- In recent years, their ability has significantly improved: many labs now boast five or six-a-side humanoid robot teams .
- So while the robots may seem less capable this year than the year before, it’s because the goalposts are moving.
- The tasks involved in playing football, although much more intuitive to humans than chess or Go, are a major challenge for robots.
- The RoboCup tournament held its 20th competition in Leipzig this year .
- Led by Hiroaki Kitano and Manuela Veloso , the ambitious goal set that year was to have by 2050 a team of humanoid robots able to play a game of football against the world champion team according to FIFA rules, and win.
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Computers must master football if they are to demonstrate that they can be our equal.
Why football, not chess, is the true final frontier for robotic artificial intelligence