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ICBMA 2017 : 19th International Conference on Biorobotics, Methods and Applications

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICBMA

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICBMA 2017: 19th International Conference on Biorobotics, Methods and Applications aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Biorobotics, Methods and Applications. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Biorobotics, Methods and Applications.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Biorobotics, Methods and Applications are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Federated Conference

Federated conference series is an event that brings together significant number of recurring events; academic conferences, symposia, workshops, special sessions, and plenary talks in the field of science and technology since inception in 1999. Each event may run over any span of time within the conference days.

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICBMA 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Biorobotics, Methods and Applications. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Modeling and Control of a 4DoF Robotic Assistive Device for Hand Rehabilitation
Christopher Spiewak, M. R. Islam, Mohammad Arifur Rahaman, Mohammad H. Rahman, Roger Smith, Maarouf Saad
2) Effect of Robot Configuration Parameters, Masses and Friction on Painlevé Paradox for a Sliding Two-Link (P-R) Robot
Hassan M. Alkomy, Hesham A. Elkaranshawy, Ahmed S. Ashour, Khaled T. Mohamed
3) The Visual Inspection of Surgical Tasks Using Machine Vision: Applications to Robotic Surgery
M. Ovinis, D. Kerr, K. Bouazza-Marouf, M. Vloeberghs
4) An Inductive Coupling Based CMOS Wireless Powering Link for Implantable Biomedical Applications
Lei Yao, Jia Hao Cheong, Rui-Feng Xue, Minkyu Je
5) A Highly Efficient Process Applying Sige Film to Generate Quasi-Beehive Si Nanostructure for the Growth of Platinum Nanopillars with High Emission Property for the Applications of X-Ray Tube
Pin-Hsu Kao, Wen-Shou Tseng, Hung-Ming Tai, Yuan-Ming Chang, Jenh-Yih Juang
6) Smart Motion
Arpita Soni, Sapna Mittal
7) Industrial Waste Monitoring
Khairuddin Bin Osman, Ngo Boon Kiat, A. Hamid Bin hamidon, Khairul Azha Bin A. Aziz, Hazli Rafis Bin Abdul Rahman, Mazran Bin Esro
8) Machine Vision for the Inspection of Surgical Tasks: Applications to Robotic Surgery Systems
M. Ovinis, D. Kerr, K. Bouazza-Marouf, M. Vloeberghs
9) Design, Modeling and Fabrication of a Tactile Sensor and Display System for Application in Laparoscopic Surgery
M. Ramezanifard, J. Dargahi, S. Najarian, N. Narayanan
10) Sloshing Control in Tilting Phases of the Pouring Process
Maria P. Tzamtzi, Fotis N. Koumboulis

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