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EuRathlon: the autonomous robot challenge

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Purpose ‐ This article aims to describe euRathlon 2013, the first competitive event in a three-year, EU-funded programme for autonomous robots, which was held in Germany in September 2013. Design/methodology/approach ‐ Following an introduction, this describes the teams and their robots, the scenarios in which they had to compete, the results and details of the winning robots. It concludes with a short discussion. Findings ‐ Thirteen academic and corporate teams competed in five tasks that simulated a range of challenging terrestrial disaster response scenarios. Performance was assessed and scored by a panel of judges and prizes were awarded to the teams that performed best. Originality/value ‐ This provides details of an important competition that seeks to enhance Europe's autonomous robot capabilities.
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Keywords: Autonomy; Competition; EuRathlon; Navigation; Robots

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: January 14, 2014

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