Conference Best-Paper-Award Criteria

IEEE ICMA conference has the following four categories of conference awards:

  • Best Conference Paper Award
  • Toshio Fukuda Best Paper Award in Mechatronics
  • Best Paper Award in Automation
  • Best Student Paper Award
  • Program Committee recommended high quality papers as the award candidates to Award Committee based on the reviewers'comments, Score record
  • Excluding papers co-authored by General Chairs, Program Chairs and Award Committee Members
  • Award Committee selected finalists of the Best Papers in four categories
All the Best-Paper-Award Committee Members are the judges for selecting the winner of the Best Paper Award, and they will attend each presentation and evaluate each finalist's performance according to the following Evaluation Criteria:
Technical Strength
The winner of the Best Paper Award will receive a certificate.

Conference Awards

Best Student Paper Award:

Position Control for Half-Drone Wheeled Inverted Pendulum Robot
Rintaro Hoji, Shoichi Maeyama, Takuro Kono, Toshinobu Takei, and Shin′ichi Yuta

Intraoperative Kinematic Analysis of Autonomous Cornea Suturing Surgical Robo tfor Keratoplasty
Xiaojing Feng, Xiaodong Zhang, Xiaojun Shi, and Li Li

Toshio Fukuda Best Paper Award in Mechatronics:

Automated Real-time 3D Visual Servoing Control of Single Cell Surgery Processes
Bo Wen Yao, and James K. Mills

Best Paper Award in Automation:

Application of Maximum Hands-off Distributed Control to a Quadrotor Group
Kimiko Motonaka, Takuya Watanabe, Yuhwan Kwon, Masaaki Nagahara, and Seiji Miyoshi

Best Conference Paper Award:

A Back-Support Exoskeleton with a Cable-Driven Series-Parallel Elastic Actuation: Prototype Design and Operational Analysis
Hugo Hung-tin Chan, Hongpeng Liao, Fei Gao, Xuan Zhao, and Wei-Hsin Liao

The Robotics Society of Japan Kagawa University Kagawa University The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers Japan Society for Precision Engineering The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers State Key Laboratory of Robotics and System (HIT) State Key Laboratory of Robotics and System (HIT) Harbin Engineering University University of Electro-Communications University of Electronic Science and Technology of China Changchun University of Science and Technology