The 11th International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications (ICIRA 2018) will be held Thursday through Saturday, August 9 - 11, 2018 in Newcastle, Australia. The conference offers a unique and interesting platform for scientists, engineers and practitioners throughout the world to present and share the new discoveries and novel technologies that advance developments in robotics and their broad applications.
The 11th ICIRA covers both theory and applications in all the areas of robotics, automation and mechatronics. The topics of interest include, but are not limited to: Robotics Collective and social robots; human-robot interaction; Mobile robots and intelligent autonomous systems; Robotic vision, recognition and reconstruction; Multi-agent systems and distributed control; Robot intelligence, learning and linguistics; Robot design, development and control; Robot motion analysis and planning; Medical robot; Robot actuators and sensors; Robot cooperation; Robot legged locomotion; Robot mechanism and design; Perception and awareness; Space and underwater robots; Virtual and augmented reality; Navigation/Localization.
Automation Adaptive and learning control system; Advanced control and informatics; Computer integrated manufacturing; Embedded sensors and actuators; Estimation and identification; Factory modeling and automation; Fault detection, testing and diagnosis; Flexible manufacturing systems; Fuzzy and neural systems; Man-machine interactions; Modeling of complex systems; Process control and instrumentation; Motion control; Micro and nano systems; Nonlinear systems and control; Optimal control; Rotating system dynamics and control; Sensors and transducers; Smart structures & materials hybrid; Stability and stabilization.
Mechatronics Advanced measurement and machine vision system; Flexible electronics/sensors; Smart/Electrical skin; Drives and actuators' modeling; Education in mechatronics engineering; Micro-electro-mechanical systems; Multi-sensor data fusion algorithms; Mechatronics in energy systems; Motion vibration and noise control; Real-time and hardware-in-the-loop simulation; Sensing of small quantities; Aerospace engineering; Automotive systems; Data storage systems; Electronic packaging; Micro/nano technology; Opto-electronic systems; Prototyping
All papers to be presented at the conference are to be published in LNAI/LNCS series of Springer (indexed in El Engineering Index). All the contributed papers are eligible for the ICIRA 2018 Best Conference Paper Award. Detailed instructions for paper submission will be provided on the conference website. Selected quality paper will be recommended for ICIRA 2018 special issues of the following 3 journals with further review.