IROS Harashima Award for Innovative Technologies
To honor Professor Fumio Harashima, the Honorary Founding Chair of IROS conferences, by recognizing outstanding contributions of an individual of the IROS community, who has pioneered activities in robotics and intelligent systems.
IROS 2012 Best Paper Award
To recognize the most outstanding paper presented at the conference, based on quality of contribution, of a written paper, and of the oral presentation. Sponsored by RSJ and SICE; Certificate + USD 2,000.
IROS 2012 Best Student Paper Award
To recognize the most outstanding paper authored primarily and presented by a student at the conference, based on the quality of the contribution, of the written paper and of the oral presentation. Sponsored by IROS 2012 Conference; Certificate + USD 1,000.
IROS 2012 Best Video Award
A dedicated Award will be assigned to recognize the most outstanding IROS 2012 Video, based on technical merit, evidence of impact on the field of the reported achievements, practical significance of the applications, quality and clarity of the video and of the narration and quality of the presentation at the IROS 2012 conference. Sponsored by IROS 2012 Conference; Certificate + 500!.
Best ICROS Application Paper Award
Sponsored by the Institute of Control, Robotics, and Systems (ICROS); Certificate + USD 1,000.
NTF Award for Entertainment Robots and Systems
Started in 2007, this award is to encourage research and development of “entertainment robots and systems”, and new technologies for future entertainment. Sponsored by the New Technology Foundation; Certificate + USD 1,000.
JTCF Novel Technology Paper Award for Amusement Culture
This award recognizes practical technology contributing to toys, toy models, and amusement culture. Sponsored by the Japan Toy Culture Foundation. Certificate + JPY 100,000.
RoboCup Best Paper Award
Sponsored by the RoboCup Federation; Certificate + USD 500.
IROS CoTeSys Cognitive Robotics Best Paper Award
Started in 2010, this award is to produce interdisciplinary research on cognition for technical systems (CoTeSys) and advancements of cognitive robotics in industry, home applications, and daily life. Sponsored by the German Cluster of Excellence, CoTeSys; Plaque (Certificate) + USD 1,000. All award winners will be announced during the AWARDS Ceremony on Thursday, October 11.
IROS 2012 Best Jubilee Video Award
A dedicated Award will be assigned to recognize the most outstanding IROS Jubilee Video, based on technical merit, completeness of the historical overview on the specific milestone/contribution, quality and clarity of the video and of the narration and quality of the presentation at the IROS 2012 conference. The Award is a unique prize for this special IROS Jubilee edition. Sponsored by IROS 2012 Conference; Certificate + USD 1,750 and one free IROS 2012 registration (will be reimbursed for the winner). The winner of this special award will be announced during the IROS SILVER JUBILEE Ceremony on Thursday, October 11.