2019 The 4th International Conference on Robotics, Control and Automation will be held in Guangzhou, China on July 26-28, 2019. It is an annual research conference aims to provide a platform for the scientists, scholars, engineers and students from the Universities all around the world and the industry to present ongoing research activities. After the success of ICRCA 2016, ICRCA 2017 and ICRCA 2018 in Tokyo (Japan), Kitakyushu (Japan), and Chengdu (China), we are excited to announce the 4th edition of ICRCA series.
第四届机器人, 控制与自动化国际会议将于2019年7月26-28日在中国广东省广州市举行, 大会旨在邀请众多国内外学者及产业研发人员齐聚一堂，共同探讨该领域的发展现状及前景。本次会议亦为与会的科学家及工程师们提供了一个极好的平台，促进跨学科, 跨国境的交流与讨论。
The accepted and registered ones will be published in the
conference proceedings, which are to be submitted
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ICRCA 2018 Proceedings now in ACM Digital Library (Check)
ICRCA 2017 Proceedings now in ACM Digital Library (Check)
ICRCA 2019 will bring
together leading engineers and scientists in Robotics, Control
and Automation fields from around the world.
Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:
Prof. Derong Liu, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA / Guangdong University of Technology, China (IEEE / IAPR / INNS / CAA Fellow)
Prof. Chun-Yi Su, Concordia University, Canada
Prof. Zou Jianxiao, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
Prof. Beom Hee Lee, Seoul National University, South Korea ( IEEE & ICROS Fellow)
Prof. Toyomi Fujita, Tohoku Institute of Technology, Japan
Prof. Huafeng Ding, China University of Geosciences, China
Prof. Bin Zi, Hefei University of Technology, China
Prof. Adrian Olaru, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania
Dr. Jianhong Zhou, Xihua University, China
Prof. Jun-Juh Yan,Shu-Te University, Taiwan
Prof. Hongli Xu, Chinese Academy of Science, China
Dr. Rituparna Datta, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), South Korea
Lecturer Luepol Pipanmaekaporn, Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok,Thailand
Assoc. Prof. Yanhong Wang, Shenyang University of Technology, China
Asst. Prof. Chun CHEN, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Prof. Tsai Ming-June,National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Asst. Prof. W. Yeol Joe,Tennessee State University, USA
Assoc. Prof. Xie Ming, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Prof. Ashraf Elnagar, University of Sharjah. Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Assoc. Prof. Ramón Barber Castaño,Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Assoc. Prof. Mohanad AlAta, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Assoc. Prof. Naser Nawayseh, University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Asst. Prof. Dr. Lau Tat Ming (Darwin), The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Hong Kong
Dr. Jen-te Yu, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan
Prof. Ren-Jung Chang, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Prof. Dae-Hwan Kim, Pukyong National University, South Korea
Assoc. Prof. Biqing Wang, Hefei University of Technology, China
Dr. Wang Dandan, Anyang Institute Of Technology, China
Dr. Xue Renfeng, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Dr. Chengyun Zhu, Yancheng Teachers University, China
Prof. Derong Liu (IEEE / IAPR / INNS / CAA Fellow)
University of Illinois at Chicago, USA / Guangdong University of Technology, China
Derong Liu received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Notre Dame in 1994. He was a Staff Fellow with General Motors Research and Development Center, from 1993 to 1995. He was an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, from 1995 to 1999. He joined the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1999, and became a Full Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and of Computer Science in 2006. He was selected for the “100 Talents Program” by the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2008, and now he serves as the Associate Director of The State Key Laboratory of Management and Control for Complex Systems at the Institute of Automation. He has published 15 books (six research monographs and nine edited volumes). He is an elected AdCom member of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society and he is the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems. He was the General Chair of 2014 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence and is the General Chair of 2016 World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation. He received the Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation in 1999, the University Scholar Award from University of Illinois from 2006 to 2009, and the Overseas Outstanding Young Scholar Award from the National Natural Science Foundation of China in 2008. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, the International Neural Network Society (INNS), International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR), and Chinese Association of Automation (CAA).
Prof. Beom Hee Lee (IEEE & ICROS Fellow)
Seoul National University, South Korea
Professor Beom Hee Lee received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electronics Engineering from Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea in 1978 and 1980, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree in Computer, Information, and Control Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA in 1985. From 1985 to 1987, he was with the School of Electrical Engineering at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA, as an Assistant Professor. He joined Seoul National University (SNU) in 1987, where he is currently a Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Director of the Robotics and Intelligent Systems Lab at SNU. In 2001, he was the Program Chairman of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) in Seoul, Korea. Since 2004, he has been a Fellow of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, and he was in charge of IEEE Robotics and Automation Korea Chapter as the chairman until 2015. He was the President of the Automation and Systems Research Institute (ASRI) in SNU during 2004-2006, and the Dean of Information Technology in SNU. He has served the Korea Robotics Society (KROS) as the president in 2009. He was also in charge of the Board of Directors of the Korea Institute of Patent Information (KIPI) as the chairman. He has published over 670 technical journal and conference papers mainly in the field of Robotics and Automation. His current interest includes multi-robot systems and applications, Multi-robot collision avoidance, Multi-robot SLAM problems and Underwater robotics.
Speech Title--Issues in Multi-Robot Applications
Speech Abstract--Nowadays, multi-robot operations
are acknowledged as a common practice in industry for various tasks.
State of the Art of Multi-Robot Systems are described in the first
statement. Multi-robot research issues are then discussed in terms of
the operational strategies: centralized, distributed, and mixed
operational schemes. Next, we show that one of the main issues in
multi-robot operation is the problem of collision avoidance. We also
show the importance of the collision avoidance problem in multi-robot
operations. For multi-robot collision avoidance, a special tool, called
the collision map, is introduced and applied to the problem of
multi-robot collision avoidance.
More deep analysis and investigation are presented for an application of the collision map. Various types of collision maps are then introduced with several possible applications. Also, robot path modification is viewed in terms of collision avoidance using the concept of collision map. Various applications using the collision map are presented for a problem of 100 multi-robot operations, a stealth intruder intercept scheme, and efficient multiple cleaning robots operation. Especially, the load balancing in multiple cleaning robots are realized using the collision map. Finally, future applications using multi-robot systems are briefly discussed.
Prof. Chun-Yi Su
Concordia University, Canada
Dr. Chun-Yi Su received his Ph.D. degrees in control engineering from South China University of Technology in 1990. After a seven-year stint at the University of Victoria, he joined the Concordia University in 1998, where he is currently a Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and holds the Concordia Research Chair in Control. He has also held several short-time visiting positions including a Chang Jiang Chair Professorship by China's Ministry of Education and JSPS Invitation Fellowship from Japan, and Qian Ren Talents Professor from China. His research covers control theory and its applications to various mechanical systems, with a focus on control of systems involving hysteresis nonlinearities. He is the author or co-author of over 400 publications, which have appeared in journals, as book chapters and in conference proceedings. In addition to his academic activities, he has worked extensively with industrial organizations on various projects. Dr. Su has been an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Mechatronics, Control Engineering Practice, and several other journals. He has served as Chair/Co-Chair for numerous international conferences.
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|Date 日期||Events 活动安排|
| July 26, 2019 (Friday)
|14:00-17:00||Committee Meeting 组委会会议|
|July 27, 2019
|13:30-18:30||Parallel Sessions 作者报告|
|July 28, 2019
|9:30-12:00||Invited Speeches 特邀报告|
|August 11-13, 2018
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|September 15-18, 2017
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|July 20-24, 2016
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ICRCA 2018-Group Photo
Jing Yang--Best Presentation Winner in ICRCA 2018
Tao Jiang--Best Presentation Winner in ICRCA 2018
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Cantonese Morning Tea & Dim Sum
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Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall
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Hiking in White Cloud Mountain
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