
SelfStudy
A: Robot
Reports

 Robot Statistics and Market Penetration
 Unmanned Vehicles: Types and Applications

B: Literature
Survey Paper

 Students will pick a robotics problem that interests them.
 The students will be asked to put themselves in the shoes of authors of a conference or a journal survey
paper.
 They are supposed to search the literature for approaches to tackle this problem.
 Then they survey and discuss the relative strengths of each approach.
 The paper will be 46 pages. Student must comply strictly with the formatting instructions using the IEEE
template, which can be downloaded from here.

C: Paper
Critics

 The students must pick one of a highly cited paper related to robotics (at least 200 citation as per Google Scholar).
 The students will be asked to put themselves in the shoes of a reviewer for a conference or journal.
 They should give constructive feedback to the authors.
 They will mention also the good and weak aspects of the paper.
 For every criticism, students will make a suggestion to improve the paper.
 Paper Critics form must be used.


