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ROBOVIS is sponsored by INSTICC – Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication


The purpose of ROBOVIS, the International Conference on Robotics, Computer Vision and Intelligent Systems, is to bring together researchers, engineers and practitioners that are interested to share their research and experience on the thematic areas of this conference.
Robotics is a field that is closely connected to Computer Vision and Intelligent Systems. Research and development of robots require technologies originating from the other two areas; the research work in Computer Vision has often been driven by needs in Robotics; Intelligent Systems models and software have often been developed aiming at applications in the areas of physical agents, i.e. robots, or in areas related to scene understanding, video and image processing, and many other aspects of computer vision. There is a need for a venue where these three research communities, often isolated, meet and discuss innovation possibilities driven by the intersection of these highly synergetic fields.
Papers describing original work are invited in any of the areas listed below. Accepted papers, presented at the conference by one of the authors, will be published in the Proceedings of ROBOVIS with an ISBN, placed at the SCITEPRESS digital library and sent for indexation by Google Scholar, Scopus and several other indexers. Acceptance will be based on quality, relevance and originality. Both full research reports and work-in-progress reports are welcome. There will be both oral and poster sessions.
Special sessions, dedicated to case-studies and commercial presentations, as well as tutorials dedicated to technical/scientific topics are also envisaged: companies interested in presenting their products/methodologies or researchers interested in holding a tutorial, workshop or special session are invited to contact the conference secretariat or visit the conference website.


Each of these topic areas is expanded below but the sub-topics list is not exhaustive. Papers may address one or more of the listed sub-topics, although authors should not feel limited by them. Unlisted but related sub-topics are also acceptable, provided they fit in one of the following main topic areas:



  • Aerial Robotics
  • Bio-Robotics
  • Cognitive Robotics
  • Field Robots
  • Humanoid Robots
  • Intelligent Robots
  • Learning and Adaptive Systems
  • Localization and Mapping
  • Mobile Robots
  • Multi-agent Systems and Cooperative Robotics
  • Planning and Simulation
  • Robot Control
  • Robot Sensing Systems
  • Robot Vision
  • Search and Rescue Robots
  • Service Robots
  • Vehicular Robotics
  • Visual-Based Navigation


  • Face and Gesture Recognition
  • Gait Analysis
  • Image and Video Processing
  • Image Segmentation and Reconstruction
  • Motion and Tracking
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Robot Vision
  • Scene Analysis and Understanding


  • Deep Learning
  • Intelligent Control
  • Intelligent Sensors
  • Intelligent Vehicles
  • Internet of Things
  • Knowledge-Based Systems
  • Machine Learning
  • Multi-Agent Systems
  • Swarm Intelligence
  • Ethics of Robotics and AI


Vittorio MurinoIstituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy
Arianna MenciassiScuola Superiore Sant'Anna of Pisa, Italy
Jean PonceEcole normale supérieure-PSL and New York University, France


Authors can submit their work in the form of a complete paper or an abstract, but please note that accepted abstracts are presented but not published in the proceedings of the conference. Complete papers can be submitted as a Regular Paper, representing completed and validated research, or as a Position Paper, portraying a short report of work in progress or an arguable opinion about an issue discussing ideas, facts, situations, methods, procedures or results of scientific research focused on one of the conference topic areas.

Authors should submit a paper in English, carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling, addressing one or several of the conference areas or topics. Each paper should clearly indicate the nature of its technical/scientific contribution, and the problems, domains or environments to which it is applicable. To facilitate the double-blind paper evaluation method, authors are kindly requested to produce and provide the paper WITHOUT any reference to any of the authors, including the authors’ personal details, the acknowledgments section of the paper and any other reference that may disclose the authors’ identity.

When submitting a complete paper please note that only original papers should be submitted. Authors are advised to read INSTICC's ethical norms regarding plagiarism and self-plagiarism thoroughly before submitting and must make sure that their submissions do not substantially overlap work which has been published elsewhere or simultaneously submitted to a journal or another conference with proceedings. Papers that contain any form of plagiarism will be rejected without reviews.

All papers must be submitted through the online submission platform PRIMORIS and should follow the instructions and templates that can be found under Guidelines and Templates. After the paper submission has been successfully completed, authors will receive an automatic confirmation e-mail.


All accepted complete papers will be published by Springer in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference.
The proceedings will be abstracted/indexed in DBLP, Google Scholar, EI-Compendex, INSPEC, Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST), Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals and Series, Mathematical Reviews, SCImago, Scopus and zbMATH. CCIS volumes are also submitted for the inclusion in ISI Proceedings.


Conference Date: 25 - 27 February, 2024

Paper Submission: October 26, 2023 (expired)
Authors Notification:
December 5, 2023
Camera Ready and Registration:
December 19, 2023

Paper Submission: November 22, 2023 (expired)
Authors Notification:
December 22, 2023
Camera Ready and Registration:
January 8, 2024

Paper Submission: December 15, 2023
Authors Notification:
January 8, 2024
Camera Ready and Registration:
January 15, 2024

Workshop Proposal: October 20, 2023 (expired)

Doctoral Consortium
Paper Submission: December 21, 2023
Authors Notification: January 9, 2024
Camera Ready and Registration: January 17, 2024

Special Sessions
Special Session Proposal: October 20, 2023 (expired)

Tutorial Proposal: January 12, 2024

Demo Proposal: January 12, 2024

Panel Proposal: January 12, 2024

Abstract Submission: December 21, 2023
Authors Notification: January 9, 2024
Camera Ready and Registration: January 17, 2024


ROBOVIS Secretariat
Address: Avenida de S. Francisco Xavier, Lote 7 Cv. C
             2900-616 Setúbal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 520 185
Fax: +351 265 520 186


Our event will take place at the Barceló Aran Mantegna Hote Hotel, strategically located in the city of Rome due to the proximity with the city center and the International Airports Fiumicino and Ciampino.


Joaquim FilipePolytechnic Institute of Setubal / INSTICC, Portugal


Juha RöningUniversity of Oulu, Finland


Alvo Aabloo, Tartu Ülikool, Estonia
Hussein A. Abdullah, University of Guelph, Canada
Moulay Akhloufi, Université de Moncton, Canada
Victor Alchanatis, Agricultural Research Organization, Israel
Abdulla Al-Kaff, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Plamen Angelov, Lancaster University, United Kingdom
Yannick Aoustin, LS2N, France
Leopoldo Armesto, Technical University of Valencia, Spain
Farshad Arvin, Durham University, United Kingdom
Vijayan K. Asari, University Dayton, United States
Shafriza Nisha Basah, University of Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia
Mohammed Benbrahim, Faculté des Sciences de Fez, Morocco
Khalid Benjelloun, Independent Researcher, Morocco
Jonas Beskow, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Sambit Bhattacharya, Fayetteville State University, United States
Douglas Blank, Bryn Mawr College, United States
Hannes Bleuler, EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland
Mahdi Bodaghi, Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom
Stefano Borgo, ISTC CNR National Research Council, Italy
Sofiane Boucenna, ENSEA Graduate School, France
Laura Brattain, Independent Researcher, United States
Ivan Buzurovic, Harvard University, United States
Jose A. Castellanos, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Douglas Chai, Edith Cowan University, Australia
François Charpillet, Loria - Inria Lorraine, France
Liming Chen, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France
Adrian D. Cheok, i-University, Tokyo, Japan
William P. Cockshott, Glasgow University, United Kingdom
Armando W. Colombo, Institute for Industrial Informatics, Automation and Robotics (I2AR), University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer, Germany
Sesh Commuri, University of Nevada, Reno, United States
Micael Couceiro, Ingeniarius, Lda. & Faculty of Human Kinetics at University of Lisbon, Portugal
James Crowley, Univ Grenoble Alpes, France
Ranjan Dasgupta, Independent Researcher, India
Arturo De La Escalera, Universidad Carlos III De Madrid, Spain
Michael Defoort, University Valenciennes Hainaut Cambresis, France
Cosimo Distante, CNR and University of Salento, Italy
Antonio C. Domínguez-Brito, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Pierre Drap, Independent Researcher, France
František Duchon, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Zoran Duric, George Mason University, United States
Alon Efrat, University of Arizona, United States
Nils Einecke, Honda Research Institute Europe GmbH, Germany
Ahmed El-Sayed, University of Bridgeport, United States
Arturo Espinosa-Romero, Autonomous University of Yucatan, Mexico
Daniele Fontanelli, Università degli Studi di Trento, Italy
Luigi Freda, Independent Researcher, Italy
Udo Frese, University Bremen, Germany
Yakup Genc, Gebze Technical University, Turkey
Luis G. Gerardo De La Fraga, Cinvestav, Mexico
Mariusz Giergiel, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Arturo Gil Aparicio, Miguel Hernandez University, Spain
Hilario G. Gómez-Moreno, Universidad de Alcalá, Spain
Allon Guez, Drexel University, United States
Prithwijit Guha, IIT Guwahati, India
Ujjaval Gupta, Kinexcs, Singapore
Mehmet Serdar Güzel, Ankara University, Turkey
A. H. Abdul Hafez, Hasan Kalyoncu University, Turkey
Tarek Hamel, Sophia University, Japan
Hideki Hashimoto, Chuo University, Japan
Vaclav Hlavac, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
Mukund Nilakantan Janardhanan, Univeristy of Leicester, United Kingdom
Reza Jazar, Rmit University, Australia
Michael Jenkin, York University, Canada
Krishnanand N. Kaipa, Old Dominion University, United States
Wlodzimierz Kasprzak, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Judith Kelner, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco - UFPE, Brazil
Azfar Khalid, Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom
Masood Khan, Curtin University, Australia
Benjamin Kimia, Brown University, United States
Hubert Konik, Université jean Monnet, Laboratoire Hubert Curien, France
Alexandros Kouris, Samsung AI Center -Cambridge and Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Claudio Loconsole, Universitas Mercatorum, Italy
Mohammad Javad Mahmoodabadi, Sirjan University of Technology, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Ezio Malis, Inria, France
Uriel Martinez-Hernandez, University of Bath, United Kingdom
Ellips Masehian, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, United States
Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, India
Paolo Mercorelli, Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany
Alexandre Meyer, Claude Bernard University Lyon 1, France
Enrique Moltó, IVIA, Spain
António B. Moniz, Universidade Nova Lisboa, Portugal
Vicente Morell Giménez, University of Alicante, Spain
Abdel-Illah Mouaddib, Université de Caen Normandie, UMR 6072 GREYC, F-14032 Caen, France
El Mustapha Mouaddib, Independent Researcher, France
Ha Le My, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education, Vietnam
Fawzi Nashashibi, INRIA, France
Andrew L. Nelson, Technical Committee on Computational Finance and Economics of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, United States
Huu-Cuong Nguyen, Can Tho University, Vietnam
Gaby Odekerken, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Martin J. Otis, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Canada
Igor S. Pandžic, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Soon-Yong Park, Kyungpook National University, Korea, Republic of
Jorge Peña Queralta, University of Turku, Finland
Martinet Philippe, INRIA, France
Andreas Pichler, PROFACTOR GmbH, Austria
Salvatore Pirozzi, Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy
Doina Pisla, Technical UNiveristy of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
David Portugal, Institute of Sytems and Robotics, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Mark Post, The University of York, United Kingdom
Cristiano Premebida, Institute of Systems and Robotics, Portugal
Ranjit Ray, CSIR-CMERI, India
Anthony Remazeilles, TECNALIA, Spain
Branko Ristic, RMIT University, Australia
Mozafar Saadat, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Baidya N. Saha, Centro de Investigación en Matematicas, Mexico
Mehrdad Saif, University Of Windsor, Canada
Raúl Sánchez-Yáñez, Universidad de Guanajuato, Mexico
Pedro Santana, ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal
Saeed Shiry Ghidary, Staffordhshire University, United Kingdom
Amin Shoukry, Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology (E-JUST), Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Egypt
Pavan Sikka, CSIRO, Greece
Aiguo Song, Southeast University, China
Robert Sparrow, Monash University, Australia
Marc Stamminger, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Germany
Paolo Stegagno, University of Rhode Island, United States
Frieder Stolzenburg, Harz University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Ryszard Tadeusiewicz, AGH University Science Technology, Poland
Abdelhamid Tayebi, Lakehead University, Canada
Ruwan Tennakoon, RMIT University, Australia
Kerstin Thurow, University of Rostock, Germany
Flavio Tonidandel, Centro Universitario FEI, Brazil
Alessandro Umbrico, Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies of the National Research Council, Italy
Jasmin Velagic, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Roberto Vezzani, Unimore, Italy
Miguel G. Villarreal-Cervantes, Instituto Politécnico Nacional - Centro de Innovación y Desarrollo Tecnológico en Cómputo, Mexico
Pandu Ranga Vundavilli, Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, India
Mattias Wahde, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
James Whidborne, Cranfield University, United Kingdom
Shih-Hung Wu, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taiwan, Republic of China
Sule Yildirim Yayilgan, Norwegian University Science Technology, Norway
Takashi Yoshimi, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan
Mohammad Zareinejad, Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran, Islamic Republic of
John Zelek, University of Waterloo, Canada
Yuming Zhang, Univ. of Kentucky, United States
Xuping Zhang, Aarhus University, Dept. of Engineering, Denmark
Jianmin Zheng, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Huiyu Zhou, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom
Cezary Zielinski, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Djemel Ziou, Universite de Sherbrooke, Canada
Ali Zolfagharian, Deakin University, Australia
Mohamed Zribi, Kuwait University, Kuwait

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