RoboCup is an international scientific initiative with the goal of advancing the state of the art of intelligent robots. When established in 1997, the original mission was to field a team of robots capable of winning against the human soccer World Cup champions by 2050.
Over the course of a week in early July, local area students in grades 9 through 12 learned basic commands to control the robots, developed simple planning algorithms, and programmed behaviors for offensive and defensive roles with the week culminating in a series of 2 v 2 matches. Students came away from the activity with a new appreciation for the problems of intelligent multi-robot/agent cooperation and control in the highly dynamic environment of even a toy soccer pitch plus plenty of hands-on coding and robotics experience.
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