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The Carologistics Approach to Cope with the Increased Complexity and New Challenges of the RoboCup Logistics League 2015

  • Tim Niemueller
  • Daniel Ewert
  • Sebastian Reuter
  • Alexander Ferrein
  • Sabina Jeschke
  • Gerhard Lakemeyer
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Abstract

The RoboCup Logistics League (RCLL) has seen major rule changes increasing the complexity, e. g. by raising the number of product variants from 3 to almost 250, and introducing new challenges like the handling of physical processing machines. We describe various aspects of our system that allowed to improve the performance in 2015 and our efforts to advance the league as a whole.

Keywords

RoboCup Logistics League Robotino Festo 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The team members in 2015 are Daniel Ewert, Alexander Ferrein, Mostafa Gomaa, Sabina Jeschke, Gerhard Lakemeyer, Nicolas Limpert, Matthias Löbach, Randolph Maaßen, David Masternak, Victor Mataré, Tobias Neumann, Tim Niemueller, Sebastian Reuter, Johannes Rothe, and Frederik Zwilling. We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of RWTH Aachen University and FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences. We thank Sick AG and Adolf Hast GmbH & Co. KG for sponsoring our efforts by providing hardware and manufacturing support. F. Zwilling and T. Niemueller were supported by the German National Science Foundation (DFG) research unit FOR 1513 on Hybrid Reasoning for Intelligent Systems (http://www.hybrid-reasoning.org).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tim Niemueller
    • 1
  • Daniel Ewert
    • 2
  • Sebastian Reuter
    • 2
  • Alexander Ferrein
    • 3
  • Sabina Jeschke
    • 2
  • Gerhard Lakemeyer
    • 1
  1. 1.Knowledge-based Systems GroupRWTH Aachen UniversityAachenGermany
  2. 2.IMA/ZLW & IfURWTH Aachen UniversityAachenGermany
  3. 3.MASCOR InstituteAachen University of Applied SciencesAachenGermany

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