Event Information


13th International Conference on Mobile Robots and Competitions

The 13th International Conference on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions is an international scientific meeting in the field of Mobile Robotics technically co-sponsored by the IEEE and sponsored by the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS), through its Portuguese Chapter.

It will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, from 24 to 28 of April 2013, in conjunction with the 13th Portuguese Robotics Open, a RoboCup Local Event with several other associated competitions. Its scope encompasses, but is not limited to, the fields of Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Education.

The 13th International Conference on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions will take place at ISEL Campus (www.isel.pt) while the Robocup event will take place in the premises of Secundary School D. Dinis (http://esecddinis.pt/) just a walking distance from ISEL Campus.

The conference proceedings will be indexed in IEEExplore and the conference has also already confirmed for these 13th edition a Special Issue of selected extended papers in the Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems from Springer, indexed by Thomson ISI Web of Knowledge (IF=0.83).


Organizing Committee 


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Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa
Mechanical Engineering Department



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Universidade do Minho
Department of Information Systems


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Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


Steering Committee

Bruno Siciliano (UNINA-IT) 
Toshio Fukuda (UNagoya-JP) 
(To be completed)


International Program Committee 

A Fernando Ribeiro (UMinho-PT)
Alexandre Simões (UNESP-BR)
Alicia Casals (UPC-SP)
André Marcato (UJuizFora–BR)
Andreas Birk (UJacobs-D)
Angel Sappa (UAB-SP)
Anibal Matos (FEUP-PT) 
António Bandera (UM-SP)
António P. Moreira (FEUP-PT)
António Pascoal (IST-PT)
Armando Sousa (FEUP-PT)
Bernardo Cunha (UAveiro-PT)
Bruno Siciliano (UNINA-IT)
Carlos Cardeira (IST-PT)
Carlos Carreto (IPG-PT)
Danilo Tardioli (UZaragoza-SP)
Denis Wolf (USão Paulo-BR)
Dimos Dimarogonas (KTH-S)
Enric Cervera (UJaume I-SP)
Estela Bicho (UMinho-PT)
Fernando Melício (ISEL-PT)
Fernando Pereira (FEUP-PT)
Gabriel Oliver (UIB-SP)
G. Kraetzschmar (UBonn-Rhein-Sieg-D)
Gil Lopes (UMinho-PT)
Guilherme Barreto (UCeará-BR)
Hans Du Buf (UAlgarve-PT)
Helder Araújo (UCoimbra-PT)
Hideki Hashimoto (UTokyo-JP)
Hugo Costelha (IPLeiria-PT)
Isabel Ribeiro (IST-PT)
João Calado (ISEL-PT)
João Palma (ISEL-PT)
João Pinto (IST-PT)
João Sequeira (IST-PT)
Jorge Dias (UCoimbra-PT)
Jorge Ferreira (UAveiro-PT)
Jorge Lobo (UCoimbra-PT)
Jorge Pais (ISEL-PT)
José Igreja (ISEL-PT)
José Lima (IPBragança-PT)
José Luis Azevedo (UAveiro-PT)
José Sá Da Costa (IST-PT)
José T. Machado (ISEP-PT)
Jun Ota (UTokyo–JP)
Luca Iocchi (URome-IT) 
Lucia Pallottino (UPisa–IT)
Luís Almeida (FEUP-PT)
Luís Gomes (UNINOVA-PT)
Luís Louro (UMinho-PT)
Luís Merino (UPOlavide -SP)
Luís Mota (ISCTE-PT)
Luís Paulo Reis (UMinho-PT) 
Luís S. Lopes (UAveiro-PT)
Luiz Chaimowicz (UFMG–BR)
Manuel Lopes (INRIA–FR)
Manuel Silva (ISEP–PT)
Mário Mendes (ISEL-PT)
Nuno Lau (UAveiro-PT)
Nuno Ferreira (ISEC-PT)
Norberto Pires (UCoimbra-PT)
Patricia Vargas (UHeriot-Watt-UK) 
Patricio Nebot (UJaume-I-SP)
Paulo Costa (FEUP-PT)
Paulo Fiorini (UNIVR-IT) 
Paulo Goncalves (IPCB-PT)
Paulo Menezes (UCoimbra-PT)
Paulo Oliveira (IST-PT)
Pedro U. Lima (IST-PT)
René van de Molengraft (TUE-NL)
Reinaldo Bianchi (FEI-BR)
Rodrigo Braga (USCatarina-BR)
Rodrigo Ventura (IST-PT)
Rui Cortesão (UCoimbra-PT)
Rui Rocha (UCoimbra-PT) 
Sérgio Monteiro (UMinho-PT)
Toshio Fukuda (UNagoya-JP)
Urbano Nunes (UCoimbra-PT)
Vicente Matellan (ULeon-SP)
Vítor Santos (UAveiro-PT)
(To be completed) 



The 13th International Conference on Mobile Robots and Competitions will take place in the main auditorium of ISEL – Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa in the following address:

ISEL – Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa
Rua Conselheiro Emídio Navarro, 1
1959-007 Lisboa