RoboCup Rescue Simulation Innovation Strategy

  • Arnoud Visser
  • Nobuhiro Ito
  • Alexander Kleiner
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8992)


The RoboCup rescue simulation competitions have been held since 2001. The experience gained during these competitions has supported the development of multi-agent and robotics based solution for disaster mitigation. The league consists of three distinct competitions. These competitions are the agent competition, the virtual robots competition, and the infrastructure competition. The main goal of the infrastructure competition is to increase every year the challenge and to drive the innovation of the league, while the agent and virtual robot competition are focused on developing intelligent agents and robot control systems that can cope with those challenges. This paper provides an overview on the current state-of-the-art in the league and developments and innovations planned for the future.


Task Allocation Traffic Simulation Fire Brigade Rescue Robot Incident Commander 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arnoud Visser
    • 1
  • Nobuhiro Ito
    • 2
  • Alexander Kleiner
    • 3
  1. 1.Universiteit van AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Aichi Institute of TechnologyToyota CityJapan
  3. 3.Linköpings UniversitetLinköpingSweden

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