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Agile Robotics for Industrial Automation Competition (ARIAC) Workshop

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology in Collaboration with IEEE CASE held the first ever Agile Robotics for Industrial Automation Competition (ARIAC).  The competition is simulation-based and designed to promote robot agility by utilizing the latest advances in artificial intelligence and robot planning.

A workshop was held at IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems in Vancouver Canada, September 24-28, 2017 and findings and approaches of the top performing teams as well as all the lessons learned from the competition were presented.

Competition Chair

Dr. Craig Schlenoff
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8230
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Phone: 1-301-975-3456
Email: craig.schlenoff [at] nist.gov

Co-Organizers

Anthony Downs
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8230
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Phone: 1-301-975-3436
Email: anthony.downs [at] nist.gov

Dr. William Harrison
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8230
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Phone: 1-301-975-4791
Email: william.harrison [at] nist.gov

Created April 26, 2017, Updated February 25, 2019