ecent results confirm that robots, machines and systems are rapidly achieving intelligence and autonomy, mastering more and more capabilities like mobility and manipulation, sensing and perception, reasoning and decision making. The Series of International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems (IAS) founded in 1986 is one of the major events summarizing this trend. The aim of the 13th International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems is to further witness the development of these technologies. IAS-13 invites researchers, engineers and practitioners to disseminate their achievements in the Intelligent Autonomous Systems and provides them with a forum to fruitfully exchange their ideas and experience and share research results through high quality peer reviewed papers. In addition, IAS-13 would like to offer a show case to researchers fostering the adoptions of Intelligent Autonomous Systems in industrial sectors and in the industrial production.