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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: 13th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Oct 15-17, 2013, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

http://www.humanoids2013.org/

Historic Academy of Medicine

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The 13th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots 
(Humanoids 2013) will be held on October 15-17, 2013 in Atlanta, 
Georgia, USA. The conference theme is .Humanoids in the Real World. 
reflecting growing interest in intelligent and dependable robots 
that interact with humans and assist in human environments. Atlanta 
is easily accessible with direct flights from most major airports 
worldwide. The venue is located in the heart of Atlanta.s tourist 
district with easy access to the World.s Largest Aquarium, Coca 
Cola Museum, Imagine-It Museum, Olympic Park and CNN Headquarters. 
It is also next door to the Georgia Institute of Technology, an 
emerging leader in Humanoid Robotics which will be displaying their 
latest technologies in technical tours. 

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: 
* Mechanism Design and Control of Humanoid Robots 
* Software and Hardware Architecture, System Integration 
* Stability and Dynamics for Humanoid Robots 
* Whole Body Motion Planning and Control 
* Learning Strategies for Humanoid Robots 
* Imitation Learning 
* Perception for Humanoid Robots 
* Humanoid Grasping and Manipulation 
* Human-Humanoid Interaction 
* Motion Planning for Humanoid Robots 
* High-Level Planning and Cognition 
* Human Body and Behavior Modeling 
* Neuro-Robotics and Robot-Brain Interfaces for Humanoids 
* Humanoid Robot Applications 

Contributed papers will be presented either at a single-track 
oral-presentation session or at poster sessions.  All the contributed 
papers will appear without distinction in the conference proceedings 
as well as IEEE Xplore. 

For technical program inquiries about the conference, please contact 
the conference Program Chair by e-mail at: program@humanoids2013.org 

CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: 
By popular request, the deadline for submission has been extended. All papers must be submitted 
electronically by: 

***  JUNE 26, 2013.  *** 

*** This is the final deadline - there will be no further extensions *** 

The maximum number of pages is limited to six, including figures. 
A maximum of 2 additional pages will be permitted at an extra page 
charge of USD 200 per page.  Detailed instructions for paper submissions 
and format can be found on the conference website. 
Authors of accepted papers are encouraged to provide a link to their 
websites showing videos instead of embedding videos in their papers. 

TUTORIAL & WORKSHOP PROPOSALS: 
Proposals for half-day or full-day tutorials and workshops must be submitted to the Tutorials/
Workshops Chairs in PDF format through PaperPlaza, in a similar manner to papers. 

***  JUNE 26, 2013.  *** 

Proposals must include (1) Title, (2) Format, (3) Organizers with contact 
information, (4) Objectives and Topics, (5) Intended Audience, and (6) List of Speakers. 

IMPORTANT DEADLINES: 

June 26, 2013    Proposals for Tutorials/Workshops 
June 26, 2013    Submission of Full-length Papers 
Aug. 5,  2013    Notification of Paper Acceptance 
                 Notification of Tutorials/Workshops Acceptance 
Aug. 31, 2013    Submission of Final Camera-ready Papers 

http://www.humanoids2013.org/ 

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE 
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General Chair: 
    Mike Stilman, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA 

General Co-Chairs: 
    Oussama Khatib, Stanford University, USA 

Program Chair: 
    Tamim Asfour, Karlrsuhe Institute of Technology, Germany 

Program Co-Chairs: 
    Kensuke Harada, AIST, Japan 
    Katsu Yamane, Disney/CMU, USA 

Workshop Chair: 
    Aude Billard, EPFL, Switzerland 

Workshop Co-chairs: 
    Dennis Hong, Virginia Tech, USA 
    Eduardo Bayro-Corrachano, CINVESTAV, Mexico 
    Eiichi Yoshida, AIST, Japan 

Finance Chair: 
    Paul Oh, Drexel, USA 

Publications Chair: 
    Luis Sentis, UT Austin, USA 

Awards Chair: 
    Chris Atkeson, CMU, USA 

Publicity Chair: 
    Jun-Ho Oh, KAIST, Korea