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Welcome Robert!

By | August 31, 2014

Robert Stevens will be joining Swarmlab for an internship in September 2014. Robert has studied electronics for nine years now. (Two years on a vmbo (preparatory secondary vocational education), four years on a MBO (Intermediate Vocational Education) and three years on a HBO (university of applied sciences). Some of the projects on which he has […]

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PAS, Parcours of Art and Science

By | August 28, 2014

Robotics is a key technology and engineering science for economic growth and societal prosperity. The scope of robot applications is very broad, ranging from industrial manufacturing over entertainment to healthcare. Swarmlab gives demonstrations with NAO humanoid robots and TURTLEBOTs. Are you wondering how robots can play soccer, avoid collisions and interact with visitors? Discover it […]

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Dr. Rico Mockel has joined Swarmlab

By | August 28, 2014

Dr. Rico Möckel has joined Swarmlab in July 2014 as one of the lab directors. Rico Möckel has a strong background in electrical engineering, intelligent robotics and computer science.

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Swarmlab wins World Title RoboCup@Work 2013

By | July 3, 2013

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. […]

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SwarmLab@work wins German Open robocup 2013 @work competition

By | April 28, 2013

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.

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Best Paper Award at MATES 2012

By | October 22, 2012

Siqi Chen and Gerhard Weiss have won the Best Paper Award at the Tenth German Conference on Multiagent System Technologies (MATES, Trier, Germany, October 2012). The paper’s complete reference is: S. Chen and G. Weiss, “A novel strategy for efficient negotiation in complex environments”, in I.J. Timm & C. Guttmann (Eds.), Multiagent System Technologies. 10th […]

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Best Demonstration Award at AAMAS’12

By | June 8, 2012

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 […]

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Shared Third Place at ANAC 2012

By | June 8, 2012

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 […]

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dr. F. Oliehoek wins best PC member award AAMAS’12

By | June 8, 2012

dr. F. Oliehoek wins best PC member award at AAMAS’12 – congratulations Frans!

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EUMAS 2011

By | October 14, 2011

The Swarmlab is proud to host the European Workshop on Multi-Agent Systems (EUMAS) on 14-15 November 2011! Registration is open at the EUMAS website.

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