Wittmann & Partner Computer Systems, in collaboration with OXSY (Oxygen Systems)team participates at the Robot World Cup Soccer Games and Conferences event, the most important competition in robotics and artificial intelligence area, which is going to take place between 13 and 17 July, in Osaka, Japan, the scientific symposium associated with the event being held in 18 and 19 July. In the context of these manifestations, the research centers from the entire world confront robot teams, coordinated by software programs, which play soccer games.
In Sibiu, the first team to participate at the international RoboCup competition was accomplished by Sibiu Team, a robot team developed by the software company Wittmann & Partner Computer Systems, the only private company in Romania involved in research activities, and participating at RoboCup.
Wittmann & Partner has involved in the RoboCup research project starting with 1999, when it participated, together with “Lucian Blaga” University, Sibiu at the final phase of the Stockholm edition, the next year being qualified at the 2000 edition, at Melbourne, in Australia. This year, our company is at the third year participation.
Starting with 2001, Wittmann & Partner didn’t effectively involve in the competition, introducing BS – Eng. Sebastian Marian in this area. Sebastian Marian is the founder of the OXSY (Oxygen Systems) team, which participated in 2003 at Padua, Italy, being classified on the first place in the group phase (the system is similar with the one used in the world soccer championship) and in 2004 at Lisbon, in Portugal, being classified on the 11th place in the “Simulation Soccer League” category. Starting with this year, OXSY team has re-started the collaboration with Wittmann & Partner, together with who will continue the research activity in this area.
RoboCup 2005 – Osaka, Japan