[robotics-worldwide] [journals] Call for Papers: Special Issue "Tactile Sensors and Applications" - Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220, IF 2.677)

fancy chai fancy.chai.112 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 01:09:52 PST 2018

The journal Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220, IF 2.677) is currently running a
Special Issue entitled "Tactile Sensors and Applications". Prof. Pedro
Silva Girão(Instituto de Telecomunicações DEEC/IST), Assoc. Prof. Pedro
Ramos(Instituto de Telecomunicações DEEC/IST), Dr. Perla Maiolino
(University of Cambridge) and Assoc. Prof. Giorgio Cannata (University of
Genova) are serving as Guest Editors for this issue. The special issue
website can be reached at:

This Special Issue invites contributions in the following topics (but is
not limited to them):

   - Artificial and electronic skin
   - Bio-Inspired tactile sensor
   - Distributed Tactile sensing
   - Flexible and conformable sensors and arrays
   - Materials for tactile sensors
   - Multimodal tactile sensors
   - Novel tactile sensors
   - Printable-tactile sensors
   - Smart sensing materials
   - Soft and 3D printed tactile sensor
   - Stretchable tactile sensor
   - System integration
   - Tactile and visual sensing integration
   - Tactile data processing and interpretation
   - Tactile sensing and arts
   - Tactile sensing design
   - Tactile sensing in consumer goods
   - Tactile sensing in prosthetics
   - Tactile sensing in neuroengineering
   - Tactile sensing in neurorehabilitation
   - Tactile sensor array
   - Touch-based human–robot interaction

The submission deadline is *10 December 2018*. You may send your manuscript
now or up until the deadline. Submitted papers should not be under
consideration for publication elsewhere. We also encourage authors to send
a short abstract or tentative title to the Editorial Office in advance to
fancy.chai at mdpi.com or sensors at mdpi.com.

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Kind regards,

Fancy Chai

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