University of Edinburgh, UK
1st-3rd September 2008
TAROS-06 was at University of Surrey,
Guildford, 4th-6th September 2006
was at University of Wales Aberystwyth, 3rd-5th September
A Platform for the Robotics Community in
the UK, Europe and Worldwide
TAROS is a platform for robot researchers with a wide range of
interests from the U.K., Europe and worldwide. TAROS welcomes paper submissions
on a wide range of topics related to the principles and practice of robotics. A
list of exemplar topics can be found here. The submissions procedure may be
TAROS welcomes submissions
from senior researchers and
research students alike, and specifically provides opportunities for research students
and young research scientists to
present their work to the scientific community. The schedule for TAROS-06 will
be announced nearer the conference.
About TAROS 2005
TAROS-05 was held in the Department
of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Imperial
College, London, 12th-14th September 2005 in South Kensington,
near to the Science, Natural
History and Victoria & Albert
Museums and many other attractions, all with excellent public
Refereed papers from the conference are published in a proceedings
volume (ISBN 0-905247-03-5), and are available on the WWW.
Copies of the printed proceedings may still be obtained from the organiser.
2005 issue (Vol. 2, No. 4) of the Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems
features extended papers selected from
those published in the proceedings.
Best Paper Award was presented to Rachel Gartshore and Phil Palmer for their
paper "Exploration of an
Unknown 2D Environment using a View Improvement Strategy".
Rachel Gartshore is presented the Springer Best Paper Award by Dr.
Chair of the TAROS-05 Programme Committee
TAROS-05 incorporates papers from the Biro-Net symposium as an integrated
session. Biro-Net has sponsored several bursaries for
authors of papers accepted to TAROS-05 with content relevant to the biological or
materials sciences. The keynote speakers at TAROS-05 were Prof. Dario Floreano (EPFL)
and Prof. Dr. Klaus Schilling (University of Würzburg).
TAROS-05 was sponsored by Biro-Net
and Springer, London, with funding
support from EPSRC. TAROS-05 also
thanks the Department of Electrical and
Electronic Engineering at Imperial College London and the Intelligent
Systems and Networks group within that department for their generous
support and assistance.