[IEEE 2004 ICRA * April 26 - May 1, 2004, New Orleans, LA, USA]
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The 2004 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) is over! The ICRA 2005 takes place in Barcelona, Spain, on April 18-22, 2005.

- The IEEE, RAS and ICRA Awards have been presented at the ICRA Conference Dinner.

ICRA 2004 Award Winners

Best Student Paper Award
Committee Chair: Lynne Parker

Eric L. Faulring, J. Edward Colgate and Michael A. Peshkin:
A High Performance 6-DOF Haptic Cobot

Kayamori Best Automation Paper Award
Committee Chair: Art Sanderson

Peng Song, J. C. Trinkley, Vijay Kumar, and Jong-Shi Pang:
Design of Part Feeding and Assembly Processes with Dynamics
Yasuhiro Yamada, Nobutaka Torii, Motohiro Gotoh, and Yoshiaki Komura: Reconfigurable Parts Feeding System Using Arrayed Vibratory Units Made by Stereolithography

Best Video Award
Commitee Chair: Ken Goldberg

Kenji Kaneko, Fumio Kanehiro, Shuuji Kakota, Kiyoshi Fujiwara, Kensuke Harada, Kazuhito Yokoi, Hirohisa Hirukawa: Humanoid Robot HRP-2 Promet
Imme Ebert-Uphoff, Anh X.H. Dang, and Robert W. Bush: Theoretical and Experimental Development of an Active Acceleration Compensation Platform for the Transport of Delicate Objects

Best Manipulation Paper Award
Committee Chair: Bruno Siciliano

K. “Gopal” Gopalakrishnan and Ken Goldberg: D-Space and Deform Closure: A Framework for Holding Deformable Parts



Best Vision Paper Award
Commitee Chair: George Lee

R. Ginhoux, J. A. Gangloff, M. F. de Mathelin: Beating Heart Tracking in Robotic Surgery Using 500 Hz Visual Servoing, Model Predictive Control and an Adaptive Observer

Best Conference Paper Award
Committee Chair: Bill Hamel

Kemal Berk Yesin and Bradley J. Nelson: Robust CAD Model Based Visual Tracking for 3D Microassembly Using Image Space Potentials

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !

- IEEE Technical Field Award in Robotics and Automation has been awarded to Joseph Engelberger, (cit.) "for a lifetime of achievement in establishing and advancing the field of robotics and automation worldwide".

- The 2003 King-Sun Fu Memorial
Best Transactions Paper Award
has been presented to
O. Fukuda, T. Tsuji, M. Kaneko, and A. Otsuka for the paper "A Human-Assisting Manipulator Teleoperated by EMG Signals and Arm Motions", published in IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation 19(2):210-222, April 2003.

- The list of Robotics & Automation Society Awards may be seen at the RAS Web site.

All ICRA related questions should be e-mailed to the Conference Secretariat at icra2004@csee.usf.edu.




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General Chairs
Tzyh-Jong Tarn
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Toshio Fukuda
Nagoya University
Nagoya, JAPAN
Program Chair
Kimon Valavanis
University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida, USA
Sponsored by:

- IEEE Robotics and Automation Society

RoboCup US Open 2004
April 24-27, 2004
University of New Orleans

Contact: Professor Sheila Tejada at sheila@cs.uno.edu.
Southeastern Europe, USA, Japan and European Community Workshop on
Research and Education in Control and Signal Processing
June 14-16, 2004
Cavtat, Croatia
New! IEEE Trans. on Automation Science & Engineering (T-ASE)
The first issue of new IEEE T-ASE, sponsored by IEEE RAS will appear in July 2004. [ T-ASE ]
Renewed! IEEE Trans. on Robotics (T-RO)

The first issue of IEEE T-RO, replacing the former Trans. on Robotics & Automation, will appear in August 2004. [ T-RO ]

* ! * Exhibition * ! *

There are exhibition booths from industries, research laboratories and institutions, national laboratories and book publishers, located at the Hilton Exhibition Center.

Exhibition hours:
Wednesday, April 28 8:30–16:30
Thursday, April 29 8:30–16:30
Friday, April 30 9:30–14:00

Environmental and R&A research in Louisiana

Why is it important, who does what... see here.

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