Tech united Eindhoven middle size league winner 2018

Yanick Douven, Wouter Houtman, Ferry Schoenmakers, Koen Meessen, Harrie van de Loo, Dennis Bruijnen, Wouter H.T.M. Aangenent, Jorrit Olthuis, Cas de Groot, Marzieh Dolatabadi Farahani, Peter van Lith, Pim Scheers, Ruben Sommer, Bob van Ninhuijs, Patrick van Brakel, Jordy Senden, Marjon van 't Klooster, Wouter Kuijpers, René van de Molengraft

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The Tech United Eindhoven Middle Size League (MSL) team achieved a first place at RoboCup 2018. This paper presents a short evaluation of the tournament and describes the most notable developments made in preparation of the tournament. One development in the robot’s hardware is presented: the realization of our eight-wheeled soccer player. The following developments in software will be presented: a new approach to ball state estimation and the human-alike dribble. Additionally, research towards the application of artificial intelligence in opponent action prediction and opponent recognition will be presented.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRoboCup 2018
Subtitle of host publicationRobot World Cup XXII
EditorsKatie Genter, Oskar von Stryk, Maarouf Saad, Dirk Holz
Place of PublicationCham
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-27544-0
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-27543-3
Publication statusPublished - 4 Aug 2019
Event22nd RoboCup International Symposium, RoboCup 2018 - Montréal, Canada
Duration: 18 Jun 201822 Jun 2018
Conference number: 22

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume11374 LNAI
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


Conference22nd RoboCup International Symposium, RoboCup 2018
OtherInternational Competition and Symposium


  • Ball handling
  • Middle size league
  • Multi-robot
  • RoboCup soccer


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