18th Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (TAROS) Conference

Call for Papers

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TAROS is a platform for RAS researchers from worldwide, and welcomes paper submissions on a wide range of topics related to the principles and practice of robotics, including but not limited to:

  • Advanced applications of autonomous robots (industrial and research)
  • Advanced medical robotics; Robots for surgery; Assistive robotics; Intelligent prostheses
  • Applications development, hardware issues, devices and techniques, advanced sensors and actuators
  • Autonomous assembly robotics; Modular reconfigurable robots; Evolutionary robotics
  • Autonomous vehicles; driverless cars
  • Bio-mimetic and bio-inspired robotics; Bio-hybrid robotic systems; Humanoid robotics
  • Cognitive robotics; Developmental robotics
  • Ethical and societal issues in robotics; Robots in education, the arts and entertainment; Personal robotics
  • Field robotics, Space and planetary robotics
  • Human-robot interaction and interfaces
  • Learning and adaptation
  • Long-term interaction and operation
  • Modelling and analysis of robot models
  • Navigation, localization, map building and path planning; Analysis of robot-environment interaction
  • Robot autonomy including energy self-sufficiency; Robot control architectures; Robot vision, sensing and perception
  • Robot communication and language
  • Safety, verification and validation for robotic applications
  • Service robotics
  • Soft robotics
  • Swarm robotics; Collective robots

Prospective authors can submit the full or short papers for consideration of either the oral or poster presentation. Go to the Submission Guideline page for detailed instructions.

As in previous years the TAROS 2017 proceedings will be published in the Springer Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence series. Furthermore, selected papers published in the proceedings will be invited to submit an extended version to the Special Issue on “Autonomous Robotics” within the IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems.

Call for participation

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Prospective participants are invited to submit relevant work before the deadline:

Extended paper submission deadline upon popular demands: 20th Feb 2017