Call for Papers

Special Session on
Robot Competition

The 6th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems and
The 13th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems (SCIS-ISIS 2012)
Kobe, Japan, November 20-24, 2012

Introduction to the special Session:
We are planning a session "Robot Conpetition" at SCIS-ISIS2012. Robot Contest is the field of engineering research and education which aims to encourage young engineers and to train them, and is also the field of development and spread of various technologies through the competition. In this session, we are looking for presentations that target every contest including research-based robot contest such as RoboCup, Tsukuba Challenge, DARPA Grand Challenge, and also micromouse, robot-sumo and NHK robot contest and so on.
We are striving an open and livsely scientific session by bringing together researchers, engineers and practitioners with robot contest backgrounds. We would like to discuss and disseminate the latest state-of-the-art achievements including the results of basic researches and applied researches whether are the software-based and hardware-based researches, and also including engineering education. We welcome submissions from researchers of company and university, and from students of university, junior college and college.
If you would like to submit your paper, please let us know in advance information of the speakers below no later than 24th June.
Speaker information:
Full name:
Title of talk (tentative ok):
Please send the above information to the following:
Takayuki Nakamura(Wakayama University, Japan)
E-mail: ntakayuk [ at ]

Important Dates:
January 18, 2012: Paper submission deadline
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2012
Notification Due: Aug 10, 2012
Final Version Due: Sep 5, 2012

Session Organizers:
Takayuki Nakamura(Wakayama University, Japan)
Yasutake Takahashi(University of Fukui, Japan)