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AISB event Bulletin Item

CF Participation: Towards Autonomous Mobile Robots - TAROS'2010

11th Conference Toward Autonomous Robotic Systems (TAROS2010)
Tuesday 31 August 2010 - Thursday 2 September 2010 

Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
TAROS is a single track conference aimed at the presentation and discussion of the latest results and methods in autonomous robotics research and applications. Taros offers a friendly environment for robotics researchers and industry to take stock and plan future progress.
Plenary Speakers:
 Plenary presentations will be given by Giorgio Metta (IIT, Genoa)  on Humanoid Robotics and Geoff Pegman (R.U. Robots, Manchester) on Personal and Service Robotics.
Additional Features:
- Industrial exhibition
- Industry Workshop on an outlook on personal and service robotics
- Annual meeting of the Virtual Research Centre in Personal Robotics
Please consult the conferences website for more details.
The full programme is available on the Conference website:
Submissions of papers have been invited in any of the following topics, and in related areas: 

* Advanced applications of autonomous robots (industrial and research)
* Advanced materials
* Advanced medical robotics, robots for surgery
* Analysis of robot-environment interaction
* Applications development
* Assistive Robotics
* Autonomous assembly robotics
* Biologically inspired robotics
* Cognitive robotics
* Collective robots
* Developmental robotics
* Hardware issues, devices and techniques, advanced sensor and actuator hardware
* Human-Robot Interaction and Interfaces
* Learning and adaptation
* Long-term Interaction and Operation
* Modeling and analysis of robot models
* Navigation, localization, map building and path planning
* Personal robotics
* Robot autonomy
* Robot vision, sensing and perception
* Robot control architectures
* Robots in education, the arts and entertainment
* Service robotics
* Space and planetary robotics

Travel grants for the Virtual Research Centre in Personal Robotics:
The annual meeting of the Virtual Research Centre in Personal Robotics will take place during the Conference. Members of the VRC will be able claim partial reimbursements of their travel expenses. See:
Plymouth is a friendly historical sea-side town located in the South-West of England. Its University hosts a dynamic and highly rated research community in Robotics and Neural systems. Their robots will be demonstrated at the conference. 

Looking forwards to seeing you in Plymouth
Guido Bugmann & Tony Belpaeme (Co-chairs).