2014 FIRA Congress
Welcome to FIRA 2014 Congress
The FIRA RoboWorld Congress organizers invite professionals and researchers from all over the world to participate in this meeting. The congress has been held annually in UK, India, Korea, China, USA, Germany, Singapore, Australia, France and Brazil since 1996. This congress will cover topics in intelligent control, autonomous systems and various robots, including humanoids, social robotics, cooperative robotics, edutainment robots, service robots, personal robots and computational intelligence. All contributed will be in the process of peer-review. The FIRA RoboWorld Congress will be co-located with the 3rd International Conference on Robot Intelligence Technology and Applications (RiTA2014). The congress consists of the three conferences below:

- 6th International Conference on Advances Humanoid Robotics Research (ICAHRR)

- 6th International Conference on Education and Entertainment Robotics (ICEER)

- 5th International Robotics Education Forum (IREF)

Topics of Interest
- Medical robotics, robot for surgery, assistive robotics, service robotics
- Applications, hardware issues, devices and techniques, sensor and actuator
- Autonomous assembly robotics, autonomous vehicles
- Bio-mimetic robotics, Bio-hybrid robot systems, evolutionary robotics
- Cognitive robotics, robot communication and language
- Ethical and societal issues in robots in education, arts and entertainment
- Flying robots (unmanned- and micro air vehicles) space and planetary robotics
- Humanoid robotics, human-robot interaction and interfaces, legged robots
- Swarm robotics, collective robots, field robotics
- Learning and adaptation, interaction and operation, intelligent prostheses
- Modeling and analysis or robot models, modular reconfigurable robots
- Navigation, localization, map building and path planning, analysis of robot- environment interaction
- Robot autonomy including energy self-sufficiency, robot control architectures, 2D/3D robot vision, sensing and perception
- Pattern matching and analysis, visual object categorization, searching methods, optimization, data mining, semantic knowledge technology
Important Dates

- Deadline of paper submission: June 30, 2014

- Acceptance notification: September 10, 2014

- Final paper submission: October 10, 2014

Paper Submission

Prospective authors should submit their papers electronically in PDF format on the website below. Papers should be in a single column format on 21cm x 29.7cm A4 size paper. Paper length should be more than six pages. Authors are advised to follow the Springer styled paper format and to refer to the website.

Conference Publications

All accepted papers will be published in Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) of Springer indexed in DBLP, Google Scholar, EI-Compendex, Mathematical Reviews, SCImago, and Scopus.

More Information

Visit the website www.rita2014.org

Contact at info@rita2014.org

Organizing Committee
Honorary Chair
Jong-Hwan Kim, Korea
Congress Chair
Weimin Yang, China
General Chairs
Jacky Baltes, Canada
Kuo-Yang Tu, Taiwan
John Anderson, Canada
Program Chairs
Guido Bugman, UK
Chen-Chien James Hsu, Taiwan
Publicity and Social Media Chair
Chi Tai Cheng, Taiwan
Special Session Chair
Dong Han Kim, Korea
General Chair
Ching Chang Wong, Taiwan
Program Chairs
Chung-Hsien Kuo, Taiwan
Nobert Jesse, Germany
General Chair
Igor Verner, Israel
Program Chairs
Dave Ahlgren, USA
Anna Friesel, Denmark
International Program Committee
Adalberto Llarena, Mexico
Abdullah Al Mamun, Singapore
Chung-Hsien Kuo, Taiwan
David Ahlgren, USA
Gourab Sen Gupta, New Zealand
Guido Bugman, UK
Han-Pang Huang, Taiwan
Chen-Chien James Hsu, Taipei
Jacky Baltes, Canada
Kuo-Yang Tu, Taiwan
Pramod Kumar Pisharady, Singapore
Prahlad Vadakkepat, Singapore
Tan Kok Kiong, Singapore
Tan Kay Chen, Singapore
Hyun Myung, Korea
Vivekananda Shanmuganathan, India
Anna Friesel, Denmark
Ulrich Rueckert, Germany
Chao-Lieh (Frederic) Chen, Taiwan
Peter Kopacek, Austria
Arief Syaichu Rohman, Indonesia
M.S Saleem Basha, India
Wenzeng Zhang, China
Zhiwei Jiao, China
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