Workshop on Robotics in Virtual Reality (RVR) is a half-day workshop that aims to provide a forum for researchers to discuss high-quality research on virtual reality and robotics (more). The workshop is organized within The IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2018 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Topics:
  • Robotics in virtual reality games and applications
  • Virtual robots
  • Video games with robots
  • Novel uses of robots in virtual reality
  • Assistive technologies that merge virtual reality and robotics
  • Immersive virtual environments using robotics
  • Remote controlled virtual robotic systems
  • Novel virtual reality interaction techniques using robotic devices
  • Augmented reality/Mixed reality and robotics
  • User studies and evaluation
  • Inclusive design
  • Reviews/surveys of virtual reality and robotics
  • New trends of virtual reality and robotics applications

Important Dates:
  • Submission Deadline: April 18, 2018
  • Notification of Acceptance: April 24, 2018
  • Camera-Ready: May 14, 2018
  • Workshop: May 25, 2018 (Mezzanine Level - M3)
Selected publications will be published in a book chapter by River Publishers that will be indexed in abstracting & indexing databases such as the Web of Science Book Citation Index. 

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Mehmet Kizil will give the keynote speech. Dr. Kizil is an Associate Professor at the School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering at the University of Queensland. His research interests are in the areas of innovative curriculum and course design, mine planning and design, mining systems - production analysis and improvement and computer applications and virtual reality in mining.