2021年8月23-26日に，中国の北京で IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning（ICDL）を開催いたします（コロナ感染状況に応じて，オンライン開催に変更）．
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IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL) 2021
Date: August 23-26, 2021
Location: Beijing, China (Due to the influence of COVID-19, IEEE ICDL 2021 may be held virtually.)
==== Important Dates ====
Paper Submission Deadline: February 15, 2021
Tutorial and Workshops Submission Deadline: February 1, 2021
Journal Track Submission Deadline: April 28, 2021
==== Overview ====
The IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL), previously referred to as ICDL-EpiRob, is the premier gathering of professionals dedicated to the advancement of cognitive and developmental learning. As such, ICDL is a unique conference gathering researchers from computer science, robotics, psychology and developmental science. We invite submissions for the conference in 2021 to explore, extend, and consolidate the interdisciplinary boundaries of this exciting research field, in the form of full papers, workshop and tutorials and of submissions to the journal track. We also invite your participation in the REAL 2021 competition.
==== Topics ====
The primary list of topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
? General principles of development and learning;
? Development of skills in biological systems and robots;
? Nature VS nurture, critical periods and developmental stages;
? Models on active learning;
? Architectures for cognitive development and life-long learning;
? Emergence of body knowledge and affordance perception;
? Analysis and modelling of human motion and state;
? Models for prediction, planning and problem solving;
? Models of human-human and human-robot interaction;
? Emergence of verbal and non-verbal communication skills;
? Epistemological foundations and philosophical issues;
? Models of child development from experimental psychology.
==== Full Papers ====
Papers of at most 6 pages in IEEE double column format will undergo peer-review, and accepted and presented submissions will be included in the conference proceedings published by IEEE Xplore. The authors of the best conference papers will be invited to extend their contributions for a Special Issue of IEEE Transaction on Cognitive and Developmental Systems (IEEE TCDS).
==== Workshops and Tutorials ===
We invite experts in different areas to organize either a tutorial or a workshop to be held on the first day of the conference. The submission should be of maximum two pages including title, list of speakers, concept and target audience. It should include also a description of the structure of the event, the indication of the duration (half day or full day) and it should state whether the event is open to paper/poster submissions. If possible, a link to the event website should be provided.