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Florida Conference on Recent Advances in Robotics
and Robot Showcase

FCRAR 2006, Miami, Florida, May 25-26, 2006

Call for Papers

The 19th Florida Conference on Recent Advances in Robotics will be held on May 25 and 26, 2006 in Miami and will be hosted by the College of Engineering and Computing at Florida International University. The conference venue will be the Graham University Center (GC) in FIU’s University Park campus located at the intersection of Tamiami Trail (SW 8 Street) and SW 107 Avenue.

Papers are invited in the following areas:

  • Robot Kinematics and Dynamics

  • Robot Modeling

  • Software Development

  • Robot Design

  • Robot Control

  • Serial and Parallel Manipulators

  • Mobile Robots

  • Humanoid Robots

  • Autonomous Vehicles

  • Unmanned Vehicles

  • MEMS and Micro-Robotics

  • Teleoperation

  • Robotic Applications

  • Biomedical Applications

  • Space Robotics and Servicing

  • Assistive Robotics

  • Automation

  • Classical, Modern, Neural and Fuzzy Control

  • Manufacturing Systems Simulation and Controls

  • Machine Vision

  • Telecommunications and IT

  • Supporting Component Technologies

  • Education in Robotics, Automation, Manufacturing and Control

  • Curriculum Development

FCRAR 2006

Submission of paper titles and authors

February 15, 2006

Submission of full papers for review

March 15, 2006

Announcement of review results

April 15, 2006

Final submission of revised papers

May 1, 2006

Robot Showcase

Submission of robot project names and authors for registration

February 15, 2006

Final submission of robot pictures and videos

May 1, 2006

FCRAR 2006 and Robot Showcase

May 25-26, 2006



All full paper submissions will be sent to tosun@fiu.edu in pdf format. Accepted papers will be published at the conference site and in the Proceedings of FCRAR 2006. Formatting instructions for the papers can be found at the conference web site under "Formatting and Paper Submission."

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

  1. Actual robot prototype and demo at the GC pit area.
  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 tosun@fiu.edu 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 GC pit area where actual robot demonstrations will also be carried out, and poster boards displayed.


  • FIU Florida International University College of Engineering and Computing

  • AUVSI Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International

  • ASME American Society of Mechanical Engineers FIU Student Section

Conference Site

Updated information will be provided at the conference site:


Download Call for Papers in pdf format.



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