21st Dec 2018
Self-organizing robot swarm

Self-organizing robot swarm

Fredrik Jansson en Jaap Kaandorp from the Computational Science Lab published their research on swarm behavior in Science Robotics. More information (in Dutch) at UvA news.

30th Nov 2018

UvA participates in agri-robot programme FlexCRAFT

Theo Gevers announced that the UvA is one of the partners of the NWO-TTW FlexCRAFT programme. New technology for robotics The FlexCRAFT programme is developing new robotics for the automated harvesting...

17th Oct 2018

Robot cuddling session

Inspired by the puppy room at the University Library, there is now also a robot dog cuddling session in the Intelligent Robotics Lab, especially for Artificial Intelligence students. Release your...

01st Oct 2018

Interview with Cees Snoek in the Robolab

The national television made an AI-special, including a visit to theUniversity of Amsterdam. The Dutch Nao Team was at that training the new team-members, so the Intelligent Robotics Lab was...

16th Aug 2018

Dutch Nao Team against the World Champion

The Dutch Nao Team was invited to play a number of demonstration games against the current World Champion: Nao Team HWTK from Leipzig. They will play at the Herbstmesse in...

07th Aug 2018

On the cover of Science Robotics

The night flight of a swarm of drones was on the cover of the July edition of Science Robotics. In the article the co-authors of Gutzi Eiben showed that the...

11th Jul 2018
Our Nao robot Barathon at the keynote of the 21st International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue

Our Nao robot Barathon at the keynote of the 21st International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue

The TechLabs of the two Amsterdam universities work closely together. The Intelligent Robotics Lab has an extensive list of equipment which can be borrowed. This month our Nao robot Barathon...

11th Jul 2018
Joint Rescue Forces wins the RoboCup Rescue Simulation Infrastructure competition

Joint Rescue Forces wins the RoboCup Rescue Simulation Infrastructure competition

At the RoboCup 2018 in Montreal, Canada, the Joint Rescue Forces have won the Infrastructure competition with their Machine Learning to the Rescue workshop.

26th Mar 2018
Joint Rescue Forces goes to RoboCup German Open

Joint Rescue Forces goes to RoboCup German Open

As described in our team description paper, Luis Gustavo Nardin, Sebastian Castro and I will develop a workshop on how different machine learning techniques could be applied in the RoboCup...

26th Feb 2018
Dutch Nao Team qualified for RoboCup 2018 in Montréal

Dutch Nao Team qualified for RoboCup 2018 in Montréal

The Dutch Nao Team is qualified as oneof the  24 teams worldwide to compete in the RoboCup Soccer Standard  Platform League. The list of competitors can be found at the RoboCup...