Grace: An autonomous robot for the AAAI Robot Challenge

Reid Simmons*, Dani Goldberg, Adam Goode, Michael Montemerlo, Nicholas Roy, Brennan Sellner, Chris Urmson, Alan Schultz, Myriam Abramson, William Adams, Amin Atrash, Magda Bugajska, Michael Coblenz, Matt MacMahon, Dennis Perzanowski, Ian Horswill, Robert Zubek, David Kortenkamp, Tod Milam, Bryn WolfeBruce Maxwell

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The article discusses an autonomous robot for the AAAI Robot Challenge. In an attempt to solve as much of the AAAI Robot Challenge as possible, five research institutions representing academia, industry and government integrated their research into a single robot named Grace. The article describes the first-year effort by the Grace team, including not only the various techniques each participant brought to Grace but also the difficult integration effort itself.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)51-72
Number of pages22
JournalAI Magazine
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Artificial Intelligence


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