|Dates:||June 19-25, 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).
Figure 1a: RoboCup2002 – Rescue Robot League Arenas (Yellow, Orange, Red)
Figure 1b: RoboCup2002 – Rescue Robot League Yellow Arena
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
|Dates:||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)
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 rescue.robot.league [at] nist.gov ( )