Autonomous Mobile Robots, Fall 2014 Page 1 of 5 Homework 3 for Undergraduate Students: [See next page for HW 3 for Graduate Students] Influential Robotics Papers Due at class time (11:10AM) on Tuesday, Sept.Document Preview:
CS494/529: Autonomous Mobile Robots, Fall 2014 Homework 3 for Undergraduate Students: [See next page for HW 3 for Graduate Students] Influential Robotics Papers Due at class time (11:10AM) on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 1. In this assignment, you will read an influential paper in robotics and write a 1 page summary of the paper. a) Read your individually assigned paper (see attachment). The papers are available on the course website (under Homework 3). b) Prepare a write-up (1-page, single-spaced, 11 point font, 1” margins) of your assigned paper (with your name clearly provided on the writeup). Your write-up should include the following information: • Citation information for the paper you are reviewing (i.e., title, authors, where paper appeared, year) • Discussion of the following points, including a subsection title for each of the following 7 sections and a short paragraph of complete sentences that addresses each subsection topic: 1) The main point of the paper 2) Why this “main point” is interesting and/or challenging 3) What the particular challenges are that make the paper’s topic a difficult problem 4) What techniques have been previously used (i.e., a very brief idea of the related past work) 5) The general approach taken, with some technical details 6) The main results of the paper 7) The main “take-home” message of the paper c) Submit your writeup to Blackboard by 11:10AM on Tuesday, Sept. 16. Your write-up should be in pdf format. One component of your grade will be your attention to grammar and spelling. You will lose points if you make grammar or spelling errors. 2. During the graduate student presentations of the papers on Sept. 16 and 18, complete the distributed evaluation forms (to evaluate your fellow students’ presentations), and turn in to the GTA at the end of class.