[robotics-worldwide] 4th International Robotic Sailing Conference

Alexander Schlaefer schlaefer at rob.uni-luebeck.de
Sun Mar 27 10:56:54 PDT 2011


ABSTRACT DEADLINE: APRIL 1st 2011

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Call for papers

4th International Robotic Sailing Conference

Luebeck, Germany, August 16-20, 2011
http://www.wrsc2011.org
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CONFERENCE

The 4th International Robotic Sailing Conference
(IRSC) will be held during the World Robotic Sailing
Championship WRSC 2011. IRSC welcomes paper submissions
on a wide range of topics regarding autonomous sailing,
including (but not limited to):

- actuators for autonomous sailing
- applications of autonomous sailboats
- collision avoidance and boat to boat
    communication
- control architectures and algorithms
- energy and power management
- hardware and software organisation
- legal issues for autonomous vessels
- machine learning and adaptation
- mechanical design and advanced materials
- navigation and localization
- robotic boats in teaching
- route planning and optimization
- sensors for autonomous sailing

We encourage researchers interested in these fields
to submit their work to the conference, even if
they will not participate in the WRSC!

All accepted full papers will be included in the
proceedings published by Springer.


DEADLINES

- April 1st, 2011: submission of two page extended abstracts
- April 29th, 2011: notification of acceptance
- May 31st, 2011: submission of final papers (up to fifteen pages)
- July 1st, 2011: registration for conference

Please send the two page abstract as a PDF file to
sailing at rob.uni-luebeck.de


CONTACT

Please don't hesitate to contact us with any WRSC/IRSC
related question at sailing at rob.uni-luebeck.de


Best regards & fair winds,

Alexander Schlaefer & Uwe Krohn


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