[robotics-worldwide] NetRob 2009 - IFAC Workshop on Networked Robotics, 6.-8.October in Golden (Colorado)

Schilling,Klaus k_schi at t-online.de
Sun Jan 18 22:05:56 PST 2009


                 IFAC Workshop on Networked Robotics
                October 6-8, 2009 ?Golden, Colorado USA
                    http://control.mines.edu/netrob09


Important Deadlines
                   Paper submissions           April 1, 2009
                   Notification of acceptance  June 15, 2009
                   Final paper submission      August 1, 2009
                   Early registration cutoff   August 1, 2009

Background and Scope
Control of mobile robots or other entities, including multi-agent 
systems, via communication networks (wired or wireless, Internet or LAN) 
offers challenging research questions. Combinations of tele-operation 
and tele-presence methods with autonomous decision-making and control 
actions are needed in order to establish robust solutions in networked 
robotics applications, including such arenas as sensor networks with 
mobile components, search and rescue robots for emergency response, 
planetary exploration, and many others. NetRob2009 presents a three-day, 
single-trackworkshop aimed at promoting development of a theoretical 
basis for combining control and telecommunication techniques, as well as 
demonstrating the current state-of-the-art in applications. Workshop 
areas of focus include, but are not limited to:
Networked robots                   Networked UAVs
Control through networks           Control of networks
Mobile sensor-actuator networks    Mobile sensor networks 
Tele-robotics, tele-presence       Telematics methods
Tele-operations, tele-maintenance  Remote control
Remote sensor data acquisition     Robot path planning
Autonomous control                 Robotics
Mobile ad hoc networks             Communication algorithms
Applications of telematics

Invitation
The Program and Organizing Committees are pleased to invite you to 
participate in the 2009 IFAC Workshop on Networked Robotics. NetRob2009 
will be held Tuesday-Thursday, October 6-8, 2009 at the Colorado School 
of Mines in Golden, Colorado, USA.

Call for Papers
Paper submissions will be handled electronically. Please refer to the 
conference website for the most up-to-date information about the 
conference and how to submit a paper.

For further information, please refer to the NetRob 2009 website at:
                 http://control.mines.edu/netrob09


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