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Advances in Robotics

FIRA RoboWorld Congress 2009, Incheon, Korea, August 16-20, 2009, Proceedings

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th This volume is an edition of the papers selected from the 12 FIRA RoboWorld C- gress, held in Incheon, Korea, August 16–18, 2009. The Federation of International Robosoccer Association (FIRA – www. fira. net) is a non-profit organization, which organizes robotic competitions and meetings around the globe annually. The RoboSoccer competitions started in 1996 and FIRA was - tablished on June 5, 1997. The Robot Soccer competitions are aimed at promoting the spirit of science and technology to the younger generation. The congress is a forum in which to share ideas and future directions of technologies, and to enlarge the human networks in robotics area. The objectives of the FIRA Cup and Congress are to explore the technical dev- opment and achievement in the field of robotics, and provide participants with a robot festival including technical presentations, robot soccer competitions and exhibits - der the theme “Where Theory and Practice Meet. ” th Under the umbrella of the 12 FIRA RoboWorld Congress Incheon 2009, six int- national conferences were held for greater impact and scientific exchange: th • 6 International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Robotics and Autonomous Systems (CIRAS) th • 5 International Symposium on Autonomous Minirobots for Research and Edutainment (AMiRE) • International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR) • International Conference on Advanced Humanoid Robotics Research (ICAHRR) • International Conference on Entertainment Robotics (ICER) • International Robotics Education Forum (IREF) This volume consists of selected quality papers from the six conferences.

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Table of contents (35 papers)

  1. Emotion and Behaviour

  2. Human Robot Interaction

  3. Biped / Humanoid Robotics

Other volumes

  1. Progress in Robotics

  2. Advances in Robotics

Editors and Affiliations

  • Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea

    Jong-Hwan Kim

  • Social Robotics Lab, Interactive Digital Media Institute, and Edutainment Robotics Lab Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore

    Shuzhi Sam Ge

  • National University of Singapore, Singapore

    Prahlad Vadakkepat, Abdullah Al Manum

  • Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany

    Norbert Jesse

  • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore

    Sadasivan Puthusserypady K

  • Institut für Informatik/I12, Technische Universität München, Garching b. München, Germany

    Ulrich Rückert

  • School of Software Engineering and Data Communications, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

    Joaquin Sitte

  • Heinz Nixdorf Institute, University of Paderborn, Paderborn, Germany

    Ulf Witkowski

  • Interactive & Digital Media Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore

    Ryohei Nakatsu

  • University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

    Jacky Baltes

  • Autonomous Agents Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

    John Anderson

  • Dept. of Education in Technology & Science, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

    Igor Verner

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