6.01: Introduction to EECS 1
Week 2
6.01: Introduction to EECS I
September 15, 2009
Outline
Inheritance, Functional Programming, Recursion
Inheritance
Procedures as rst-class objects
Recursion
Dictionaries and Arrays
Read, if you havent already,
6.01: Introduction to EECS 1
Week 12
6.01: Introduction to EECS I
Looking Ahead
Search Algorithms
November 24, 2009
Reaction: Use a rule to determine the action to take, as a
direct function of the state
wall-following
prop ortional controller
Plan
6.01: Introduction to EECS 1
Week 10
November 10, 2009
6.01: Introduction to EECS I
What about the bet?
Bayesian estimation, etc.
Total number of legos in the bag = 4
Random variable R: number of red legos in the bag.
Domain DR =?
Assume uniform prior on
6.01: Introduction to EECS 1
Week 9
6.01: Introduction to EECS I
November 3, 2009
How can we look ahead
when we dont know where we are?
Discrete Probability
Week 9
Uncertainty in results of actions
Uncertainty in results of sensing:
What do we know wh
6.01: Introduction to EECS 1
Week 8
October 27, 2009
6.01: Introduction to EECS I
Analyzing Simple Circuits
Solving Circuits
Simple circuits (of the type that we have b een building in lab) can
usually b e analyzed by
Circuit Abstractions
recognizing
6.01: Introduction to EECS 1
Week 7
October 20, 2009
6.01: Introduction to EECS I
Op-Amps
Op-Amps
An operational amplier (op-amp) is an electronic component that
is easily congured to perform a variety of useful functions.
We will discuss models of op-amp
6.01: Introduction to EECS 1
Week 6
October 15, 2009
6.01: Introduction to EECS I
The Circuit Abstraction
Circuits
Circuits represent systems as connections of component
through which currents (through variables) ow and
across which voltages (across var
6.01: Introduction to EECS 1
Week 5
October 6, 2009
6.01: Introduction to EECS I
Signals and Systems
Designing Control Systems
We have develop ed multiple representations of systems, each with
particular strengths.
Dierence equations are mathematically co
6.01: Introduction to EECS 1
Week 4
September 29, 2009
6.01: Introduction to EECS I
Feedback and Control
Feedback and Control
Feedback is pervasive in natural and articial systems.
V
p
Turn steering wheel to stay centered in the lane.
desired
position
Wee
6.01: Introduction to EECS 1
Week 2
February 10, 2009
6.01: Introduction to EECS I
Abstraction and Mo dularity
Signals and Systems
Last week, we focused on programming, where abstraction and mo d
ularity are key to the design and analysis of complex syste
6.01: Introduction to EECS 1
Week 13
December 1, 2009
6.01: Introduction to EECS I
The story so far
Optimal Search Algorithms
Week 13
Search domain characterized by successors function, legal
actions, start state, goal function.
Search tree an explicit re