[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] SYROCO 2015 Deadline Extension

Walter Fetter Lages fetter at ece.ufrgs.br
Tue Feb 24 23:02:22 PST 2015

(Apologies for multiple copies)

Due to multiple requests and to avoid cumulative deadlines with other
conferences on Robotics and related areas the deadline was extended.


          *** SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS - SYROCO 2015 ***


11th IFAC Symposium on Robot Control - SYROCO 2015
Salvador, BA, Brazil - August 26-28, 2015

Download the pdf version: <http://www.syroco2015.org/syroco2015-cfp.pdf>

Sponsored by:
IFAC TC 4.3 Robotics
  Co-Sponsored by
IFAC TC 3.2 Computational Intelligence in Control
IFAC TC 4.2 Mechatronic Systems
IFAC TC 7.5 Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles
IFAC TC 9.2 Social Impact of Automation

Important Dates:

Extended deadline for submission: March 13, 2015
Notification of acceptance: May 25, 2015
Final paper submission: June 26, 2015

General Information

Robot control technology is widely used for space, surgery, rehabilitation,
micro machine, entertainment, underwater, civil engineering, professional
and domestic services, security etc.  It will continue to play an increasing
role in the areas of robot-robot and human-robot cooperation in various
dynamic scenarios.  Contributions on basic research as well as on relevant
applications are included.  Organized by the Control, Automation and
Robotics Group (GCAR) of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
(UFRGS), the IFAC SYROCO 2015 aims to bring together researchers and
practitioners working in the fields of control and robotics.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

- Haptic interaction
- Telemanipulation
- Micro/Nano manipulation
- Networked robots
- Robot control: adaptive, robust, learning
- Force and compliance control
- Multi-fingered hand control
- Multi-cooperative robot control
- Sensory based robot control
- Modeling and identification
- Mobile robots and vehicles
- Humanoid robots
- Aerial robots
- Advanced Applications: space, surgery, rehabilitation, entertainment,
underwater, civil engineering, security, professional and domestic services,
transport and delivery etc.

Papers: Papers describing original work are invited. The number of pages and
the file size must respect the following limits: 6 pages, 2 MB (up to two
additional pages are permitted at an extra charge of EUR 100 per additional
page).  More details, instructions and template files for IFAC papers can be
found at 
<http://www.ifac-control.org/events/information-for-ifac-authors>. All 
paper submissions should be carried out through the official conference
manuscript management system at <http://ifac.papercept.net/>.  The submitted
papers will go through a peer review process.  Accepted papers will be
included in the final symposium program provided that at least one of its
author completes a full registration fee by the deadline for submission of
the final version of the paper.

Invited Sessions: The program committee encourages the proposal of invited
sessions.  In each session, four or six papers will be presented, and these
papers must be original, unpublished papers.  The invited papers will be
reviewed through a regular review process.  An organizer will be added as a
member of International Program Committee and expected to handle invited
papers.  The invited person should also register with the same process of
regular sessions

The working language of the symposium is English.

National Organizing Committee:

Chair: Walter Fetter Lages (UFRGS)
Vice-Chair: André Gustavo Scolari Conceição (UFBA)
Editor: Renato Ventura Bayan Henriques (UFRGS)
Vinícius Menezes de Oliveira (FURG)
Augusto Loureiro da Costa (UFBA)
Jés Cerqueira (UFBA)
Rodrigo da Silva Guerra (UFSM)

International Program Committee:

Chair: Claudio Melchiorri, Italia
Vice-Chair: Jurek Sassiadek, Canada
Vice-Chair from Industry: Trygve Thomessen, Norway
Ivan Petrovic, Croatia
Peter Korondi, Hungary
Raúl Suárez Feijóo, Spain
Luis Basanez, Spain
Fernando Lizarralde, Brazil
Jiawei Zhang, Germany
Teodiano B. Freire Filho, Brazil
Hideki Hashimoto, Japan
Yasuharu Kunii, Japan
Solvang Bjorn, Norway
Wayne Book, USA
Guilherme Augusto Silva Pereira, Brazil
Lucian Busoniu, Romania
Kevin Guelton, France
Marcello Ang, Sigapore
Ljubisa B. Vlacic, Australia
Wilfrid Perruquetti, France
Silvia Silva da Costa Botelho, Brazil
J. A. Terneiro Machado, Portugal
Peter Kopacek, Austria
Klaus Janschek, Germany
Nikolaos Aspragathos, Greece
Raja Chatila, France
Dong-Il Cho, Korea
James Taylor, UK

Copyright Conditions:

All material submitted for publication and presentation at an IFAC-sponsored
meeting (Congress, Symposium, Conference, Workshop) must be original and
hence cannot be already published, nor can it be under review elsewhere.

The authors take responsibility for the material that has been submitted.

All IFAC-sponsored events will abide by the highest standard of ethical
behavior in the review process as explained on the Elsevier webpage
See also the Vancouver protocol, and the Elsevier standard author

All authors will abide by the IFAC publication ethics guidelines as
published and updated from time to time

Accepted papers will be published in the proceedings of the event using the
open-access IFAC-PapersOnLine (http://www.ifac-papersonline.net/).  To this
end, the author(s) must confer the copyright to IFAC when they submit the
final version of the paper through the paper submission process.  See also
http://www.ifac-papersonline.net/static/copyright.html for the personal
permission rights to reproduce the published paper on a personal or
institutional www-site.

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