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The CENTAURO project was awarded the Ralf-Dahrendorf-Preis by the German Minister of Education and Research (BMBF). BMBF will fund a project to communicate the CENTAURO results to high-school students. [Press release]
The Google Faculty Research Award project "Collaborative Perception using Smart Edge Sensors and Cloud-based 4D SLAM" was funded.
Our proposal for the Amazon Research Award project "Generalizing Scene Parsing for Cluttered Bin Picking" was funded.
After evaluating the CENTAURO system sucessfully at Kerntechnischen-Hilfsdienst GmbH, the final CENTAURO project review took place in Bonn.
A new project to develop autonomous assistance functions for micro aerial vehicles has been granted by BMBF as part of the competence center for rescue robots (DRZ).
The soccer robots of our team NimbRo won all competitions of Humanoid League AdultSize class at RoboCup 2018 in Montreal, Canada: 1 vs. 1 soccer tournament, 2 vs. 2 drop-in games, technical challenges, Best-humanoid Award.
Our lab moved to the new Computer Science building (Informatikzentrum) on Campus Poppelsdorf.
Our team NimbRo was very successful at RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya, Japan. Our Humanoid TeenSize and AdultSize soccer robots won their tournaments, technical challenges, drop-in challenge and the RoboCup Design Award. In the Amazon Robotics Challenge, our team NimbRo Picking won the 2nd price in the Pick task and came in second in the Final Stow and Pick task.
Our team NimbRo won the Grand Challenge and Challenge 2 in the Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC), which was organized by Khalifa University and took place in Abu Dhabi.
The Research Unit FOR 2535 "Anticipating Human Behaviour" will be funded by German Research Foundation (DFG).
In the AIS group, “Learning Hierarchical Representations for Anticipative Human-Robot Collaboration” will be investigated.