8th Conference on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions




Authors are kindly invited to submit electronically their contributions by February 14th, 2008. Each contribution consists of a full-length paper with a possibly attached video. Detailed instructions on the electronic submission process and formats can be found here. Submissions will be peer reviewed by the International Program Committee and selected on the basis of quality and relevance to the topics of the conference.


Call for papers leaflet



Important Dates

  • February 14, 2008 - Extended deadline for paper submission

  • March 7, 2008 - Notification of paper acceptance

  • March 15, 2008 - Deadline for submission of paper final versions

  • April 02, 2008 - Conference (first day of ROBOTICA2008)


Publication and Prizes


All accepted contributions, either presented orally or in the poster session, will be published in the conference proceedings (DVD and book). Videos included in an accepted contribution will also be published in the conference DVD. Authors of the 7-9 selected best papers will be invited to submit extended versions in a follow-up special issue of the Robótica journal. The final selection will be announced during the conference and in the conference web site.


The Portuguese Artificial Intelligence Association (APPIA) and the Portuguese Association of Automatic Control (APCA) are sponsoring prizes for the best papers presented at the conference.