Erstmals bei den RoboCupJunior Austrian Open 2020. Die RoboCup@Home Education Challenge. Wir suchen Teams für die Teilnahme.
RoboCup@Home Education Challenge
RoboCupJunior Austrian Open 2020
April 23 – 25, 2020
The RoboCup@Home Education Challenge will be conducted in a Workshop+Competition format to encourage participation also of inexperienced teams. The workshop will include lectures on how to build and program a service robot for RoboCup@Home related tasks and how to solve the competition tasks.
Pädagogische Hochschule Burgenland (University of Teacher Education Burgenland)
Co-located RoboCupJunior Austrian Open 2020:
RoboCup@Home Education is an educational initiative that promotes educational efforts to promote access to modern technologies such as computer vision, speech understanding, or machine learning and to boost RoboCup@Home participation and service robot development. The aim is to narrow the technological gap between RoboCupJunior and RoboCup Major leagues. RoboCup@Home Education activities started 2015 with various workshops and competitions around the globe. The workshop audiences range from inexperienced high school students to freshmen in engineering programs at university level. In order to provide
a soft start the competitions are blended with preparation workshops.
The hardware for the challenge is standardized.
* Robot (TurtleBot2)
* 3D/Vision Sensor (Kinect/Xtion/Astra)
* Robot Arm
Teams need to consist of 2 to 4 students lead by one mentor. The same age limits apply as for the regular participation in the RoboCupJunior Austrian Open.
April 23 2020 Morning – Team and Hardware Setup
Afternoon – Speech Recognition and Synthesis,
April 24 2020 Morning – Speech Recognition and Synthesis,
Afternoon – Navigation, Handout Challenge
April 25 2020 Morning – Working on Challenge Tasks and
Noon – Challenge
The fee for the participation is the same as for the regular participation in the RoboCupJunior Austrian Open 2020.
Further information about the challenge can be found here: http://www.robocupathomeedu.org/…/robocup-home-education-ch…
Material for the preparation can be found here: http://www.robocupathomeedu.org/learn
CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
Teams interested in participating to the challenge should send the following information in an email with subject
„RoboCup@Home Education Challenge 2020 – Team Application“ to firstname.lastname@example.org.
* Team Name:
* Mentor’s Name:
* Mentor’s Email:
* Number of Team Members:
* Team Has Its Own Hardware: [Yes/No]
* A Brief Summary of Motivation and Previous Experience:
Deadline for submission: February 15, 2020.
Selected teams will be notified by February 28, 2020.
Teams will be selected based on their motivation and previous experience and diversity of schools and regions. We intend to accept up to 5 teams without own hardware and up to 3 additional teams with their own hardware.
* Gerald Steinbauer (Graz University of Technology, Austria)
* Johannes Kranabetter (Graz University of Technology, Austria)
* Christoph Wurzinger (HTL Weiz, Austria)
* Luca Iocchi (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)
* Jeffrey Too Chuan Tan (Nankai University, China)