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International Conference on Social Robotics

27th - 29th October 2013, Bristol, UK

The International Conference on Social Robotics brings researchers and practitioners together to report and discuss the latest progress in the field of social robotics. The ICSR conferences focus on the interaction between humans and robots and the integration of robots into our society.

The theme of the 2013 conference is "Companionship".

Paper submission

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Invited Speakers

Prof. Qiang Huang Prof. Qiang Huang
Intelligent Robotics Institute
Beijing Institute of Technology, R. P. China
Prof. Dr. Rolf Pfeiffer Prof. Dr. Rolf Pfeifer
Director, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
University of Zurich, Switzerland

NAO Programming Competition announced!

Robot Design Competition announced!

ICSR 2013 Workshop:

Robots in public spaces: towards multi-party, short-term, dynamic human-robot interaction.

Paper submission has closed!

Call For Papers

Download Call for Papers here.

The topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following:
> Interaction and collaboration among robots, humans, and environments
> Robots to assist the elderly and persons with disabilities
> Socially assistive robots to improve quality of life
> Affective and cognitive sciences for socially interactive robots
> Personal robots for the home
> Social acceptance and impact in the society
> Robot ethics in human society
> Context awareness, expectation, and intention understanding
> Control architectures for social robotics
> Socially appealing design methodologies
> Safety in robots working in human spaces
> Human augmentation, rehabilitation, and medical robots
> Robot applications in education, entertainment, and gaming


Important Dates

Special Session
Proposal Submission
29 June 2013 (closed)

Regular/Special Session
Paper Submission
3 10 July 2013 (closed)

Notification of the
Papers' Acceptance
12 13 August 2013

Final Camera-ready
21 22 August 2013

Submission Deadline
13 September 2013

Notification of Acceptance
27 September 2013

Registration and
Welcome Reception
27 October 2013

27th to 29th October 2013




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