SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS
The PRASA-RobMech International Conference
The 27th Annual Symposium of the Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa (PRASA)
The 9th Conference of Robotics and Mechatronics (RobMech)
Stellenbosch, South Africa on 1 and 2 December 2016
The 27th annual Symposium of the Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa (PRASA) will be held in conjunction with the 9th Conference of Robotics and Mechatronics (RobMech) on 1-2 December 2016 at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Stellenbosch University (www.ee.sun.ac.za). The main conference will be preceded by a day of workshops/tutorials on 30 November 2016.
[Download PDF of second call for papers.]
- The deadline for the submission of papers has been extended by a week to 7 September.
- Prof Sethu Vijayakumar, Professor of Robotics at the University of Edinburgh and the Director of the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics, will be a keynote speaker.
For the PRASA Track, we invite you to submit original papers in any area related to pattern recognition, including but not limited to:
- Classifiers and related topics
- Speech processing
- Natural language processing
- Computer vision and image processing
- Signal processing
- Remote sensing
- Artificial intelligence
- Machine learning
- Computational analytics
- End-user applications and systems
For the RobMech Track, any and all robotics and mechatronics topics will be considered, including but not limited to:
- FMS Artificial Intelligence
- Knowledge Based Systems
- Information Technology Applied to Manufacturing
- Computer-Aided Engineering Education
- Sensors and Applications
- Robots and Automation
- Lean Manufacturing Logistics
- Modelling and Simulation Scheduling
- Rapid Prototype
- Management of Technology
- Operations Management
- Education and Training using robotics
- Agile Manufacturing
- Distributed Control Systems
- Manufacturing Neural Networks
- Mobile robotics
- Mining robotics
Submitted papers must follow the IEEE conference proceedings (templates available here) and be submitted in PDF format. The following formats are invited in English, the official conference language:
- Full papers reporting on original
and unpublished research.
- Work-in-progress papers
reporting on on-going research
or innovative ideas for future
research, presented in order to
Both contributions are limited to a
minimum of four pages and a
maximum of six pages, and only full
papers will be published in the final
- All papers will be submitted to a blind, peer-review process.
- The length of a presentation is 15-20 minutes, including questions and feedback.
- Detailed submission requirements will be made available on the conference website.
[Download original PDF version of Call for Papers]