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[robotics-worldwide] [Meetings] deadline extended - IEEE Robotic Computing 2018

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(Deadline Extended) IEEE IRC2018 CALL FOR PAPERS

Second IEEE International Conference on Robotic Computing (IRC2018)

January 31 - February 2, 2018
Laguna Hills, California

Call for Papers

The boundaries between Computer Science and Robotics are continuing to
be softened. On the one hand computers are continuing to be humanized
and a large number of cyber-physical systems are being developed to act
upon the physical world. On the other hand the robotic community is
designing robots for the 21st century that are versatile computing
machines with high social impact potential, able to enhance
transportation safety, reduce agricultural pesticide use, and improve
public safety and crime-fighting efficacy, among other things. The
barriers that restrain their diffusion significantly correlate to the
complexity of developing their software control systems, which must be
reliable, maintainable, intelligent, and safe.

Robotic Computing (RC) addresses the synergetic interaction of computing
technologies and robotic technologies. The synergy between Robotics and
Computer Science is both realistic and strategic. Their mutual benefit
is to make it possible to build and evolve new robotic systems, to
reduce their development cost, and to enhance their quality.

The Second IEEE International Conference on Robotic Computing (IRC 2018)
is inviting high quality research papers addressing the synergies
between Computer Science and Robotics in all applications:

Topics related to Computer Science
- Formal methods for analysis and design
- Software architectures
- Middleware infrastructures
- Model-driven engineering
- Component-based engineering
- Software product line engineering
- Data, ontology, and knowledge engineering
- Autonomic computing
- Natural language understanding
- Service oriented computing
- Cloud computing
- Semantic computing
- Multimedia computing
- Internet of Things
- Virtual reality
- Computer security
- Software development
- Software fault tools and analysis

Topics related to Robotics
- Hardware modeling and abstraction
- Resource awareness
- Sensor fusion, integration
- Place recognition, localization
- Object recognition, tracking
- Scene interpretation
- Robot cognition
- Manipulation, grasping
- Robot kinematics, dynamics
- Motion planning, control
- Navigation
- Task planning, monitoring
- Human-Robot Interaction
- Robot Simulation
- Multi-robot systems

The Conference is also inviting innovative contributions that discuss
the future of the field including, but not limited to:
- What are the challenges to robotic computing?
- What are the main unresolved theoretical and/or methodological
- What are the stakeholders’ (e.g., industries, public bodies,
educators) research and development problems?
- What can be learned from other disciplines and what can they learn
from robotic computing?
- What is the real world experience of Robotic Computing over the past
10 years, and how might it continue to evolve as we look toward the next

Important Dates
Workshop Proposal Submission Deadline: September 25, 2017 (PDT)
Paper Submission Deadline (Extended): October 22, 2017 (PDT)
Paper Acceptance Notification: December 1, 2017 (PST)
Camera-Ready and Registration Deadline: December 22, 2017 (PST)

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Phillip Sheu
General Co-Chair, IEEE Robotic Computing 2018
Professor EECS, CS, BME
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697
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