RoboCup Symposium Best Paper Award

2019
RoboCup Best Engineering Paper Award
RoboCup@Home-Objects: Benchmarking Object Recognition for Home Robots
Nizar Massouh, Lorenzo Brigato, Luca Iocchi

RoboCup Best Scientific Paper Award
People management framework using a 2D camera for human-robot social interactions
Jacques Saraydaryan, Raphaël Leber, Fabrice Jumel

2018
RoboCup Best Scientific Paper Award
Communication in Soccer Simulation: On the Use of Wiretapping Opponent Teams
Thomas Gabel, Philipp Kl¨oppner, Eicke Godehardt, Alaa Tharwat

2017
Best Paper Award for Scientific Contribution
Real-Time Online Adaptive Feedforward Velocity Control for Unmanned Ground Vehicles
Nicolai Ommer, Alexander Stumpf, Oskar von Stryk

Best Paper Award For Engineering Contribution
Using Convolutional Neural Networks in Robots with Limited Computational Resources: Detecting NAO Robots While Playing Soccer
Nicolás Cruz, Kenzo Lobos-Tsunekawa, Javier Ruiz-del-Solar

2016
Best Paper Award for Scientific Contribution
On Recognizing Transparent Objects in Domestic Environments Using Fusion of Multiple Sensor Modalities
Alexander Hagg, Frederik Hegger, Paul-Gerhard Plöger

Best Paper Award For Engineering Contribution
Ball Localization for Robocup Soccer Using Convolutional Neural Networks
Daniel Speck, Pablo V. A. Barros, Cornelius Weber, Stefan Wermter

2015
Best Paper Award for Scientific Contribution
Language-Based Sensing Descriptors for Robot Object Grounding
Guglielmo Gemignani, Manuela M. Veloso, Daniele Nardi

Interactive Learning of Continuous Actions from Corrective Advice Communicated by Humans
Carlos Celemin, Javier Ruiz-del-Solar

Best Paper Award For Engineering Contribution
Evaluation of the RoboCup Logistics League and Derived Criteria for Future Competitions
Tim Niemueller, Sebastian Reuter, Alexander Ferrein, Sabina Jeschke, Gerhard Lakemeyer

2014
Best Paper Award for Scientific Contribution
Balanced Walking with Capture Steps
Marcell Missura, Sven Behnke

Best Paper Award For Engineering Contribution
RoboCup@Home Spoken Corpus: Using Robotic Competitions for Gathering Datasets
Emanuele Bastianelli, Luca Iocchi, Daniele Nardi, Giuseppe Castellucci, Danilo Croce, Roberto Basili

2013
Best Paper Award for Its Theoretical Contribution
Towards Quantifying Interaction Networks in a Football Match
Oliver M. Cliff, Joseph T. Lizier, X. Rosalind Wang, Peter Wang, Oliver Obst, Mikhail Prokopenko

Best Paper Award for Its Application Contribution
Active Object Search Exploiting Probabilistic Object-Object Relations
Jos Elfring, Simon Jansen, René van de Molengraft, Maarten Steinbuch

Best Paper Award for Its Engineering Contribution
Online Generated Kick Motions for the NAO Balanced Using Inverse Dynamics
Felix Wenk, Thomas Röfer

2012
Best Paper Award
Lateral Disturbance Rejection for the Nao Robot
Juan José Alcaraz-Jiménez, Marcell Missura, Humberto Martínez Barberá, Sven Behnke

2011
Best Paper Award
Compliant Task-Space Control with Back-Drivable Servo Actuators
Jörg Stückler, Sven Behnke