[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] Call for Contributions: ICRA 2018 Workshop on Dynamic Legged Locomotion in Realistic Terrains

Chengxu Zhou chengxu.zhou at iit.it
Fri Mar 9 08:22:29 PST 2018

***      ICRA2018 Workshop on Dynamic Legged Locomotion in Realistic 
Terrains    ***
Workshop website: *_https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__icra18ws.weebly.com_&d=DwIDaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=1FzmPiP3r6f6FUXIJJV3uclJ5edjx_3KnRV4ZYAqCVI&s=_sDOdAMD-yDP795PxQACGPOK1eJrgPT-84JCL6lWUTc&e= _*

We are calling for contributions to our ICRA 2018 workshop. We would 
like to invite the attendees of this workshop to submit an extended 
abstract explaining their recent work in the areas of planning, control 
perception, and learning applied to legged locomotion.

This workshop will discuss the most recent achievements in legged 
locomotion and balancing from the recent findings of the fundamental 
principles of human locomotion skills in biomechanics, to the most novel 
locomotion and balancing algorithms applied to the recently developed 
high performance legged robot platforms.

We encourage 1-2 pages extended abstract of relevant work that has been 
previously published, or is to be presented at the main conference. The 
accepted abstracts will be posted on the workshop website and will not 
appear in the official IEEE proceedings. The reviewing is single blind 
and will be carried out by the workshop chairs. The accepted papers will 
have the opportunity to present their work/ideas in a poster session.

Please submit your abstract to the workshop official email address 
_*icra18ws at gmail.com*_ before *April 1, 2018*.

_*Topics of Interest*_

  * Locomotion in unstructured terrains
  * Adaptive/Reactive bipedal/quadrupedal gait generators
  * Impedance regulation in locomotion
  * Compliant and torque control based locomotion
  * Legged robots whole body balance control and push recovery
  * Gait reflexive behaviors
  * Bioinspired locomotion gaits
  * Adaptive path and footstep planning
  * Whole body affordances for locomotion and balance control
  * Benchmarking Legged Locomotion

_*Important Dates*_

  * Submission deadline:            1st April 2018
  * Notification of acceptance: 10th April 2018
  * Final submission:                    1st May 2018
  * Workshop day:                     25th May 2018

_*Invited Speakers*_  (in alphabetical order)

  * Sven Behnke, Bonn University, Germany
  * Johannes Englsberger, DLR, Germany
  * Hartmut Geyer, CMU, USA
  * Marco Hutter, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  * Sangbae Kim, MIT, USA
  * Joohyung Kim, Disney Research, USA
  * Leonardo Lanari, Università di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy
  * Daniel Rixenm, Technical University of Munich, Germany
  * Olivier Stasse, LAAS-CNRS, France
  * Tomomichi Sugihara, Osaka University, Japan
  * Alexander Winkler, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  * Chengxu Zhou, Italian Institute of Technology, Italy


  * Chengxu Zhou, Italian Institute of Technology, Italy
  * Tomomichi Sugihara, Osaka University, Japan
  * Sven Behnke, Bonn University, Germany
  * Nikos Tsagarakis, Italian Institute of Technology, Italy

Chengxu Zhou, Ph.D.
Humanoid & Human Centered Mechatronics
Italian Institute of Technology

Address: Via Morego 30, Genova, 16163, Italy
Homepage: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.iit.it_people_chengxu-2Dzhou&d=DwIDaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=1FzmPiP3r6f6FUXIJJV3uclJ5edjx_3KnRV4ZYAqCVI&s=8Cf-fhZ6vRBUf3sYcT01V1-mRvsxkjlDVnQ4XEoXqTo&e=
email: chengxu.zhou at iit.it

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