[robotics-worldwide] Call for Papers: Robotica 2012 in Guimarães - European Capital of Culture 2012

dei-ecrobotica2012 ecrobotica2012 at dei.uminho.pt
Wed Jan 11 02:07:33 PST 2012

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Call for Papers

Robotica 2012: 12th International Conference on

Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions

April 11, 2012

Guimarães - European Capital of Culture 2012


The 12th International Conference on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions <http://www.robotica2012.org/ICARSC2012>   (www.Robotica2012.org/EC <http://www.robotica2012.org/EC>  ) is an international scientific meeting in the field of autonomous robotics, and related areas, which will take place in conjunction with the 12th Portuguese Robotics Open, a RoboCup Local Event.

As in previous years, we expect the conference to get the Technical co-sponsorship of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society.

The conference will be held in the beautiful city of Guimarães, Portugal, on April 11, 2012. Guimarães is the cradle of Portugal, is classified by UNESCO as Worldwide Heritage, and is the European Capital of Culture 2012  (http://www.guimaraes2012.pt/index.php?lang=2 <http://www.guimaraes2012.pt/index.php?lang=2>  ). 



* Artificial Intelligence

* Architectures for Mobile Robots

* Sensors and Sensor Integration

* Motion and Actuation Systems

* Multi-Robot Systems

* Human-Robot Interaction

* Simulation and Visualization

* Robotic Competitions

* Planning, Reasoning and Modeling

* Cooperative Navigation and Control

* Cooperative Perception

* Computer Vision and Image-Processing

* Navigation and Control of Mobile Robots

* Recognition, Localization, Tracking, SLAM

·   Robot Learning

* Applications of Autonomous Intelligent Robots

* Computer and Robotic Entertainments


Important Dates:

All dead-lines are 23:59 GMT 

·         23rd January, 2012 Submission of full-length papers

·         20th February, 2012 Notification of acceptance

·         5th March, 2012 Camera Ready Papers

·         12th March, 2012 Early Registration Deadline

·         11th April, 2012 Conference takes place 


Submission guidelines:

Authors should submit their papers electronically in PDF format via easychair <https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=robotica2012>  (https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=robotica2012 <https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=robotica2012> ). Six pages in the standard IEEE format are allowed for each paper, including figures. Papers must be written in English following the standard IEEE guidelines (http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/publishing/templates.html)


Conference Fee:

·                               100 Euros if payment before 12th March 2012

·                               150 Euros  after


Email Contacts:

robotica2012 at easychair.org <mailto:robotica2012 at easychair.org>  or ecrobotica2012 at dei.uminho.pt <mailto:ecrobotica2012 at dei.uminho.pt> 


Welcome and Looking forward to seeing you!

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