Venue: Graz, Austria
Application Date: June 29, 2009
RoboCupTM is an international research and education initiative. Its goal is to foster artificial intelligence and robotics research by providing a standard problem where a wide range of technologies can be examined and integrated. The main focus of the RoboCup activities is competitive football. Teams from all over the world compete in the various categories of robot leagues ranging from Small-size robot league to Humanoid robot league. The games are important opportunities for researchers to exchange technical information. They also serve as a great opportunity to educate and entertain the public.
RoboCup is run by The RoboCup Federation, an international organization, registered in Switzerland, whose main purpose is to organize international effort to promote science and technology using robots and software agents.