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Learning Resources

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Tutorials and Summer Schools

  • Summer school of the Memmo EU project in 2020 (Resources page)
  • Winter school of the Memmo EU project in 2019 (Resources page)
  • Tutorials on Optimal control held at OMPC 2013 in Bayreuth by Matthias Gerdts (Universit├Ąt der Bundeswehr, Munich, Germany), Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3
  • Tutorial "Optimal control techniques for Dynamic Walking" held at the Dynamic Walking Conference 2011 in Jena, Germany by Katja Mombaur and Martin Felis (University of Heidelberg, Germany) (pdf)
  • Tutorial on "Trajectory Optimization" held at Dynamic Walking 2010 in Boston, USA, by Manoj Srinivasan (Ohio State University) (pdf)

Online Cources

  • Convex Optimization I by Stephen Boyd (Stanford University) (link)

A clear, excellent introduction of the theory and concepts of optimization as well as some important classes of algorithm with numerous practical exemples from various fields.

  • Numerical Optimal Control by Moritz Diehl (Univeristy of Freiburg) (link)

A well-constucted course by a specialist of the subject

  • Underactuated robotics by Russ Tedrake (MIT) (link)