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Climbing on Giant’s Shoulders: Newcomer’s Road into the Amazon Robotics Challenge 2017

  title={Climbing on Giant’s Shoulders: Newcomer’s Road into the Amazon Robotics Challenge 2017},
  author={Gustavo Alfonso Garcia Ricardez and Lotfi El Hafi and Felix von Drigalski and Rodrigo Elizalde Zapata and Chika Shiogama and Kenta Toyoshima and Pedro Miguel Uriguen Eljuri and Marcus Gall and Akishige Yuguchi and Arnaud Delmotte and Viktor Hoerig and Wataru Yamazaki and Seigo Okada and Yusuke Kato and Ryutaro Futakuchi and Kazuo Inoue and Katsuhiko Asai and Yasunao Okazaki and Masaki Yamamoto and Ming Ding and Jun Takamatsu and Tsukasa Ogasawara}
The Amazon Robotics Challenge has become one of the biggest robotic challenges in the field of warehouse automation and manipulation. In this paper, we present an overview of materials available for newcomers to the challenge, what we learned from the previous editions and discuss the new challenges within the Amazon Robotics Challenge 2017. We also outline how we developed our solution, the results of an investigation on suction cup size and some notable difficulties we encountered along the… 

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