UT Austin Villa: RoboCup 2014 3D Simulation League Competition and Technical Challenge Champions (2015)
Patrick MacAlpine, Mike Depinet, Jason Liang, and Peter Stone
The UT Austin Villa team, from the University of Texas at Austin, won the 2014 RoboCup 3D Simulation League, finishing with an undefeated record. During the course of the competition the team scored 52 goals and conceded none. Additionally the team won the RoboCup 3D Simulation League technical challenge by accumulating the most points over a series of three league challenges: drop-in player, running, and free challenge. This paper describes the changes and improvements made to the team between 2013 and 2014 that allowed it to win both the main competition and the technical challenge.
In {R}obo{C}up-2014: Robot Soccer World Cup {XVIII}, H. Levent Akin and Reinaldo A. C. Bianchi and Subramanian Ramamoorthy and Komei Sugiura (Eds.) 2015. Springer Verlag.

Patrick MacAlpine Ph.D. Student patmac [at] cs utexas edu
Peter Stone Faculty pstone [at] cs utexas edu