354-0617 – Robots Programming 1 (PR1)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Robotics
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Tomáš Kot, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
354-0617/01 2021/2022 3
354-0617/02 2021/2022 3

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The graduate of the course will get an idea of programming robotic systems using robotic operating system (ROS). He / she acquires knowledge necessary for its programming using Python programming language.

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Learning outcomes of the course unit The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the necessary fundamentals of programming necessary for programming the control systems of service robots using ROS (Robot Operating System). Due to its focus on the ROS system, the Python programming language is used. The possibility of using Python language for advanced simulation control in V-Rep system is also mentioned. This is followed by an introduction to the basics of the ROS system.

Compulsory literature:

[1] Norton, P. C., Samuel A., Aitel D., Foster-Johnson E., Richardson L., Diamond J., Parker A., Roberts M., Beginning Python, Wiley Pub, 2005, ISBN: 978-0764596544 [2] Gowrishankar S., Veena A., Introduction to Python Programming - CRC, 2018, ISBN: 978-0815394372 [3] Matthes E., Python Crash Course - A Hands-On, Project-Based Introduction to Programming, No Starch Press, 2019, ISBN: 978-1593279288 [4] Lentin Joseph - Learning Robotics using Python_ Design, simulate, program, and prototype an autonomous mobile robot using ROS, OpenCV, PCL, and Python -Packt Publishing, 2018, ISBN: 978-1788623315 [5] Lentin Joseph - Learning Robotics Using Python_ Design, simulate, program, and prototype an interactive autonomous mobile robot from scratch with the help of Python, ROS, and Open-CV!, Packt Publishing, ISBN: 978-1783287536

Recommended literature:

[1] Lentin J., Mastering ROS for Robotics Programming - Design, build and simulate complex robots using Robot Operating System and master its out-of-the-box functionalities, Packt Publishing, 2015, ISBN 978-1783551798 [2] Lentin J., Robot Operating System (ROS) for Absolute Beginners - Robotics Programming Made Easy, Apress, 2018, ISBN 978-1484234044 [3] Koubaa, A., Robot Operating System (ROS) - The Complete Reference. 3-Springer, 2018, ISBN 978-3-030-20189-0


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.