Potential Tasks and Research Issues for Mobile Robots in RoboCup Rescue

  • Robin R. Murphy
  • Jenn Casper
  • Mark Micire
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2019)


Previous work [5] has summarized our experiences working with the Hillsborough Fire Rescue Department and FEMA documents pertaining to Urban Search and Rescue. This paper discusses the lessons learned and casts them into four main categories of tasks for the physical agent portion of RoboCup-Rescue: 1) reconnaissance and site assessment, 2) rescuer safety, 3) victim detection, and 4) mapping and characterizing the structure.


Mobile Robot Physical Agent Thermal Camera Site Assessment National Fire Protection Association 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robin R. Murphy
    • 1
  • Jenn Casper
    • 1
  • Mark Micire
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science and EngineeringUniversity of South FloridaTampaUSA

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