Autonomous Robots: Path Planning

Use A* Search (A-star Search) to find a route between any two locations in New York City, just like Google Maps does!

Ever Wondered How Google Maps Calculates the Route To Your Destination? Learn How To Design A Path Planning System of Your Own!

What you’ll learn

  • Enough about A* Search (A-star) and Path Planning to defend it in an interview.
  • General robotics systems knowledge.
  • Python and its usefulness in robotics.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 6 lectures • 46min.
  • BFS and DFS Grid World –> 4 lectures • 1hr 9min.
  • A* Search Grid World –> 4 lectures • 46min.
  • A* Search New York City –> 3 lectures • 18min.
  • A* Search – Advanced Heuristics –> 2 lectures • 35min.
  • Outro –> 1 lecture • 5min.

Autonomous Robots: Path Planning

Requirements

  • No Python or programming experience required. I’ll teach you everything you need to know..

Ever Wondered How Google Maps Calculates the Route To Your Destination? Learn How To Design A Path Planning System of Your Own!

Knowing how to plan a path between your current location and your goal is an essential skill whether its for a self-driving car / autonomous vehicle, a roomba, or even an app like Uber, Waze, or Google Maps.

In this course you won’t just learn concepts but will also have a chance to implement, test, and a see the results of your work in real time. For the final project of this course you will need to plan a path between any two locations in New York City. Like Frank Sinatra says, if you can plan a path there, you can plan one anywhere!

With this course, you can level up your knowledge, add an additional skill to your robotics arsenal, and do it all through a program that feels more like a game than it does a class.

This course will teach the A* search algorithm, which is a fundamental robotics algorithm. This algorithm is so fundamental it was even used on the very first mobile robot, Shakey the Robot.

What are you waiting for?

Enroll now and see what you can learn.