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Overview

The programme

How can robots perceive the world and their own movements so that they accomplish navigation and manipulation tasks?  

In this Robotics - Perception offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Pennsylvania, we will study how images and videos acquired by cameras mounted on robots are transformed into representations like features and optical flow.  Such 2D representations allow us then to extract 3D information about where the camera is and in which direction the robot moves.  You will come to understand how grasping objects is facilitated by the computation of 3D posing of objects and navigation can be accomplished by visual odometry and landmark-based localization.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Geometry of Image Formation
  • Projective Transformations
  • Pose Estimation
  • Multi-View Geometry

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Intermediate Level

Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project. 

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