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Robocup-98 : Robot Soccer World Cup II

Robot Soccer World Cup II

By: Minoru Asada (Editor), Hiroaki Kitano (Editor)

Paperback Published: October 1999
ISBN: 9783540663201
Number Of Pages: 514

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RoboCup is an international initiative devoted to advancing the state of the art in artificial intelligence and robotics. The aims of the project and potential research directions are numerous. The ultimate, long-range goal is to build a team of robot soccer players that can beat a human World Cup champion team.This book is the second official archival publication devoted to RoboCup. It documents the achievements presented at the Second International Workshop on RoboCup held in Paris, France, in July 1998. The book opens with an overview section, provides research papers on selected technical topics, and presents technical and strategic descriptions of the work of participating teams.Of interest far beyond the rapidly growing RoboCup community, this book is also indispensable reading for R&D professionals interested in multi-agent systems, distributed artificial intelligence, and intelligent robotics.

Overview and Award Papers
Overview Paper
Overview of RoboCup-98p. 1
Scientific Challenge Award Papers
Character Design for Soccer Commentaryp. 22
Automatic Soccer Commentary and RoboCupp. 34
Rocco: A RoboCup Soccer Commentator Systemp. 50
Champion Teams
The CMUnited-98 Champion Simulator Teamp. 61
The CMUnited-98 Champion Small-Robot Teamp. 77
The CS Freiburg Robotic Soccer Team: Reliable Self-Localization, Multirobot Sensor Integration, and Basic Soccer Skillsp. 93
Technical Papers
Infrastructure
The Survey of RoboCup '98: Who, How and Whyp. 109
How to make a Challenging AI Course Enjoyable Using the RoboCup Soccer Simulation Systemp. 120
A Quadruped Robot for RoboCup Legged Robot Challenge in Paris '98p. 125
Robot Soccer with LEGO Mindstormsp. 141
Basic Skill
Ball-Receiving Skill Dependent on Centering in Soccer Simulation Gamesp. 152
The Priority/Confidence Model as a Framework for Soccer Agentsp. 162
A User Oriented System for Developing Behavior Based Agentsp. 173
Teamwork and Evaluation
From Play Recognition to Good Plays Detection - Reviewing RoboCup 97 Teams from Logfilep. 187
Inductive Verification and Validation of the KULRoT RoboCup Teamp. 193
Layered, Resource-Adaptive Agents in the RoboCup Simulationp. 207
A Description-Processing System for Soccer Agentsp. 221
Using an Explicit Teamwork Model and Learning in RoboCupp. 237
A Hybrid Agent Model, Mixing Short Term and Long Term Memory Abilities. An Application to RoboCup Competitionp. 246
Learning and Evolution
Team-Partitioned, Opaque-Transition Reinforcement Learningp. 261
Cooperative Behavior Acquisition in a Multiple Mobile Robot Environment by Co-evolutionp. 273
Real Robot Perception, Mechanism, and Integration
Integrated Reactive Soccer Agentsp. 286
An Innovative Approach to Vision, Localization and Orientation Using Omnidirectional RadialSignature Analysisp. 299
An Application ol Vision-Based Learning in RoboCup for a Real Robot with an Omnidirectional Vision System and the Team Description of Osaka University "Trackies"p. 316
The RoboCup-NAIST: A Cheap Multisensor-Based Mobile Robot with On-Line Visual Learning Capabilityp. 326
Team Description
Simulation
Andhill-98:A RoboCup Team which Reinforces Positioning with Observationp. 338
Evolving Team Darwin Unitedp. 346
UBU: Utility-Based Uncertainty Handling in Synthetic Soccerp. 352
AT Humboldt in RoboCup-98p. 358
Individual Tactical Play and Pass with Communication between Players -Team Descriptions of Team Miya2-p. 364
UKSC-team: A Cognitive Multi-Agent Approach to the RoboCup'98 Simulator Leaguep. 371
Description of Team Erikap. 377
Getting Global Performance through Local Information in PaSo-Team'98p. 384
A Direct Approach to Robot Soccer Agents: Description for the Team MAINZ ROLLING BRAINS Simulation League of RoboCup'98p. 390
CAT Finland: Executing Primitive Tasks in Parallelp. 396
A Multi-level Constraint-Based Controller for the Dynamo98 Robot Soccer Teamp. 402
Real Robot Small-Size League
The small league RoboCup team of the VUB AI-Labp. 410
CUPS Glory - Soccer Robots with Local Intelligencep. 416
The Cambridge University Robot Football Team Descriptionp. 422
UQ RoboRoos: Preliminary Results for a Robot Soccer Teamp. 428
Real Robot Middle-Size League
ISocRob - Team Descriptionp. 434
Real MagiCol 98: Team Description and Resultsp. 440
Agilo RoboCuppers: RoboCup Team Descriptionp. 446
The Ulm Sparrows: Research into Sensorimotor Integration, Agency, Learning, and Multiagenl Cooperationp. 452
ART Azzurra Robot Teamp. 458
Design and Evaluation of the T-Team of the University or Tuebingen for R,oboCup'98p. 464
Team Description of the GMD RoboCup-Teamp. 473
UTTORI United: Cooperative Team Play Based on Communicationp. 479
Legged robot league
Quadrrupcd Robot Guided by Enhanced Vision System and Supervision Modulesp. 485
The CMTrio-98 Sony Legged Robot Teamp. 491
BabyTigers-98: Osaka Legged Robot Teamp. 498
Author Indexp. 507
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ISBN: 9783540663201
ISBN-10: 3540663207
Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 514
Published: October 1999
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.72
Weight (kg): 0.74