Lakemeyer, G., Sklar, E., Sorrenti, D.G., Takahashi, T. (Eds.)
2007, XIII, 566 p.
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Collects presentations at the RoboCup 2006 International Symposium, held in Bremen, Germany, in June 2006
Presents 22 revised full papers and 36 revised short papers together with two award-winning papers
Serves as a valuable source of reference and inspiration for those interested in robotics or distributed intelligence
This book constitutes the 10th official archival publication devoted to RoboCup. It documents the achievements presented at the RoboCup 2006 International Symposium, held in Bremen, Germany, in June 2006, in conjunction with the RoboCup Competition.
The 22 revised full papers and 36 revised poster papers presented together with two award-winning papers went through two rounds of reviewing and improvement, and were carefully selected from 143 submissions.
The book provides a valuable source of reference and inspiration for R&D professionals active or interested in robotics or distributed intelligence and is mandatory reading for the rapidly growing RoboCup community.
Full Papers.- Bridging the Gap Between Simulation and Reality in Urban Search and Rescue.- A 3D Simulator of Multiple Legged Robots Based on USARSim.- 3D2Real: Simulation League Finals in Real Robots.- Motion Control of Swedish Wheeled Mobile Robots in the Presence of Actuator Saturation.- Imitative Reinforcement Learning for Soccer Playing Robots.- The Chin Pinch: A Case Study in Skill Learning on a Legged Robot.- Half Field Offense in RoboCup Soccer: A Multiagent Reinforcement Learning Case Study.- Autonomous Learning of Ball Trapping in the Four-Legged Robot League.- Autonomous Learning of Stable Quadruped Locomotion.- Using the Simulated Annealing Algorithm for Multiagent Decision Making.- From RoboLab to Aibo: A Behavior-Based Interface for Educational Robotics.- The Robotics and Mechatronics Kit “qfix”.- Cooperative Visual Tracking in a Team of Autonomous Mobile Robots.- Selective Visual Attention for Object Detection on a Legged Robot.- Towards Probabilistic Shape Vision in RoboCup: A Practical Approach.- Parabolic Flight Reconstruction from Multiple Images from a Single Camera in General Position.- On the Calibration of Non Single Viewpoint Catadioptric Sensors.- An Automated Refereeing and Analysis Tool for the Four-Legged League.- Detecting Motion in the Environment with a Moving Quadruped Robot.- Using Temporal Consistency to Improve Robot Localisation.- Multi-cue Localization for Soccer Playing Humanoid Robots.- Proprioceptive Motion Modeling for Monte Carlo Localization.- Posters.- Autonomous Planned Color Learning on a Legged Robot.- Sensor Modeling Using Visual Object Relation in Multi Robot Object Tracking.- Robust Color Segmentation Through Adaptive Color Distribution Transformation.- H ??? Filtering for a Mobile Robot Tracking a Free Rolling Ball.- Balancing Gains, Risks, Costs, and Real-Time Constraints in the Ball Passing Algorithm for the Robotic Soccer.- Learning in a High Dimensional Space: Fast Omnidirectional Quadrupedal Locomotion.- A Novel Approach to Efficient Monte-Carlo Localization in RoboCup.- Representing Spatial Activities by Spatially Contextualised Motion Patterns.- Mobile Robots for an E-Mail Interface for People Who Are Blind.- Robust and Efficient Field Features Detection for Localization.- Coordination Without Negotiation in Teams of Heterogeneous Robots.- Towards a Calibration-Free Robot: The ACT Algorithm for Automatic Online Color Training.- Learning to Shoot Goals Analysing the Learning Process and the Resulting Policies.- Cognitive Robotics: Command, Interrogation and Teaching in Robot Coaching.- Panoramic Localization in the 4-Legged League.- Orientation Extraction and Identification of the Opponent Robots in RoboCup Small-Size League.- Rolling Shutter Image Compensation.- Evaluating Learning Automata as a Model for Cooperation in Complex Multi-agent Domains.- Cooperative 3-Robot Passing and Shooting in the RoboCup Small Size League.- Logfile Player and Analyzer for RoboCup 3D Simulation.- Local Movement Control with Neural Networks in the Small Size League.- A Comparative Analysis of Particle Filter Based Localization Methods.- A New Mechatronic Component for Adjusting the Footprint of Tracked Rescue Robots.- Vectorization of Grid Maps by an Evolutionary Algorithm.- Ego-Motion Estimation and Collision Detection for Omnidirectional Robots.- Integrating Simple Unreliable Perceptions for Accurate Robot Modeling in the Four-Legged League.- Distributed, Play-Based Coordination for Robot Teams in Dynamic Environments.- Development of an Autonomous Rescue Robot Within the USARSim 3D Virtual Environment.- Appearance-Based Robot Discrimination Using Eigenimages.- Fuzzy Naive Bayesian Classification in RoboSoccer 3D: A Hybrid Approach to Decision Making.- A Novel Omnidirectional Wheel Based on Reuleaux-Triangles.- Development of Three Dimensional Dynamics Simulator with Omnidirectional Vision Model.- Real-Time Randomized Motion Planning for Multiple Domains.- Towards a Methodology for Stabilizing the Gaze of a Quadrupedal Robot.- Automatic Acquisition of Robot Motion and Sensor Models.- Ambulance Decision Support Using Evolutionary Reinforcement Learning in Robocup Rescue Simulation League.