[robotics-worldwide] [Meetings] CfP ERF 2019 Workshop on 'Reproducible Robotics 10 years later' which will be held in Bucharest (Romania) on March 20th 2019

Fabio Bonsignorio fabio.bonsignorio at gmail.com
Wed Mar 6 11:27:26 PST 2019


Apologies for multiple postings
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Dear All,

you are kindly invited to actively participate to the ERF 2019 Workshop on
' Reproducible Robotics 10 years later ' which will be held in  Bucharest
(Romania) on March 20th 2019.

More than ten years after the establishment by Euron of the Special
Interest Group on Good Experimental Methodology and Benchmarking (at the
Euron Meeting 2008 in Prague) and 10 years after the creation of the IEEE
RAS Techical Commitee on the Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking of
Robotics and Autonomous Systems, the replicability and reproducibility of
results and their objective evaluation and comparison are starting to be
put into practice. Stiil, controlling for environmental considerations is
hard, defining comparable metrics and identifying goal similarity across
various domains is poorly understood. Even worse, there is still no solid
theoretical foundation for experimental replicability of experiments in
robotics. This situation has impaired and still impairs both research
progress and technology transfer.

__However, Reproducible Research in Robotics is now possible, thanks to the
R-article process in IEEE RAM. This workshop will provide necessary
information, knowledge and motivation to allow the community to transition
to a reproducible research environment.__

If you want to pre-book a short intervention in the brainstorming session
just drop a few lines email. Interaction is very welcome!

We look forward your active participation

All the best
Fabio

Details

Date: March 20th

Location:  Timisoara Room,  JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel, Bucharest,
Romania

Contributions

Fabio Bonsignorio, Heron Robots, Italy, fabio.bonsignorio at gmail.com
(corresponding proposer)

Topic: 15' guide to what you must know to publish reproducible research


Amit Kumar Pandey, Softbank Robotics, Paris, France

Topic: Benchmarking and Reproducible Robotics in social robotics



Davide Scaramuzza, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland,

Topic: How to run reproducible visual SLAM experiments


Schedule:

16:15 – 16:20  Introduction by the moderators-  16:20 – 17:00  Bonsignorio,
Kumar-Pandey-Scaramuzza: where we are

17:00 – 17:35 Managed Brainstorming (preference to young researchers
experiences)

17.35 – 17:45 Wrap-up and Plans for the future

Organizer: Fabio Bonsignorio

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CONFIDENTIAL AND PRE-DECISIONAL INFORMATION

Fabio P. Bonsignorio

IEEE Senior Member

Reproducibility Editor IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine

ERF 2019 PC Member

Ceo
Heron Robots s.r.l.
Via Malta, 3/7
I-16121 Genova
Italy
www.heronrobots.com

Research Board of Directors Member
euRobotics aisbl
www.eurobotics.eu

Coordinator
The ShanghAILectures
www.shanghailectures.org

Visiting Professor (2014-2019)
Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy
The BioRobotics Institute
viale Rinaldo Piaggio 34, 56025 Pontedera (Pisa)
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Founding Past Director
euRobotics aisbl
www.eurobotics.eu

Banco de Santander - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Chair of Excellence
(2010)


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