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“Robotics: International Science and Systems Conference comes to UW”

Robotics Conference In each of the past four years, experts from all over the world have flocked together to share ideas on a broad range of concepts within the field of robotics. This year, UW hosted the Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS) conference, which last year was held at ETH Zurich and next year will be held in Spain.

UW CSE’s Yoky Matsuoka served as the conference program committee chair, and UW CSE’s Dieter Fox and Rajesh Rao served as the local arrangements co-chairs.

According to Stanford faculty member and RSS founder Sebastian Thrun, “The UW has a very strong presence in robotics and has a unique robotics faculty; we have been very eager to host the conference here; it was a perfect fit for us.”

Read the full article in The Daily here.

July 1, 2009