[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] Workshop on New Trends in Robotics, Bahcesehir University Istanbul, Turkey

Guenter Hommel guenter.hommel at tu-berlin.de
Thu Mar 6 04:38:55 PST 2014

Call for Papers
*Workshop on New Trends in Robotics*
June 20-21, 2014, Istanbul
Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul, Turkey


The organizing committee invites robotics researchers to present and discuss
future trends and state-of-the-art developments in the field of robotics. It
will also provide an opportunity for discussion of research collaboration in
the field of robotics between Turkish, US and German universities.
Bahçeşehir University (BAU) is launching a new robotics research program in
collaboration with Professor Oussama Khatib of Stanford University's
Robotics Laboratory. The date of the workshop will coincide with the opening
of BAU's Robotics Laboratory.

A list of typical topics of interest are given below. However, contributions
in other areas related to robotics are also welcome.


-         Human centered robots

-         Novel robotic hardware

-         Humanoid robots

-         Computer vision

-         Soft robots

-         Haptics

-         Micro/nano robots

-         Human motion capture and synthesis

-         Advanced motion planning

-         Marine/aerial robotics

-         Teleoperation


Extended abstracts of oral presentations must be electronically submitted in
PDF format to robotics2014 at eng.bahcesehir.edu.tr. Original work as well as
review of previous consolidated contributions are both welcome. Abstracts
may be up to two pages including figures and references. Longer abstracts or
abstracts not in PDF format will not be considered. The workshop is
organized as a single track of oral sessions comprised of invited talks and
presentations of accepted abstracts. The extended abstracts will be
published in hard- and soft-copy Workshop Proceedings.

Call for papers                 March 1st 2014
Submission deadline             March 30th 2014
Notification of acceptance      April 15th 2014
Submission of accepted papers   May 15th 2014
Workshop                        June 20-21 2014
Hour               Day 1                      Day 2
               June 20th 2014             June 21st 2014
09:00-09:15    Opening Speech
09:15-10:15    Invited Lecture:           Invited Lecture:
               Oussama Khatib,            Berke Gür,
               Stanford University        Bahçeşehir University
10:15-10:30    Coffee Break               Coffee Break 
10:30-12:30    1. Session (4 papers)      3. Session (4 papers)
12:30-14:30    Lunch Break                End of the Workshop
14:30-15:30    Invited Lecture:
               Oliver Brock,
               TU Berlin
15:30-15:40    Coffee Break
15:40-17:40    2. Session (4 papers)
Berke Gür (Co-Chair), Bahçeşehir University Istanbul
Emel Demircan, Stanford University
Günter Hommel (Co-Chair), Bahçeşehir University Istanbul
Okyay Kaynak, Bosphorus University Istanbul
Oliver Brock, TU Berlin
Oussama Khatib, Stanford University
Turgut Berat Karyot, Istanbul Technical University
Berke Gür (Co-Chair), Bahçeşehir University
Günter Hommel, Bahçeşehir University
Khalid Abidi, Bahçeşehir University
Oktay Alnıak, Bahçeşehir University
Oktay Özcan (Co-Chair), Bahçeşehir University
Orhan Gökçöl, Bahçeşehir University
Şenay Yalçın (President), Bahçeşehir University
Talat Çiftçi (Dean), Bahçeşehir University
Yalçın Çekiç, Bahçeşehir University
The Language of the workshop is English
The Workshop is sponsored by Bahçeşehir University Istanbul
Dr. Berke Gür
Email: berke.gur at bahcesehir.edu.tr ; Phone: +90 212 381 0556





Prof. em. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h.c. Guenter Hommel

Real-Time Systems and Robotics

Technische Universitaet Berlin


Bahcesehir University Istanbul

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