Advanced Concepts in Autonomous Unmanned Systems

Course Description

This two day course provides an introduction to autonomous unmanned systems, including details of unmanned systems technologies.

Course ID: DEF 6000P
Course Format: Classroom

Contract Only Course

This course is available for contract only. Please fill out this form if you are interested in this offering.

How You Will Benefit

At the conclusion of this course, the participants will have a basic understanding of the following:

  • Robotic terms and definitions
  • Robotic architectures and techniques for acquiring and representing knowledge
  • The relationship between basic robotic functions and overall system safety
  • Functionality of foundational algorithms for autonomy and planning
  • What is the state-of-the-art in unmanned robotic vehicle systems


  • Autonomy algorithms and mathematical theories
  • Autonomy design practices; examples of autonomy architectures; interfaces to sensors, communications, ground stations, and other components.
  • Perception and Behavior actions.
  • Algorithm development tools and environments
  • Case Studies
  • Autonomy development challenges and future technologies

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Stephen Balakirsky