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Workshop Scope


RoboCup was founded in 1997 with the main goal of “developing by 2050 a Robot Soccer team capable of winning against the human team champion of the FIFA World Cup”. In the next years, RoboCup proposed several soccer platforms that have been established as standard platforms for robotics research. This domain demonstrated the capability of capturing key aspects of complex real world problems, stimulating the development of a wide range of technologies, including the design of electrical-mechanical-computational integrated techniques for autonomous robots. After more than 15 years of RoboCup, nowadays robot soccer represents only a part of the available platforms. RoboCup encompasses more than 15 major leagues that, in addition to Soccer, cover Rescue (Robots and Simulation), @Home (assistive robots in home environments), Festo Logistics League and @Work (Industrial environments), as well as RoboCupJunior leagues for kids. These domains offer a wide range of platforms for researchers with the potential to speed up the developments in the mobile robotics field. This workshop aims to discuss the advances of the electrical, mechanical and computational aspects of robotics based on RoboCup platforms.


Topics of interest


This workshop aims to present the state-of-the-art concerning Robotics and Artificial Intelligence developments based on RoboCup leagues platforms. All papers are required to demonstrate strong relationship with RoboCup platforms. Topics of interest include, but are not restricted to:

(*) Specific contributions on RoboCup@home are encouraged to be submitted to the RoboCup@home workshop in ICAR.


Organization

Chairs:

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Submission Instructions


Publication policy

Papers accepted for publication will be published in WDLR proceedings with ISBN by RoboCup Brazil. PDF containing the full paper contributions will be published in a proceedings booklet at the workshop site.

Style

Papers should be submitted in PDF format with no passwords or encryption. Authors are asked to provide manuscripts in english using exclusively the workshop style, available here in MS-Word and LaTeX. Papers submitted in discordance with provided styles or language will be rejected. Submitted papers should not exceed 10 pages and should not be shorter than 5 pages. Papers are allowed to include authors information (not blind review policy).

Submission

Papers should be submitted by e-mail to wdrl2013@robocup.org.br until the midnight of the deadline (Pacific time).


Important dates


Full Paper Submission: October 21st, 2013
Acceptance Notification: October 25th, 2013
Final Paper Submission: November 1st, 2013
Workshop and Tutorial Day: November 25th, 2013


Venue


WRLD 2013 and tutorial will take place with the 16th International Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR) in the School of Engineering, Universidad de la Republica del Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay.

Contact


For further questions, please contact: wdrl2013@robocup.org.br

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