Call for Papers

Conference scope

The 18th International Conference on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions (ICARSC2018) is an international scientific meeting in the field of Mobile Robotics financially co-sponsored by the IEEE and sponsored by the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS), through its Portuguese Chapter.

Its scope encompasses, but is not limited to, the fields of Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Education.

There will be a special track for papers describing work related with fire prevention and combat, particularly using autonomous and semi-autonomous systems.

Conference topics

Contributions from researchers, industry and outputs from collaboration between industrial and academic Research & Innovation centres are welcome in the following conference topics:

  • Agricultural Robotics
  • Applications of Autonomous Intelligent Robots
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Autonomous Robotic Systems
  • Computer Vision and Image Processing
  • Control Architectures and Programming
  • Cooperative Perception
  • Cooperative Planning and Task Allocation
  • Dexterous Manipulation and Grasping
  • Educational Robotics
  • Entertainment Robots
  • Evolutionary Robotics
  • Field Robotics
  • Humanoid Robotics
  • Human-Robot Interaction
  • Localization, Mapping, and Navigation
  • Locomotion and Actuation Systems
  • Multi-Robot Coordination
  • Multi-Robot Systems
  • Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking
  • Planning, Reasoning and Modeling
  • Recognition and Tracking
  • Robot Learning
  • Robot-based Fire Combat and Prevention
  • Robotic Competitions
  • Robotic Simulation
  • Sensors and Sensor Integration
  • Swarm Robotics
  • Underwater Robotics

Important dates

Submission deadline: Jan. 21 Feb. 12, 2018
Notification of acceptance: Fev. 21 Mar. 9, 2018
Camera-ready papers: Mar. 4 Mar. 21, 2018
Early registration deadline: Mar. 15 Mar 21, 2018
Conference: Apr. 25-27, 2018

All deadlines are 23:59 GMT.