[Pharo-project] CFP DYROS'10 - Deadline extension until October 8th 2010

Serge Stinckwich serge.stinckwich at gmail.com
Sat Oct 2 13:22:52 EDT 2010

This CFP might interested some of you.

On Sunday, October 3, 2010, Serge Stinckwich <serge.stinckwich at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Saturday, October 2, 2010, Serge Stinckwich
> <serge.stinckwich at gmail.com> wrote:
>> International Workshop on Dynamic languages for RObotic and
>> Sensors systems (DYROS)
>> during the 2nd International Conference on Simulation, Modeling, and
>> Programming for Autonomous Robots (SIMPAR'10).
>> http://www.doesnotunderstand.org/wikka.php?wakka=DYROS10
>> Description :
>> These days, dynamic languages (like JavaScript, Lua, Lisp, Python,
>> Smalltalk, etc, …) are getting more and more popular. Dynamic
>> programming language is a term used broadly in computer science to
>> describe a class of high-level programming languages that execute at
>> runtime many common behaviors that other languages might perform
>> during compilation, if at all: new classes may be created, new modules
>> may appear, software can be adapted very easily to new situation or
>> needs, etc. Most of the time, these languages are also dynamically
>> typed, which some static typing advocates consider a drawback.
>> However, according to advocates of dynamic programming languages, the
>> flexibility of dynamic languages offsets these drawbacks, and even
>> provides advantages so considerable as to make this an essential
>> feature, for example for interactive programming or scripting of
>> complex distributed systems. Dynamic languages features (like
>> reflection, dynamic reconfigurability, scripting facilities, software
>> adaptation, etc.) are almost essential to develop certain applications
>> related to robotics and sensors systems where hardware and software
>> are deeply mixed together. The main goal of this workshop is to be
>> able to discuss about the advantages of using dynamic languages (like
>> Lisp, Python, Urbi, Smalltalk, …) for controlling and simulating
>> robotic system (and also sensors system).
>> Some examples of existing robotics products based on dynamic
>> programming languages includes: URBIScript an orchestration language
>> for robotics systems, ROS (Robot Operating Systems), heavily based on
>> Python  and Pyro (Python Robotics), a project designed to create
>> easy-to-use interface for accessing and controlling a wide variety of
>> real and simulated robots.
>> Topics of interest included but is not limited to:
>> - domain-specific languages for robotics and sensors networks embedded
>> in dynamic languages,
>> - using dynamic languages facilities for simulation purpose,
>> - scripting complex sensors and robotics systems with dynamic languages,
>> - robotics libraries based on dynamic languages programming languages,
>> - embedded VM and object models suitable for dynamic languages needs.
>> All submitted papers will be reviewed on the basis of technical
>> quality, relevance, significance, and clarity. At least two reviews
>> for each paper will be conducted.
>> We are looking for submission of full research papers and experiences
>> reports (up to 6 pages) and work in progress submissions (up to 4
>> pages).
>> Important dates
>> Due date for full workshop papers submission: October 8th 2010
>> (deadline extension)
>> Final acceptance: October 15th 2010
>> Camera-ready paper due: November 1st 2010
>> Workshop date: 15 or 16 November 2010
>> Chair
>> Serge Stinckwich, IRD, Vietnam
>> Program Committee
>> - Jean-Christophe Baillie, GOSTAI, France
>> - Noury Bouraqadi, ENSM-DOUAI, France
>> - Luc Fabresse, ENSM-DOUAI, France
>> - Brian Gerkey, Willow Garage, USA
>> - Sylvain Joyeux, DFKI, Germany
>> - Joaquin Sitte, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
>> - Serge Stinckwich, IRD, Vietnam
>> --
>> Serge Stinckwich
>> UMI UMMISCO 209 (IRD/UPMC), Hanoi, Vietnam
>> Every DSL ends up being Smalltalk
>> http://doesnotunderstand.org/
> --
> Serge Stinckwich
> UMI UMMISCO 209 (IRD/UPMC), Hanoi, Vietnam
> Every DSL ends up being Smalltalk
> http://doesnotunderstand.org/

Serge Stinckwich
UMI UMMISCO 209 (IRD/UPMC), Hanoi, Vietnam
Every DSL ends up being Smalltalk

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