[robotics-worldwide] Final CfP: RoboCup at Work at RoboCup 2013

Walter Nowak nowak at locomotec.com
Thu Mar 21 07:35:40 PDT 2013


                    Call for Participation

      RoboCup at Work Competition, June 24-30, 2013 (Eindhoven)

http://www.robocupatwork.org/

RoboCup at Work is a new competition in RoboCup that targets the use of 
robots in work-related scenarios.

RoboCup at Work aims to foster research and development that enables use of 
innovative mobile robots equipped with advanced manipulators for current 
and future industrial applications, where robots cooperate with human 
workers for complex tasks ranging from manufacturing, automation, and 
parts handling up to general logistics. The main scientific scope of the 
new league is on scalable and robust mobile manipulation inspired by 
real-world industrial challenges, including navigation, object 
recognition, manipulation, and planning.


Information about the registration and qualification process for RoboCup 
2013:

Schedule:
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April 01, 2013 : Deadline for qualification material (Team Description 
Paper)
April 15, 2013 : Notification of acceptence
May 31, 2013   : Deadline for team registration

June 24-30, 2013 : RoboCup at Work competition


Qualification:
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Every team intending to participate has to submit a Team Description 
Paper (TDP) via email to the Technical Committee: 
rc-work-tc at lists.robocup.org

The TDP should at least contain the following information in the 
author/title section of the paper:
-    Name of the team (title)
-    Team members (authors), including the team leader
-    Link to the team web site (if available)
-    Contact information

The body of the TDP should contain information on the following:
-    focus of research/research interest
-    description of the hardware, including an image of the robot(s)
-    description of the software, esp. the functional and software 
architectures
-    innovative technology (if any)
-    reusability of the system or parts thereof
-    applicability and relevance to industrial tasks

The length of the TDP is limited to 3 pages. Please use the same 
Springer LNAI format used in the RoboCup Symposium submissions:

http://www.springer.com/series/1244

The evaluation criteria will include relevant scientific contribution 
and publications, professional quality of robot and software, novelty of 
approach as well as relevance to industry.


Best Regards,
The 2013 RoboCup at Work Organizing and Technical Committees





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