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The Florida Conference on Recent Advances in Robotics

& Robot Showcase

FCRAR 2007

 Tampa, Florida

May 31 – June 1, 2007


Past FCRAR Conferences:

FCRAR 2006, FIU, Miami

FCRAR 2005, UF, Gainesville

FCRAR 2004, UCF, Orlando

FCRAR 2003, FAU, Dania Beach

FCRAR 2002, FIU, Miami



Call for Papers

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The 20th Florida Conference on Recent Advances in Robotics & Robot Showcase will be held on May 31 and June 1, 2007 in Tampa, hosted by the College of Engineering at the University of South Florida. The conference venue will be in the TECO room, College of Education in USF’s Tampa campus located at 4202 E. Fowler Avenue.


Papers are invited in the following areas:

  • Robot Kinematics, Dynamics and Controls

  • Robot Design and Modeling

  • Robotic Applications and Software Development

  • Serial and Parallel Manipulators

  • Mobile and Humanoid Robots

  • Autonomous and Unmanned Vehicles

  • MEMS and Micro-Robotics

  • Automation and Teleoperation

  • Biomedical and Assistive Robotics

  • Servicing and Space Robotics

  • Classical, Modern, Neural and Fuzzy Control

  • Manufacturing Systems Simulation and Controls

  • Sensors and Machine Vision

  • Telecommunications and IT

  • Supporting Component Technologies

  • Education in Robotics, Automation, Manufacturing and Control

  • Curriculum Development


Critical dates:

FCRAR 2007

Submission of full papers for review

April 9 April 16, 2007

Announcement of review results

April 30, 2007

Final submission of revised papers

May 14, 2007

Robot Showcase

Submission of robot project names and authors for registration

April 9 April 16, 2007

Final submission of robot pictures and videos

May 14, 2007

FCRAR 2007 and Robot Showcase

May 31 – June 26, 2007



All full paper submissions should be sent to in pdf format. Accepted papers will be published at the conference site and in the Proceedings of FCRAR 2007. Formatting and submission instructions for the papers can be found at the conference web site under "Formatting" and "Paper Submission" sections respectively.

Entries to Robot Showcase can be in one of three forms:

  1. Actual robot prototype and demo.

  2. Video entries.

  3. Poster board entries.

Each entry should include a project title, authors and institution clearly identified.

Entries to Robot Showcase will be sent to with pictures in jpg format, videos in wmv, mpeg or avi format. Robot videos should include credits (project title, authors and institution) at the beginning of each video. Videos will be projected on large screens and looped at the showcase area where actual robot demonstrations will be carried out and poster boards displayed.



USF, University of South Florida, College of Engineering
RETP, Center for Rehabilitation Engineering and Technology


Conference Website

For more up-to-date information, please visit the conference website at:


Redwan Alqasemi at

Download PDF Version of the "Call for Papers" Document



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