8th Conference on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions


The 8th Conference on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions is the 2008 edition of the scientific meeting of the Portuguese Robotics Open - ROBÓTICA'2008 (http://robotica.ua.pt/robotica2008/), and will take place at the University of Aveiro, Portugal, in April 2nd, 2008. This conference aims to disseminate scientific contributions in areas of relevance to Autonomous Robotics. Its scope encompasses, but is not restricted to the fields of Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Education.


  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Architectures and Middleware for Autonomous Robots
  • Motion and Actuation Systems
  • Sensorimotor Control
  • System Integration and Software Engineering
  • Robot Vision and Image Processing
  • Recognition, Localization and Tracking
  • Planning, Reasoning and Modelling
  • Navigation and Control of Mobile Robots
  • Simultaneous Localization and Mapping
  • Mobile Robots and Humanoids
  • Multi-agent and Multi-robot Systems
  • Cooperative Perception and Navigation
  • Robot Team Coordination
  • Learning and Adaptive Systems
  • Field and Service Applications
  • Robotic Competitions
  • Simulation and Visualization
  • Computer and Robotic Entertainment
  • Edutainment Robotics

Conference format

This will be a 1-day conference with a plenary invited speaker, a single track of oral presentations and a poster session.