Basic Robotics

Winter, 2005

Prerequisites: CMSC 132 (or equivalent) with a grade of C or better or permission of department. Designing, building and programming small autonomous robots in both static and dynamic environments. Students will learn the basics of robot design and programming using Lego technics and the Handyboard. Note: This course may only be taken pass/fail and does not count for upper level CS elective credits (ALSO NOTE: the course is a 2 (TWO) credit course).

NOTE: non-majors or students who do not officially meet the pre-requisites listed above may still be eligible to enroll in this course - if this is the case and you are interested in taking this course email me ( to obtain approval - please do this prior to signing up for the course.

Registration for Winterterm courses began on November 1st and can be done via Testudo (just like regular semester courses) - no advising is necessary for CMSC 298M. Due to the nature of this course (requiring special resources) enrollment will be limited to 15 students. For more information regarding Winterterm courses, fees, etc. please refer to the following URL.

Course Syllabus

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