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RoboCup@Home: Results in Benchmarking Domestic Service Robots [chapter]

Thomas Wisspeintner, Tijn van der Zan, Luca Iocchi, Stefan Schiffer
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The ROBOCUP@HOME league targets the development and deployment of autonomous service and assistive robot technology, being essential for future personal domestic applications, and offers an important approach  ...  between key abilities required to the robots and the tests.  ...  The ROBOCUP@HOME league [1] targets development and deployment of autonomous service and assistive robot technology being essential for future personal domestic applications.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-11876-0_34 fatcat:5yqyd5yosvduzmnhfrozejjtd4

RoboCup@Home: Scientific Competition and Benchmarking for Domestic Service Robots

2009 Interaction Studies  
, Competition, Human–Robot Interaction, RoboCup@Home  ...  Being part of the RoboCup initiative, the RoboCup@Homeleague targets the development and deployment of autonomous service and assistive robot technology being essential for future personal domestic applications  ...  In particular, due to the nature of the @Home competition, in these architectures special focuses are put on Human-Robot-Interaction (e.g.  ... 
doi:10.1075/is.10.3.06wis fatcat:6zy4uk654bdkxnucbtjdjqti7i

RoboCup: Today and tomorrow—What we have learned

Minoru Asada, Hiroaki Kitano, Itsuki Noda, Manuela Veloso
1999 Artificial Intelligence  
RoboCup is an increasingly successful attempt to promote the full integration of AI and robotics research.  ...  The most prominent feature of RoboCup is that it provides the researchers with the opportunity to demonstrate their research results as a form of competition in a dynamically changing hostile environment  ...  Acknowledgement Initial inputs to this article from Milind Tambe (ISI-USC, USA) and Gerhard K. Kraetzschmar (University of Ulm, Germany) are appreciated.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0004-3702(99)00024-7 fatcat:noiwpb42bbh6nnbcceisvzre74

RoCKIn and the European Robotics League: Building on RoboCup Best Practices to Promote Robot Competitions in Europe [chapter]

Pedro U. Lima, Daniele Nardi, Gerhard K. Kraetzschmar, Rainer Bischoff, Matteo Matteucci
2017 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Two challenges have been selected for the competitions due to their high relevance and impact on Europes societal and industrial needs: domestic service robots (RoCKIn@Home) and innovative robot applications  ...  The RoCKIn project ended in December 2015 and its goal was to speed up the progress towards smarter robots through scientific competitions.  ...  The RoCKIn project was funded under the EC Coordination Action contract no. FP7-ICT-601012. The RockEU2 project is funded under the EC Coordination Action contract no. H2020-ICT-688441.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-68792-6_15 fatcat:fysztwuqxrbedkwlszgbdg3u5y

RoboCup@Home: Summarizing achievements in over eleven years of competition

Mauricio Matamoros, Viktor Seib, Raphael Memmesheimer, Dietrich Paulus
2018 2018 IEEE International Conference on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions (ICARSC)  
We conclude with a set of important challenges to be conquered first in order to take robots to people's homes.  ...  In the field of service robotics its role becomes crucial. Competitions like RoboCup@Home bring robots to people, a fundamental step to integrate them into society.  ...  As stated in its website 3 , "the RoboCup@Home league aims to develop service and assistive robot technology with high relevance for future personal domestic applications".  ... 
doi:10.1109/icarsc.2018.8374181 dblp:conf/icarsc/MatamorosSMP18 fatcat:zqpxmj6l4fbuxokevj52nf2maa

A Survey about Faults of Robots Used in RoboCup [chapter]

Gerald Steinbauer
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper we present results of a survey on faults of autonomous robots we conducted in the context of RoboCup. The major contribution of this paper is twofold.  ...  In order to be able to do this efficiently one has to have information on the nature of these faults. Very few studies on this topic have been conducted so far.  ...  We like to heartily thank all teams from the RoboCup Middle Size, Robot Rescue and RoboCup@Home leagues who actively took part of this survey.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-39250-4_31 fatcat:cmudndpl6vexpetr34qt5ksb5e

Coordination in multi-agent RoboCup teams

Ciprian Candea, Huosheng Hu, Luca Iocchi, Daniele Nardi, Maurizio Piaggio
2001 Robotics and Autonomous Systems  
robot in an MRS, in order to successfully coordinate its action to achieve a common complex goal, must be aware, at least at a minimal level, of the subtask carried out by the other robots in the system  ...  In this paper, we focus on various aspects of coordination in the framework of the RoboCup competitions.  ...  We thank the reviewers for their comments and suggestions to improve this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0921-8890(01)00137-3 fatcat:2iqwjq2mnvdktaxzy4mahk6ady

RoboCup: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow Workshop of the Executive Committee in Blaubeuren, October 2003 [chapter]

Hans-Dieter Burkhard, Minoru Asada, Andrea Bonarini, Adam Jacoff, Daniele Nardi, Martin Riedmiller, Claude Sammut, Elizabeth Sklar, Manuela Veloso
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The sectionr presents the summary of talk in the RoboCup Workshop at Blaubeuren, Germany, Oct. 4-5th after the RoboCup-2003 Symposium.  ...  The talk starts from the early beginning of RoboCup and raised the future issues towards the final goal, that is, roadmap discussion and its related issue.  ...  Usually, the RoboCup CAMPs are targeted to specific leagues, and consequently focus on issues that are more relevant in that context.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-25940-4_2 fatcat:uk7yt3ohbngmznrfdgizg7jvdu

Advancing the State of Urban Search and Rescue Robotics Through the RoboCupRescue Robot League Competition [chapter]

Raymond Sheh, Adam Jacoff, Ann-Marie Virts, Tetsuya Kimura, Johannes Pellenz, Sören Schwertfeger, Jackrit Suthakorn
2013 Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics  
In this paper, we discuss how the RoboCupRescue Robot League (RoboCup RRL), through competitions and other events, is an effective driver for its three main objectives: increasing awareness of the challenges  ...  The RoboCupRescue Robot League is an international competition that has grown to be an effective driver for the dissemination of solutions to the challenges posed by Urban Search and Rescue Robotics and  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank past and present members of the RoboCup RRL Organizing Committee, administrators, and teams.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-40686-7_9 fatcat:gdhon3jm45d4nfdxcii756y4xi

The RoCKIn Project [chapter]

Pedro U. Lima
2017 RoCKIn - Benchmarking Through Robot Competitions  
Two challenges have been selected for the competitions due to their high relevance and impact on Europe's societal and industrial needs: domestic service robots (RoCKIn@Home) and innovative robot applications  ...  The RoCKIn project has taken an approach to boosting scientific robot competitions in Europe by (i) specifying and designing open domain test beds for competitions targeting the two challenges; (ii) developing  ...  In addition to the lectures, attendees got firsthand experience of demo challenges, tests, and hardware and software solutions during the RoboCup@Home and RoboCup@Work practical sessions. • RoCKIn Camp  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.70011 fatcat:yjyznhmlmjdb5h4dxfalzqxtrm

Mobile Manipulation, Tool Use, and Intuitive Interaction for Cognitive Service Robot Cosero

Jörg Stückler, Max Schwarz, Sven Behnke
2016 Frontiers in Robotics and AI  
The robot demonstrated various advanced skills, including the use of tools. With our robot, we participated in the annual international RoboCup@Home competitions, winning them three times in a row.  ...  Such robots require a vast set of control and perception capabilities to provide useful assistance through mobile manipulation and human-robot interaction.  ...  AcKnoWleDgMenTS The authors thank the members of team NimbRo@Home for their support in preparing and running the RoboCup competition systems: Nikita Araslanov, Ishrat Badami, David Droeschel, Kathrin  ... 
doi:10.3389/frobt.2016.00058 fatcat:4dov7svxive53bb2lerd4gai3u

Johnny: An Autonomous Service Robot for Domestic Environments

Thomas Breuer, Geovanny R. Giorgana Macedo, Ronny Hartanto, Nico Hochgeschwender, Dirk Holz, Frederik Hegger, Zha Jin, Christian Müller, Jan Paulus, Michael Reckhaus, José Antonio Álvarez Ruiz, Paul G. Plöger (+1 others)
2011 Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems  
Evaluation of the complete system has been performed during the last years in the RoboCup@Home competition where Johnnys outstanding performance led to successful participation.  ...  We present a control architecture which allows to cope with various and changing domestic service robot tasks.  ...  Acknowledgements We gratefully acknowledge the support of our sponsors: The President of BRSU, the Department of Computer Science, the Association of friends and sponsors of BRSU, PMD Tech.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10846-011-9608-y fatcat:caa3tvz53nagvdso5l7lajbteq

Metrics and benchmarks in human-robot interaction: Recent advances in cognitive robotics

Amir Aly, Sascha Griffiths, Francesca Stramandinoli
2017 Cognitive Systems Research  
Robots are having an important growing role in human social life, which requires them to be able to behave appropriately to the context of interaction so as to create a successful long-term human-robot  ...  A major challenge in developing intelligent systems, which could enhance the interactive abilities of robots, is defining clear metrics and benchmarks for the different aspects of humanrobot interaction  ...  This idea also agrees well with the relative popularity of the RoboCup@home competition as a benchmark.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cogsys.2016.06.002 fatcat:a226qxc6q5hzjn3lsyddpsb4ou

Improving Search and Rescue Using Contextual Information

D. Calisi, L. Iocchi, D. Nardi, G. Randelli, V. A. Ziparo
2009 Advanced Robotics  
Search and rescue (SAR) is a challenging application for autonomous robotics research. The requirements of this kind of application are very demanding and are still far from being met.  ...  We have previously developed a context-based architecture that decouples contextual knowledge, and its use, from typical robotic functionalities.  ...  Introduction Modern robotic applications for search and rescue (SAR) provide new challenges for research in autonomous robotics.  ... 
doi:10.1163/156855309x452539 fatcat:i3dsayxqgre5ncnkss4xnk4dja

Multiple Mobile Robot Systems [chapter]

Lynne E. Parker
2008 Springer Handbook of Robotics  
Research in multiple mobile robot systems is often explored in the context of common application test domains.  ...  This domain is also popular because of its educational benefits, as it brings together students and researchers from across the world in competitions to win the RoboCup challenges.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30301-5_41 fatcat:v3yo5joepja2lketepmahupkfm
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