The video footage is from the second half of the championship game in the 3-D Simulation league in RoboCupSoccer 2011. UT Austin Villa won the game, 4-0, over a team from Changzhou Institute of Technology in China. The audio track is “humm ok,” by Gablé (Creative Commons).
The UT Austin Villa team, which is led by University of Texas at Austin computer scientists Peter Stone and Patrick MacAlpine, beat 21 other teams from 11 nations for the trophy. In the process they scored 136 goals and conceded none.
The annual RoboCupSoccer tournament, which was founded in 1997 to foster innovation in artificial intelligence and robotics research, was held this month in Istanbul, Turkey.