein, yes, LP 5
Exam: 26. Feb. 2010, Fri, 10:00 - 11:30, Room: 1058 N
Multimedia Teilbereiche: Multimedia Methoden, Multimedia Anwendungen, Systemnahe Grundlagen von Multimedia


  • You may inspect your exam on Thursday, 04. March 2010 in room 1020N from 10:00 am to 12:00 am

Exercise and Exam

  • There will be an exercise sheet every week
  • Solutions will be discussed during exercises on Tuesdays (no handing-in or revision of written solutions)
  • no admission requirements for the exam
  • The exam will be on 26. Feb. 2010 in room 1058 N

Important Comments

  • Vorlesung wird auf Deutsch gehalten (trotz der englischsprachigen Folien und Literatur)
  • All reading notes are relevant for the exams independent on how thoroughly they have been discussed during the lecture. Thus read and study them carefully.


Sebastian Thrun, Wolfram Burgard, Dieter Fox. Probabilistic Robotics. Springer Verlag. (
Mandatory to read chapters 1 - 8


Date Content Slides Exercise
23.10.2009 Introduction
Introduction to Probabilistic Robotics
Recursive State Estimation
Recursive State Estimation
Gaussian Filters
Modeling Motion with Gaussian Filters - An Example
Nonparametric Filters
Robot Motion
8.1.2010 Robot Perception
15./22.1.2010 Mobile Robot Localization: Markow and Gaussian
22.1.2010 Mobile Robot Localization: Grid and Monte Carlo
29.1.2010 Occupany Grid Mapping
5.2.2010 SLAM