[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] IEEE SIMPAR 2016, San Francisco, Dec 13-16 - Call for Participation

Torsten Kroeger t at kroe.org
Mon Nov 21 23:24:45 PST 2016


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2016 IEEE International Conference on Simulation, Modeling, and
Programming for Autonomous Robots

San Francisco, California
Dec 13-16

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Call for Participation
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Highlights

- Three plenaries: Emo Todorov, Erwin Coumans, Luis Sentis
- Dinner cruise on the San Francisco Bay
- Pre-boarding keynote: Andy Ruina
- Single track, high-quality technical program
- Four workshops
- Technical tour to Stanford University and UC Berkeley

Only a few rooms left at discounted room rate.

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Plenary Speakers
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- Emo Todorov
- Erwin Coumans
- Luis Sentis

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Pre-boarding Keynote
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- Andy Ruina

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Workshops
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Combining Optimal Control, Reinforcement Learning and Movement
Primitives to Achieve Better Robot Motions
Organizer: Katja Mombaur
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Grand Challenges in Robotic Simulation
Organizer: Evan Drumwright
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Modeling and Simulating Mechanical Rigid-Body Systems Using Siconos
Organizers: Vincent Acary and Stephen Sinclair
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The Role of Simulation in Robot Programming
Organizers: Maria Gini and Enrico Pagello
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Technical Tours
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Robotics lab tours will be offered at

- Stanford University and
- UC Berkeley

on Saturday, December 17.

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Social Events
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On December 14, all conference attendees will be able to enjoy a
beautiful dinner cruise on the San Francisco Bay.

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Venue and Accommodation
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The Parc 55 - A Hilton Hotel

We offer discounted room rates for SIMPAR attendees. Only a few
rooms left at this rate.

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WAFR 2016
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The 2016 International Workshop on the Algorithmic Foundations of
Robotics (WAFR) will take place in San Francisco from Dec 18-20,
adjacent to SIMPAR 2016.

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Scope and Topics
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3D robot simulation and mathematical modeling of robots
Learning from simulation
Reliability, scalability and validation of robot simulation
Simulated sensors and actuators
Machine learning for robotics applications
Offline simulation of robot design
Online simulation with real-time constraints
Simulation with software/hardware in the loop
Middleware for robotics
Modeling framework for robots and environments
Testing and validation of robot software
Standardization for robotic services
Communication infrastructures in distributed robotics
Interaction between sensor networks and robots
Human robot interaction and collaboration
Simulation of multi-robot systems
Model-based optimization and optimal control
Model predictive control

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Contact
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If you have questions, need additional support, or like to get
further information, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at
info at simpar2016.org.

We look forward to welcoming you in San Francisco!


Torsten Kroeger, General Chair
Samir Menon, General Co-chair
Oussama Khatib, Honorary Chair
Marco Pavone, Program Co-chair (Americas)
Hanna Kurniawati, Program Co-chair (Asia and Australia)
Katja Mombaur, Program Co-chair (Europe)
Jeff Trinkle, Workshops and Tutorials Chair
Dejan Pangercic, Sponsorship and Exhibitions Chair
Zhidong Wang, Publications Chair
Katsu Yamane, Publicity Chair



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