30 November to 2 December 2016
Stellenbosch University, South Africa
FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS
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 and 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.
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
Natural language processing
Computer vision and image processing
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
Sensors and Applications
Robots and Automation
Lean Manufacturing Logistics
Modelling and Simulation
Management of Technology
Education and Training using
Distributed Control Systems
Manufacturing Neural Networks
Submitted papers must follow the IEEE conference proceedings and be submitted in PDF format. The following formats are invited in English, the official conference language:
1. Full papers reporting on original and unpublished research.
2. Work-in-progress papers reporting on on-going research or innovative ideas for future research, presented in order to generate feedback. 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 proceedings.
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 are available on the conference website.
Call for Workshops/Tutorials
The main conference will be preceded by a day of workshops and tutorials on 30 November 2016. We invite you to submit proposals for full day and half day workshops and tutorials related to the conference theme. More information is available on the conference website.
Important dates and deadlines
Submissions and registrations open 1 August 2016
Closing date for submission of papers: 31 August 2016
Closing date for workshop/tutorial proposals: 16 September 2016
Notification of paper acceptance: 30 September 2016
Notification of acceptance of workshops/tutorials: 7 October 2016
Deadline for final paper submissions: 21 October 2016
Deadline for registration: 7 November 2016
Date of workshops/tutorials: 30 November 2016
Dates of main conference: 1-2 December 2016
ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE 2nd CALL
For the 2015 PRASA-RobMech International Conference
The 26th Annual Symposium of the Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa (PRASA)
The 8th Conference of Robotics and Mechatronics (RobMech) of South Africa
Port Elizabeth, South Africa on
The PRASA-RobMech International Conference, in association with IEEE RAS, SAIEE and SAIMechE, provides a platform to showcase and gauge the current state of pattern recognition methods and applications, advanced robotics and mechatronics research in South Africa. Research facilities in southern Africa and beyond are invited to submit their work for presentation. The symposium is open to all industries, research institutions and hobbyists. The symposium brings together researchers, academics, application engineers, users and policy makers of CAD/CAM/Pattern recognition, robotics and factory automation.
For PRASA Track, we invite you to submit original papers in any related area, including but not limited to:
Classifiers and related topics, Speech processing, Speech recognition, Text to speech systems, Natural language processing,
Computer vision and image processing, Bio-pattern recognition, Bioinformatics, Signal processing, Remote sensing, Artificial intelligence,
Machine learning, End-user applications and systems
For RobMech Track, any and all Robotics and Mechatronics topics will be considered, topics will include but are 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, Agile Manufacturing, Mechatronics, Distributed Control Systems,
Manufacturing Neural Networks, Mobile robotics, Mining robotics.
Important dates and deadlines
visit the conference website for detail and up to date information.
Welcome to the 2015 PRASA-RobMech International Conference. Please remember to register for the 2015 Conference.
Submitted papers and posters must follow the IEEE conference proceedings (templates available in column to the right) and be submitted in PDF format. The following formats are invited in English, the official conference language:
Use this link for submissions:
A detailed programme will be made available before the conference starts.
Last Updated (20 July 2015)