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About this Journal

Journal of Robotics is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal that publishes original research articles as well as review articles on all aspects automated mechanical devices, from their design and fabrication, to testing and practical implementation. The journal welcomes submissions from the associated fields of materials science, electrical and computer engineering, and machine learning and artificial intelligence, that contribute towards advances in the technology and understanding of robotic systems.

Studies may relate, but are not limited, to the following categories:

  • Industry and manufacturing systems
  • Vehicular and transportation technology
  • Remote operation and exploration (space, deep sea, hostile environments, etc.)
  • Medicine, healthcare, and assistive devices
  • Social and lifestyle robots
  • Human augmentation

Journal of Robotics is archived in Portico, which provides permanent archiving for electronic scholarly journals, as well as via the LOCKSS initiative. It operates a fully open access publishing model which allows open global access to its published content. This model is supported through Article Processing Charges. For more information on Article Processing charges in general, click here.

Journal of Robotics is included in many leading abstracting and indexing databases. For a complete list, click here.

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Acceptance
68 days
Final Decision
50 days
Publication
$1000
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Featured Articles

Open Special Issues

  • Micro/Nanorobotics
    Lead Guest Editor: Chengzhi Hu
    Guest Editors: Fulong Zhu, Andrew Petruska, Tao Yue, Roel Pieters
    Submission Deadline: Friday, 30 March 2018
  • Human-Humanoid Robot Interaction
    Lead Guest Editor: Shih-Yi Chien
    Guest Editors: Sharon Hsiao, Yi-Ling Lin, Changjoo Nam
    Submission Deadline: Friday, 6 April 2018

Journal of Robotics is covered in the Emerging Sources Citation Index, which means all articles published in the journal are indexed in Web of Science at the time of publication.