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First Places at the ICRA Robot Challenge 2008

Monday, May 19, 2008

The annual International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is considered the most prominent robotics conference in the world. This year ICRA for the first time set up competition between robots specializing in differentiated areas of skill: man-machine interaction, remote controlled and autonomous exploration of planets. The robotics team of Jacobs University, under the lead of Professor Dr. Andreas Birk, started in the most difficult discipline, the autonomous exploration of a planet’s surface. [more]