Formulation and Implementation of Relational Behaviours for Multi-robot Cooperative Systems

  • Bob van der Vecht
  • Pedro Lima
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3276)


This paper introduces a general formulation of relational behaviours for cooperative real robots and an example of its implementation using the pass between soccer robots of the Middle-Sized League of RoboCup. The formulation is based on the Joint Commitment Theory and the pass implementation is supported by past work on soccer robots navigation. Results of experiments with real robots under controlled situations (i.e., not during a game) are presented to illustrate the described concepts.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bob van der Vecht
    • 1
    • 2
  • Pedro Lima
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Artificial IntelligenceUniversity of GroningenGroningenNetherlands
  2. 2.Institute for Systems and RoboticsInstituto Superior TécnicoLisboaPortugal

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