[robotics-worldwide] International Journal of Social Robotics - Table of Contents

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Mon May 4 22:21:45 PDT 2009

International Journal of Social Robotics 
Volume 01, Number 02, 2009
The Second Issue is now available online at:

These articles are freely available online for the first two years.

The Table of Contents for the Second Issue is as follows:

2nd International Conference on Human-Robot Personal Relationships Tilburg
University, The Netherlands June 11–12, 2009      
      Announcement Call for papers

The Autonomous City Explorer: Towards Natural Human-Robot Interaction in
Urban Environments
      Andrea Bauer, Klaas Klasing, Georgios Lidoris, Quirin Mühlbauer,
      Florian Rohrmüller, Stefan Sosnowski, Tingting Xu, Kolja Kühnlenz,
      Dirk Wollherr and Martin Buss

How Quickly Should a Communication Robot Respond? Delaying Strategies and
Habituation Effects
      Toshiyuki Shiwa, Takayuki Kanda, Michita Imai, Hiroshi Ishiguro and 
	Norihiro Hagita

Humanoid Robots as a Broadcasting Communication Medium in Open Public Spaces
      Daisuke Sakamoto, Kotaro Hayashi, Takayuki Kanda, Masahiro Shiomi, 
	Satoshi Koizumi, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Tsukasa Ogasawara and Norihiro

Experimenting False Alarm Demand for Human Robot Interactions in Humanoid 
Soccer Robots
      Mohan Rajesh Elara, Wijerupage Sardha Wijesoma, Carlos Antonio Acosta 
	Calderon and Changjiu Zhou

“Like-Me” Simulation as an Effective and Cognitively Plausible Basis for 
Social Robotics
      William G. Kennedy, Magdalena D. Bugajska, Anthony M. Harrison and 
	J. Gregory Trafton

Does the Design of a Robot Influence Its Animacy and Perceived Intelligence?
      Christoph Bartneck, Takayuki Kanda, Omar Mubin and Abdullah Al Mahmud

You are cordially invited to submit your original research and
discoveries on scientific, technological and philosophical advances
in social robots for the ongoing issues. 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 Robotics
- Knowledge representation, information acquisition, and decision making
- Learning, adaptation and evolution of intelligence
- Interaction and collaboration between robots, humans and environments
- 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.

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Yours sincerely,

S.S. Ge
Social Robotics Lab, Interactive Digital Media Institute and Department of
Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore,
Singapore 117576, Singapore
e-mail: samge at nus.edu.sg

M.J. Mataric
Viterby School of Engineering (VSoE), University of Southern California, Los
Angeles, USA
e-mail: maja at pollux.usc.edu

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