The RoboCup Federation (RCF) is pleased to announce this call for proposals to support collaborative activities in RoboCup.
RCF Support for Collaborations 2018 aims at funding short-term visits of faculty or students (Bachelor, Master, or PhD level) to other institutions for the development of joint teams, interchange and integration of research from different sources, etc. The goal is to enable collaboration between RoboCup researchers at different institutions to foster progress of RoboCup and its leagues.
Examples of proposals in this category are (but not limited to):
Support will be given as reimbursement upon receipts of travel and living costs (excluding food and drinks). A detailed list of expenses must be described in the proposal. Funds from RCF are limited, partial funding may be also considered.
PLEASE NOTE: Requests for funding workshops should be coordinated through the league’s executives to avoid duplication.
A single PDF file should be submitted through the easychair system
Under the Category: Collaborations
The proposal must contain the information described below:
Application materials will be evaluated by a committee of RoboCup Trustees or RoboCup Exec members. The evaluation of the proposals will be based on (i) the quality of the proposed research; (ii) the research contributions of the applicants, particularly in relation to RoboCup; and (iii) the impact of the proposed plan on the advancement and visibility of RoboCup.
A limited number of awards is expected to be assigned.
Collaborations should be completed before RoboCup 2018 and the results should be presented as a poster at the RoboCup Symposium 2018. Exceptions to this rule must be submitted for approval to the evaluation committee.
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