[robotics-worldwide] Call for Papers for FSR 2009

Alonzo Kelly alonzo at cmu.edu
Tue Jun 10 12:34:58 PDT 2008


CALL FOR PAPERS

The 7th International Conference on Field and Service Robotics (FSR’09)
July 14-16 2009
Cambridge Massachusetts, USA.
http://www.rec.ri.cmu.edu/fsr09

IMPORTANT DATES

27 February 2009 Receipt of full length papers
18 May 2009 Acceptance and Invitation
15 June 2009 Submission of Camera Ready Manuscripts
14-16 July2009 Conference

DESCRIPTION

The 7th International Conference on Field and Service Robotics (FSR'09) 
will be held in Cambridge Massachusetts, USA on July 14-16 2009.

The conference will provide a forum for researchers, professionals and 
manufacturers to exchange up-to-date technical knowledge and experience. 
In addition to the technical sessions, there will be plenary and invited 
sessions. We invite papers describing original work in a number of 
technical areas, including:

• Mining, Agriculture and Forestry Robotics
• Construction Robots
• Search and Rescue Robotics
• Cleaning, Floor and Lawn Care Robotics
• Security Robotics
• Medical and Health Care Robotics
• Entertainment Robotics
• Autonomous Vehicles for Land, Air and Sea
• Planetary Surface Exploration Robots
• Intelligent Automobiles

We also invite papers on technologies related to the above applications.

SELECTED PAPERS FOR JOURNAL PUBLICATION

Selected papers will be considered for publications on the following 
journals:
- Special issue of the International Journal of Robotics Research
- Special issue of the Journal of Field Robotics
In addition, a book version of the Conference Proceedings will be 
published by Springer-Verlag in their STAR series.

CONFERENCE LOCATION

The conference will be held on the MIT campus in Cambridge. In addition 
to reserved blocks in nearby hotels, we expect to be able to offer 
campus accommodation as a lower cost alternative.

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE

Prospective authors should consult the conference web site 
<http://www.rec.ri.cmu.edu/fsr09> for details of paper format and 
submission procedure.

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Martin Beuhler: IRobot, USA
Wolfram Burgard: U Freiburg, Germany
Toshio Fukuda: Nagoya University, Japan
Satoshi Kagami: AIST, Japan
Simon Lacroix: LAAS, France
David P Miller: U Oklahoma, USA
Paul Newman: U Oxford, England,
Liam Pedersen: NASA Ames, USA
Miguel Angel Salichs: Univ. Carlos III, Spain
Sanjiv Singh: Carnegie Mellon U, USA
Gaurav S Sukhatme: U Southern California, USA
Satoshi Tadokoro: Tohoku U, Japan
Takashi Tsubouchi: U of Tsukuba, Japan
Arto Visala: Helsinki U of Tech, Finland
Uwe Zimmer: ANU, Australia

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM & ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Hajime Asama: U Tokyo, Japan
Raja Chatila: LAAS/CNRS, France
Henrik Christensen: Georgia Tech, USA
Peter Corke: CSIRO, Australia
Aarne Halm: Helsinki U of Tech, Finland
John Hollerbach: U of Utah, USA
Andrew Howard: JPL / Cal Tech, USA
John Leonard: MIT, USA
Oussama Khatib: Stanford U, USA
Agostino Martinelli: INRIA, France
Christian Laugier: INRIA, France
Eduardo Nebot: U Sydney, Australia
Erwin Prassler: U App Sci Bonn, Germany
Jonathan Roberts: CSIRO, Australia
Daniela Rus:, MIT, USA
Roland Siegwart: ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Salah Sukkarieh: U Sydney, Australia
Chuck Thorpe: CMU, Qatar
Sebastian Thrun: Stanford, USA
David Wettergreen: CMU, USA
Kazuya Yoshida: NAISY, Japan
Shin’Ichi Yuta: U of Tsukuba, Japan
Alex Zelinsky: CSIRO Australia

ORGANIZERS AND CONTACT INFO

Alonzo Kelly - CMU, USA (alonzo at cmu.edu)
Karl Iagnemma - MIT, USA (kdi at MIT.EDU)
Andrew Howard - JPL, USA (Andrew.B.Howard at jpl.nasa.gov)


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