[robotics-worldwide] Call For Papers: ACM SAC 2012 - ROBOT Track

Denis Wolf denis at icmc.usp.br
Tue Aug 9 06:57:16 PDT 2011


CFP: Call for Papers
ACM SAC - Intelligent Robotic Systems (ROBOT) Track 2012

Deadline: August 31, 2011
Web Site: http://www.icmc.usp.br/~lrm/sac2012/

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  * 27th ACM Symposium on Appied Computing
    Riva del Garda (Trento), Italy, March 25-29, 2012

SPECIAL TRACK ON Intelligent Robotic Systems

Important Dates

Aug. 31, 2011:
Paper Submission

Oct. 12, 2011:
Acceptance Notification

Nov. 2, 2011:
Camera-ready copies


SAC 2012

For the past twenty-six years, the ACM Symposium on Applied Computing has
been a primary gathering forum for applied computer scientists, computer
engineers, software engineers, and application developers from around the
world. For the fifth year, the ACM SAC will have a specific track on
robotics. It aims to be a forum for researchers to share experiences,
expose issues, and discuss about this exciting research field.
Robotics is a multidisciplinary area of study that presents an enormous
commercial and research potential. While industrial robotics covers the
study, design, and use of robot systems for manufacturing, mobile robotics
concerns about developing systems that are capable of making decisions and
acting autonomously in real and unpredictable environments to accomplish
determined tasks. In the last decade, technological advances made possible
the development of very efficient sensors and electronic devices at
affordable prices. This fact has great impact on robotics research,
allowing the development of efficient and relatively cheap sensors and
computing devices. It also allows robots to accomplish more complex tasks,
posing new challenges to scientists and engineers. This track focuses on
all aspects of robotics, including related areas and applications.

Topics of Interest

  * Rehabilitation Robotics
    Humanoid Robotics
    Underwater Robots
    Search and Rescue Robots
    Entertainment Robots
    Multi-robot Coordination
    Active Perception and Vision
    Coverage and Deployment
    Learning
    Autonomous systems
    Navigation
    Localization and Mapping
    Evolutionary Robotics
    Swarm Robotics
  * Grasping
    Control Architectures and Programming
    Bio-Inspired Robots
    Aerial Robotics
    Contact Modeling and Touching
    Educational Robotics
    Smart Actuators
    Micro/nano robotics
    Embedded Systems architectures
    Reconfigurable robotic platforms
    Vision-based Systems
    Multi-robot systems
    Simulation


  * For further information on this track, please contact:

 denis at icmc.usp.br, fosorio at icmc.usp.br, or chaimo at dcc.ufmg.br





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