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Robot Competitions & Research
Today: Competitions and ResearchMonday: IME/CS QuizWednesday:
–Project Trouble Shooting Day –Discussion of Presentations
John-Hopkins Robotic Surgery CompetitionThe challenge is to carry out a simulated surgery. Students have to design, build, and program a robot to find a tumor in the body and place a needle into it.
Robot Competitions: fun & research
• Some competitions are fun, awards, and accolades
• Some competitions help push the boundaries of research
IEEE Region 5 Competition
• IEEE Sponsored competition
• Team of ECE and CS students
• Objective changes each year
• KISS Institute for Practical Robotics (KIPR)
• Objective changes every yearhttp://www.botball.org/current-season/beyond_botball.php
• American Association of Artificial Intelligence
• Changes as challenges are met
AAAI USAR Competition”RoboCup Rescue
AAAI Scavenger Hunt
Robots search the conference hotel area for a checklist of given objects such as people or information located at specific locations or at a specific time.
This task will require robots to navigate and map a dynamic area with moving objects/people in order to acquire objects to satisfy the checklist.
Larger Events• DARPA Grand Challenge
– 1/3 of all military vehicles will be autonomous by 2010.
• AAAI Grand Challenge– Robot Conference Presenter
• RoboCup: World Robot Soccer