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LARS/SBR 2017 : LARS/SBR 2017 Latin American Robotics Symposium / Brazilian Robotics Symposium


When Nov 9, 2017 - Nov 11, 2017
Where Curitiba, PR, Brazil
Submission Deadline Jun 12, 2017
Notification Due Jul 18, 2017
Final Version Due Aug 12, 2017
Categories    robotics   computer engineering   computer science   electrical engineering

Call For Papers


Taking into account many new requests and a peak of submissions that
occurred today, we decided to extend one more time the submission deadline.
This is the last chance!


Please, distribute the following call for papers. Sorry for multiple postings.


CFP: Call for Papers - LARS/SBR 2017


LARS 2017 - 14th Latin American Robotics Symposium

SBR 2017 - 5th Brazilian Symposium on Robotics

The LARS and SBR (Latin American Robotics Symposium / Brazilian Robotics Symposium) aim at promoting a comprehensive scientific meeting in the area of Intelligent Robotics, bringing together researchers, undergraduate and graduate students of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Computer Engineering and related areas.

The event will be held through technical sessions of oral presentation of full papers and technical lectures of recognized importance in the area.

The LARS and SBR are the major scientific/academic meetings of a broader event that has other relevant events on robotics, named ROBOTICA 2017. This event also comprises the LARC/CBR (Latin American Robotics Competition / Brazilian Robotics Competition), OBR (Brazilian Robotics Olympics), MNR (National Robotics Expo), and SBESC (Brazilian Symposium on Computing Systems Engineering).

The LARS/SBR will be held in Curitiba, Parana, Brazil from November 9th to 11th, 2017.

We are looking forward to seeing you in LARS/SBR 2017.



Paper registration/submission site open: March 25th, 2017
Paper Submission DEADLINE : June 12th, 2017
Notification of Acceptance: July 18th, 2017
Camera Ready Submission: August 12th, 2017
Early registration: 17th to 28th July, 2017
Regular Registration: August 21th to September 29th, 2017


Papers must be written in English and must not exceed 6 pages in standard IEEE format including title, abstract, all tables, figures, and references. Papers should present substantial new results in theoretical, empirical and applied research related to the topics of the conference.

All papers must be registered and uploaded by using JEMS

Templates (set to A4)

Any further information regarding papers submission can be addressed here


The proceedings will be submitted for inclusion by IEEE, to the IEEE Xplore site.
Currently the suggested status of CAPES QUALIS is B3 for conference papers.


A selected number of outstanding papers will be invited to submit extended versions of the papers to important journals (to be announced).
The CAPES QUALIS of the journal will be higher than of the conference papers.


1. Vision in robotics and automation;

2. Symbol mediated robot behavior control;

3. Sensory mediated robot behavior control;

4. Active sensory processing and control;

5. Industrial applications of autonomous systems;

6. Sensor modeling and data interpretation e.g. models and software for sensor data integration, 3D scene analysis, environment description and modeling, pattern recognition;

7. Robust techniques in AI and sensing e.g. uncertainty modeling, graceful degradation of systems;

8. Robot programming e.g. on-line and off-line programming, discrete event dynamical systems, fuzzy logic;

9. Multi-Robot and Multi-Agents, Cooperation and Collaboration;

10. CAD-based robotics e.g. CAD-based vision, reverse engineering;

11. Robot simulation and visualization tools;

12. Tele-operated and autonomous systems;

13. Micro electromechanical robots;

14. Robot modeling;

15. Robot control architectures;

16. Sensor-Motor control of Robots;

17. Robot planning, reasoning, communication, adaptation and learning;

18. Mechanical design;

19. Robotic Manipulators;

20. Robot soccer;

21. Evolutionary robotics;

22. Bio-Inspired robotics;

23. Robots for robotic surgery and rehabilitation;

24. Micro/nano robotics, new Devices and materials for robots;

25. Human Robot Interaction and Interfaces;

26. Education issues in Robotics;

27. Computing architectures;

28. Sensor Networks, architectures of embedded Hardware and software;

29. Self-Localization, Mapping and Navigation;

30. Multi-robot systems;

31. Aerial vehicles;

32. Autonomous vehicles;

33. Mobile robot platforms;

34. Service robots and entertainment robots;

35. Underwater robots;

36. Humanoids.


Program Chair: Prof. Dr. Eduardo Todt – UFPR

Program Co-Chair: Prof. Dr. Flavio Tonidandel – FEI/SP



SBC, Brazilian Computer Society,

CER, Robotics Council of SBC,

RoboCup Brasil,

IEEE RAS/LARC, Robotics and Automation Society/Latin American Robotics Council,

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