An Overview of RoboCup-2002 Fukuoka/Busan

Minoru Asada, Oliver Obst, Daniel Polani, Brett Browning, Andrea Bonarini, Masahiro Fujita, Thomas Christaller, Tomoichi Takahashi, Satoshi Tadokoro, Elizabeth Sklar, Gal A. Kaminka

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This article reports on the Sixth Robot World Cup Competition and Conference (RoboCup-2002) Fukuoka/Busan, which took place from 19 to 25 June in Fukuoka, Japan. It was the largest Robo- Cup since 1997 and held the first humanoid league competition in the world. Further, the first ROBOTREX (robot trade and exhibitions) was held with about 50 companies, universities, and institutes represented. A total of 117,000 spectators witnessed this marvelous event. To the best of our knowledge, this was the largest robotic event in history.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1609/aimag.v24i2.1700

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