RoboCup 2011: Robot Soccer World Cup XV

  • Thomas Röfer
  • N. Michael Mayer
  • Jesus Savage
  • Uluc̨ Saranlı
Conference proceedings RoboCup 2011

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-32060-6

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7416)

Table of contents (50 papers)

  1. Front Matter
  2. Champion Papers

    1. WrightEagle and UT Austin Villa: RoboCup 2011 Simulation League Champions
      Aijun Bai, Xiaoping Chen, Patrick MacAlpine, Daniel Urieli, Samuel Barrett, Peter Stone
      Pages 1-12
    2. Robot Hardware, Software, and Technologies behind the SKUBA Robot Team
      Kanjanapan Sukvichai, Teeratath Ariyachartphadungkit, Krit Chaiso
      Pages 13-24
    3. B-Human 2011 – Eliminating Game Delays
      Tim Laue, Thomas Röfer, Katharina Gillmann, Felix Wenk, Colin Graf, Tobias Kastner
      Pages 25-36
    4. RoboCup 2011 Humanoid League Winners
      Daniel D. Lee, Seung-Joon Yi, Stephen McGill, Yida Zhang, Sven Behnke, Marcell Missura et al.
      Pages 37-50
    5. Towards Robust Mobility, Flexible Object Manipulation, and Intuitive Multimodal Interaction for Domestic Service Robots
      Jörg Stückler, David Droeschel, Kathrin Gräve, Dirk Holz, Jochen Kläß, Michael Schreiber et al.
      Pages 51-62
    6. RoboCupJunior – A Decade Later
      Amy Eguchi, Nicky Hughes, Matthias Stocker, Jiayao Shen, Naomi Chikuma
      Pages 63-77
  3. Best Paper

    1. Compliant Task-Space Control with Back-Drivable Servo Actuators
      Jörg Stückler, Sven Behnke
      Pages 78-89
  4. Papers with Oral Presentation

    1. Planning Stable Paths for Urban Search and Rescue Robots
      Mohammad Norouzi, Freek De Bruijn, Jaime Valls Miró
      Pages 90-101
    2. Ball Interception Behaviour in Robotic Soccer
      João Cunha, Nuno Lau, João Rodrigues
      Pages 114-125
    3. Rigid and Soft Body Simulation Featuring Realistic Walk Behaviour
      Oliver Urbann, Sören Kerner, Stefan Tasse
      Pages 126-136
    4. Towards Robust Object Categorization for Mobile Robots with Combination of Classifiers
      Christian A. Mueller, Nico Hochgeschwender, Paul G. Ploeger
      Pages 137-148
    5. Learning Visual Obstacle Detection Using Color Histogram Features
      Saskia Metzler, Matthias Nieuwenhuisen, Sven Behnke
      Pages 149-161
    6. Gradient Vector Griding: An Approach to Shape-Based Object Detection in RoboCup Scenarios
      Hamid Moballegh, Naja von Schmude, Raúl Rojas
      Pages 162-173
    7. AnySURF: Flexible Local Features Computation
      Eran Sadeh-Or, Gal A. Kaminka
      Pages 174-185
    8. Online Motion Planning for Multi-robot Interaction Using Composable Reachable Sets
      Aris Valtazanos, Subramanian Ramamoorthy
      Pages 186-197
    9. Real-Time Trajectory Generation by Offline Footstep Planning for a Humanoid Soccer Robot
      Andreas Schmitz, Marcell Missura, Sven Behnke
      Pages 198-209
    10. Real Time Biped Walking Gait Pattern Generator for a Real Robot
      Feng Xue, Xiaoping Chen, Jinsu Liu, Daniele Nardi
      Pages 210-221
  5. Papers with Poster Presentation

    1. Efficient Multi-hypotheses Unscented Kalman Filtering for Robust Localization
      Gregor Jochmann, Sören Kerner, Stefan Tasse, Oliver Urbann
      Pages 222-233

About these proceedings


This book includes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the 15th Annual RoboCup International Symposium, held in Istanbul, Turkey, in July 2011.
The 12 revised  papers and 32 poster presentation presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 97 submissions. The papers are orginazed on topical sections on robot hardware and software, perception and action, robotic cognition and learning, multi-robot systems, human-robot interaction, education and edutainment and applications.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Thomas Röfer
    • 1
  • N. Michael Mayer
    • 2
  • Jesus Savage
    • 3
  • Uluc̨ Saranlı
    • 4
  1. 1.Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz, Sichere Kognitive SystemeBremenGermany
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringNational Chung Cheng UniversityMin-HsiungTaiwan
  3. 3.Bio-Robotics Laboratory, Engineering School Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico,UNAMMexico, D.F.Mexico
  4. 4.Department of Computer EngineeringTechnical University AnkaraAnkaraTurkey

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-32059-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-32060-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349