RoboCup-2000: The Fourth Robotic Soccer World Championships

P. Stone, M. Asada, T. Balch, R. D'Andrea, M. Fujita, B. Hengst, G. Kraetzschmar, P. Lima, N. Lau, H. Lund, D. Polani, P. Scerri, S. Tadokoro, T. Weigel, G. Wyeth

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

20 Citations (Scopus)


The Fourth Robotic Soccer World Championships (RoboCup-2000) was held from 27 August to 3 September 2000 at the Melbourne Exhibition Center in Melbourne, Australia. In total, 83 teams, consisting of about 500 people, participated in RoboCup-2000, and about 5000 spectators watched the events. RoboCup-2000 showed dramatic improvement over past years in each of the existing robotic soccer leagues (legged, small size, mid size, and simulation) and introduced RoboCup Jr. competitions and RoboCup Rescue and Humanoid demonstration events. The RoboCup Workshop, held in conjunction with the championships, provided a forum for the exchange of ideas and experiences among the different leagues. This article summarizes the advances seen at RoboCup-2000, including reports from the championship teams and overviews of all the RoboCup events.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11-38
Number of pages28
JournalAI Magazine
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Mar
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Artificial Intelligence


Dive into the research topics of 'RoboCup-2000: The Fourth Robotic Soccer World Championships'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this