Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Robotic Soccer

Edited by Pedro U. Lima

Lisbon University Institute, Portugal

Many papers in the book concern advanced research on (multi-)robot subsystems, naturally motivated by the challenges posed by robot soccer, but certainly applicable to other domains: reasoning, multi-criteria decision-making, behavior and team coordination, cooperative perception, localization, mobility systems (namely omni-directional wheeled motion, as well as quadruped and biped locomotion, all strongly developed within RoboCup), and even a couple of papers on a topic apparently solved before Soccer Robotics - color segmentation - but for which several new algorithms were introduced since the mid-nineties by researchers on the field, to solve dynamic illumination and fast color segmentation problems, among others. This book is certainly a small sample of the research activity on Soccer Robotics going on around the globe as you read it, but it surely covers a good deal of what has been done in the field recently, and as such it works as a valuable source for researchers interested in the involved subjects, whether they are currently "soccer roboticists" or not.

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Robotic SoccerEdited by Pedro U. Lima

Published: December 1st 2007

DOI: 10.5772/49

ISBN: 978-3-902613-21-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5817-2

Copyright year: 2007

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59900 Total Chapter Downloads

36 Crossref Citations

73 Web of Science Citations

61 Dimensions Citations


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1. Communication and Collaboration in Heterogeneous Teams of Soccer Robots

By Philipp A. Baer and Roland Reichle


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2. Positioning in Robots Soccer

By Hesam T. Dashti, Shahin Kamali and Nima Aghaeepour


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3. Non-Monotonic Reasoning on Board a Sony AIBO

By David Billington, Vladimir Estivill-Castro, Rene Hexel and Andrew Rock


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4. Color Classification and Object Recognition for Robot Soccer Under Variable Illumination

By Nathan Lovell and Vladimir Estivill-Castro


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5. Towards Model-based Vision Systems for Robot Soccer Teams

By Murilo Fernandes Martins, Flavio Tonidandel and Reinaldo A. C. Bianchi


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6. Probabilistic and Statistical Layered Approach for High-Level Decision Making in Soccer Simulation Robotics

By Carlos Bustamante and Leonardo Garrido


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7. Simulated Environment in Robot Soccer

By Gregor Klancar and Rihard Karba


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8. A Robust and Scalable Pareto Optimal Ball Passing Algorithm for the Robotic Soccer

By Vadim Kyrylov


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9. FC Portugal - High-Level Coordination Methodologies in Soccer Robotics

By Nuno Lau and Luis Paulo Reis


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10. Desktop Robot Soccer

By Frederic Maire, Joaquin Sitte and Narongdech Keeratipranon


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11. Embedded Behavioral Control of Four-legged Robots

By David Herrero Perez and Humberto Martinez Barbera


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12. A Comprehensive Framework for Perception in Robotic Soccer

By Luciano Oliveira, Augusto Loureiro and Leizer Schnitiman


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13. Task Management for Soft Real-Time Applications Based on General Purpose Operating Systems

By Paulo Pedreiras and Luis Almeida


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14. Integrating Autonomous Behaviour and Team Coordination into an Embedded Architecture

By Bernd Kleinjohann, Lisa Kleinjohann, Willi Richert and Claudius Stern


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15. Learning to Play Soccer with the SimpleSoccer Robot Soccer Simulator

By Jeff Riley


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16. Analysing the Difficulty of Learning Goal-Scoring Behaviour for Robot Soccer

By Jeff Riley and Vic Ciesielski


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17. Motion Detection and Object Tracking for an AIBO Robot Soccer Player

By Javier Ruiz-del-Solar and Paul A. Vallejos


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18. Comprehensive Omni-Directional Soccer Player Robots

By Mehdi DaneshPanah, Amir Abdollahi, Hossein Ostadi and Hooman Aghaebrahimi Samani


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19. Event-driven Hybrid Classifier Systems and Online Learning for Soccer Game Strategies

By Yuji Sato


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20. Robust and Accurate Detection of Object Orientation and ID without Color Segmentation

By Hironobu Fujiyoshi, Tomoyuki Nagahashi and Shoichi Shimizu


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21. Behavior Acquisition in RoboCup Middle Size League Domain

By Yasutake Takahashi and Minoru Asada


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22. Multicriterial Decision-Making Control of the Robot Soccer Team

By Petr Tucnik


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23. Robust and Efficient Robot Vision Through Sampling

By Alex North and William Uther


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24. Robot Localisation Using a Distributed Multi-Modal Kalman Filter

By Oleg Sushkov and William Uther


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25. Impossibles: A Fully Autonomous Four-Legged Robot Soccer Team

By Hamid Reza Vaezi Joze, Jafar Habibi and Nima Asadi


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26. RoboCup@Home: Creating and Benchmarking Tomorrows Service Robot Applications

By Tijn van der Zant and Thomas Wisspeintner


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27. VolksBot - A Construction Kit for Multi-Purpose Robot Prototyping

By Thomas Wisspeintner and Walter Nowak


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28. Collaborative Localization and Gait Optimization of SharPKUngfu Team

By Qining Wang, Chunxia Rong, Guangming Xie and Long Wang


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29. The Robotic Water Polo and Underwater Robot Cooperation Involved in the Game

By Zhang Lee, Guangming Xie, Dandan Zhang and Jinyan Shao


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