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ICARA 2023

February 10-12, 2023 - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

2023 IEEE 9th International Conference on Automation, Robotics and Application (ICARA 2023) has been held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates during February 10-12, 2023. It's sponsored by IEEE, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, and New York University Abu Dhabi, hosted by Center for AI and Robotics (CAIR) at New York University Abu Dhabi.

ICARA 2023 conference proceedings has been archived in IEEE Xplore, and be indexed by Ei Compendex and Scopus.


ICARA 2023 Conference Proceedings

Group Photo

Opening Remarks: Prof. Anthony Tzes, New York University Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Host-Prof. Farshad Khorrami, New York University, USA

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Richard Voyles (IEEE Fellow), Purdue University, USA

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Ramesh K. Agarwal (IEEE Fellow), Washington University in St. Louis, USA

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Adrian David Cheok, iUniversity, Tokyo, Japan

Invited Speaker: Prof. Sule Yildirim Yayilgan, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Invited Speaker: Dr. Ali Kafash Hoshiar, University of Essex, United Kingdom

Invited Speaker: Dr. Ilya Afanasyev, Kazan Federal Universitsy, Russia

Meeting Room

Break-out Room


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Excellent presenters of each session:

Onsite session 1
Title: An Elastic Shoulder Joint for Humanoid Robotics Application
Authors:Sharafatdin Yessirkepov, Timur Umurzakov, Rassul Shaimerdenov and Michele Folgheraiter
Presenter: Sharafatdin Tanzipovich Yessirkepov, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan

Onsite session 2
Title:Efficient Real-Time Localization in Prior Indoor Maps Using Semantic SLAM
Authors:Raktim Gautam Goswami, Palacherla Venkat Amith, Jagennath Hari, Akanksha Dhaygude, Prashanth Krishnamurthy, Johnross Rizzo, Anthony Tzes and Farshad Khorrami
Presenter: Prashanth Krishnamurthy, NYU Tandon School of Engineering, USA

Onsite session 3
Title: Intelligent Power Management Control System Modelling for Battery/Supercapacitor Electric Vehicles using MBSE and SysML
Authors: Mohammed-Amine MOSSADAK, Ahmed Chebak, Abdelhafid AIT ELMAHJOUB
Presenter: Mohammed-Amine MOSSADAK, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, Morocco

Onsite session 4
Title: Impact Force Location and Intensity Identification Using Joint-Position Sensors in Humanoids
Authors: Samia Choueiri, Hassan Diab, Michel Owayjan, Roger Achkar
Presenter: Samia Choueiri, American University of Science and Technology, Lebanon

Onsite session 5
Title: Developing an agent-based simulation model for predicting technology acceptance at border crossing points
Authors: Sarang Shaikh, Sule Yildirim Yayilgan
Presenter: Sarang Shaikh, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway

Onsite session 6
Title: UAV-Navigation using Map Slicing and Safe Path Computation
Authors: Halil Utku Unlu, Dimitris Chaikalis, Athanasios Tsoukalas, Anthony Tzes
Presenter: Halil Utku Unlu, New York University, United Arab Emirates

Online session 1
Title: The Estimation of Ocean-current Velocity for AUV using Optimization-Based Alignment
Authors: Yongjiang Huang and Xixiang Liu
Presenter: Yongjiang Huang, Southeast University, China

Online session 2
Title: Hierarchical reinforcement learning for in-hand robotic manipulation using Davenport chained rotations
Authors: Francisco Roldan Sanchez, Qiang Wang, David Cordova Bulens, Kevin McGuinness, Stephen Redmond, Noel O'Connor
Presenter: Francisco Roldan Sanchez, Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics, Ireland

Online session 3
Title: RL-DWA Omnidirectional Motion Planning for Person Followingin Domestic Assistance and Monitoring
Authors: Andrea Eirale, Mauro Martini and Marcello Chiaberge
Presenter: Andrea Eirale, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Online session 4
Title: Robot-Assisted Orthopedic Surgery Bone Pose Identification Using Task-Specific Capability Maps
Authors: Jay Ryan U. Roldan, Min Yang Jung, Feimo Shen, Dejan Milutinović
Presenter: Jay Ryan U. Roldan, University of California, USA