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The 2nd International Conference on Autonomous Robots and Agents 
(ICARA 2004)

Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand

         13th-15th December 2004


Institute of Information Sciences and Technology, Massey University, 
is pleased to announce that the 2nd International Conference on 
Autonomous Robots and Agents (ICARA 2004) will be on the 13th - 15th 
December 2004 in Palmerston North, New Zealand.

ICARA 2004 is intended to provide a common forum for researchers, 
scientists, engineers and practitioners throughout the world to 
present their latest research findings, ideas, developments and 
applications in the area of autonomous robotics and agents. ICARA 2004 
will include keynote addresses by eminent scientists as well as 
special, regular and poster sessions. All papers will be peer reviewed 
on the basis of a full length manuscript and acceptance will be based 
on quality, originality and relevance. Accepted papers will be 
published in the conference proceedings. Topics will include, but are 
not limited to, the following:

Intelligent Control
DNA Computing for autonomous agents
Biorobotics,  Biomechatronics

Implantable sensors for Robotic Applications

Artificial Intelligence in Biosystems

Autonomous Systems
Multi-Agent Collaborative Systems (MACS)

Robotics, Humanoids
Smart Sensors and Sensor Fusion
Cooperative Robotics
Robot Soccer Systems
Entertainment Robotics

Human Robot Interface
Distributed Intelligent Control Systems

Real Time Supervisory Control

Embedded Systems
Educational Technology

Fuzzy Systems,  Neuro-Fuzzy Systems

Biped and Humanoid Robots

Rough Sets, Data Mining
Navigation and Path Planning
Genetic Algorithm (GA)
Evolutionary Computation (EC)
Distributed Evolutionary Algorithms
Real Time Evolutionary Computation
Evolutionary Systems and Algorithms

Vision Systems for Robotics

Artificial Neural Networks in Biorobotics

Important Dates

Manuscript Submission

       06 August 2004

Acceptance Notification

       17 September 2004

Camera Ready Submission

       15 October 2004

Advance Registration

       15 October 2004

Paper Submission

Authors are invited to submit the manuscript (4 to 6 pages including
references) of their technical paper, for oral or poster presentation, 
in PDF format by email to [ICARA2004 at massey.ac.nz]. The Latex and MS 
Word templates are available on the conference website. Final 
manuscripts will be limited to six (6) A4 size pages.  The front page 
must contain the title of the paper, full name(s) and address(es) of the
author(s) and the appropriate academic field(s).  The complete mailing 
address(es), telephone number(s), FAX number(s) and email address(es) 
must be provided on a separate sheet.

In submitting a paper the author(s) agree that, upon acceptance, they 
will prepare the final manuscript in time for inclusion into the 
published proceedings and will present the paper at the conference. 
The final manuscript will not be published without advance registration.

Special Sessions

ICARA solicits special session proposals.  The special sessions are 
intended to stimulate in-depth discussions in special areas relevant 
to the conference theme.  The session organizers will coordinate the 
review process for their session papers.  The conference proceedings 
will include all papers from the special sessions. Please submit your 
proposal to Tan K C [eletankc at nus.edu.sg] or Dikai Liu 
[dikai.liu at eng.uts.edu.au]

For further details, please contact:

General Co-Chairs

     Chris Messom (c.h.messom at masey.ac.nz)

     G. Sen Gupta (g.sengupta at massey.ac.nz)

Organized by

IIST, Massey University

IIMS, Massey University

Co-sponsored by

     IEEE NZ North Section

     IEEE NZ South Section

     Centre for Intelligent Control, National University of Singapore

     Singapore Polytechnic

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