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Evaluation of the RoboCup Logistics League and Derived Criteria for Future Competitions [chapter]

Tim Niemueller, Sebastian Reuter, Alexander Ferrein, Sabina Jeschke, Gerhard Lakemeyer
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In the RoboCup Logistics League (RCLL), games are governed by a semi-autonomous referee box.  ...  In this paper, we analyze the data of the 2014 competition by means of Key Performance Indicators (KPI). KPIs are used in industrial environments to evaluate the performance of production systems.  ...  RoboCup Logistics League RoboCup [2] is an international initiative to foster research in the field of robotics and artificial intelligence.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-29339-4_3 fatcat:isvhbkuy35helezcnogbq3wfpq

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  
as part of a major robot competition event.  ...  RoCKIn extended the corresponding RoboCup leagues by introducing new and prevailing research topics, such as networking mobile robots with sensors and actuators spread over the environment, in addition  ...  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

A multi-robot architecture for the RoboCup Logistics League

Peter Kohout, Marco De Bortoli, Jakob Ludwiger, Thomas Ulz, Gerald Steinbauer
2020 e & i Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik  
The RoboCup Logistics League was designed to provide a testbed to develop and test such flexibe multi-robot approaches for production environments.  ...  In this article we introduce the concept of the leagues and we present the solution of the team GRIPS to face that challenge.  ...  Acknowledgement This work is supported by the Lead Project Dependable Internet of Things of Graz University of Technology.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00502-020-00826-5 fatcat:ijmi7mhpg5a23ecl77alwpayh4

RoboCup@Work League Winners 2012 [chapter]

Stefan Leibold, Andreas Fregin, Daniel Kaczor, Marina Kollmitz, Kamal El Menuawy, Eduard Popp, Jens Kotlarski, Johannes Gaa, Benjamin Munske
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The new league RoboCup@Work being carried out for the first time in Mexico City, Mexico 2012, focuses on boosting research activities in this field in order to create new, innovative ideas and concepts  ...  This paper introduces the new league. Furthermore, it presents the approaches of the winner team LUHbots, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Hanover, Germany, at each competition in detail.  ...  For enabling new teams to take part in the RoboCup@Work league, the basic tests will remain as a part of the competition.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-39250-4_7 fatcat:phh7sh2fezckfivmokfjw6dhoi

RoCKIn: Impact on Future Markets for Robotics [chapter]

Rainer Bischoff, Tim Friedrich
2017 RoCKIn - Benchmarking Through Robot Competitions  
Strength and weaknesses of the project in regard to their market impact are emphasized and it is shown how these were continued and addressed by RoCKIn's successor European Robotics League (ERL).  ...  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  ...  Kiva Systems was a company realizing efficient warehouse logistics, founded by one of the participants of the RoboCup small-size league.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.70012 fatcat:vnnlfjx6w5h2pie62fvw6kj7kq

Designing the robot inclusive space challenge

Rajesh Elara Mohan, Ning Tan, Katrine Tjoelsen, Ricardo Sosa
2015 Digital Communications and Networks  
This paper introduces the format and design principles of RIS challenge, presents a first run of the challenge, and gives the corresponding analysis.  ...  Contrary to conventional robotics competitions focusing on designing robots and its component technologies, robot inclusive spaces challenge adopts an interdisciplinary "design for robots" strategy to  ...  RoboCup is the largest robotics competition attended by thousands of researchers every year comprising of individual focused leagues namely: (i) RoboCup@Home, for developing domestic service robots using  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.dcan.2015.09.005 fatcat:xedd2uz5oveila3bp4yytwdaou

Educational Robotics: Platforms, Competitions and Expected Learning Outcomes

Salomi Evripidou, Kyriakoula Georgiou, Lefteris Doitsidis, Angelos A. Amanatiadis, Zinon Zinonos, Savvas A. Chatzichristofis
2020 IEEE Access  
Soccer • • • • • • • • • • • • • • RoboCup Rescue League • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • RoboCup@Home • • • • • • • • • • • • • • RoboCup Industrial Logistics • • • • • • • • • • • • RoboCup@Work • • •  ...  Additionally, some of the competitions are Strong, like RoboCup Rescue League, FLL, or WRO.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3042555 fatcat:gzcsfz5wmrannirj2x35phxt7q

The RoCKIn Project [chapter]

Pedro U. Lima
2017 RoCKIn - Benchmarking Through Robot Competitions  
The lessons learned during RoCKIn paved the way for a step forward in the organization and research impact of robot competitions, contributing for Europe to become a world leader in robotics research,  ...  A significant number of dissemination activities on the relevance of robot competitions were carried out to promote research and education in robotics, as to researchers and lay citizens.  ...  Scoring methods and metrics to evaluate robot systems performance The scoring framework for performance evaluation of robot systems in the Task Benchmarks of the RoCKIn@Home and RoCKIn@Work competitions  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.70011 fatcat:yjyznhmlmjdb5h4dxfalzqxtrm

Evaluating maps produced by urban search and rescue robots: lessons learned from RoboCup

Benjamin Balaguer, Stephen Balakirsky, Stefano Carpin, Arnoud Visser
2009 Autonomous Robots  
This paper presents the map evaluation methodology developed for the Virtual Robots Rescue competition held as part of RoboCup.  ...  A number of conclusions may be derived from the experience reported in this paper and a thorough discussion is offered.  ...  While running the RoboCup competition, where teams eventually are rewarded with prizes for their efforts, we saw that the evaluation of the E and V i components of (1) are well received by participants  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10514-009-9141-z fatcat:pdsnoxnghjf3hafijkvbi2hs54

Sponsoring institutions

2002 Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications  
Acknowledgements We warmly acknowledge Sapienza University, in particular our Department and our Faculty, for continuous support to student participation in the competitions.  ...  Pietro Zanuttigh of the University of Padova, members of the LTTM (Multimedia Technology and Telecommunications Lab) directed by Prof. G.M.  ...  In this league mobile manipulators are used for executing tasks related to manufacturing, automation, and general logistics. The third section of RoboCup is dedicated to competitions among juniors.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0378-4371(02)01572-8 fatcat:qcyfgqu3sfd45jncgigcqlzjc4

Sponsoring institutions

1985 Nuclear Physics A  
Acknowledgements We warmly acknowledge Sapienza University, in particular our Department and our Faculty, for continuous support to student participation in the competitions.  ...  Pietro Zanuttigh of the University of Padova, members of the LTTM (Multimedia Technology and Telecommunications Lab) directed by Prof. G.M.  ...  In this league mobile manipulators are used for executing tasks related to manufacturing, automation, and general logistics. The third section of RoboCup is dedicated to competitions among juniors.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0375-9474(85)90488-9 fatcat:rduhsx664rbqnegxl4hkxgp3lu

SciRoc_WP3 - ERL Professional Rulebook - Deliverable 3.2 - V1.0

Mohammad Wasil, Deebul Nair, Sven Schneider, Paul Plöger
2020 Zenodo  
European Robotics League Professional Service Robots Rulebook Update (b)  ...  The European Robotics League Competition awards will be given in the form of cups for the best teams.  ...  In particular, it is not used for scoring. The data is processed by European Robotics League consortium members after the end of the competition.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.7129597 fatcat:x3ym6vtfgbfbthravvpr4fy4mi

SciRoc_WP3 - ERL-PSR Rulebook Update (a) - Deliverable 3.1 - V1.0

Deebul Nair, Gerhard Kraetzschmar, Sven Schneider
2019 Zenodo  
European Robotics League Professional Service Robots Rulebook Update (a)  ...  In particular, it is not used for scoring. The data is processed by European Robotics League consortium members after the end of the competition.  ...  Those objects can be found in the rule descriptions of the major competition (e.g. for RoboCup ) Input Provided The teams must create a map of the arena, during the set-up days, and label it with different  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.7129575 fatcat:s6yckwzrsfg2po6z63jzpk2a34

Contest-Driven Soft-Robotics Boost: The RoboSoft Grand Challenge

Marcello Calisti, Matteo Cianchetti, Mariangela Manti, Francesco Corucci, Cecilia Laschi
2016 Frontiers in Robotics and AI  
Results highlight both the effectiveness and limitations of state of the art soft robots with respect to the selected tasks.  ...  This paper reports the design process, the implementation, and the results of a novel robotic contest addressing soft robots, named RoboSoft Grand Challenge.  ...  The scoring was assigned by judges, supervising the competition both for correctness and assessment, according to the completion criteria specified for each task.  ... 
doi:10.3389/frobt.2016.00055 fatcat:ui3v6yfzybgppebpxi4bo3rel4

Mobile Manipulation Hackathon: Moving into Real World Applications

Maximo A. Roa, Mehmet R. Dogar, Jordi Pages, Carlos Vivas, Antonio Morales, Nikolaus Correll, Michael Gorner, Jan Rosell, Sergi Foix, Raphael Memmesheimer, Francesco Ferro
2021 IEEE robotics & automation magazine  
Graham Deacon, and Prof. Weiwei Wan for their great support serving as judges for the final competition.  ...  Additionally, we thank Ocado Technologies and the University of Leeds for sponsoring the awards and PAL Robotics for providing the TIAGo platforms and facilitating training at their premises.  ...  about how to structure future hackathon-style competitions to enhance their impact on the scientific and industrial communities.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mra.2021.3061951 fatcat:mgkdpdoxtjbmxlxweo2kvxrvzi
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