[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] Special Session on Legged Locomotion Robots in ROBOT’2015 – Submission deadline extended

Manuel Silva MSS at isep.ipp.pt
Fri Jul 10 13:26:48 PDT 2015


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                        Call for Papers of
           Legged Locomotion Robots
Special Session on ROBOT’2015 - The Second Iberian Robotics Conference
                https://web.fe.up.pt/~robot2015/

                       November 19-21, 2015
                         Lisbon, Portugal
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Following a large number of requests, we will extend the submission deadline of Robot2015 to July 20th (with abstract submitted until July 16th).

*IMPORTANT DATES*
Paper Submission: July 20, 2015
Notification: September 7, 2015
Camera Ready: September 15, 2015

*OBJECTIVES AND TOPICS*
In recent years significant advances have been made in creating bio-inspired machines. Scientists and engineers use human and animal characteristics to achieve these goals, as even the most advanced robots are much inferior to their biological counterparts. Human and animal locomotion is much more versatile, efficient and elegant and, therefore, it is reasonable to consider studying biological systems in order to apply their schemes in the design and control of legged robots.
Bearing in mind these ideas, the purpose of this Special Session is to join together engineers, roboticists, researchers, and students to present and discuss new developments and innovative projects that are relevant to the session topics of legged locomotion robots.

*SUBMISSION*
Authors are invited to submit their work to this Special Session following the guidelines of Springer AISC template (http://www.springer.com/series/11156) up to a maximum of 12 pages through the EasyChair interface (https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=robot2015).

*TRACK CHAIRS*
- Manuel Silva, ISEP/IPP - School of Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Porto and INESC TEC
- Cristina Santos, Industrial Electronics Department, University of Minho
  - Manuel Armada, CSIC – Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas and CAR - Centro de Automática y Robótica


For further information on the Special Session “Legged Locomotion Robots”, please contact one of the track chairs:
mss at isep.ipp.pt, cristina at dei.uminho.pt, manuel.armada at csic.es


Manuel Silva
Professor Adjunto
Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica

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