[robotics-worldwide] CFP: ICRA10 International Workshop on Robotics and Intelligent Transportation System

Philippe MARTINET Philippe.MARTINET at lasmea.univ-bpclermont.fr
Sun Jan 31 08:09:22 PST 2010


Call for papers ICRA10 International Workshop on
Robotics and Intelligent Transportation System

Full Day Workshop

May 3 - 8th 2010, Anchorage, Alaska

   http://wwwlasmea.univ-bpclermont.fr/Control/workshopICRA10/RITS10.html
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If you intend to submit a paper, please note the following constraint:

Before February 10th :
Send the following informations to martinet at lasmea.univ-bpclermont.fr
    * Title of the paper
    * Authors (Name, Institution, email, Personal home page)
    * Abstract (If you have time, give us one less than 200 words)

Before february 28th:
Send the paper to martinet at lasmea.univ-bpclermont.fr
(4 to 6 pages according ICRA10 format page  
http://icra2010.grasp.upenn.edu/?q=node/51#steps).
Submissions will go through a separate  peer review process.

You will be informed about acceptation (early march) and then final  
version of paper will have to be sent to   
martinet at lasmea.univ-bpclermont.fr before march 10th (this date will  
be confirmed on the website)

This year, we will have 4 invited speakers, some papers will be  
selected for normal session presentation
and others will be selected for an open and interactive poster session  
(which will be held during the workshop).
All contributed papers will be part of the proceedings of the workshop.

We will appreciate your answer as quick as you can.

Best regards and Happy new year 2010

Philippe Martinet, Christian Laugier, Ming Lin, Urbano Nunes

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ICRA10 International Workshop on
Robotics and Intelligent Transportation System

Organizers

Research Director Christian Laugier, INRIA, Emotion project, INRIA  
Rhône-Alpes, 655 Avenue de l'Europe, 38334 Saint Ismier Cedex, France,  
Phone: +33 4 7661 5222, Fax : +33 4 7661 5477, Email:  
Christian.Laugier at inrialpes.fr,
Home page: http://emotion.inrialpes.fr/laugier

Beverly W. Long Distinguished Professor Ming Lin, Department of  
Computer Science University of North Carolina, 254 Brooks Building,  
CB#3175 , Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3175, USA, Phone: +01 919 962-1974 ,  
Fax : +01 919 962-1799, Email: lin at cs.unc.edu,
Home page: http://www.cs.unc.edu/~lin/

Professor Philippe Martinet, LASMEA-CNRS Laboratory, Blaise Pascal  
University, Campus des Cezeaux, 63177 Aubiere, Cedex, France, Phone:  
+33 473 407 653, Sec : +33 473 407 261, Fax : +33 473 407 262, Email:  
martinet at lasmea.univ-bpclermont.fr,
Home page: http://wwwlasmea.univ-bpclermont.fr/Personnel/Philippe.Martinet

Professor Urbano Nunes, Department of Electrical and Computer  
Engineering of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of University of  
Coimbra, 3030-290 Coimbra, Portugal, GABINETE 3A.10, Phone: +351 239  
796 287, Fax: +351 239 406 672, Email: urbano at deec.uc.pt,
Home page: http://www.isr.uc.pt/~urbano


Contact
Professor Philippe Martinet, LASMEA-CNRS Laboratory, Blaise Pascal  
University, Campus des Cezeaux, 63177 Aubiere, Cedex, France, Phone:  
+33 473 407 653, Sec : +33 473 407 261, Fax : +33 473 407 262, Email:  
martinet at lasmea.univ-bpclermont.fr,

Home page: http://wwwlasmea.univ-bpclermont.fr/Personnel/Philippe.Martinet



Scope

Autonomous driving and navigation is a major research issue which  
would affect our lives in near future. The purpose of this workshop is  
to discuss topics related to the challenging problems of autonomous  
navigation and of driving assistance in open and dynamic environments.  
Technologies related to application fields such as unmanned outdoor  
vehicles or intelligent road vehicles will be considered from both the  
theoretical and technological point of views. Several research  
questions located on the cutting edge of the state of the art will be  
addressed. Among the many application areas that robotics is  
addressing, transportation of people and goods seem to be a domain  
that will dramatically benefit from intelligent automation. Fully  
automatic driving is emerging as the approach to dramatically improve  
efficiency while at the same time leading to the goal of zero  
fatalities. Theses new technologies can be applied efficiently for  
other application field like unmanned vehicles, wheelchair or  
assistance mobile robot. Technologies related to this area, such as  
autonomous outdoor vehicles, achievements, challenges and open  
questions would be presented, including the following topics: Object  
detection, tracking and classification, Collision prediction and  
avoidance, Environment perception, vehicle localization and autonomous  
navigation, Real-time perception and sensor fusion, SLAM in dynamic  
environments, Real-time motion planning in dynamic environments, 3D  
Modelling and reconstruction, Human-Robot Interaction, Behavior  
modeling and learning, Robust sensor-based 3D reconstruction, Modeling  
and Control of mobile robot, Cooperation and communications,  
Multi-agent based architectures, Cooperative unmanned vehicles.

Topics
# Object detection, tracking and classification
# Collision prediction and avoidance
# Environment perception, vehicle localization and autonomous navigation
# Real-time perception and sensor fusion
# SLAM in dynamic environments
# Real-time motion planning in dynamic environments
# 3D Modelling and reconstruction
# Human-Robot Interaction
# Behavior modeling and learning
# Robust sensor-based 3D reconstruction
# Modeling and Control of mobile robot
# Cooperation and communications (among vehicles and infrastructure)
# Multi-agent based architectures
# Cooperative unmanned vehicles (not restricted to ground transportation)

International Program Committee
# Alberto Broggi (VisLab, Parma University, Italy)
# Javier Ibanez-Guzman (Renault, France)
# Christian Laugier (Emotion, INRIA, France)
# Sukhan Lee (ISRC, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea)
# Philippe Martinet (Blaise Pascal University, France)
# Ming Lin ((University of North Carolina, USA),
# Urbano Nunes (Coimbra University, Portugal),
# Cedric Pradalier, (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
# Cyril Stachniss (AIS, University of Freiburg, Germany)
# Ljubo Vlacic (Griffith University, Australia)


Previous Workshop

Previously, four workshops were organized in the same field. The 1st  
edition PPNIV'07 of this workshop was held in Roma during ICRA'07  
(around 60 attendees), and the second PPNIV'08 in Nice during IROS'08  
(more than 90 registered people), the third edition SNODE'09 in Kobe  
during ICRA'09 (around 70 attendees), and the last one PPNIV'09 was  
organized in the next IROS'09 in Saint-Louis. A special issue in IEEE  
Transaction on ITS, mainly focused on Car and ITS applications, has  
been published last September 2009. Previous editions were focused  
mainly on the use of one vehicle; the 5th edition will extend the  
topics to control, traffic and multi-vehicle.

Keynotes

Proceedings: The workshop proceedings will be published within the  
ICRA Workshop/Tutorial CDROM and electronically as a pdf file.

Special issue: Selected papers will be considered for a special issue  
in an International Journal in connection with this workshop. We will  
issue an open call after the workshop, submissions will go through a  
separate peer review process.

IEEE-RAS TC on ITS: This workshop is organized in the framework of the  
IEEE Robotics and Automation's Technical Committee on: Autonomous  
Ground Vehicles and Intelligent Transportation Systems







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