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L1-1_introduction - Course Administration CDS 101/110a:...

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1 CDS 101/110a: Lecture 1.1 Introduction to Feedback & Control Douglas G. MacMynowski 30 September 2009 Goals: • Give an overview of CDS 101/110/210: course structure & administration • Define feedback systems and learn how to recognize main features • Describe what control systems do and the primary principles of feedback Reading: • Åström and Murray, Feedback Systems: An Introduction for Scientists and Engineers , Chapter 1 [30 min] Course Administration Course syllabus CDS 101 vs 110a vs 210 Lectures, recitations Office hours Grading Homework policy (+ grace period) Course text and references Class homepage Software Course outline Signup sheet, mailing list Lecture MP3s Course load: keep track of hours Course ombuds: send e-mail by Thurs evening to volunteeer http://www.cds.caltech.edu/~macmardg/wiki/index.php?title=CDS_101/110a%2C_Fall_2009 3 Douglas G. MacMynowski, Caltech CDS CDS 101/110, 30 Sep 09 CDS 101/110 Instructional Staff Instructor: Doug MacMynowski (CDS) Senior Research Associate in CDS Research in climate modeling, fluid dynamics, and telescope control TAs Francisco Zabala (CDS, Head TA) - Characterize sensory/motor transforms in organisms Andrea Censi (CDS) - Robotics, information-rich environments Ophelia Venturelli (BMB) - Engineering of biological circuits Noele Norris (EE, senior) - DARPA GC, wireless sensor networks Aristo (EE) CDS 212: Genti Buzi (genti@caltech.edu) 4 Douglas G. MacMynowski, Caltech CDS CDS 101/110, 30 Sep 09 Mud Cards Mud cards 3 x 5 cards passed out at beginning of each lecture Describe “muddiest” part of the lecture (or other questions) Turn in cards at end of class
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