Authors Area

Contributions for Paper Presentations

Prospective authors should submit a paper of 2-6 pages in PDF A4 format by:

20 July 2016.  31 July 2016 (extended)

All papers should comply with the standard IEEE conference page layout and should be submitted online through EasyChair.

EasyChair submission page: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=hfr2016

Submission of video clips accompanying the paper is also possible by providing a Youtube link in the paper.

Accepted papers will be allocated to oral or interactive presentations depending on the  suitability of the contribution topic for either of the two presentation formats. All accepted papers will be made available online with open access.

Notification of acceptance will be sent to the authors by:
10 August 2016

Contributions for Hardware Demonstrators

Participants are strongly encouraged to contribute to the hardware demonstration. Please, inform the Organizers via email and by specify the requirements needed to present the hardware (e.g., power supply, table, space, etc.).

Contribution Topics

Fundaments of human-friendly robots:

mechatronic design, control, analyses (safety measurements, performance metrics, impedance estimation, etc.)

Applications of human-friendly robots:

physical interaction (medical and rehabilitation devices, prostheses and orthoses, telerobotics, etc.), cognitive interaction (robot assisted therapy, personal and entertainment robots, robot learning, etc.)

Social and ethical issues