478 Teams to Compete in RoboCup IranOpen 2018

Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 12:54

The 13th RoboCup Iran Open Competitions Press Conference has been held with the presence of IAU deputy of research and technology, Dr. Ranjbar and the head of Qazvin IAU and the chairman of Iranian National RoboCup Committee, Dr. Morteza Mousakhani.

According to an ISCA report, Dr. Mousakhani stated that more than 700 teams have been registered so far in IranOpen, a competition domain designed to advance robotics and AI research through a friendly competition, which 478 of them will compete in this event.

As he explained, 24 international teams from 11 countries including Germany, Turkey, China, Netherlands, Singapore, South Korea, India and other foreign countries will also present their latest achievements in this event.

Dr. Mousakhani noted that Iranian RoboCup Regional Committee and Qazvin Azad University as organizers of this event are grateful to have been able to host these competitions for over a decade.

RoboCup currently includes a number of different robot soccer leagues that focus on different research challenges such as Disaster Rescue, one of the most serious social issue which involves very large numbers of heterogeneous agents in the hostile environment.

Humanoid League, autonomous robots with a human-like body plan and human-like senses play soccer against each other into three size classes: KidSize (40-90cm height), TeenSize (80-140cm height), and AdultSize (130-180cm height).

Virtual Robots is a competition that is part of the Robocup Rescue Simulation league. The goal of the competition is to foster research in cooperative multi-robot systems engaged in Urban Search and Rescue missions.

The RoboCup@Home league aims to develop service and assistive robot technology with high relevance for future personal domestic applications.

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


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