Schedule – Spring 2021

Tuesday TopicNotesThursdayTopicNotesAssignment Due
Jan. 26Introduction and Overviewslides
video
Jan. 28End-to-end Safety Analysisslides
notes
video
Team Formation
Feb. 02Simple Safety Cont.
MP0 Walkthrough
slides
mp0-walkthrough
Feb. 04Guest Lecture: Panel of Expertsvideo
Feb. 09Perception Basicsslides
video
Feb. 11Perception: Recognitionslides
video
MP0
Feb. 16ROS Tutorialslides
video
Feb. 18MP1 Walkthroughslides
video
Feb. 23Project PitchesFeb. 25Vehicle Modelingslides
video
Mar. 02PID Controlslides
video
Mar. 04Advanced Control TopicsMP1
Mar. 09Localization & SLAMMar. 11MP2 Walkthrough
Mar. 16Planning 1Mar. 18Planning 2Milestone Report
Mar. 23MP3 WalkthroughMar. 25Decision-MakingMP2
Mar. 30Safety 1Apr. 01Safety 2
Apr. 06Safety 3Apr. 08MP4 WalkthroughMP3
Apr. 13no class!Apr. 15Guest Lecture
Chris Walti, Tesla
Automation within TeslaOral Exams Begin
Apr. 20Guest Lecture
Bryant Walker Smith, U of SC
Legal Aspects of Autonomous DrivingApr. 22Guest Lecture
Dr. Sarah Thornton, Nuro
Ethical Considerations for Autonomous Driving
Apr. 27Project PresentationsApr. 29Project PresentationsMP4
May 04Behavior PredictionOral Exams End
~~no classfinals week~~Final Report