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RoboEarth: robots sharing a knowledge base for world modelling and learning of actions

Project description


Cognitive Systems and Robotics
Connecting robots world-wide
The RoboEarth project exploits a new approach towards endowing robots with advanced perception and action capabilities, thus enabling robots to carrying out useful tasks autonomously in circumstances that were not planned at design time. RoboEarth is a world wide web-style database and will allow robots to share any reusable knowledge independent from their hardware and configuration. As a result of the proposed project, major innovations are expected in the fields of 3D sensing (object recognition and localization), control strategies (linking perception and action) and learning. Examples of demonstrators are presenting meal options and serving a drink to a patient in a hospital room.

Call for proposal

FP7-ICT-2009-4
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Coordinator Contact

Marinus J.G. VAN DE MOLENGRAFT (Dr.)

Coordinator

TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT EINDHOVEN
Address
Groene Loper 3
5612 AE Eindhoven
Netherlands

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Rene vd Molengraft (Dr.)
EU contribution
€ 1 034 653

Participants (5)

EIDGENOESSISCHE TECHNISCHE HOCHSCHULE ZUERICH
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 911 746
Address
Raemistrasse 101
8092 Zuerich

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Raffaello D'Andrea (Prof.)
UNIVERSITY OF STUTTGART
Germany
EU contribution
€ 576 088
Address
Keplerstrasse 7
70174 Stuttgart

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Michael Matthiesen (Mr.)
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET MUENCHEN
Germany
EU contribution
€ 620 000
Address
Arcisstrasse 21
80333 Muenchen

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Ulrike Ronchetti (Ms.)
UNIVERSIDAD DE ZARAGOZA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 489 602
Address
Calle Pedro Cerbuna 12
50009 Zaragoza

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
oscar Lopez (Mr.)
PHILIPS ELECTRONICS NEDERLAND BV
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 325 911
Address
High Tech Campus 52
5656 AG Eindhoven

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Ard Nieuwenhuis (Mr.)