[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] SIMPAR 2016, San Francisco, Dec 13-16: Early registration due Oct 31

Katsu Yamane kyamane at disneyresearch.com
Mon Oct 24 14:38:03 PDT 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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Early Registration Deadline: October 31

After a very selective review process, approximately half of the paper
submissions were rejected, and we are looking forward to a
high-quality, single track program of IEEE SIMPAR 2016.

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Plenary Speakers
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- Emo Todorov
- Erwin Coumans
- Luis Sentis

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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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We will offer technical tours on December 17 (incl. robotics lab tours
at UC Berkeley and Stanford University).

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Venue, Accommodation, and Social Events
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The Parc 55 – A Hilton Hotel

We offer discounted room rates for SIMPAR attendees. On December 14,
all conference attendees will be able to enjoy a beautiful dinner
cruise on the San Francisco Bay.

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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 encounter problems,
please do not hesitate to reach out to us at info at simpar2016.org.

We look forward to welcoming you in San Francisco!

On behalf of the SIMPAR Organizing Committee,
Katsu Yamane
Publicity Chair, SIMPAR 2016


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