AAAI/RoboCup-2001 Robot Rescue

Jennifer Casper, Holly Yanco


The AAAI/RoboCup Robot Rescue event is designed to push researchers to design robotic systems for urban search and rescue. The rules were written to approximate a real rescue situation in a simulated environment constructed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. This article discusses the arena, the rules for the 2001 event, the research approaches of the participants, and future challenges.

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