For the RoboCup2002 - Rescue Robot League Competition,
new arenas were fabricated by Japans National Museum of Emerging
Science and Innovation (Figures 1a-1d).
Figure 1a: RoboCup2002 Rescue Robot League Arenas (Yellow,
Figure 1c: RoboCup2002 Rescue Robot League Orange Arena
Figure 1d: RoboCup2002 Rescue Robot League Red Arena
The RoboCup2002 Rescue Robot League featured
ten teams from six countries (Canada, Germany, Iran, Japan, New Zealand
and US) who developed unique and innovative platforms (Figure 2).
1st Place KAVOSH (IRAN)
2nd Place MARR (JAPAN)
TOKYO INSTITUTE of TECHNOLOGY (JAPAN)
ZMP SENSORBOT (NEW ZEALAND)
Figure 2: RoboCup2002 Rescue Robot League Competitors
The 2002 AAAI competition continued to use the NIST
transportable arenas to host the competition in Edmonton, Canada.
Eight teams from Canada, Iran, and the USA competed in three missions
across two days.
Place and technical awards:
1st PLACE and TECHNICAL AWARD for PLATFORM DESIGN
2nd PLACE SWARTHMORE COLLEGE (USA)
3rd PLACE and TECHNICAL AWARD for MAPPING GEORGIA TECH (USA)
TECHNICAL AWARD for INTERFACE DESIGN INEEL (USA)
KEYSTONE FIRE BRIGADE (CANADA)
CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (USA)
UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY (USA)
NOTE: No pictures of the arenas at this venue or the
competition robots are available
If you would like additional information on these past
Rescue Robot Competitions, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org