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AISB event Bulletin Item

Reminder:Call for Participation - TAROS 08 Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems 2008

http://www.taros.org.uk

 Reminder:Call for Participation

                   TAROS08
     Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems 2008
           http://www.taros.org.uk

            September 1st - 3rd, 2008
    School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, UK

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Early registration deadline: 18th August 2008
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TAROS-08 is taking place at the University of Edinburgh from Monday
September 1st to Wednesday 3rd, 2008. We welcome robotics researchers
from the UK, Europe and worldwide, to attend this conference on the
principles and practice of autonomous robotics, including Artificial
Intelligence, Cognitive Sciences and Engineering methods.

INVITED SPEAKERS:
Professor Roland Siegwart, Autonomous Systems Lab, EPFL, Lausanne:
Robotics for Real-world Environments

Professor Kasper Stoy, University of Southern Denmark: Reconfigurable Robotics.

THEMES:
TAROS-08 is the 9th conference in the TAROS (and previously TIMR -
Towards Intelligent Mobile Robots) series of robotics conferences. The
papers this year are based in a wide range of subject areas: robot
control; learning; localisation and mapping; touch, haptics, whiskers
and fingers; robot walking and artificial muscles; robot vision and
face recognition; bio-robotics; sound localisation; robot
architectures; multi-robot systems - and others.

SPECIAL SESSION: PERSONAL AND SERVICE ROBOTICS
A special session on Personal and Service Robotics takes place on the
afternoon of Monday September 1st followed by the Annual Meeting of
the Virtual Research Centre in Personal Robotics
(http://vrcpersonalrobotics.org). 

REGISTRATION:
Registration is now available via the TAROS conference website:
http://www.taros.org.uk. 

EARLY REGISTRATION: until Monday 18th August, late registration is
until the date of the conference.


ACCOMMODATION:
Information on hotels and other accommodation is available on the
conference website: http://www.taros.org.uk

We look forward to seeing you in Edinburgh.

Dr Gillian Hayes
Dr Subramanian Ramamoorthy