Call for Papers
1 May 2012
Paper submission deadline
17 Dec 2012
Acceptance Notifications
28 Feb 2013
Camera ready papers
15 Apr 2013
1-4 July 2013

Panel session: Advanced Cooperative Systems – Research Challenges and Application Opportunities

Session chair
Prof. Ivan Petrović, University of Zagreb, Croatia

  • Prof. Ivan Petrović (University of Zagreb, Croatia)
    ACROSS – Centre of Research Excellence for Advanced Cooperative Systems
  • Prof. Stjepan Bogdan (University of Zagreb, Croatia)
    Animal and Robot Societies Self-organise and Integrate by Social Interaction
  • Prof. Zdenko Kovačić (University of Zagreb, Croatia)
    Estimation and Control for Safe Wireless High Mobility Cooperative Industrial Systems
  • Prof. Vedran Bilas (University of Zagreb, Croatia)
    Mobile Urban Sensing
  • Prof. Mato Baotić (University of Zagreb, Croatia)
    Control and Optimization of Renewable Energy Systems


Cooperative systems are systems that consist of individual entities that jointly strive to reach a common goal, which involves sensing or controlling of devices, and are dynamically and loosely federated for cooperation. Cooperative systems extend the capabilities of single systems to carry out tasks requiring cooperative skills. Possible applications of advanced cooperative systems are numerous: advanced flexible manufacturing, renewable and sustainable energy, home and office automation, transport, logistics, environmental monitoring, healthcare, security and surveillance, human augmentation etc. Development of advanced cooperative systems, which optimally use capabilities of cooperating entities, requires a coordinated, multi-disciplinary research in the fields of control engineering, computer science, communications, electronics, energy consumption and information technology. The panel will discuss a number of fundamental and specific issues related to applications of cooperative systems related to robotics, networked embedded systems and renewable energy systems.