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2002 Robot Rescue Competitions

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RoboCup2002 – Rescue Robot League
Fukuoka, Japan
June 19 – June 25, 2002

For the RoboCup2002 - Rescue Robot League Competition, new arenas were fabricated by Japan’s National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Figures 1a-1d).

RoboCup2002 – Rescue Robot League Arenas (Yellow, Orange, Red)
Figure 1a: RoboCup2002 – Rescue Robot League Arenas (Yellow, Orange, Red)

RoboCup2002 – Rescue Robot League Yellow Arena
Figure 1b: RoboCup2002 – Rescue Robot League Yellow Arena

RoboCup2002 – Rescue Robot League Orange Arena
Figure 1c: RoboCup2002 – Rescue Robot League Orange Arena

RoboCup2002 – Rescue Robot League Red 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).

Place Awards:

1st Place – KAVOSH (IRAN)
2nd Place – MARR (JAPAN)

Additional Competitors:

KEYSTONE (CANADA)
IUB (GERMANY)
HANIF (IRAN)
SHARIF (IRAN)
TOKYO INSTITUTE of TECHNOLOGY (JAPAN)
UVS-IV (JAPAN)
ZMP – SENSORBOT (NEW ZEALAND)
SCARABS (USA)


RoboCup2002 – Rescue Robot League Competitors
Figure 2: RoboCup2002 – Rescue Robot League Competitors


AAAI – 2002 – Rescue Robot League Competition
Edmonton, Canada
July 28 – August 1, 2002

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 – YSC (IRAN)
2nd PLACE – SWARTHMORE COLLEGE (USA)
3rd PLACE and TECHNICAL AWARD for MAPPING – GEORGIA TECH (USA)
TECHNICAL AWARD for INTERFACE DESIGN – INEEL (USA)

Additional competitors:

KEYSTONE FIRE BRIGADE (CANADA)
CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (USA)
ROCHESTER (USA)
UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY (USA)

NOTE: No pictures of the arenas at this venue or the competition robots are available


Any Questions?

If you would like additional information on these past Rescue Robot Competitions, please send an email to rescue.robot.league@nist.gov

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Last updated: January 18, 2005