[robotics-worldwide] Call for Videos: RO-MAN2009

Takayuki Kanda kanda at atr.jp
Mon Feb 2 01:42:19 PST 2009

Ro-Man2009 opens submission for video as well as paper.
So, let me announce the call for videos as well.

*** Call for Videos ***

18th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive
Toyama, Japan, Sep. 27 - Oct. 2, 2009

"Interaction Design based on Robotics for Our Society"

RO-MAN 2009 will be held in Toyama, Japan, during Sep. 27 to Oct.2, 2009. 
RO-MAN addresses fundamental issues in coexistence of robots and humans from
psychological and philosophical aspects over interaction and communication
mechanisms to technological systems and architectures. 

In this RO-MAN, the following three kinds of video sessions will be held in
addition to the ordinary oral session and interactive oral session.
Videos provide an effective way to clearly present your work and idea.
Exciting videos are sought for these sessions.

** Video Session Category **
<Technical Category>
In this session, videos are evaluated based on technical novelty and
A full-length technical paper in RO-MAN format is also required for this
video contribution.

<Art and Design Category>
This session solicits videos presenting novel idea, artistic interests,
creative design of robot system, etc. 
A one-page summary is required to explain the work in the video.

<Human-Robot Interaction Category>
This session focuses on "interaction" between human and real mechanical
systems, such as robots, and/or software systems. 
Both technical videos and artistic videos are cordially invited for this
session. A one-page summary is also required.

** Best Video Award **
This award is presented for each category based on each evaluation criteria.

** Video Submission ** 
1.5-3 minutes video is required. Accepted videos will be published on a DVD
and distributed to conference attendees.
For the detailed information, please visit the website

** Important Dates **
    Mar. 15'09  Submission of video and full-length paper or summary
    Jun. 15'09  Notification of video acceptance
    Jul. 15'09  Submission of final version video and paper 

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