2022 ISMCR Program


Advance Program

The International Symposium on Measurement, Control, and Robotics (ISMCR 2022)

 Theme: Robotics and Virtual Tools for a New Era

28-30 September 2022

On-Line Virtual Video Event


Organized by

IMEKO Technical Committee on Robotics (TC17)

Technical Sponsored by

IEEE Robotics and Automation Society

IEEE Aerospace and Electronics Systems Society

IEEE Instrumentation Measurement Society

Financial Coordination by

Clear Lake Council of Technical Societies

Event coordinated and supported by

IEEE Galveston Bay Section Joint Technical Societies Chapters

University of Estácio de Santa Catarina, Brazil

[Updates on ISMCR.Org]



On-Line Virtual Video Event


Wednesday, 28 September 2022
WEDNESDAY, 28 SEPTEMBER 2022 Times shown are US-Central. CHECK corresponding time for your zone
8:00 AM


Welcome: Dr. Zafar Taqvi, IMEKO TC17 Chair, Executive Chair ISMCR2022

Welcome: Dr. Simone Fuchter, Chair ISMCR2022


8:10 - 9:00 AM


Keynote1:  From VR to Telexistence  

Speaker: Susumu Tachi, PhD, Professor Emeritus of The University of Tokyo.


9:10-10:10 AM


SESSION A1:  Title - Robotics for Human Performance and Rehabilitation and Medical Applications I     



Paper A1-1:  Study on Palpation Robot System - Reproduction Method by Deep Neural Network of Skin Palpation Judgment Focusing on Softness Classification.

Authors: Fumihiro Kato, Takumi Handa and Hiroyasu Iwata / Waseda University; Takeya Adachi /Keio University – Japan


Paper A1-2:   Study on Attention Distribution for Supernumerary Limbs in Dual-task ―Effectiveness Verification of Haptic Feedback for Supernumerary limb Proprioceptive Sensation.

Authors: Kaito Kamishima, Fumihiro Kato, Yukiko Iwasaki, Nonoka Nishida and Hiroyasu Iwata / Waseda University - Japan


Paper A1-3:  Applying NASA’s Human Systems Integration Methodology in Implementing Voice-Control of Future Spacecraft Systems.

Authors: George Salazar /NASA - USA

10:20- 11:20 AM


SESSION A2:  Title – Methods of Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Intelligence and VR in Robotics     



Paper A2-1:  Augmented, virtual, and mixed reality and the legal aspects of the use of 3d objects under a copyright focus.

Authors: Rafael Dall Agnol, Juliana Duarte Onorio; Fernanda Ferminiano Vireira / University of Estácio de Santa Catarina and Gabriel Donadel Dall Agnol / Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina – Brazil


Paper A2-2:   Artificial intelligence applied to microbiome genetic mapping –

Authors:  Kátia Lombardo / Colegio Logosófico unidade Florianópolis; Lia Back / Laboratório de Biogenétika -Brazil


Paper A2- 3:   Metaverse: Virtual and Augmented Reality Presence.

Authors:  Mário Sérgio Schlichting, Márcio Sérgio Schlichting, Simone Keller Füchter /University of Estácio de Santa Catarina – Brazil and Karen Alexander XrconnectED – USA


11:30 AM-12:30 PM


SESSION A3: Title – Mobile Robots and Applications I   

Chair/Co-Chair: Prof. 


Paper A3-1:  Development of an environment mapping robot, using polygonal map representation.

Authors: András Izsó and István Harmati / Budapest University of Engineering and Economics – Hungary


Paper A3-2:   Path planning for data collection multiagent system in a sensing field with obstacles.

Authors: Sára Olasz-Szabó and István Harmati / Dept. of Control Engineering and Information Technology Budapest University – Hungary


Paper A1-3:   Probabilistic Waste Detection using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.

Authors: Sergio Hernandez, Antonio Cabrera and Romulo Santelices / Universidad Catolica Del Maule - Chile




8:00 AM-8:50 AM


Keynote 2:  Next steps on Mars exploration

Speaker:  Dr. Ivair Gontijo. Systems Engineer at NASA/JPL-Jet Propulsion Laboratory

 9:00 AM 10:00AM


SESSION B1: Title - Flying and Swarm Robots                                                                     



Paper B1-1:  Visual Drone Detection and Tracking for Autonomous Operation from Maritime Vessel.

Authors:  Timothy Halleux, Tien-Thanh Nguyen, Charles Hamesse, Geert De Cubber and Bart Janssens / Royal Military Academy – Belgium


Paper B1-2:  Visual SLAM for Autonomous Drone Landing on a Maritime Platform.     Authors: Thomas Dutrannois, Tien-Thanh Nguyen, Charles Hamesse, Geert De Cubber and Bart Janssens / Royal Military Academy - Belgium


Paper B1-3:  Control of a differentially flat 2D overhead crane using the ADRC philoshop Authors: Barnabás Finta and Bálint Kiss/ Budapest University of Technology and Economics – Hungary


10:10 -11:10 AM


SESSION B2:  Title - Control and Sensors for Robots  



Paper B2-1:  Novel Transmission Mechanism “Shaft-following Gear Mechanism” -Application to a puncture robot for Three Dimensional punctures.

Authors:  Takuma Ogawa, Ryohei Saito and Hiroyasu Iwata / Graduate School of Creative Science and Engineering - Waseda University - Japan


Paper B2-2:  Power-Based Gravity Compensation for Flexible Joint Manipulators -

Authors: Austin Greisman, Arjun Ivimey, Laura Connolly and Keyvan Hashtrudi-Zaad / Queen's University, Kingston – Canada


Paper B2-3: Coordinating Multiple Missiles with Swarm Intelligence to Attack an Aircraft.

Authors:  Trung Pham /United States Air Force Academy; Larry Marine / Department of the Air Force and Kumar Krishen University of Houston - USA

11:20  AM-12:20 PM


SESSION B3:  Computer Vision




Paper B3-1:  Semantically Consistent Sim2Real Image Translation using Neural Networks.

Authors: Solt Skribanek, Márton Szemenyei and Róbert Moni/ Budapest University of Technology and Economics - Hungary


Paper B3-2:     Self-Supervised Occlusion Detection and Avoidance using Differentiable Rendering.

Authors:  Mátyás Szántó and Márton Szemenyei / Budapest University of Technology and Economics – Hungary


Paper B3-3:  Successfully Developing Problem-Solving and Computing Programming Competences in Children Using Arduino.

Authors: Cristian Vidal-Silva, Claudia De la Fuente and Pablo Rojas-Valdés / Universidad de Talca - Chile



Friday,  September 30th-2022


8:00 AM-8:50 AM


Tutorial:  Intelligent Analysis of Data with Robotic Application in Perception of the Workspace


Speaker: Trung T. Pham, Ph.D.

Chief Scientist, Federal Aviation Administration




SESSION C1:  Session Title: Navigation, Path Planning, Communication for Robots , AND NEURAL NETWORK



Paper C1-1:  Business network lifecycle model: construct validity using structural equation model (SEM).

Authors: Thais Braga, Anny Key Mendonça ; Nelson Casarotto Filho / Universidade      Federal de Santa Catarina and Douglas Wegner /Fundação Dom Cabral – Brazil


Paper C1-2:  Sensor Fusion Localization Algorithms Evaluation for a Simulated Robot Covering Large Areas.

Authors: Lucas Marins Batista and Valéria Loureiro da Silva /SENAI CIMATEC – Brazil


Paper C1-3:   Efficient Neural Network Pruning Using Model-Based Reinforcement Learning.

Authors: Blanka Bencsik and Márton Szemenyei /Budapest University of Technology and Economics - Hungary


 10:00- 11:00 AM



SESSION  C2:  Title - Robotics for Human Performance and Rehabilitation and Medical Applications II    


Paper C2-1:  Proposal for a Multi-Objective Optimization Information System for Referral of Patients from the Emergency Unit.

Authors: Leopoldo Lopez / Universidad de Talca; Lorena Bearzotti / Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaiso and Raymundo Forradellas / Universidad Nacional de Cuyo – Chile/ Argentina


Paper C2-2:  Comparative Study of Clustering Techniques for Mammogram Analysis – Authors: William Pham / University of Houston – USA


Paper C2-3:  The Importance Of Using Fantomas In The Dosimetry Of Radiological Protection.

Authors:  Monaliza Almeida, Carlos Henrique Sousa and José Guilherme Peixoto /IRD –Brazil

11:00AM-12:00 PM


SESSION C3: Title - Robots and Various Topics                                                            



Paper C3-1:  Human factors in collaborative ROBOTICS

Authors: Mariana Santos / Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica (ITA)/ Embraer; João Mello / Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica (ITA)/ Embraer; Emilia Villani and Wesley Oliveira/ Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica (ITA) – Brazil


Paper C3-2: Design and Development of a Low-Cost 3D-Printed Educational Robotics Kit Authors: Vinicius Campbell de Lacerda / Colegio Logosofico Gonzalez Pecotche – Brazil


Paper C3-3:  Robot Localization and Uncertainty Control with intermittent range-only measurements.

Authors: Farhad Shamsfakhr, Luigi Palopoli and Daniele Fontanelli / University of Trento - Italy


 12:00 AM- 1:00 PM




Chair/Co-Chair:  1


Paper A3-1:  Configurable Binary Designs on FPGA.

Authors: Mario Vega, Mukesh Chowdary Madineni, Xiaokun Yang / University of Houston Clear Lake; and Hailu Xu / California State University, Long BeachUSA


Paper A3-2: Evaluating FPGA Acceleration on Binarized Neural Networks and Quantized Neural Networks.

Authors: Sarala K Surapally, Xiaokun Yang, Thomas L Harman and Liwen Shih / University of Houston Clear Lake -USA

Paper A3-3:   FPGA-based graphical pipeline for virtual depth image generation.

Authors:  Dániel Szabó and Emese Gincsainé Szádeczky-Kardoss / Budapest University of Technology and Economics - Hungary

 1:00-1:10 PM


ISMCR2022 Summary- Dr. Kiss Balint, Cochair ISMCR2022

ISMCR Concluding Remarks - Dr. Zafar Taqvi- TC17 Chair



1:10 PM- 1:30 PM



Virtual Lab Visit