Robocup Rescue Simulation Competition: Status Report

  • Cameron Skinner
  • Mike Barley
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4020)

Abstract

This is the fifth anniversary of the Robocup Rescue Simulation Competitions and the tenth anniversary of the disaster that inspired the Competitions. This is a good time to take stock of what milestones have been achieved and what milestones we should be aiming for. Specifically, this paper looks at the goals that led to the establishment of the competition, the current status of the simulation platform and infrastructure, and finally suggests areas of the current simulation platform which should be improved and parts of the Robocup Rescue technical and social infrastructure which should be extended.

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cameron Skinner
    • 1
  • Mike Barley
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceThe University of AucklandNew Zealand

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