[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] HUMABOT CHALLENGE - Robot Competition

Enric Cervera Mateu enric.cervera at icc.uji.es
Tue Jun 10 01:10:10 PDT 2014


Second Announcement


We are proud to announce the HUMABOT CHALLENGE, to be held at *2014
IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots* (Madrid, Spain, Nov
18-20th).


For details see http://www.irs.uji.es/humabot/


Extended Deadline to submit the Registration Form: *JULY 25, 2014*


The competition will focus on algorithmic development for fully autonomous
robots, i.e., robots that operate without human intervention. In this
edition, tests will be held in a small-scale kitchen of a house.


The HUMABOT CHALLENGE is characterized by the use of the middle-size
humanoid platforms. It is intended for using the Darwin-Op platform
manufactured by Robotis, or any other robot with similar characteristics.


IEEE-RAS HUMANOIDS´2014 provides travel support for students participating
in the HUMABOT CHALLENGE. In order to be granted travel support, students
must submit an official application form. The student’s travel expense will
be partially supported, depending on the number of applicants and
availability of funds. The maximum travel support is 2.000€ for the team
depending on the country of origin.


IEEE-RAS HUMANOIDS´2014 will award the following prizes for the HUMABOT
CHALLENGE 2014 winner teams: 1.000€ - 1st place, 700€ - 2nd place, 300€ -
3rd place

See the contest details and official rules for more information on prizes
and eligibility.


*Local committee*

Enric Cervera (UJI, Spain)

Juan C García (UJI, Spain)

Fernando Gómez (UHU, Spain)

Guillem Alenyà (UPC, Spain)

Francisco Blanes (UPV, Spain)


*International Board*

Pedro J Sanz (UJI, Spain), Competition Chair

Pedro Lima (IST, Portugal)

Luca Iocchi (Università di Roma ''La Sapienza'', Italy)

Sven Behnke (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Germany)

Peter Stone (Univ. of Texas, USA)

Eiichi Yoshida (CNRS-AIST JRL, Japan)

Alan FT Winfield (UWE Bristol, UK)


We look forward to seeing you in the HUMABOT CHALLENGE!


Best regards,

The Organizers


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