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WAFR 2022 : Workshop on the Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics

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Conference Series : Workshop on the Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics
 
Link: https://wafr2022.github.io/
 
When Jun 20, 2022 - Jun 22, 2022
Where College Park, Maryland
Abstract Registration Due Feb 1, 2022
Submission Deadline Feb 7, 2022
Notification Due Mar 31, 2022
Categories    robotics
 

Call For Papers

Fellow roboticists,

The Fifteenth International Workshop on the Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics (WAFR) will be held June 22-24, 2022 at the University of Maryland, College Park.


Important Dates:
- February 4, anywhere on Earth: Abstract submission deadline
- February 14, anywhere on Earth: Full paper submission deadline
- March 31: Acceptance notifications
- June 20-22: Conference in in Oulu

Additional details will be appear at the conference website: https://wafr2022.github.io/

Organizers:
- Steve LaValle, University of Oulu, steven.lavalle@oulu.fi
- Jason O’Kane, University of South Carolina, jokane@cse.sc.edu
- Michale Otte, University of Maryland, otte@umd.edu
- Dorsa Sadigh, Stanford University, dorsa@cs.stanford.edu
- Pratap Tokekar, University of Maryland, tokekar@umd.edu


WAFR is a biannual multi-disciplinary single-track meeting of international researchers presenting the latest advances on algorithmic problems in robotics. Since its inception in 1994, WAFR has established a reputation as a premier venue for presenting algorithmic work related to robotics.

The focus of WAFR is on the design and analysis of robot algorithms from both theoretical and practical angles. The
design and analysis of algorithms and foundations of robotics raise unique questions in a variety of traditional and new fields including but not limited to:
- Control theory and optimization,
- Computational geometry and topology,
- Motion planning,
- Planning and reasoning under uncertainty,
- Randomized and sampling-based algorithms,
- Decision theory and game theory,
- Machine learning, including supervised and unsupervised learning, reinforcement learning, representation learning, imitation learning,
- Algorithmic approaches to human-robot interaction, and
- Theoretical computer science.

In addition to these topics, we also encourage papers on applications of robot algorithms to important or new domains, such as:
- Manufacturing,
- Assistive and service robots,
- Legged locomotion,
- Surgical robots,
- Intelligent prosthetics,
- Multi-agent and transportation networks,
- Computational biology,
- Graphics and animation,
- Sensor networks,
- Brain-controlled robots, and
- others.

The workshop proceedings will be published in the Springer Proceedings in Advanced Robotics (SPAR) series.

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