[robotics-worldwide] 2nd Call for Papers: Robotica'2009 - 9th CONFERENCE ON AUTONOMOUS ROBOT SYSTEMS AND COMPETITIONS

Paulo Jorge Sequeira Gonçalves pgoncalves at est.ipcb.pt
Thu Jan 15 18:25:36 PST 2009


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9th CONFERENCE ON AUTONOMOUS ROBOT SYSTEMS AND COMPETITIONS
http://www.est.ipcb.pt/robotica2009/ec/index.htm

with IEEE-RAS Technical co-sponsorship


The 9th Conference on Autonomous Robot Systems and
Competitions is the 2009 edition of the scientific meeting
of the Portuguese Robotics Open - ROBÓTICA'2009
(http://www.est.ipcb.pt/robotica2009/ec/),
and will take place at the Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco,
Portugal,
on May 7th, 2009. This conference aims to disseminate
scientific contributions in areas of relevance to
Autonomous Robotics. Its scope encompasses, but
is not restricted to the fields of Artificial
Intelligence,
Robotics and Education.


Topics
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Artificial Intelligence
Architectures and Middleware for Autonomous Robots
Motion and Actuation Systems
Sensorimotor Control
System Integration and Software Engineering
Computer Vision and Image Processing
Recognition, Localization and Tracking
Planning, Reasoning and Modelling
Navigation and Control of Mobile Robots
Simultaneous Localization and Mapping
Mobile Robots and Humanoids
Multi-agent and Multi-robot Systems
Cooperative Perception and Navigation
Robot Team Coordination
Learning and Adaptive Systems
Field and Service Applications
Robotic Competitions
Simulation and Visualization
Computer and Robotic Entertainment
Edutainment Robotics



Submission
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Authors are kindly invited to submit electronically
their contributions by February 1st, 2009. Each
contribution
consists of a full-length paper with a possibly attached
video. Detailed instructions on the electronic
submission process and formats can be found at
the conference website:

http://www.est.ipcb.pt/robotica2009/ec/index.htm

Submissions will be peer reviewed by the International
Program Committee and selected on the basis of quality and
relevance to the topics of the conference.


Important Dates
===============

   Submission of full-length papers      1st February, 2009

   Notification of acceptance            16th March, 2009

   Camera Ready papers                   26th March, 2009

   Robotica'2009 begins                  7th May, 2009



Publication and Prizes
======================

All accepted contributions, either presented orally
or in the poster session, will be published in the
conference proceedings (DVD and book). Videos
included in an accepted contribution will also be
published in the conference DVD. The 9th Conference
on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions
will award prizes based on the reviewers comments
and respective Committees.  The final selection will
be announced during the conference and in the
conference web site.


Organizers
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Paulo Gonçalves (IPCB - PT)
Paulo Torres (IPCB - PT)

best regards,

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Paulo Jorge Sequeira Gonçalves
www.est.ipcb.pt/pessoais/paulog


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