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AISB event Bulletin Item

2nd CFP: Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems TAROS 2008

2nd Call for Papers

TAROS 2008

Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems

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

TAROS-08 is a platform for robotics researchers with a wide range of
interests from the U.K., Europe and worldwide. TAROS welcomes paper
submissions on a wide range of topics related to the principles and
practice of autonomous robotics, including Artificial Intelligence,
Cognitive Sciences and Engineering methods.

TAROS-08 welcomes submissions from senior researchers and research
students alike, and will specifically provide opportunities for research
students and young research scientists to present their work to the
scientific community.

The deadline for papers is 1st May 2008.

This year there will be a special session on Personal and Service
Robotics and papers are particularly invited in this area.

Submissions of papers are 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
    *  Autonomous assembly robotics
    *  Biologically inspired robotics
    *  Cognitive robotics
    *  Collective robots
    *  Developmental robotics
    *  Hardware issues, devices and techniques, advanced sensor and actuator hardware
    *  Learning and adaptation
    *  Modelling 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
    *  Space and planetary robotics


For further information, please see the conference website: