Course syllabus

Intelligenta autonoma system
Intelligent Autonomous Systems

EDAP20, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2020/21
Decided by: PLED C/D
Date of Decision: 2020-03-30

General Information

Elective for: BME4, C4, D4-mai, E4, F4, M4, Pi4-pv, MMSR2
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English


To give an introduction to several subdomains of intelligent autonomous systems and robotics, and to give an orientation about fundamental methods and algorithms within these domains. To convey knowledge about breadth and depth of the domain.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

display basic knowledge concerning theory and methods related to the following subdomains


Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

complete a number of assignments based on problems related to some of the previously mentioned subdomains and demonstrating the ability to


Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must





Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: To qualify for a passing grade (3) the laboratory work must be completed. With passing all assignments a student qualifies for participation in an optional exam, which gives opportunity to improve the course mark, i.e. if a 4 or 5 is achieved in the written exam, this will be the overall mark for the course.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


Admission requirements:

The number of participants is limited to: 30
Selection: Completed university credits within the program. Priority is given to students enrolled on programmes that include the course in their curriculum.
The course might be cancelled: If the number of applicants is less than 12.

Reading list

Contact and other information

Teacher: Jacek Malec,
Teacher: Elin Anna Topp,
Course coordinator: Volker Krueger,
Course homepage:
Further information: Detailed rules concerning the assignments will be found in the course web site.