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Engineering - Control Engineering | RoboCup 2009: Robot Soccer World Cup XIII

RoboCup 2009: Robot Soccer World Cup XIII

Baltes, J., Lagoudakis, M.G., Naruse, T., Shiry, S. (Eds.)

2010, 460p. 242 illus..

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This book includes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the 13th RoboCup International Symposium, held in Graz, Austria, in June/July, 2009 - representing the core meeting for presentation and discussion of scientific contributions to a variety of research areas related to all RoboCup divisions (RoboCupSoccer, RoboCupRescue, RoboCup@Home, and RoboCupJunior).

The 22 revised full papers and 17 revised poster papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 112 submissions. The contributions provide a valuable source of references and inspiration for R&D professionals interested in robotics and artificial intelligence.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Aibo - artificial intelligence - autonomous mobile robots - biped walking - bipedal locomotion - classification - computer vision - decision making - distributed AI - educational robotics - genetic algorithms - human-robot interaction - humanoid robotics - robot - robotics

Related subjects » Artificial Intelligence - Communication Networks - Control Engineering - HCI - Image Processing - Software Engineering

Table of contents 

Coordinated Action in a Heterogeneous Rescue Team.- Concept Evaluation of a Reflex Inspired Ball Handling Device for Autonomous Soccer Robots.- Development of a Realistic Simulator for Robotic Intelligent Wheelchairs in a Hospital Environment.- Creating Photo Maps with an Aerial Vehicle in USARsim.- Real-Time Hand Gesture Recognition for Human Robot Interaction.- Combining Key Frame Based Motion Design with Controlled Movement Execution.- Applying Dynamic Walking Control for Biped Robots.- Modeling Human Decision Making Using Extended Behavior Networks.- Motion Synthesis through Randomized Exploration on Submanifolds of Configuration Space.- Robust and Computationally Efficient Navigation in Domestic Environments.- Robust Collision Avoidance in Unknown Domestic Environments.- Real-Time Ball Tracking in a Semi-automated Foosball Table.- Three Humanoid Soccer Platforms: Comparison and Synthesis.- Learning Complementary Multiagent Behaviors: A Case Study.- Rollover as a Gait in Legged Autonomous Robots: A Systems Analysis.- Pareto-Optimal Collaborative Defensive Player Positioning in Simulated Soccer.- A Novel Camera Parameters Auto-adjusting Method Based on Image Entropy.- Object Recognition with Statistically Independent Features: A Model Inspired by the Primate Visual Cortex.- Using Genetic Algorithms for Real-Time Object Detection.- An Approximate Computation of the Dominant Region Diagram for the Real-Time Analysis of Group Behaviors.- A Lua-based Behavior Engine for Controlling the Humanoid Robot Nao.- Stable Mapping Using a Hyper Particle Filter.- A Characterization of 3D Sensors for Response Robots.- Multiple Model Kalman Filters: A Localization Technique for RoboCup Soccer.- Integrated Genetic Algorithmic and Fuzzy Logic Approach for Decision Making of Police Force Agents in Rescue Simulation Environment.- IntellWheels MMI: A Flexible Interface for an Intelligent Wheelchair.- Analyzing the Human-Robot Interaction Abilities of a General-Purpose Social Robot in Different Naturalistic Environments.- Communicating among Robots in the RoboCup Middle-Size League.- Multi-robot Cooperative Object Localization.- Evolution of Biped Walking Using Truncated Fourier Series and Particle Swarm Optimization.- Efficient Behavior Learning by Utilizing Estimated State Value of Self and Teammates.- Sensor and Information Fusion Applied to a Robotic Soccer Team.- Omnidirectional Walking Using ZMP and Preview Control for the NAO Humanoid Robot.- RoboCup@Home: Results in Benchmarking Domestic Service Robots.- Connecting the Real World with the Virtual World - Controlling AIBO through Second Life.- A Hybrid Agent Simulation System of Rescue Simulation and USARSim Simulations from Going to Fire-Escape Doors to Evacuation to Shelters.- SSL-Vision: The Shared Vision System for the RoboCup Small Size League.- Heuristic Formation Control in Multi-robot Systems Using Local Communication and Limited Identification.- Cooperative Multi-robot Map Merging Using Fast-SLAM.

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