2008 IEEE International Workshop on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics

SSRR 2008

Aoba Memorial Hall, Tohoku University Aobayama Campus, Sendai, Japan
October 21-24, 2008

SSRR2008 is a main workshop of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, TC on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics.

Workshop Site

The workshop will be held at the Aoba Memorial Hall (Aoba Kinen Kaikan in Japanese) in the Aobayama Campus of the Tohoku University.  Please refer to the local information page for travel information.

Important Dates

OCTOBER 21, 2008 (PM) Regular Session, Welcome Reception
OCTOBER 22, 2008 (AM) Regular Session, (PM) Invited Lectures, Banquet
OCTOBER 23, 2008 (AM) Regular Session, (PM) Keynote Lecture, Regular Session
OCTOBER 24, 2008 Laboratory Tour, Demonstration

SSRR2008 Best Paper Award

SSRR2008 Best Paper Award was given to the following paper:

  Markus Eich, Felix Grimminger, and Frank Kirchner,
  A Versatile Stair-Climbing Robot for Search and Rescue Applications


SSRR2008 Best Paper Award Finalist

The finalists of the SSRR2008 Best Paper Award were the following:

  D. Calisi, L. Iocchi, D. Nardi, C. M. Scalzo, V. A. Ziparo,
  Contextual Navigation and Mapping for Rescue Robots

  KeijiNagatani, Naoki Tokunaga, YoshitoOkada, Kazuya Yoshida,
  Continuous Acquisition of Three-Dimensional Environment Information for Tracked Vehicles on Uneven Terrain

  Markus Eich, Felix Grimminger, Frank Kirchner,
  A Versatile Stair-Climbing Robot for Search and Rescue Applications

  EyriWatari, Hideyuki Tsukagoshi, AtoKitagawa,
  Proposal of Throwing and Jumping Tool Aiming Fast Access and Efficient Search

  Daisuke Inoue, Kazunori Ohno, ShinsukeNakamura, Satoshi Tadokoro, Eiji Koyanagi,
  Whole-Body Touch Sensors for Tracked Mobile Robots Using Force-sensitive Chain Guides