IROS RoboCup Best Paper Award

Since 2007, an award is given to the best paper related to RoboCup research presented at IROS conference.

The recipients of the IROS RoboCup Best Paper Award are listed below.

SpeedFolding: Learning Efficient Bimanual Folding of Garments
Yahav Avigal, Lars Burscheid, Tamim Asfour, Torsten Kroeger, Ken Goldberg

RCareWorld: A Human-centric Simulation World for Caregiving Robots
Ruolin Ye, Wenqiang Xu, Haoyuan Fu, Rajat Kumar Jenamani, Vy Nguyen, Cewu Lu, Katherine Dimitropoulou, Tapomayukh Bhattacharjee

Learning Visual Feedback Control for Dynamic Cloth Folding
Julius Hietala, David Blanco-Mulero, Gokhan Alcan, Ville Kyrki

Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning for Precise Soccer Shooting Skills using a Quadrupedal Robot
Yandong Ji, Zhongyu Li, Yinan Sun, Xue Bin Peng, Sergey Levine, Glen Berseth, Koushil Sreenath

Multi-Resolution POMDP Planning for Multi-Object Search in 3D
Kaiyu Zheng, Yoonchang Sung, George Konidaris, Stefanie Tellex

Learning to Share Autonomy across Repeated Interaction
Ananth Jonnavittula, Dylan Losey

Binary Neural Network in Robotic Manipulation: Flexible Object Manipulation for Humanoid Robot Using Partially Binarized Auto-Encoder on FPGA
Satoshi Sohara, Tetsuya Ogata, Hiromitsu Awano

Learning to Play Soccer From Scratch: Sample-Efficient Emergent Coordination Through Curriculum-Learning and Competition
Pavan Samtani, Francisco Leiva, Javier Ruiz-del-Solar

Real-Time Constrained Nonlinear Modal Predictive Control on SO(3) For Dynamic Legged Locomotion
Seungwoo Hong, Joon-Ha Kim, Hae-Won Park

Task Planning with Belief Behavior Trees
Evgenii Safronov, Michele Colledanchise, Lorenzo Natale

The Marathon 2 - A Navigation System
Steven Macenski, Francisco Martin Rico, Ruffin White, Jonathan Gines Clavero

Relative Pose Estimation and Planar Reconstruction Via Superpixel-Driven Multiple Homographies
Xi Wang, Marc Christie, Eric Marchand

Motion Decoupling and Composition via Reduced Order Model Optimization for Dynamic Humanoid Walking with CLF-QP based Active Force Control
Xiaobin Xiong, Aaron D. Ames

Early Fusion for Goal Directed Robotic Vision
Aaron Walsman, Yonatan Bisk, Saadia Gabriel, Dipendra Misra, Yoav Artzi, Yejin Choi, Dieter Fox

Advanced Autonomy on a Low-Cost Educational Drone Platform
Luke Eller, Théo Guérin, Baichuan Huang, Garrett Warren, Sophie Yang, Josh Roy, Stefanie Tellex

A Multimodal Classifier Generative Adversarial Network for Carry and Place Tasks from Ambiguous Language Instructions
Aly Magassouba, Komei Sugiura and Hisashi Kawai

Robust Object Recognition Through Symbiotic Deep Learning In Mobile Robots
Joao Cartucho, Rodrigo Ventura and Manuela Veloso

Learning Implicit Sampling Distributions for Motion Planning
Clark Zhang, Jinwook Huh, and Daniel D. Lee

Online Visual Robot Tracking and Identification Using Deep LSTM Networks
Hafez Farazi and Sven Behnke

Rebalance Control for Humanoid Walking Based on Online Foot Position Compensation
Tong Zhang, Changjiu Liu, Qijun Chen

Intra-Robot Replanning to Enable Team Member Conditions
Phillip Cooksey and Manuela Veloso

Multi-Robot Search for a Moving Target: Integrating World Modeling, Task Assignment and Context
Francesco Riccio, Emanuele Borzi, Guglielmo Gemignani, Daniele Nardi

Multi-Robot Path Planning for Budgeted Active Perception with Self-Organising Maps
Graeme Best, Jan Faigl, Robert Fitch

Multirobot Sequential Composition
Glenn Wagner, Howie Choset

Event-driven Ball Detection and Gaze Fixation in Clutter
Arren Glover, Chiara Bartolozzi

POMDP to the Rescue: Boosting Performance for RoboCup Rescue
Kegui Wu, Wee Sun Lee, David Hsu

Path Planning for Optimizing Survivability of Multi-Robot Formation in Adversarial Environments
Yaniv Shapira and Noa Agmon

Benchmarking Robot Cooperation without Pre-Coordination in the RoboCup Standar Platform League Drop-In Player Competition
Katie Genter, Tim Laue, Peter Stone

Environment-independent Formation Flight of Micro Aerial Vehicles without Infrastructure
Tobias Naegeli, Christian Conte, Alexander Domahidi, Manfred Morari, Otmar Hilliges

The Response Robotics Summer School 2013: Bringing Responders and Researchers Together to Advance Response Robotics
Raymond Ka-Man Sheh, Bill Coolidge, Mihai Lazarescu, Haldun Komsuoglu, Adam Jacoff

Finding and Navigating to Household Objects with UHFRFID Tags by Optimizing RF Signal Strength
Travis Deyle, Matthew Reynolds, Charlie Kemp

3D Path Planning and Execution for Search and Rescue Ground Robots
Francis Colas, Srivatsa Mahesh, Francois Pomerleau, Ming Liu, Roland Siegward

GPU Accelerated Graph SLAM and Occupancy Voxel Based ICP for Encoder-Free Mobile Robots
Adrian Brian Ratter, Claude Sammut, Matthew J McGill

Stereo Vision Based Indoor/Outdoor Navigation for Flying Robots 
Korbinian Schmid, Teodor Tomic, Felix Ruess, Heiko Hirschmuller, Michael Suppa

Motion Generation by Reference-Point-Dependent Trajectory HMMs
Komei Sugiura, Naoto Iwahashi, and Hideki Kashioka

Behavioural Cloning for Driving Robots over Rough Terrain
Raymond Sheh, Bernhard Hengst, and Claude Sammut

Learning a Probabilistic Self-awareness Model for Robotic Systems
Raphael Golombek, Sebastian Wrede, Marc Hanheide, Martin Heckmann

Constrained geodesic trajectory generation on learnt skill manifolds
Ioannis Havoutis, Subramanian Ramamoorthy

Static Balance for Rescue Robot Navigation: Losing Balance on Purpose within Random Step Environment
Evgeni Magid, Takashi Tsubouchi, Eiji Koyanagi, Tomoaki Yoshida

Shared Autonomy System for Tracked Vehicles to Traverse through Rough Terrain Based on Continuous Three-Dimensional Terrain Scanning
Yoshito Okada, Keiji Nagatani, Kazuya Yoshida, Tomoaki Yoshida, Eiji Koyanagi

Semi-autonomous Operation of Tracked Vehicles on Rough Terrain using Autonomous Control of Active Flippers
Yoshito Okada, Keiji Nagatani and KazuyaYoshida

Planning and Fast Re-Planning of Safe Motions for Humanoid Robots: Application to a Kicking Motion
Sebastien Lengagne, Nacim Ramdani and Philippe Fraisse

Discrete Time Motion Model for Guiding People in Urban Areas Using Multiple Robots
Ana´ıs Garrell, Alberto Sanfeliu, and Francesc Moreno-Noguer

Real-time Running and Jumping Pattern Generation for Bipedal Robots based on ZMP and Euler’s Equations
Barkan Ugurlu and Atsuo Kawamura

Whole-body Motion of a Humanoid Robot for Passing through a Door - Opening a Door by Impulsive force
Hitoshi Arisumi, Jean-Rémy Chardonnet, and Kazuhito Yokoi

Task Guided Attention Control and Visual Verification in Tea Serving by the Daily Assistive Humanoid HRP2JSK
Kei OKADA, Mitsuharu Kojima, Satoru Tokutsu, Yuto Mori, Toshiaki Maki, and Masayuki Inaba

Instability Detection and Fall Avoidance for Humanoid using Attitude Sensors and Reflexes
Reimund Renner and Sven Behnke