SIMPAR 2016: Early Registration Deadline is October 31!

2016 IEEE International Conference on Simulation, Modeling, and Programming for Autonomous Robots
San Francisco, California USA
13-16 December 2016
http://simpar2016.org

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

Early Registration Deadline: 31 October 2016

After a very selective review process, approximately half of the paper submissions were rejected, and we are looking forward to a high-quality, single track program of IEEE SIMPAR 2016.

PLENARY SPEAKERS

Emo Todorov
Erwin Coumans
Luis Sentis

WORKSHOPS

Combining Optimal Control, Reinforcement Learning and Movement
Primitives to Achieve Better Robot Motions
Organizer: Katja Mombaur

Grand Challenges in Robotic Simulation
Organizer: Evan Drumwright

Modeling and Simulating Mechanical Rigid-Body Systems Using Siconos
Organizers: Vincent Acary and Stephen Sinclair

The Role of Simulation in Robot Programming
Organizers: Maria Gini and Enrico Pagello

TECHNICAL TOURS

Technical tours will be held on 17 December 2016 (incl. robotics lab tours at UC Berkeley and Stanford University).

VENUE, ACCOMMODATION, AND SOCIAL EVENTS

The Parc 55 – A Hilton Hotel
We offer discounted room rates for SIMPAR attendees.
On 14 December 2016, all conference attendees will be able to enjoy a beautiful dinner cruise on the San Francisco Bay.

WAFR 2016

The 2016 International Workshop on the Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics (WAFR) will take place in San Francisco from 18-20 December 2016, adjacent to SIMPAR 2016.
http://wafr2016.berkeley.edu/

SCOPE AND TOPICS

3D robot simulation and mathematical modeling of robots
Learning from simulation
Reliability, scalability and validation of robot simulation
Simulated sensors and actuators
Machine learning for robotics applications
Offline simulation of robot design
Online simulation with real-time constraints
Simulation with software/hardware in the loop
Middleware for robotics
Modeling framework for robots and environments
Testing and validation of robot software
Standardization for robotic services
Communication infrastructures in distributed robotics
Interaction between sensor networks and robots
Human robot interaction and collaboration
Simulation of multi-robot systems
Model-based optimization and optimal control
Model predictive control

CONTACT

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