Sensing and Perception


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The module adds to the knowledge obtained in 1st Semester.

Learning objectives


  • About the theory of sensors/sensing.
  • About sensor signal processing.
  • About 3D Perception
  • Of creation and real-time update of virtual world models
  • About multi sensor integration


  • Is able to design and implement perception systems required for specific applications.
  • Is able to create software that process sensor data which are further employed by an integrated system.


  • Must be able to rationalize and scientifically justify the use of specific sensors for a given problem
  • Is able to recognize the value and limitations of each perception method.
  • Should be able to communicate with experts about themes related to sensors, signal processing and world virtualization.
  • Should be able to judge the applicability of any perception system, both concerning effectiveness and cost.

Type of instruction

The teaching is organized in accordance with the general form of teaching. Please see the programme cirruculum §17.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS course module the expected workload is 150 hours for the student.



Name of examSensing and Perception
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleSensor baseret perception
Module codeM-AS-K2-2
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Production
DepartmentDepartment of Materials and Production
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science