[robotics-worldwide] Call for Participation: 3D Competition - RoboCup 2012 Soccer Simulation League

Hedayat Vatankhah hedayatv at gmail.com
Sun Jan 15 14:40:18 PST 2012


                                                               Call for 
Participation

                                    3D Competition, RoboCup 2012 Soccer 
Simulation League

                                                    June 18-24, 2012 
(Mexico City)

http://www.robocup2012.org/

The RoboCup Soccer Simulation 3D Competition provides a great opportunity to
experiment with humanoid robots without the need for investing in 
robot's hardware. It
facilitates experimenting with different learning and optimization 
techniques by providing
a simulated environment.

Information about the registration and qualification process for the 
RoboCup 2012
Soccer Simulation League, 3D competition:

Schedule
--------------
The schedule of 3D competition is aligned with the general RoboCup 2012 
schedule:

Team Pre-Registration Deadline: *February 15, 2012 - 23:59 UTC*
Team Qualification Material Submission: February 16 - February 29, 2012

Early Registration: March 1 – April 30, 2012
Regular Registration: May 1 – May 31, 2012 (No team registration 
accepted after May 31)
Late registration: June 1 – June 23 2012

Pre-Registration
----------------------

All teams who wish to qualify need to pre-register before the deadline 
(15 February 2012).
To pre-register, send an E-Mail to hedayatv+3dreg at gmail.com with the subject
'2012 Pre-registration TEAM_NAME'. The E-Mail should contain the 
following information:

  1. Team-Name:
  2. Team-Leader:
  3. E-Mail:
  4. Country:
  5. Affiliation:
  6. Number of team members:

You should receive a confirmation e-mail for your pre-registration in a 
few days (up to 4 days).
Please make sure that you receive the confirmation e-mail before the 
deadline.


Qualification
------------------

Qualification is based on a team's current performance, previous 
achievements in RoboCup,
and scientific contributions to the RoboCup community in past years, 
cooperation in
the 3D mailing list and development of the simulator.

In RoboCup 2012, up to 28 teams will participate in the 3D competitions. 
The top three teams
from RoboCup 2011 (UT Austin Villa, CIT3D and Apollo3D) are 
automatically qualified
after pre-registering their teams and submitting an appropriate Team 
Description Paper (TDP).
The other 25 teams will be selected through a qualification process.

The qualification rules are not finalized yet. The OC does not accept 
qualification materials from
teams who have not been pre-registered by the pre-registration deadline. 
The qualification
rules will be announced soon. However, the rules will not be very 
different from the rules of
2011 competitions.

Good luck

Hedayat Vatankhah
On Behalf of Organizing and Technical Committees
3D Competition, Soccer Simulation League
RoboCup 2012 - Mexico City



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