The global controls community and the wider scientific community interested in the broad range of questions and implications emerging from the relationships between humans and technology are invited to participate in the Second IFAC Conference on Cyber-Physical & Human Systems (CPHS). Taking place in Miami just days before the 2018 Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), CPHS 2018 aims to bring together researchers and practitioners from academia and industry to share scientific and technological advances as well as gain a deeper understanding of the interactions between cyber-physical systems and humans. Of particular focus are human-centered technologies in a wide-range of applications including transportation, energy, robotics, manufacturing, and health-care.
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The conference program, through a combination of paper and poster presentations, will showcase the interactions between cyber-physical systems and humans during December 14 and 15. Two plenary lectures – one by a prominent social scientist and the other by a roboticist — are featured. A panel exploring the interface between engineers and social-scientists, and a mini-workshop on transdisciplinary communication and collaboration have been arranged. A special session that showcases hardware and software demonstrations of current CPHS research is also included.The IFAC CPHS Young Author Prize will be awarded to the best paper by a student author, and the CPHS Best Poster Prize to the best interactive presentation. Accepted papers will be published in the open-access IFAC-PapersOnLine series hosted on ScienceDirect .
Advance registration will open September 1, 2018 and is highly recommended. All attendees must register. See the CPHS 2018 website for registration fees and other details.
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