On behalf of the Organising and Advisory Committee we take great pleasure in welcoming scientists, researchers, students and experts in Robotics to Loughborough for the 2nd Robotics and Autonomous Systems Conference to foster the progress in the robotics field at what promises to be a very comprehensive and exciting meeting, specifically for PhD students & early-career robotics researchers of the UK-RAS Network. This year’s theme covers ‘Embedded Intelligence’ and how it enables and supports RAS technologies.
The aim of the UKRAS19 is to promote quality research and networking and community building among the UK PhD Students and practitioners in the frontier of science and technology in intelligent robots and systems, by discussing the latest advancements in this fast growing and exciting field.
This year, the conference’s focus is on Embedded Intelligence (EI) which is defined as the ability of a product, process or service to reflect on its own operational performance, usage load, or environment, to enhance the product performance and lifetime, to increase quality or to ensure customer satisfaction. This strategy, when applied to Robotics and Autonomous Systems, opens new avenues for the creation of knowledge and the acceleration of impacts across many sectors and industries.