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RoboCup@Home: Registration of RoboCup@Home League

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This message describes preregistration and qualification procedure

for RoboCup@Home League 2010. It contains the following parts:

* Two steps

* Instructions for the TDP

* Instructions for the Web site

* Submission Instructions

* Evaluation criteria

* Tentative schedule

Two Steps

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Every team intending to participate has to run through the following two

steps:

Step 1) The team must send an email to the OC members (emails see below) to

signal intention to participate. Please fill in the following basic

information:

Team Name:

Country:

Affiliation:

Team Leader Name:

E-mail:

Web site:

**** Deadline: Friday, 15 Jan 2010 23:59 PET *****

Step 2) The team must submit a

- team Description Paper (TDP),

- team Video,

- indicate a team web site devoted to their effort.

**** Deadline: Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 23:59 PET *****

Instructions for the TDP

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The TDP contains the following information:

* Description of the hardware and software including a list of integrated

externally available components (including commercial products, freeware,

Open Source, etc.)

* Innovative technology and scientific contribution

* Photo(s) of the robot

* Focus of research/research interests

* Re-usability of the system for other research groups

* Applicability of the robot in the real world

The TDP goes into detail about the technical and scientific approach, but

the

website should be designed for a broader audience.

The length of the TDP is limited to 8 pages. Please use the same Springer

LNAI

format used in the RoboCup Symposium submissions (see http://www.springer.de

/comp/lncs/authors.html).

Instructions for the Web site

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The contents of the web site should be as follows:

* Photos of the robot(s)

* Videos of the robot(s)

* Description of the approaches and information on scientific

achievements

* Relevant publications

* Team members

* Previous participation in RoboCup

Submission Instructions:

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The items above must be submitted by e-mail to all OC members:

Jesus Savage (Mexico), robotssavage@gmail.com

John HENG (Singapure), mkhheng@ntu.edu.sg

Rajesh Mohan (Singapore), mohanrajesh@sp.edu.sg

Sven Wachsmuth (Germany), swachsmu@techfak.uni-bielefeld.de

Fariborz Mahmoudi (Iran), fzmahmoudi@gmail.com

The e-mail subject should be: [@Home2010-Preregistration] (YourTeamName)

The e-mail should contain:

* The following information about your team

o Name of the team

o Affiliation

o Contact information

o Website

* A link to your TDP

* A link to your video

Evaluation criteria:

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Qualification materials will be judged by the following criteria:

* Performance in previous competitions

* Team description paper

* Video

* Website

* Relevant Scientific contribution/publications

* Novelty of approach

* Amendments made to the @Home Wiki

* Contribution to RoboCup@Home League (e.g Proposal of tests,

organization of events, exchange of results inside the league)

Tentative schedule:

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15. Jan. 10 | collect letter of intention to participate

10. Feb. 10 | Deadline for team Description Paper (TDP), team Video, team web site.

27. Feb. 10 | notification of qualification

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