DescriptionRoboCup is an international cooperation to promote research and development in this socially significant domain. The objectives of our research to participate in this competition can be read here.
2006The University of Amsterdam organized the 4-Legged League at the Dutch Open this year. At the Open Challenge the UvA students Mark de Greef and Dave van Soest became 3rd with their demonstration of Automatic Color Calibration. In the Soccer competition we won three times from a German Team, reached the semi-finals and became 4th.
For the RoboCup 2006 the Universities of Amsterdam, Delft and Utrecht will concentrate on the Technical Challenges. For the Open Challenge the UvA student Jurgen Sturm demonstrated Panoramic Localization and became 4th. Combined with the improved penalty shooting demonstrated at the New Goal challenge, the Dutch Aibo Team received the 3rd price in the Technical Challenges. In the Soccer competition the quarter-finals were reached, which means a direct qualification for the RoboCup 2007 in Atlanta.
More details can be found at www.dutchaiboteam.nl/robocup/.
2005The University of Amsterdam has participated in the RoboCup 2005 in Osaka, Japan in the 4-Legged league with the Dutch Aibo team. To prepare for this event, the team travelled to Paderborn for the German Open event. The Dutch Aibo Team is invited for the European Robocup League, a remote competition that can followed by a live internet broadcast.
At the RoboCup 2005 the Dutch Team nearly reached the quarter-final, after a draw against the Chinese Wright Eagles. Here is movie of one of the games:
2004In Lisbon the University of Amsterdam has participated in the 4-Legged league with the Dutch Aibo team. To prepare for this event, the team travelled to Paderborn for the German Open event. The last trainingday in the Netherlands before the Robocup was open for public: 19 juni at the Nemo, Amsterdam. The results were good enough to qualify directly for the RoboCup 2005. Read the daily reports from Stijn Oomes.
PartnersThe team is original a cooperation of six institutes:
In 2005, also the following institutes contribute: