Soccer Robotics / Edition 1

Soccer Robotics / Edition 1

by Jong-Hwan Kim, Dong-Han Kim, Yong-Jae Kim, Kiam Tian Seow
     
 

ISBN-10: 3642060064

ISBN-13: 9783642060069

Pub. Date: 12/07/2010

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

This monograph is a comprehensive introduction to the field of soccer robotics. Soccer robotics has become an important research area integrating mechatronics, computer science and artificial intelligence techniques to create real-world autonomous systems. It also serves as a popular test arena in which to compare the different approaches, in diverse types of

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This monograph is a comprehensive introduction to the field of soccer robotics. Soccer robotics has become an important research area integrating mechatronics, computer science and artificial intelligence techniques to create real-world autonomous systems. It also serves as a popular test arena in which to compare the different approaches, in diverse types of competition and with varying levels of distributed perception and collaboration. The focus of this monograph is the FIRA framework of Soccer Robotics, in particular MiroSot, which uses a central overhead camera to overview the whole soccer field and a central control of the robots. "Soccer Robotics” completely describes the different requirements to create a soccer team and details the hardware aspects, the computer vision needed, navigation, action selection, basic skills and game strategy. These aspects are described at an undergraduate level, resulting in a book not only useful as a text for courses but also indispensable for everyone who wants to participate in MiroSot robotics.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642060069
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
12/07/2010
Series:
Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics Series, #11
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2004
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
0.79(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Table of Contents

Soccer Robotics.- Robot Soccer System: Hardware and Firmware Components.- How to Sense? Use Computer Vision Techniques.- How to Decide and Act? Use Intelligent Systems and Control Techniques.- How to Improve Intelligence? Use Soft Computing Techniques.- Robot Soccer System: Software Components and Programming.- Simulated Robot Soccer.- Appendix.

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