Call for Papers
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Deadline for Abstract Submission
October 26, 2015
Deadline for OS Proposal
October 13, 2015
Notification of acceptance
November 7, 2015
Deadline for Early Registration
December 7, 2015
Deadline for Final Camera-Ready Papers
December 7, 2015
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Accepted Papers will be published in the Proceedings of the AROB. Extended version of the selected papers will be published in the international journal: artificial life and robotics, Springer Japan.
|Feb. 3, 2015||The Proceedings for AROB20th 2015 is now available online.|
|Feb. 2, 2015||We are pleased to announce the AROB20th winners of the Best Paper Award and the Young Author Award. For the details, please see Award.|
|Feb. 2, 2015||We are happy that 260 participants enjoyed the conference. Thank you for coming from 11 countries.|
See you again at AROB 21st 2016!
|Dec. 24, 2014||Paper submission has been closed. We would like to thank all of you for your interest in AROB2015.|
|Dec. 1, 2014||The timetable has been uploaded.|
|Nov. 4, 2014||The acceptance notification emails have been sent to the corresponding authors. If you have not received the email, please contact us.|
|Sep. 13, 2014||The submission deadlines have been extended.|
|Sep. 4, 2014||Invited session page has been updated.|
|Aug. 19, 2014||We are pleased to announce the invited session for the AROB 20th 2015 organized by Prof. Charles Taylor (University of California, Los Angeles).|
|Aug. 7, 2014||We are pleased to announce that the plenary speaker for the AROB 20th 2015 is Prof. Luonan Chen (Chinese Academy of Sciences).|
|Aug. 6, 2014||Abstract / OS Proposal submission form is now available.|
|Feb. 7, 2014||Due to system maintenance, the AROB/AROB Journal website was not available from Thursday 6 Feb. until Friday 7 Feb. We apologise for the inconvenience.|
|Feb. 2, 2014||We are pleased to announce the AROB19th winners of the Best Paper Award and the Young Author Award. For the details, please see Award.|
|Jan. 29, 2014||We are happy that 245 participants enjoyed the conference. Thank you for coming from 12 countries.|
See you again at AROB 20th 2015!
|Jan. 21, 2014||Online registration form is now closed. Thank you for your registration.|
|Jan. 17, 2014||Time table of AROB19th 2014 is updated.|
|Dec. 21, 2013||The online paper submission form is closed.|
|Dec. 9, 2013||Time table of AROB19th 2014 is uploaded.|
|Nov. 13, 2013||The deadline for final camera-ready papers is extended to December 17, 2013.|
|Oct. 29, 2013||The notification of acceptance was sent to authors.|
|Oct. 3, 2013||Abstract reviewing process is behind the schedule. We are sorry for the inconvenience.|
|Sep. 13, 2013||We've extended the deadlines for Abstract / OS Proposal submission.|
|July 19, 2013||Abstract / OS Proposal submission form is now available.|
|April 8, 2013||The next AROB symposium (AROB 19th 2014) scheduled for January 23-25, 2014 will be moved a day earlier, January 22-24, 2014, due to conflict of booking.|
This AROB 21st 2016 (Jan. 20-22, 2016. B-Con PLAZA, Beppu. JAPAN) symposium invites you all to present original research and to discuss development of new technologies concerning artificial life and robotics based on computer simulations and hardware designs of state-of-the-art technologies.
History of Symposium
This symposium was founded in 1996 under the support of Science and International Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japanese Government. Since then, this symposium has been held every year at B-Con Plaza, Beppu, Japan except AROB 5th '00 (Oita), AROB 6th '01 (Tokyo) and AROB18th '13 (Daejeon, Korea). The twentieth symposium will be held on January 20 - 22, 2016, at B-Con Plaza, Beppu, Japan.
Objective of Symposium
The objective of this symposium is to develop new technologies for artificial life and robotics and their applications in various fields listed in the Topics. Authors are invited to submit papers presenting original research and to discuss development of new technologies concerning artificial life and robotics based on computer simulations and hardware designs of state-of-the-art technologies.