Self-Driving Fundamentals: Featuring Apollo

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Self-Driving Fundamentals: Featuring Apollo

What is the course about?

Self-Driving Fundamentals: Featuring Apollo
The course Self-Driving Fundamentals: Featuring Apollo is an online class provided by Udacity. The skill level of the course is Beginner. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.

Through this course, you will be able to identify key parts of self-driving cars and get to know Apollo architecture. You will be able to utilize Apollo HD Map, localization, perception, prediction, planning and control, and start the learning path of building a self-driving car.

Course description
  • Self-Driving Fundamentals: Featuring Apollo
  • 4 week
  • Udacity x Baidu Apollo
  • Self-Driving Overview
  • HD Map
  • Localization
  • Perception
  • Prediction
  • Planning
  • Control
  • Congratulations
  • Identify key parts of self-driving cars, and get to know Apollo team and architecture.
  • Get to know how high-definition maps work, which underpin almost every other part of the software stack.
  • Practice Mock Interviews with Pramp!
  • Identify different perception tasks such as classification, detection, and segmentation and learning convolutional neural networks which are critical to perception.
  • Study different ways to predict how other vehicles or pedestrians might move in Apollo self-driving cars.
  • Identify several different approaches Apollo uses to develop trajectories for autonomous vehicles.
  • Understand how to use steering, throttle, and brake to execute our planned trajectory and master different types of controllers in Apollo.
  • Once completed, you’ll be provided with suggestions for future learning to pursue a self-driving car engineering career.
  • No prerequisite. Anyone who is interested in the basics of self-driving cars without any programming or mathematical background is free to be enrolled.
  • See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.
  • Apollo provides an open software platform for anyone to build their own autonomous driving systems. Throughout this course, you will master the basics of self-driving cars without any programming background, and get to access and use Apollo platform easily.

Prerequisites & Facts

Self-Driving Fundamentals: Featuring Apollo

Course Topic

Self-Driving Cars

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Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)



Degree & Cost

Self-Driving Fundamentals: Featuring Apollo

To obtain a verified certificate from Udacity you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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Topic: Self-Driving Cars