Open Course

Autonomous Navigation for Flying Robots (EdX course)  © 2015 Technische Universität München  @ Dr. Jürgen Sturm

Introduction to Mobile Robotics © 2017, 2018 Autonomous Intelligent Systems Lab at University of Freiburg  @ Prof. Wolfram Burgard

Autonomous Mobile Robots © 2017 Autonomous Systems Lab at ETH

Vision Algorithms for Mobile Robotics © 2017 University of Zurich and ETH

Robot Mapping © 2017 Autonomous Intelligent Systems Lab at University of Freiburg  @Prof. Wolfram Burgard, Dr Daniel BüscherDr Alexander Schaefer

Robotics Lecture Course © 2018 Imperial College London @ Prof. Andrew Davison

Autonomous Robot Navigation © 2011 Princeton University  @ Prof. Christopher Clark

The open online robotics education resource © QUT Robot Academy @ Prof. Peter Corke

Neuronal Dynamics: From single neurons to networks and models of cognition (Laboratory of Computational Neuroscience at EPFL )

Computational Models of Neural Systems ©2017 CMU @ Professor Dave Touretzky

Visual SLAM Tutorial

SLAM Tutorial@ICRA 2016

The Kalman Filter : Some tutorials, references, and research related to the Kalman filter.  (Download the English Version or Download the Chinese Version)

3D Simultaneous Localization and Mapping and Navigation Planning for Mobile Robots in Complex Environments. June 28, 2017. By Professor Sven Behnke, University of Bonn, Germany

3D Drone Localization and Mapping. Oct.10 ,2018.  By Prof. Ioannis Pitas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Contributors: J.M.M. Montiel (University of Zaragoza), J. Ramiro Martinez-de Dios (University of Seville), E. Kakaletsis, N. Nikolaidis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

3D Motion Estimation. Oct.10 ,2018.  By Prof. Ioannis Pitas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.


Introduction to Neuroscience: Systems Neuroscience (2018-2019) by Prof. Nachum Ulanovsky, etc. @Weizmann Institute of Science


Useful Books

Thrun Sebastian, Wolfram Burgard, and Dieter Fox. Probabilistic Robotics. MIT press, 2005.

Peter Corke. Robotics, Vision and Control: Fundamental Algorithms in MATLAB (Second Edition). Springer, 2017.

Richard Hartley, Andrew ZissermanMultiple View Geometry in Computer Vision. Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Timothy D. BarfootState Estimation for Robotics. Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Michael Milford. Robot Navigation from Nature: Simultaneous Localisation, Mapping, and Path Planning Based on Hippocampal Models. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg Press, 2008.

Wulfram Gerstner and Werner M. Kistler.  Spiking Neuron Models: Single Neurons, Populations, Plasticity. Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Wulfram Gerstner, Werner M. Kistler, Richard Naud and Liam Paninski. Neuronal Dynamics: From Single Neurons to Networks and Models of Cognition. Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Daniel J. Amit. Modeling Brain Function: The World of Attractor Neural Networks. Cambridge University Press, 1989

Arne D. Ekstrom, Hugo J. Spiers, Véronique D. Bohbot & R. Shayna Rosenbaum. Human Spatial Navigation. Princeton University Press, 2018.

Derdikman, Dori, and James J. Knierim, eds. Space, Time and Memory in the Hippocampal Formation. Springer, 2014.

Steve Furber (ed.), Petrut Bogdan (ed.) (2020), “SpiNNaker: A Spiking Neural Network Architecture“, Boston-Delft: now publishers,

Edmund T. Rolls. (2020). Brain Computations: What and How. Oxford University Press.  Author’s Homepage


TUM Monocular Visual Odometry Dataset @TUM

TUM Visual-Inertial Dataset @TUM

ETH EuRoC MAV Dataset @ETH

Kitti Odometry Dataset

List of RGBD datasets @UCL

RGB-D SLAM Dataset and Benchmark @TUM


Blog & News

Blog of Insect and Robot Navigation

Blog of Animal Navigation

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014  John O’Keefe, May-Britt Moser, Edvard I. Moser

Robotics News

HBP Neurorobotics Blog


Tips of Research and Learning

Learning How to Learn. ©2017 University of California, San Diego  @Dr. Barbara Oakley  and Dr. Terrence Sejnowski



Robotics & Automation Magazine tutorials cover important and topical issues in robotics and are written by leading experts in the field. Recent tutorials include:

More info on Robotics & Automation Magazine


Open Source Code










SLAM Simulations (EKF-SLAM, FastSLAM 1.0, FastSLAM 2.0 and UKF-SLAM)

OctoMap: An Efficient Probabilistic 3D Mapping Framework Based on Octrees


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