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RoboCup 2014: Robot World Cup XVIII

  • Reinaldo A. C. Bianchi
  • H. Levent Akin
  • Subramanian Ramamoorthy
  • Komei Sugiura


  • Presents highlights of Robot Soccer World Cup 2014

  • Contains papers from the new special track on open source hardware and software components

  • Contributions are written by international experts in the field of robotics and artificial intelligence

Conference proceedings RoboCup 2014

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8992)

Also part of the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence book sub series (LNAI, volume 8992)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. Best Paper Award for its Scientific Contribution

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Marcell Missura, Sven Behnke
      Pages 3-15
  3. Best Paper Award for its Engineering Contribution

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Emanuele Bastianelli, Luca Iocchi, Daniele Nardi, Giuseppe Castellucci, Danilo Croce, Roberto Basili
      Pages 19-30
  4. Champion Teams

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 31-31
    2. Patrick MacAlpine, Mike Depinet, Jason Liang, Peter Stone
      Pages 33-46
    3. Chuan Li, Rong Xiong, Zeyu Ren, Wenjian Tang, Yue Zhao
      Pages 47-59
    4. Cesar Lopez Martinez, Ferry Schoenmakers, Gerrit Naus, Koen Meessen, Yanick Douven, Harrie van de Loo et al.
      Pages 60-69
    5. Jayen Ashar, Jaiden Ashmore, Brad Hall, Sean Harris, Bernhard Hengst, Roger Liu et al.
      Pages 70-81
    6. Yasuo Hayashibara, Hideaki Minakata, Kiyoshi Irie, Taiki Fukuda, Victor Tee Sin Loong, Daiki Maekawa et al.
      Pages 82-93
    7. Seung-Joon Yi, Steve McGill, Qin He, Larry Vadakedathu, Hak Yi, Sanghyun Cho et al.
      Pages 94-105
    8. Victor Spirin, Julian de Hoog, Arnoud Visser, Stephen Cameron
      Pages 106-117
    9. Stefan Kohlbrecher, Florian Kunz, Dorothea Koert, Christian Rose, Paul Manns, Kevin Daun et al.
      Pages 118-129
    10. Kai Chen, Dongcai Lu, Yingfeng Chen, Keke Tang, Ningyang Wang, Xiaoping Chen
      Pages 130-141
    11. Bastian Broecker, Daniel Claes, Joscha Fossel, Karl Tuyls
      Pages 142-154
    12. Tim Niemueller, Sebastian Reuter, Daniel Ewert, Alexander Ferrein, Sabina Jeschke, Gerhard Lakemeyer
      Pages 155-167
  5. Oral Presentations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-169
    2. Gerhard K. Kraetzschmar, Nico Hochgeschwender, Walter Nowak, Frederik Hegger, Sven Schneider, Rhama Dwiputra et al.
      Pages 171-182
    3. David Budden, Peter Wang, Oliver Obst, Mikhail Prokopenko
      Pages 183-194

About these proceedings


This book includes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the 18th Annual RoboCup International Symposium, held in Joao Pessoa, Brazil, in July 2014.The 36 revised papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 66 submis-sions and include 11 champion-team papers, three special-track papers on open-source hardware and software, nine papers on the advancement of the RoboCup leagues track, and three best papers. The contributions present current research and educational activities in the field of robotics and artificial
intelligence with a special focus on the interaction between robots and humans.


Artificial intelligence Cognitive robotics Computer vision Cooperation and coordination Humanoid robots Intelligent robots Machine learning Mobile agents Multi-agent systems Neural networks Object recognition Real-time systems Robocup Robot soccer Robotic control Robotics Robots Search and rescue robots Sensors and actuators Vision for robotics

Editors and affiliations

  • Reinaldo A. C. Bianchi
    • 1
  • H. Levent Akin
    • 2
  • Subramanian Ramamoorthy
    • 3
  • Komei Sugiura
    • 4
  1. 1.FEI UniversitySão Bernardo do CampoBrazil
  2. 2.Boğaziçi UniversityIstanbulTurkey
  3. 3.University of EdinburghEdinburghUnited Kingdom
  4. 4.National Institute of Information and Communications TechnologyKyotoJapan

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