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Welcome to RoCKIn Wiki. RoCKIn (short for "Robot Competitions Kick Innovation in Cognitive Systems and Robotics") is an EU project that will be run over the next three years, consisting of robot competitions, symposiums, educational RoCKIn camps and technology transfer workshops. Our mission is to act as a catalyst for smarter, more dependable robots. The goal of this Wiki is to provide required information for team participating in RoCKIn competitions and camps.

On this wiki teams can find the required information for each of the benchmarks, for both @Home and @Work.

Supra-Chair: Pedro Lima (acting as the overall Coordinator of the Challenges Execution, within his role as RoCKIn Coordinator);

  • RoCKIn@Work
Chair: Tim Friedrich
Tasks Benchmark Referee
TBM1 - “Assemble Aid Tray for Force Fitting” Frederik Hegger
TBM2 - “Plate Drilling” Alberto Pretto
TBM3 - “Prepare Box for manual Assembly Step” Francesco Amigoni
FBM1 - “Object perception” Matteo Matteucci
FBM2 - “Object Manipulation” Rhama Dwiputra
FBM3 - “Control” Tim Friedrich
  • RoCKIn@Home
Chair: Pedro Miraldo
Tasks Benchmark Referee
TBM1 - “Getting to Know My Home” Luca Iocchi
TBM2 - “Welcoming Visitors” Andrea Bonarini
TBM3 - “Catering for Granny Annie’s Comfort” Pedro Resende
FBM1 - “Object Perception” Matteo Matteucci
FBM2 - “Navigation” João Mendes
FBM3 - “Speech Understanding” Emanuele Bastianelli

In addition, this wiki also provides General Competition Requirements and FAQ sections for both @Work and @Home Competition: Robot Setup Work, Robot Setup Home, FAQ Work, and FAQ Home, respectively.

RoCKIn Camp

The RoCKIn Camp 2015 took place from 18th to 22nd March in the ECHORD++ facility of Peccioli (Italy) and it is designed as a hands-on week long school, where teams improve the performance of their systems through working sessions in the RoCKIn competition tasks and functional benchmarks.


Benchmarking in RoCKIn has been developed to allow for the quality of the sub-system components to be recognized, through the Functionality Benchmarks, as well as to assess the performance of complete systems in the overall task, through the Task Benchmarks.

The datasets collected through the benchmarking activities can be downloaded here.

Important links