Ten Years of the AAAI Mobile Robot Competition and Exhibition

Tucker Balch, Holly Yanco

Abstract


Summer 2001 marked the tenth AAAI Mobile Robot Competition and Exhibition. A decade of contests and exhibitions have inspired innovation and research in AI robotics. Here we look back at the origins of the contest and how it evolved. We also reflect on how the contest has served as an arena for important debates in the AI and robotics communities. The article closes with a speculative look forward to the next decade of AAAI robot competitions.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1609/aimag.v23i1.1603

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