Austrian Robotics Workshop 2012

 

The Austrian Robotics Workshop seeks to bring together researchers, professionals and practitioners working on various topics in robotics to discuss recent developments and challenges in robotics and its applications. The 2012 edition of the workshop series will be held at Graz University of Technology on 3rd and 4th of May 2012. In 2012 contribution and participation of neighboring countries in the area such as Slovenia is particular welcome.


Relations to Industry

 

The organizers envision strengthening the cooperation between academia and industry. Therefore, the contributions and participation from industry is encouraged.


Service Robotics as Special Topic

 

The workshop focuses on current research themes and topics in the field of mobile, medical, field and industrial robotics. For the 2012 edition of the workshop service robotics will be a special area of interests.

 

Workshop Highlights

 

  • Invited Talk Prof. Michael Beetz, Intelligent Autonomous Systems, Technische Universität München, Germany
  • Invited Talk Prof. Jadran Lenarčič, Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Panel Discussion on Robotics Research and Industry
  • Tutorial on Team Coordination in Multiagent Systems by Dr. Alessandro Farinelli, University Verona, Italy

 

Public Robot Event

 

There will be a public robot event comprising a robotics exhibition and bomb disposal robot demo. The addmission is free. Everybody is heartily welome. For details please refer to here.

 

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Program 2012

 

Impressions 2012

 

Keynote Speakers

 

  • Prof. Michael Beetz

 

Topic: Cognition-Enabled Control for the Realization of Home Chore Task Intelligence

 

  • Prof. Jadran Lenarčič

 

Topic: From industrial to human robots and back

 

Program Committee


Conference Chair

 

  • Dr. Gerald Steinbauer
  • Graz University of Technology, Austria
  • Dr. Suzana Uran
  • University of Maribor, Slovenia

 

Committee

 

  • Prof. Horst Bischof, Graz University of Technology, Austria
  • Dr. Hubert Gattringer, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
  • Prof. Michael Hofbaur, UMIT, Austria
  • Prof. Jens Knoop, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
  • Prof. Ales Leonardis, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Prof. Marko Munih, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Prof. Justus Piater, University of Innsbruck, Austria
  • Dr. Andreas Pichler, profactor Steyr, Austria
  • Prof. Bernhard Rinner, University of Klagenfurt, Austria
  • Prof. Markus Vincze, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
  • Prof. Franz Wotawa, Graz University of Technology, Austria

 

Local Organizing Committee

 

  • Dr. Gerald Steinbauer, Graz University of Technology, Austria
  • Petra Pichler, Graz University of Technology, Austria
  • Martin Kandlhofer, Graz University of Technology, Austria
  • Johannes Maurer, Graz University of Technology, Austria
  • Siegfried Podesser, Graz University of Technology, Austria

 

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