Team description paper

Team description paper for Robot Club Toulon team : download here


5 recent publications

  • International Conference Paper – 2023 : Ultra-Fast Lidar Scene Analysis Using Convolutional Neural Network. H. Moussa, V. Gies, T. Soriano – Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME) – LNAI 13561, pp. 1–12, May 2023
  • Article – 2020 : Optimisation of Energy Transfer in Reluctance Coil Guns: Application to Soccer Ball Launchers –  V. Gies, T. Soriano, S. Marzetti, V. Barchasz, H. Barthelemy, H. Glotin, V. Hugel – Applied Sciences 10(9) – April 2020
    DOI: 10.3390/app10093137
  • Article – 2019 : Modeling and Optimization of an Indirect Coil Gun for Launching Non-Magnetic Projectiles. V. Gies, T. Soriano. Actuators 2019, 8, 39.
  • International Conference paper – 2019 : Modelling and Optimisation of a RoboCup MSL Coilgun. Gies V., Soriano T., Albert C., Prouteau N. (2019)  In: Chalup S., Niemueller T., Suthakorn J., Williams MA. (eds) RoboCup 2019: Robot World Cup XXIII. RoboCup 2019. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11531. Springer, Cham
  • International Conference Paper – 2020 : Mechatronics Iterative Design for Robots Multi-agent Integration. T. Soriano, V. Gies, A. H. Pham & N. V. Hien – Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME) – pp 57–66 – 31 May 2020
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-46729-6_6

Contributions to the league

  • Member of the Executive committee :  Valentin Gies (2022-present) 
  • Member of the Organisation committee : Thierry Soriano (2022-present)
  • Member of the Technical committee :  Valentin Gies (2021-2022) 
  • Member of the Organisation committee :  Valentin Gies (2019-2021) 

Mechanical description

Mechanical description can be downloaded here 

Electrical description

Functional description (Software Flow Charts)

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Size and Weight of the robots :

Length : 46cm
Width : 49cm
Height : 59cm
Weight : 35kg


Profile :

Robot Club Toulon is a french team participating to the RoboCup in Middle Size League. Coming from Toulon University in the south of France, this team considers RoboCup MSL as an excellent challenge for developping innovating hardware and algorithms in cooperative robotics and artificial intelligence. Even if it is a recent team in the MSL, its goal is to make a team able to play with humans in safe conditions as soon as possible.

Most research topics :

Electromagnetics, Sensor Fusion, Artificial Intelligence, Dynamic control, Cooperative Robotics.