AROB HP
International Symposium on Artificial Life and Robotics
AROB 20th 2015
AROB 20th Anniversary
January 21-23, 2015
B-Con PLAZA, Beppu, JAPAN

Call for Papers

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Important Dates

Deadline for Abstract Submission
September 16, 2014
->October 16, 2014 (extended)

Deadline for OS Proposal
September 1, 2014
Notification of acceptance
October 27, 2014
Deadline for Early Registration
November 4, 2014
Deadline for Final Camera-Ready Papers
November 4, 2014
->December 4, 2014 (extended)

Publication

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.

Information
Dec. 1, 2014The timetable has been uploaded.
Nov. 4, 2014The acceptance notification emails have been sent to the corresponding authors. If you have not received the email, please contact us.
Sep. 13, 2014The submission deadlines have been extended.
Sep. 4, 2014Invited session page has been updated.
Aug. 19, 2014We are pleased to announce the invited session for the AROB 20th 2015 organized by Prof. Charles Taylor (University of California, Los Angeles).
Aug. 7, 2014We are pleased to announce that the plenary speaker for the AROB 20th 2015 is Prof. Luonan Chen (Chinese Academy of Sciences).
Aug. 6, 2014Abstract / OS Proposal submission form is now available.
Feb. 7, 2014Due 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, 2014We 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, 2014We are happy that 245 participants enjoyed the conference. Thank you for coming from 12 countries.
See you again at AROB 20th 2015!
Jan. 21, 2014Online registration form is now closed. Thank you for your registration.
Jan. 17, 2014Time table of AROB19th 2014 is updated.
Dec. 21, 2013The online paper submission form is closed.
Dec. 9, 2013Time table of AROB19th 2014 is uploaded.
Nov. 13, 2013The deadline for final camera-ready papers is extended to December 17, 2013.
Oct. 29, 2013The notification of acceptance was sent to authors.
Oct. 3, 2013Abstract reviewing process is behind the schedule. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
Sep. 13, 2013We've extended the deadlines for Abstract / OS Proposal submission.
July 19, 2013Abstract / OS Proposal submission form is now available.
April 8, 2013The 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 20th 2015 (Jan. 21-23, 2015. 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 21 - 23, 2015, 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.

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Program

  1. Front Cover
  2. Cover
  3. Contents
  4. Organization
  5. Address and Messages
  6. Plenary Speakers
  7. Invited Speakers
  8. Tutorial Speaker
  9. Time Table
  10. Ceremony
  11. Abstracts
  12. Authors Index
  13. Invitation for publication of your paper
    in Artificial Life and Robotics, Springer
  14. Sponsored companies & Advertising