IEEE Robotics and Automation Society IEEE

Activities

Organized Events 2014


1. Workshops

  • MEPC14: ICRA’14 Workshop on Modelling, Estimation, Perception and Control of All Terrain Mobile Robots, http://wmepc14.irccyn.ec-nantes.fr/ , Organizers: P. Martinet. M. Bergerman, K. Yoshida, 2014.
  • PPNIV'14: 6th Workshop on Planning, Perception and Navigation for Intelligent Vehicles, http://ppniv14.irccyn.ec-nantes.fr/,  IROS 2014, Organizers: P. Martinet, U. Nunes, C. Laugier, C. Stiller,  2014.


2. Special Issues in Journals

  • Special Issue on " Perception and Navigation for Autonomous Vehicles " of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine (RAM) scheduled in June 2013 6 selected papers, IEEE-RAS Magazine, Guest-Editors: P. Martinet, C. Laugier, U. Nunes, 2014.



3. Organized sessions

  • Special Session on "Intelligent Vehicle Technologies and ITS, IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference, U. Nunes, P. Martinet, C. Laugier, 2014.
  • Invited Session on Advanced Perception, Localization and Control for Ground Robots and Vehicles, ICARCV’14, organized by Philippe MARTINET, Fawzi Nashashibi, Anne Spalanzani, Philippe Bonnifait, Christian Laugier
  • Invited Session on Mobile Cooperative Robotic Systems in Cooperation, ICARCV’14, organized by Fawzi Nashashibi, Philippe Martinet and Philippe Bonnifait


Organized Events 2013

 

1. Workshops

  • VAUTS13: Workshop on Vehicle Autonomy in Urban Transportation Systems, http://web.mit.edu/tirtha/Public/icra13, ICRA 2013, Organizers: Tirthankar Bandyopadhya, Daniela Rus, Emilio Frazzoli, 2013.
  • EPVIV13: Workshop on Environment Perception and Navigation for Intelligent Vehicles, http://iv-workshop.acfr.usyd.edu.au, IV 2013, Organizers: Juan Nieto, Hernan Badino, Rafael Toledo-Moreo, 2013.
  • PPNIV13: 5th Workshop on Planning, Perception and Navigation for Intelligent Vehicles, IROS 2013, Organizers: P. Martinet, U. Nunes, C. Laugier, C. Stiller, P. Bonnifait, 2013.

 

2. Special Issues in Journals

  • Special Issue on " Perception and Navigation for Autonomous Vehicles " of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine (RAM) scheduled in June 2013 6 selected papers, IEEE-RAS Magazine, Guest-Editors: P. Martinet, C. Laugier, U. Nunes, 2013.

 

3. Book

  • Handbook of Robotics, 2nd edition (to be published at the beginning of 2014), chapter on "Intelligent Vehicles", Springer,  Authors: Alexander Zelinski, Alberto Broggi, Umit Orzguner, Christian Laugier, 2014.

 

Organized Events 2012

 

1. Conferences

  • IROS12: IEEEE/RSJ IROS Conference http://www.iros2012.org/, Organizers & functions: U. Nunes (General chair), A.T de Almeida (General chair), C. Laugier (Program co-chair), 2012.

 

2. Workshops

  • NAPMIV12: 4th Workshop on Navigation, Accurate Positioning and Mapping for Intelligent Vehicles http://iv2012-poma.ifsttar.fr/organisation.php5 sessions,5 invited talks, 12 selected papers, IEEE IV 2012, Organizers: D.  Bétaille, V. Milanés, J.  Villagrá, R.  Toledo-Moreo, J.  Nieto, M.  Adams, E.  Nebot, Participantes: Over 70, 2012.
  • PPNIV12: 4th Workshop on Planning, Perception and Navigation for Intelligent Vehicles http://ppniv12.irccyn.ec-nantes.fr/5 sessions, 4 invited talks, 8 selected papers and one interactive session with 7 papers, IROS 2012, Organizers: P. Martinet, U. Nunes, C. Laugier, C. Stiller, A. Broggi, Participants: Over 75 already registered, 2012.

 

3. Organized sessions

  • ICARCV12:  Invited Session on Vision for Robotshttp://www.icarcv.org/2012/7 selected papers , ICARCV 2012, Organizers: P. Martinet, Han Wang, 2012.
  • ICARCV12:  Plenary Panel Session on Robotics and Vision: Challenges and Opportunitieshttp://www.icarcv.org/2012/, ICARCV 2012, Organizer: P. Martinet, 2012.

 

4. Special Issues in Journals

  • Special Issue on Emergent Cooperative Technologies in Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Transaction on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol 13, Issue 1, March 2012 10 selected papers, IEEE-ITS, Guests-Editors: M. A. Sotelo, J. Van Lint, U. Nunes, L.B. Vlacic, M. Chowdhury, 2012.

 

5. Book

  • Handbook on Intelligent Vehicles, Edited by Azim Eskandarian, Springer, March 2012 Fully Autonomous Driving”. This part includes the following 8 chapters key issues such as the context and the state of the art, the vehicle perception and traffic situation awareness, the modeling of traffic participants behaviors, the prediction and evaluation of the collision risk, and the navigation decision under strong safety constraints, IEEE-ITS. Guest-Editor: C. Laugier, 2012.

 

Organized Events past (2008-2012)

 

1. Conferences

  • IROS08: IEEE/RSJ 2008 International Conference on Intelligent RObots and Systems, September, 22-26, 2008, Nice, France http://iros2008.inria.fr/, Organizers & functions: J.P. Merlet, R. Chatila  (General Chair), C. Laugier (Program co-chair), 2008.
  • ITSC10: 13th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems http://itsc2010.isr.uc.pt/site, Organizers & functions: Urbano Nunes (General chair), C. Stiller (Program co-chair), 2010.
  • IROS12: IEEEE/RSJ IROS Conference, http://www.iros2012.org/, Organizers & function: U. Nunes (General chair), A.T de Almeida (General chair), C. Laugier (Program co-chair), 2012.

 

2. Workshops

  • PPNIV08: 2nd Workshop on Planning, Perception and Navigation for Intelligent Vehicles http://www2.isr.uc.pt/~urbano/WorkIROS08/ 17 selected papers and 2 invited talks. attend this event, IROS 2008, Organizers: U. Nunes, C. Laugier, A. Broggi, Participants: ver 90, 2008.
  • MEPPC08: Workshop on Modeling, Estimation, Path Planning and Control of All Terrain Mobile Robots http://wwwlasmea.univ-bpclermont.fr/MEPPC08/ 6 selected papers, IROS 2008, Organizers: D. Wang, P. Martinet, Participants: Over 60, 2008,
  • PPNIV09: 3rdWorkshop on Planning, Perception and Navigation for Intelligent Vehicles http://www2.isr.uc.pt/~urbano/WorkIROS09/, 10 selected papers and 2 invited talks, IROS 2009, Organaizers: U. Nunes, C. Laugier, P. Martinet, Participants: Over 70, 2009.
  • SNODE09: Workshop on Safe navigation in open and dynamic environments Application to autonomous vehicles http://wwwlasmea.univ-bpclermont.fr/Control/workshopICRA09/SafeNavigation.htm, 4 sessions, 13 selected papers and 5 invited papers, ICRA 2009, Organizers: P. Martinet, U. Nunes, C. Laugier, Participants:Over 70, 2009.
  • R_ITS10: Workshop on Robotics and Intelligent Transportation System http://wwwlasmea.univ-bpclermont.fr/Control/workshopICRA10/RITS10.html, 5 sessions, 4 invited talks, 6 selected papers and one interactive session with 7 papers, ICRA 2010, Organizers: P. Martinet U. Nunes, C. Laugier, M. Lin , Participants: Over 30, 2010.
  • ECTITS10: Workshop on "Emergent Cooperative Technologies in Intelligent Transportation Systems" http://www.robesafe.com/conferences/ECTITSWorkshop2010/, ITSC 2010, Organizers: M. A. Sotelo, U. Nunes, L. Vlacic, H. Van Lint, Particpants: Around 30, 2010.
  • SAFETY11: Workshop on "Guaranteeing Motion Safety for Robots" http://safety2011.inrialpes.fr 4 sessions, 12 selected papers, RSS 2011, Organizers: T.  Fraichard, K.  Bekris, J. van den Berg, Participants: Over 40, 2011.
  • CVVT11 : 2nd Workshop on Computer Vision in Vehicle Technology: from Earth to Mars,  http://www.cvc.uab.es/adas/misc/CVVT2011 1 invited talk,10 selected papers and one poster session with 5 papers, ICCV 2011, Organizers: General chairs: A. Imiya, A. M. López. Program and Area Chairs: T. Gevers, U. Nunes, D. M. Gavrila, S. Beauchemin, 2011.
  • PNAVHE11: Workshop on Perception and Navigation for Autonomous Vehicles in Human Environment http://pnavhe11.irccyn.ec-nantes.fr/ 5 sessions, 4 invited talks, 8 selected papers and one interactive session with 5 papers, IROS 2011,Oganizers: P. Martinet, U. Nunes, C. Laugier, Participants: Over 60, 2011.
  • NAPMIV12: 4th Workshop on Navigation, Accurate Positioning and Mapping for Intelligent Vehicles http://iv2012-poma.ifsttar.fr/organisation.php 5 sessions,5 invited talks, 12 selected papers, IEEE IV 2012, Organizers: D.  Bétaille, V. Milanés, J.  Villagrá, R.  Toledo-Moreo, J.  Nieto, M.  Adams, E.  Nebot, Participants: Over 70, 2012.
  • PPNIV12: 4th Workshop on Planning, Perception and Navigation for Intelligent Vehicles http://ppniv12.irccyn.ec-nantes.fr/ 5 sessions, 4 invited talks, 8 selected papers and one interactive session with 7 papers, IROS 2012, Organizers: P. Martinet, U. Nunes, C. Laugier, C. Stiller, A. Broggi, Participantes: Over 75 already registered, 2012.

 

3. Organized sessions

  • ITSC10: invited sessions september 21th: Robotics Technologies for Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles http://itsc2010.isr.uc.pt/site/, 6 selected papers, ITSC 2010, Organizers: U. Nunes, P. Martinet, C. Laugier, 2010.
  • ICARCV10:  2 Invited Sessions on Autonomy of Vehicular Systems, http://www.icarcv.org/2010/ 12 selected papers, ICARCV 2010, Organizers: P. Martinet, D. Wang, C. Laugier, 2010.
  • ICARCV12:  Invited Session on Vision for Robots http://www.icarcv.org/2012/ 7 selected papers , ICARCV 2012, Organizers: P. Martinet, Han Wang, 2012.
  • ICARCV12:  Plenary Panel Session on Robotics and Vision: Challenges and Opportunities http://www.icarcv.org/2012/, ICARCV 2012, Organizers: P. Martinet, 2012.

 

4. Special Issues in Journals

  • Special Issue on Introducing Perception, Planning, and Navigation for Intelligent Vehicles of the IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 10, Issue 3, 2009 9 selected papers, IEEE-ITS, Guest-Editors: U. Nunes, C. Laugier, M.  Trivedi, 2009.
  • Special issue on Vehicle-terrain interactions for mobile robots, International Journal of Fields Robotics, Vol 27 No 2 March/April 2010 6 selected papers, JFR, Guest-Editors: D.  Wang, P. Martinet, K. Iagnemma, 2010.
  • Special Issue on Emergent Cooperative Technologies in Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Transaction on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol 13, Issue 1, March 2012 10 selected papers, IEEE-ITS, Guest-Editors: M. A. Sotelo, J. Van Lint, U. Nunes, L.B. Vlacic, M. Chowdhury,2012.
  • Special Issue on " Perception and Navigation for Autonomous Vehicles " of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine (RAM) scheduled  in June 2013 6 selected papers, IEEE-RAS Magazine, Guest-Editors: P. Martinet, C. Laugier, U. Nunes, 2013.

 

5. Book

  • Handbook on Intelligent Vehicles, Edited by Azim Eskandarian, Springer, March 2012 Fully Autonomous Driving”. This part includes the following 8 chapters key issues such as the context and the state of the art, the vehicle perception and traffic situation awareness, the modeling of traffic participants behaviors, the prediction and evaluation of the collision risk, and the navigation decision under strong safety constraints. IEEE-ITS, Guest-Editors: C. Laugier, 2012.

 

6. Challenge

  • VIAC, the VisLab Intercontinental Autonomous Challenge, is the challenge conceived by VisLab as an extreme test of autonomous vehicles. It ran from July 26, 2010 to October 28, 2010, involving four driverless vehicles driving with virtually no human intervention on a 15,000 km trip from Parma, Italy to Shanghai, China; Alberto Broggi, VIAC Autonomous Navigation, Organizer: A. Broggi, 2010.

 

Organized Events past (2002-2008)

  • IEEE International Conference on Vehicular Electronics and Safety (ICVES07) Conference December 13, 2007, Beijing, China Contact Information: Members of the Autonomous Ground Vehicles and ITS TC were actively involved in organizing the IEEE ICVES 2007: Urbano Nunes was the Program Chair.
  • NiSIS International Competition 2007: Analysis and Classification of the DaimlerChrysler Automotive Dataset Images Award November 20, 2007 NiSIS (Nature-inspired Smart Information Systems) awarded as a winner in the NiSIS competition 2007, Luciano Oliveira, Urbano Nunes, and Paulo Peixoto, for their solution "Scheme of Primate's Visual Cortex Cells for Pedestrian Recognition" (the developed model got the best accurary result)
  • ITS Architecture Workshop Workshop November 12, 2007,  Murcia, Spain Contact Information: Rafael Toledo-Moreo (toledo at um dot es) Main objective of this workshop was to put in common the experiences, tendencies and case studies of ITS architectures within Europe. Following one of the recommendations of the CEN TC278 Workshop on June in Madrid, this Workshop aims to facilitate a place for open exchange of ideas and knowledge between the different stakeholders and specially the governments in the process of the application of ITS in their countries.
  • IROS 2007 Workshop on Safe Navigation in Open and Dynamic Environments: Applications to Autonomous Vehicles Workshop October 29, 2007,  San Diego, USA Contact Information: Christian Laugier Organizers: Christian Laugier, Urbano Nunes, and Hadi Moradi
  • Autonomous Navigation in Dynamic Environments Publication - Book June 1, 2007, Springer Contact Information: Christian Laugier Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics, Guest Editors: Christian Laugier and Raja Chatila.
  • First Asia-Europe Symposium on Intelligent Vehicles Event -Symposium May 22, 2007,  Shanghai Contact Information: Ming Yang (mingyang at sjtu dot edu dot cn) The First Asia-Europe International Symposium on Intelligent Vehicle will be held on May 22-24, 2007 at Shanghai Oriental Land, Shanghai. This symposium is organized by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and supported by EU Asia-IT&C Programme CyberC3 Project, French-Asia ICT Programme FACT Project and Shanghai Oriental Land. More than 100 participants from China, France, Portugal, Holland, Belgium, Singapore, Korea, Japan, etc., are expected to attend the symposium. The main aims of this symposium are to exchange new idea and the latest research results in the field of intelligent vehicles, to explore development and application perspective of Cybernetic Transport System in Asia and Europe, and to promote further technology exchange and friendly cooperation among Asia-Europe collaborators. During the three-day symposium, the CyberC3 Driverless System, which isdeveloped under close cooperation among Asian and European researchers will be demonstrated with some other demonstration by partners from the CyberC3 Project and the FACT project. We are glad to invite you to attend this symposium and relevant demonstration activities. With your participation and support, we believe this symposium can be a big success. Looking forwards to see you in the Shanghai Oriental Land.
  • ICRA 2007 Workshop on Planning, Perception and Navigation for Intelligent Vehicles Workshop April 14, 2007, Rome Contact Information: Urbano Nunes Organizers: Urbano Nunes, Christian Laugier, and Alberto Broggi The Workshop had more than 60 attendees, and was composed by 2 invited talks and 16 regular paper presentations. Invited Talks: - by Michel Parent: Cybercars, mobility for everyone - by Mohan Trivedi: Holistic sensing and dynamic displays for human-centric active safety
  • Eurocast 2007 Workshop on Cybercars and Intelligent Vehicles Workshop February 12, 2007, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Contact Information: Michel Parent, Garcia-Rosa Ricardo
  • IROS 2006 Track of Special Sessions on Perception and Navigation for Automated Vehicles Organized Session October 11, 2006, Beijing, China Contact Information: Urbano Nunes, Ming Yang, and Michel Parent
  • IROS 2006 Workshop on Safe Navigation in Open and Dynamic Environments - Autonomous Systems versus Driving Assistance Systems Workshop October 10, 2006, Beijing, China Contact Information: Christian Laugier, and Roland Siegwart
  • IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society, Oustanding Service Award Award September 20, 2006, Toronto, Canada Urbano Nunes was recipient of an Oustading Service Award of IEEE ITS Society for his Leadership and Service in Organizing the 2006 IEEE ITSC 2006, Toronto. Urbano Nunes was the ITSC 2006 Program Chair.
  • ITSC 2006 Track of Special Sessions on Cybercars Technology and Trends Organized Session September 17, 2006, Toronto, Canada Contact Information: Michel Parent, Laurent Trassoudaine, and Urbano Nunes
  • IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference (ITSC 2006) Conference September 17, 2006, Toronto, Canada Contact Information: Baher Abdulhai, Matthew Roorda Members of the Intelligent Transportation Systems TC were actively involved in organizing the IEEE ITSC 2006. Urbano Nunes was the Program Chair, and Alberto Broggi was a Program Co-Chair of the Conference. Several Special Sessions have been set up at the conference, namely the following more closely related with R&A topics:oSpecial Session on "PATH at 20" Organizer:Steven E. Shladover oSpecial Session on "Cybercars Technology and Trends" Organizers: Urbano Nunes, Michel Parent, and Laurent Trassoudaine.
  • Workshop on Robotics and Neurophysiology Workshop September 1, 2006,  College de France, Paris Contact Information: Christian Laugier (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
  • Meeting of the FACT French-Asian network on ITS meeting June 16, 2006, University of Tokyo Contact Information: Christian Laugier Meeting involving labs from France, China, Korea, Japan, Singapore
  • IEEE Intelligent Vehicle Symposium (IV 2006) Conference June 13, 2006, Tokyo, Japan Contact Information: Katsushi Ikeuchi Members of the Intelligent Transportation Systems TC are actively involved in organizing the IEEE ITSC 2006. Katsushi Ikeuchi is the General Chair, and Christian Laugier is a Program Co-Chair of the Conference. Conference on basic research and present and future applications for Intelligent Vehicles and Intelligent Infrastructures. IEEE Intelligent Transportation System Society (ITSS) sponsored Symposium.
  • Our Technical Committee obtained the RAS Most Active TC Award Award May 15, 2006, Orlando, USA Announced at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Orlando, Florida
  • France-Korea workshop on ADAS Workshop December 9, 2005,  INRIA Rocquencourt Contact Information: Michel Parent, Thierry Fraichard Workshop in the scope of the Safemove Project
  • 2nd Korea-France Symposium on Dependable Robotic Navigation Workshop October 27, 2005,  SungKyunKwan University (Korea) Contact Information: Sukhan Lee Symposium in the scope of the Safemove Project
  • IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference (ITSC 2005) Conference September 14, 2005 - Vienna, Austria Contact Information: Reinhard Pfiegl Members of the Intelligent Transportation Systems TC were actively involved in organizing the IEEE ITSC 2005. Stefano Stramigioli was the Program Chair, and Alberto Broggi and Bart de Schutter were Program Co-Chairs of the Conference.
  • Grand Challenge 2005 - Vislab participation Competition September 10, 2005 - USA Contact Information: Alberto Broggi The VisLab research group (Univ of Parma, Italy) participated with a great success to the Grand Challenge. They were part of the TerraMax team, the only team which fielded a truck and was able to have it reach the finish line! VisLab designed the vision system for this truck, based on a trinocular system. The TerraMax vehicle was the only vehicle which reached the finish line using vision as its primary sensor.
  • Special Issue of Autonomous Robots on: Robotics Technologies for Intelligent Road Vehicles Publication - Journal September 1, 2005, Springer Contact Information: Urbano Nunes, and Michel Parent
  • ICRA 2005 Workshop on Autonomous Navigation in Dynamics Environments Workshop April 22, 2005, Barcelona, Spain Contact Information: Christian Laugier, Raja Chatila
  • Special Issue of IEEE R&A Magazine on: Intelligent Transportation Systems  Publication - Journal March 1, 2005 Contact Information: Stefano Stramigioli, Alberto Broggi
  • Korea-France Symposium on Dependable Robotic Navigation Workshop October 4, 2004 - SungKyunKwan University (Korea) Contact Information: Sukhan Lee, Thierry Fraichard Symposium in the scope of the Safemove Project 
  • IROS 2004 Special Session on Cybercars Organized Session September 28, 2004 - Sendai, Japan Contact Information: Stefano Stramigioli, and Christian Laugier
  • Second workshop on Sensor Data Fusion for ADAS Workshop June 23, 2004, Country Inns & Suites’ hotel (Paris, France) Contact Information: Christian Laugier, Olivier Aycard Workshop organize in the scope of the PreVent/Profusion European project
  • IEEE Intelligent Vehicle Symposium (IV 2004) Conference June 14, 2004, Parma, Italy Contact Information: Broggi Alberto Members of the Intelligent Transportation Systems TC were actively involved in organizing the IEEE IV'04. Alberto Broggi was the General Chair, and Christoph Stiller was the Program Chair of the Symposium. The Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV'04) is an annual forum sponsored by the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Council. It gathers researchers from industry and universities to discuss research and applications for Intelligent Vehicles and Intelligent Infrastructures.
  • Workshop on Sensor data fusion for ADAS Workshop May 13, 2004, Inria Rhône-Alpes - Grenoble (France) Contact Information: Christian Laugier, Olivier Aycard Workshop organize in the scope of the PreVent/Profusion European project
  • Workshop on Sensors for Cars Workshop April 23, 2004, BMW Forschungs und Innovationszentrum (Germany) Contact Information: Christian Laugier, Olivier Aycard Workshop organize in the scope of the PreVent/Profusion European project
  • Special Issue of Machine Intelligence and Robotic Control on: Robotics Technologies for Intelligent Vehicles Publication - Journal Special Issue September 1, 2003 - Contact Information: Urbano Nunes, Michel Parent
  • 4th Int. Conf. on Field and Service Robotics (FSR 2003), Plenary Talk: ITS Technologies Talk July 14, 2003, Yamanashi, Japan Contact Information: Alex Zelinsky
  • ICAR 2003 Track of Special Sessions on Robotics Technologies for Intelligent Vehicles Organized Session June 30, 2003, Coimbra, Portugal Contact Information: Urbano Nunes, Michel Parent