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Simulation Competitions on Domestic Robots

  • Jianmin Ji
  • Zhiqiang Sui
  • Guoqiang Jin
  • Jiongkun Xie
  • Xiaoping Chen
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7500)

Abstract

This paper reports a series of simulation competitions on domestic robots. All of these five competitions were based on a simulation platform focused on evaluating high-level functions of a domestic robot, including task planning and dialogue understanding. The object of holding these competitions is to promote research and development of service robots while avoiding limitations imposed by hardware of real robots. We also analyze the results and performances of participating teams since the competition was first held in 2009, showing that more and more terms are participating and they are performing better and better.

Keywords

RoboCup@Home domestic robots simulation platform task planning dialogue understanding 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jianmin Ji
    • 1
  • Zhiqiang Sui
    • 1
  • Guoqiang Jin
    • 1
  • Jiongkun Xie
    • 1
  • Xiaoping Chen
    • 1
  1. 1.Multi-Agent Systems Lab, School of Computer Science and TechnologyUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaHefeiChina

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