Author Archives: Rico Mockel
SwarmLab has two new open positions: Tenure Track Postdoc / Assistant Professorship in Robot Control and Human-Robot Interfaces (apply until September 15, 2015) PhD Position in Robot Design (apply until September 15, 2015) see this page for more details.
We are happy to welcome Mr. Paras Arora who has joined our lab to work with us on biologically inspired modular robots and swarm intelligence. All the best for our new PhD fellow.
On November 3rd and 4th, Rico went to Collogne to have the Roombots modular robots filmed for the ARD German TV show “Wissen vor acht – Zunkunft”. This show regularily presents futuristic research. The Roombots episode will be on air in 2015.
Rico and Gerhard have been presenting on October 3rd at the Ambassador Lecture at Maastricht University:
During the World Championship RoboCup 2013 in Eindhoven, Maastricht University’s SwarmLab@Work team has won the world title within the category RoboCup@Work, being the only Dutch team to win a world title. The contest started on Thursday 27 June with the first tests and finished yesterday. A record number of 40,000 people visited the RoboCup. Dr. […]
SwarmLab@work has won the German Open robocup@work competition (shared 1st place with the current world champion). More details see our swarmlab@work page.
Daniel Claes, Daniel Hennes, Karl Tuyls (all three Swarmlab, DKE, UM) and Wim Meeussen (Willow Garage, San Francisco, USA) have won the Best Demonstration Award at the eleventh international conference on autonomous agents and multiagent systems (AAMAS’12, June 4th – June 8th 2012) with: “CALU: Collision Avoidance with Localization Uncertainty”. AAMAS is the largest and […]
Siqi Chen and Gerhard Weiss (Swarmlab, DKE) made a shared third place at this year’s International Automated Negotiating Agent Competition (ANAC 2012, http://anac2012.ecs.soton.ac.uk/). This annual competition brings together researchers from the negotiation community and provides a unique benchmark for evaluating practical negotiation strategies in multi-issue domains. Their negotiating agent, OMACagent*, combines opponent modeling (achieved through […]
dr. F. Oliehoek wins best PC member award at AAMAS’12 – congratulations Frans!