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  • FIRA (Federation of International Robot-soccer Association)

    FIRA Stands for "Federation of International Robot-soccer Association"

    About FIRA
    FIRA robot soccer, a brainchild of Prof. Jong-Hwan Kim, KAIST, began in 1995 and the first international championship was held at KAIST, Daejeon, Korea in 1996.

    And Federation of International Robot-soccer Association (FIRA) was established on June 5, 1997 during the micro-robot soccer tournament (MiroSot'97) held at KAIST in Daejeon, Korea. FIRA Robot World Cup is held every year on global-scale. FIRA Robot World Congress is held along with FIRA Cup, where all participating teams will submit and present papers on their robots and schemes for sharing the expertise and technology for building the soccer robots.

    • To take the spirit of science and technology to the young generation and laymen.
    • To promote the development of autonomous multi-agent robotic system that can cooperate
    with each other and to contribute to the state-of-the-art technology improvement in this
    specialized field.
    • To bring together skilled researchers and students from different backgrounds such as
    robotics, sensor fusion, intelligent control, communication, image processing, mechatronics,
    computer technology, artificial life, etc. into a new and growing interdisciplinary field of
    intelligent autonomous soccer-robots to play the game of soccer.
    • To organize the FIRA Robot World Cup and Congress every year
    • To work together to establish the FIRA Robot World Cup as a Science and Technology World

    Thursday, March 15, 2007 7:49 AM