C635 - Mobile Robotics

Fall 2015 Semester, FAST-NU Lahore

Instructor: Dr. rer. nat. Yasir Niaz Khan

Prerequisites: Programming and Mathematics

Course Instructor: Dr. Yasir Niaz Khan (Office: in Liberty Lab for Robotics & Embedded Systems)

Lectures: Monday: 4:30 – 5:50 pm and Friday: 4:00-5:20 pm, Room: New-4

Course Website:

Course Folder: \\xeon\Faculty\Dr. Yasir Niaz\Teaching\MobRob_fall15

Course Discussion Group:

(Subscribe to the group by sending email to, even from a non-yahoo email address)

Course Outline:

  • Lecture slides present at: \\xeon\Faculty\Dr. Yasir Niaz\Teaching\MobileRobots2015

Reference Texts:

    • Principles of Robot Motion: Theory, Algorithms, and Implementations, by Howie Choset, Seth Hutchinson and George Kantor.
    • Probabilistic Robotics, by Sebastian Thrun, Wolfram Burgard, Dieter Fox. MIT Press.
    • Handbook of Robotics, by Bruno Siciliano, Oussama Khatib. Springer.
    • Robotics: Modeling, Planning and Control, by Bruno Siciliano, Lorenzo Sciavicco, Luigi Villani and Giuseppe Oriolo


Project 15 (-15)

Quizzes & Assignments 20 (+5)

Mid-term 25 (+5)

Final 40 (+5)

Course Policy:

    1. Cheating in Exams and Assignments may result in an 'F' grade and additional penalty as well.
    2. Many quizzes and assignments will be held, but not all will be graded. 2-3 of each will be checked.
    3. Assignments and Project deliverables will be posted on SLATE.