[robotics-worldwide] Brazilian and Latin American Robotics Symposium - Call for Papers

Flavio Tonidandel flaviot at fei.edu.br
Fri May 4 08:10:01 PDT 2012

Call for Papers - SBR/LARS 2012

SBR'2012 - 1st Brazilian Symposium on Robotics (formely, EnRI-Intelligent
Robotics Meeting)


LARS'2012 - 9th Latin American Robotics Symposium

October 16-19, 2012 - Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil

 <http://www.sbr2012.org/> http://www.sbr2012.org/


The SBR/LARS multiconference aims at promoting a comprehensive scientific
meeting in the area of Intelligent Robotics, bringing together researchers,
undergraduate and graduate students of Computer Science, Electrical
Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering and related areas.

This multiconference is part of the Intelligent Robotics Meeting (JRI),
which also covers the Latin American Robotics Competition (LARC), will be
through technical sessions of oral presentation of full papers and technical
lectures of recognized importance in the area. We are looking forward to
seeing you in LARS/SBR 2012.

* TOPICS OF INTEREST (but not limited to):

-- Simulation and Visualization of Robots;
-- Robotic Vision and Image Processing;
-- Sensor-Motor Control of Robots, Robotic Manipulators;
-- Sensor Networks, Architectures of Embedded Hardware and Software;
-- Self-Localization, Mapping and Navigation;
-- Planning, Reasoning and Modeling;
-- Multi-Robot and Multi-Agents, Cooperation and Collaboration;
-- Robot Soccer;
-- Evolutionary Robotics;
-- Robots: Mobile, Bio-Inspired, Search and Rescue, Entertainment,
Humanoids, Aerial, Underwater and Service;
-- Robots for Robotic Surgery and Rehabilitation;
-- Micro / Nano Robotics, New Devices and Materials for robots;
-- Autonomous Vehicles;
-- Recognition and Synthesis of voice and Natural Language Generation; 
-- Education Issues in Robotics.


UNIFOR – University of Fortaleza
UFC – Federal University of Ceará


SBC – Brazilian Computer Society


- General Chair (Victor Hugo Costa de Albuquerque - UNIFOR)
- Local Chair (Fernando Barros Sobreira - UNIFOR)
- Program Chair (Guilherme de Alencar Barreto - UFC)
- Tutorial Chair (João Alberto Fabro - UTFPR)
- Workshop Chair (Rudini Menezes Sampaio - UFC)
- LARC/CBR Chair (Esther Luna Colombini - ITA)
- CBR Local Chair (Ítalo Jáder Loiola Batista - UNIFOR)



Deadline for paper registration: May 28, 2012
Deadline for uploading papers: May 29, 2012
Notification of acceptance: July 5, 2012
Deadline for camera-ready papers: August 6, 2012


A selected number of outs tanding papers will be invited to submit papers to
the following journals:

* Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society
* Learning and Nonlinear Models
* International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics


We are accepting tutorial proposals on subjects that are of broad interest
to the Artificial Intelligence, Intelligent Robotics and Computational
Intelligence comunities.

Deadline for tutorials/short-courses proposals: May 21, 2012
Notification of acceptance: August 6, 2012


Deadline for workshop proposal: May 21, 2012
Notification of acceptance: June 6, 2012
Deadline for workshop paper submission: July 9, 2012
Notification of acceptance: August 1, 2012
Deadline for camera-ready papers: August 10, 2012


Teams pre-registration: June 26, 2012
Deadline for sending the TDPs (Team Descript ion Paper): August 21, 2012
Deadline for teams early registration (reduced price): August 1, 2012
Deadline for teams registration: August 28, 2012
Pre-competition (staff only): October 16, 2012


Warm-up: October 17-18, 2012
Competition: October 18-21, 2012
SBR/LARS Papers Presentations: October 17-19, 2012
WORKSHOP Papers Presentations: October 16, 2012
Tutorials Presentations: October 16, 2012


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