[robotics-worldwide] Second CFP: The 5th IEEE International Joint Conference on Cybernetics and Intelligent Systems and Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics (CIS-RAM 2011)

Zhang Zhengchen zhangzhengchen at nus.edu.sg
Mon Mar 7 19:28:59 PST 2011

Dear Colleague,

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Call for Papers

The 5th IEEE International Conference on Cybernetics and Intelligent Systems (CIS 2011)
The 5th IEEE International Conference on Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics (RAM 2011)

September 17-19, 2011, Qingdao, China

Important dates:
Invited session proposals due:  March 15, 2011
Paper submission deadline:     March 15, 2011
Notification of acceptance:       June 1, 2011

The 5th IEEE International Joint Conference on Cybernetics and Intelligent Systems and Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics (CIS-RAM 2011) will be held in Qingdao, China, during September 17-19, 2011. Qingdao, famous for Qingdao beer, is a beautiful city surrounded by the sea on three sides. The red roofs, green trees, blue sea, and azure sky paint a bright and colorful picture of Qingdao; while the Eight Passes Villas, Zhan Bridge, Wusi Square, and Mt. Laoshan form a unique and historic image of Qingdao.

CIS-RAM 2011 aims to bring together experts from the field of cybernetics, intelligent systems, robotics, automation and mechatronics to discuss on the state-of-the-art and to present new research findings and perspectives of future developments with respect to the conference themes. The conference will feature plenary lectures given by world renowned scholars, regular sessions with broad coverage, and some special sessions focusing on popular topics. The conference welcomes paper submissions from researchers, practitioners, and students in but not limited to the following areas:
Cybernetics: Automation and Control, Cooperative Systems and Control, Multi-Agent Systems, Discrete Event Systems, Supervisory Control, Hybrid Systems, Networked Dynamical Systems, Mechatronics.

Intelligence: Computational Intelligence, Swarm Intelligence, Soft Computing, Fuzzy Systems, Neural Networks, Genetic Algorithm, Evolutionary Computation, Image Processing, Computer Vision.
Systems: Modeling & Control, Smart Sensor Networks, Environmental Systems, Systems Biology, Cyber-physical Systems, Human/Machine Systems, Transportation Systems, Power Systems, Manufacturing Systems, Decision Support Systems, System of Systems.
Robotics and Automation in Unstructured Environment, Personal and Service Robotics, Underwater Robotics, Medical Robots and Systems, Social Robotics, Robotics and Automation Applications, Sensor Design, Integration, and Fusion, Computer and Robot Vision, Human-Robot Interfaces, Haptics, Tele-operation and Tele-robotics, Network Robotics, Micro/Nano, Distributed, Cellular, and Multi-robot Systems, Biologically-Inspired Robots and Systems, Sensor Based Robotics, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Modeling, Planning and Control, Kinematics, Mechanics, and Mechanism Design, Legged Robots, Wheeled Mobile Robots, Dynamics, Motion Control, Force/Impedance Control, Architecture and Programming, Methodologies for Robotics and Automation, Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, Petri Nets, Virtual Reality, Manufacturing System Architecture, Design, and Performance Evaluation, Computer Aided Production Planning, Scheduling and Control, Total Quality Management, Maintenance and Diagnostics,  etc.
Prospective authors are invited to submit full-length papers (6 pages normally and 8 pages maximum) by the submission deadline through the online submission system. All papers accepted by and presented at CIS-RAM 2011 will be published by IEEE and be indexed by ISI Proceedings, and EI Compendex database.

CIS 2011 paper submission website is now open and can be accessed through
Potential organizers are invited to enlist six or more papers with cohesive topics to form invited sessions. Please contact our invited sessions chairs listed on the conference website or program chairs for more details if you would like to organize invited sessions.
A social function tour to Qingdao Beer factory will be organized during the conference. Details will be released later.

We look forward to seeing you in Qingdao, China!

General Chairs
Shuzhi Sam Ge, NUS Singapore/UESTC China
Tiezhu Zhang, Qingdao Univ., China
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Zhengchen Zhang, Ph.D. Student
Social Robotic Lab<http://robotics.nus.edu.sg/>, Interactive & Digital Media Institute,
National University of Singapore,
21 Heng Mui Keng Terrace
Level 2, Singapore 119613

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