[robotics-worldwide] 3rd CFP for International Journal of Social Robotics

Social Robotics Lab elebox10 at nus.edu.sg
Thu Nov 20 18:46:40 PST 2008

Call For Paper: Third Issue for International Journal of Social
Robotics, Springer http://www.editorialmanager.com/soro/

Dear Authors,

With the great response for both the Inaugural and the Second Issue
for International Journal of Social Robotics, we are pleased to
announce the Call for Papers in the Third Issue for International
Journal of Social Robotics which is scheduled for publication on 1st
August 2009.

You are cordially invited to submit your original research and
discoveries on scientific, technological and philosophical advances
in social robots, and their interactions and communications with
humans, especially innovative ideas and concepts, new discoveries
and improvements, as well as novel applications on the latest
fundamental advances in the core technologies that form the backbone
of Social Robotics, distinguished developmental projects, as well as
seminal works in aesthetic design, ethics and philosophy, studies on
social impact and influence pertaining to, and its interaction and
communication with human beings and its social impact on our society.

Topics of interest for the scientific papers and letters include but
are not limited to:
- Affective and cognitive sciences for socially interactive robots
- Context awareness, expectation and intention understanding
- Design philosophies and socially appealing design methodologies
- Biomechatronics, neuro-robotics, and biomedical robotics
- Human factors and ergonomics in human-robot interactions
- Intelligent control and artificial intelligence for Social
- Knowledge representation, information acquisition, and decision
- Learning, adaptation and evolution of intelligence
- Interaction and collaboration between robots, humans and
- Multimodal sensor fusion and communication
- Robot-ethics in human society
- Interactive robotic arts
- Social acceptance and impact in the society
- Compliance, safety and compatibility in the design of social
  Robots "living" with humans
- Software architecture and development tools
- Human-robot interaction and robot-robot interaction
- Models of human and animal social behaviour as applied to robots
- Applications in education, entertainment, gaming, and healthcare.

The Editorial Board is committed to speedy review, fast publication,
and high scientific impact.

For more information, please visit:

Submission On-Line:
Description of the Journal:
Aims and Scope:

Important Dates:
Submission of Manuscripts (latest by):  1 February 2009
Notification of Acceptance:             1 April 2009
Submission of Final Paper:              1 May 2009
Final Publication:                      1 August 2009

Yours sincerely,
Shuzhi Sam Ge, Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Social
Robotics, Springer.
Maja Mataric, Co-Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Social
Robotics, Springer.
Professor Shuzhi Sam GE, FIEEE, PhD, DIC, BSc, PEng
Director, Social Robotics Lab, Interactive Digital Media Institute,
and Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering The National
University of Singapore, Singapore 117576
Tel: +65 6516 6821, Fax: +65 6779 1103, e-mail: samge at nus.edu.sg
Professor Maja Mataric, FAAAS, PhD, S.M., B.S.
Director, Centre for Robotics and Embedded Systems (CRES), and
Computer Science Department & Neuroscience Program University of
Southern California
Tel: +1 213 740-1169, Fax: +1 213 821-5696, e-mail: mataric at usc.edu

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