Session Code Session Title Organizer Session Theme and Objective
OS004 Machine Vision Applications

Session Type :
Mini-symposium
Sungho Kim (Yeungnam University) / Wangheon Lee (Hansei University) The scope of this session includes theories and applications related with machine vision. Recent state-of-the-art technologies are presented and discussed.
OS005 Inference, Data Mining, Control and Measurement

Session Type :
Organized (Invited) Session
Yohei Saika (Natl.Inst.Tech.GC) This Organized Session describe recent development of inference, data mining, control and measurement. Especially, we show several topics of this field related to predicting appropriate environmental quantities, data extraction from motion data, practical image processing for binary images, and sparse modeling for image processing and so on.

OS006 Optimization in Smart Grid: Centralized and Decentralized Approaches

Session Type :
Organized (Invited) Session
Hyo-Sung Ahn (GIST) In this session, we study optimal power dispatch problems in smart grid networks. Specifically we outline the key features of centralized and decentralized approaches in optimal dispatch problems. Also, we would like to compare the performance and characteristics of these two approaches.
OS007 Field Application of Robot Technologies

Session Type :
Organized (Invited) Session
Nak Yong Ko (Chosun University) This session focuses on use of robot technologies for field applications. The papers encompasses navigation techniques for unmanned vehicles, robot technologies for electronic home appliances, and autonomous vehicle for paved road. Also, use of mobile robots for monitoring and guard of public building is included.
OS008 Recent Advances in Brain-Machine Interfaces

Session Type :
Organized (Invited) Session
Keum-Shik Hong (Pusan National University) Theme/Objective/Abstract: This organized session is aimed to bring together researchers, academicians, scientists, engineers and practitioners from various leading research labs and organization to participate and present their latest findings, ideas, developments and applications in the field of brain engineering including brain-machine interface, brain imaging and neuro rehabilitation. Any topics in brain engineering including modeling, estimation, and any other stimulation/control technique are welcome. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

- Brain-machine interface
- Brain imaging
- Brain signal detection techniques (fMRI, EEG, fNIRS, etc.)
- Brain IT & neuromorphic analog chip design
- Brain simulator
- Multi-modality imaging
- Neural decoding
- Neural interfacing
- Neuro-robotics
- Optical neural engineering
- Rehabilitation
- Stimulation, modulation, and inception
- Theoretical and computational neuroscience
- rTMS, tDCS, etc.

OS009 Vehicle Control Systems and Autonomous Driving

Session Type :
Organized (Invited) Session
KangWon LEE (Korea Polytechnic University) This is a closed session about vehicle control systems, autonomous driving, and related topics.
OS010 Human-Centered Robotics on Field and Bio-Medical Rehabilitation

Session Type :
Organized (Invited) Session
Seul Jung (Chungnam National University) The session aims to bring Korean researchers together participating in Indo-Korea Joint network center (JNC) of Research on Human-Centered Robotics.

Robotics has been developed along with the development of automated industries such as automobile production lines or

product manufacturing lines. Specially, robotics technologies have been the state-of-the-arts in military applications.

Recently, however, robotics technologies have been expanded to human applications to help the elderly, the week, or the handicapped.

The theme of Human-Centered Robotics aims robots to assist people in various aspects on health, monitoring, care, rehabilitation, and transportation for the better quality of living in a daily life.

Papers are welcome in this objectives, and sought to deal with new theories, new algorithms, new analysis techniques or design tools, or experimental works for robot application to human beings.

OS011 ECTI-ICROS Organized Session on Advances of Control System Design

Session Type :
Organized (Invited) Session
David Banjerdpongchai (Chulalongkorn University) / Seul Jung (Chungnam National University) / Sungwan Boksuwan (KMITL) To promote the exchange on research activities and discussion which may lead to collaboration of common interest between ECTI and ICROS members.
OS012 Navigation and Its Applications

Session Type :
Organized (Invited) Session
Hyung Keun Lee (Korea Aerospace University) This session is purposed to provide recent results on navigation and its applications. Topics of this session include but are not limited to GPS/GNSS, inertial navigation, vision-based navigation, viso-inertial navigation, and multi-sensor integrated navigation.
OS013 Machine Vision and Its Applications

Session Type :
Mini-symposium
Yonghyun Kim (POSTECH) / Daijin Kim (POSTECH) This mini-symposium deals with machine vision and its applications as main topics and consists of two sessions: Detection and Tracking, and Machine Vision Applications. The latest state-of-the-art technologies related to machine vision will be presented and discussed.
OS014 marine robotics

Session Type :
Organized (Invited) Session
Jinwhan Kim (KAIST) This session aims to provide an update and recent progress on marine robotics. The topics of interest encompass vehicle design, dynamic modeling, navigation, control and any relevant algorithms for enhancing vehicle autonomy and operational efficiency of marine robotic platforms including unmanned surface vessels and underwater vehicles. We wish to share and discuss the knowledge and experience on recent advances in this fascinating research area.
OS015 Advances in intelligent mechatronics

Session Type :
Organized (Invited) Session
Gon-Woo Kim (Chungbuk Nat'l Univ.) Daejeon-Chungchong section organizes an organized session for Advances in intelligent mechatronics and robotics. It includes papers regarding 3D SLAM, machine learning, control theory etc. applied to diverse mechanical devices.
OS016 Intelligent Defense Systems

Session Type :
Organized (Invited) Session
HAN-LIM CHOI (KAIST) Intelligent Defense Systems quickly obtain and process the information about the targets or objects of interest, and makes decision on resource utilization based on the information acquired. This process involves many research issues within the scope of ICCAS, including estimation, optimization, and machine learning. This invited session presents recent progresses in such technological domains.
OS017 Design and control of robot manipulators

Session Type :
Organized (Invited) Session
DONG IL PARK (Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials) Daejeon-Chungchong section organizes an organized session for Design and control of robot manipulators.
It includes papers regarding multi-purpose teaching device, mechanism design of robot manipulators and control algorithm of the robot manipulators
OS018 Agricultural and Construction Robotics

Session Type :
Organized (Invited) Session
Hyoung Il Son (Chonnam National University) This session is purposed to provide recent results on agricultural and construction robotics.
OS019 Advances in Process Control and Optimization

Session Type :
Organized (Invited) Session
Jong Min Lee (Seoul National University) / Jay H Lee (KAIST) Process control and optimization are key areas in process systems engineering. In recent years, process control and optimization field has advanced with ever-growing computational power and emerging tools such as machine learning and artificial intelligence in addressing the following major concerns in the process industry:

- modeling, control, and optimization of complex chemical and biological systems
- heat recovery system
- energy-efficient separation system
- biorefinery
- semiconductor process
- carbon capture and storage

Hence, it is proposed to hold a special session of "Advances in Process Control and Optimization" to attract the researchers in the field
OS020 Technologies for the personal care robot safety

Session Type :
Mini-symposium
Kwan-Woong Gwak (Sejong University) As the use of personal care robots increases, social demand for the safety of the personal care robots has been increased. Following that, there has been an intensive development for the technology that guarantees and validates the minimum level of safety of the personal care robots. In this symposium, recent developments in the related field are introduced especially in the mobile servant robot, person carrier robot and wearable robots.
OS021 Signal and Image Processing I

Session Type :
Mini-symposium
Hyoungseop Kim (Kyushu Institute of Technology) We are pleased to invite you to submit a paper in ICCAS 2018 for the signal and image processing. As you know, signal and image processing is evolving to meet new demands in many applications. The objective of this session is to provide an open and the informal atmosphere for discussion in information processing. In this session, researchers will exchange together their information in medical imaging to discuss the current state and future of signal and image processing. This session focus in research and development for computer information in signal and image processing, including (but not limited);
/Image processing and visualization
/Segmentation
/Image registration
/Image reconstruction
/Medical imaging such as CT, MR imaging, PET, US …
/Image guided surgery
/Computer aided diagnosis
OS022 Signal and Image Processing II

Session Type :
Mini-symposium
Hyoungseop Kim (Kyushu Institute of Technology) We are pleased to invite you to submit a paper in ICCAS 2018 for the signal and image processing. As you know, signal and image processing is evolving to meet new demands in many applications. The objective of this session is to provide an open and the informal atmosphere for discussion in information processing. In this session, researchers will exchange together their information in medical imaging to discuss the current state and future of signal and image processing. This session focus in research and development for computer information in signal and image processing, including (but not limited);
/Image processing and visualization
/Segmentation
/Image registration
/Image reconstruction
/Medical imaging such as CT, MR imaging, PET, US …
/Image guided surgery
/Computer aided diagnosis
OS023 Minimally Invasive Surgical Robots

Session Type :
Organized (Invited) Session
Seong Young Ko (Chonnam National University) Recently, various advanced surgical robot systems have been developed actively. This organized session will provides a state-of-the-art on minimally invasive surgical robots. Especially, we will focus on surgical robots having a thin muli-joint arms, MRI-compatible surgical robots, and a needle-based interventional system.
OS024 Control System Design: SICE-ICROS joint session

Session Type :
Mini-symposium
Shiro Masuda (Tokyo Metropolitan University) This session discusses recent research results on control system design approaches from SICE in Japan and ICROS in Korea in order to promote international interaction with each society. The topic of the session includes several approaches, such as consensus on multi-agent, nonlinear optimal control, and dual-rate control. Through the joint session, we try to discuss future trends and directions in both society.
OS025 Robot Technology and Application : SICE-ICROS Joint Organized Session

Session Type :
Mini-symposium
Takashi Yoshimi (Shibaura Institute of Technology) / Min Cheol Lee (Pusan National University) This SICE-ICROS Joint Organized Session is aimed to bring together researchers, academicians, scientists, engineers and practitioners who are the members of SICE and ICROS society from various leading research labs and organizations to participate and present their latest findings, ideas, developments and applications in the field of robot technology and application.
This session is organized to discuss various kinds of advanced robots and their technologies from industrial robots to service robots of Japan and Korea.
Any topic related to these robots and their technologies are welcome, and the session will communicate and bring the ideas, the most recent research issues into the advanced robot technology of both countries.
OS026 Control Applications: Medical Devices, Rehabilitation Robots and Vehicles

Session Type :
Organized (Invited) Session
Sukho Park (DGIST) This session is aim to provide several control applications on medical devices, rehabilitation robots and autonomous vehicles.
OS027 Advanced Rehabilitation Robotics

Session Type :
Organized (Invited) Session
Bummo Ahn (Korea Instititue of Industrial Technology) This Organized Session describe recent development of advanced rehabilitation technologies. Especially, we show several topics of this field related to active ankle foot orthosis, grasping, muscle synergy measurement, concealed ankle brace, tactile display, and so on.
OS028 Sensing, Learning, and Control in Robots and Systems

Session Type :
Mini-symposium
Hsien-I Lin (National Taipei University of Technology) / Kai-Tai Song (National Chiao Tung University) The session will cover cutting-edge technologies in advanced intelligent robots systems. These are some of challenging areas of intelligent systems. The sensing, learning, and control of robots and systems will influence the quality of industrial automation. Meanwhile, the development of advanced robots eases the problem of labor shortage in industry.

Integration of advanced system in sensing, control, and learning are challenged by uncertainty occurred in unknown environments, with the result that the systems become unstable and ill-behaved. For instance, the need of compliant control and dynamic planning can enhance the systems to actively adapt to unknown situations.

In this session, we will focus on new findings and design in intelligent sensing, control, and learning in robots and systems. First, we will discuss the measurement in a control loop. Next, we will focus on obstacle avoidance of robotic arms and advanced control in robotics will be addressed as well. Lately, we will discuss the realization of the sensor network in Cyber-Physics Systems.
OS029 Soft sensor and soft actuator

Session Type :
Organized (Invited) Session
Sang-Youn Kim (Korea University of Technology and Education) Soft actuators and soft sensors have emerged as a core application area in haptics and robotics. In this session, we present fundamental knowledge for soft sensors and soft actuators. In particular, this session focuses on the important concepts in soft sensors and actuators and frequently-used fabrication methods in haptics and robotics. Real examples where such techniques are applied are also introduced to help understanding.
OS030 Design and analysis of robotic legs that interact with humans or environments

Session Type :
Organized (Invited) Session
Kyoungchul Kong (Sogang University) This session invites papers related to the design and analysis of robotic legs that interact with humans or environments. The potential applications include, but are not limited to 1) robotic legs of multi-legged robots for locomotion on uneven terrain, 2) robotics legs of powered exoskeletons for assisting people with mobility disorders, and 3) simulation study for better design of robotics legs.
OS031 Translational Rehabilitation Robots

Session Type :
Mini-symposium
Won-Kyung Song (National Rehabilitation Center) The clinical application of rehabilitation robots is a big burden for robotics and control engineers. After the technology development, various attempts such as technical enhancement and clinical researches are additionally required. This mini-symposium would like to introduce the novel translational research for rehabilitation robots which are performed in the National Rehabilitation Center and other universities and companies in Korea.

Session 1 deals with translational research for upper extremity rehabilitation robots. These papers introduce translational research including clinical trials and modeling to expand various clinical applications for upper extremities related reaching tasks and shoulder exercises. For the clinical assessment, the novel device and method to estimate the impedance of the upper limb are presented. In addition, a physical medicine and rehabilitation doctor deals with clinical research on rehabilitation robots, including assistive forces applied to humans from rehabilitation robots.

Session 2 deals with translational research for lower extremity rehabilitation robots and future care robots based on the experience of translational rehabilitation robots and pilot supply program for rehabilitation robots. A simple but effective end-effector-based gait rehabilitation robotic system is introduced. The mimicking concept of coaching of a physical therapist based on the collected data on the movement of the lower limb on a gait rehabilitation robot. The update status of the exoskeleton rehabilitation robot is covered. We will share the expansion plan to the care robot based on our experiences on the research and distribution business of rehabilitation robot of National Rehabilitation Center, Korea.

OS032 Application of Multimodal Signal Processing

Session Type :
Organized (Invited) Session
Jang Sik Park (Kyungsung University) In this session, it will be focused on Deep-Learning video analysis technology and sound signal processing for industrial applications
OS033 Augmented Intelligence and Interface Technologies for Medical Robot and Simulation

Session Type :
Organized (Invited) Session
Jaesoon Choi (Asan Medical Center / University of Ulsan College of Medicine) Medical robot and simulation technologies are seeing rapid progress in smart and intelligent augmentation and enhancement in human-robot interaction and information interface. The session provides a review of current status of domestic research activities in the field.
OS034 Technology for helping hand assistance and rehabilitation

Session Type :
Organized (Invited) Session
Kyujin Cho (Seoul National University) / Hyungsoon Park (KAIST) Hand is an important part of human body for everyday life. There are many people in need of assisting the movement of their hand, rehabilitation of hand after neural disorder, and prothetics. In this workshop, various technologies related to helping the hand movement will be presented and discussed, including sensors, actuators and wearable robots for the hand.
OS035 Robotics

Session Type :
Organized (Invited) Session
Sung Hyun Han (Kyungnam University) This paper presents how it is effective to use many features for improving the accuracy of the visual servoing control for SCARA robot. Some rank conditions, which relate the image Jacobian, and the control performance are derived. It is also proven that the accuracy is improved by increasing the number of features. Effectiveness of the redundant features is verified by the real time experiments on a Dual-Arm Robot manipulator system.