[robotics-worldwide] [journals] CfP: SPECIAL ISSUE on Quality of Interaction in Socially Assistive Robotics / PALADYN. Journal of Behavioral Robotics (SCOPUS) / DE GRUYTER

Neziha Akalin Neziha.Akalin at oru.se
Sat Dec 21 08:08:22 PST 2019


[Apologies for multiple postings]

Quality of Interaction in Socially Assistive Robotics

A SPECIAL ISSUE on Paladyn. Journal of Behavioral Robotics

In collaboration with the Workshop Quality of Interaction in Socially Assistive Robotics (QISAR) at International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR 2019).

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GUEST EDITORS
Neziha Akalin (lead GE), Örebro University, Sweden
Emilia Barakova, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Anouk van Maris, Bristol Robotics Laboratory (UWE), UK
Antonio Andriella, Institut de Robotica i Informatica Industrial (CSIC-UPC), Spain
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ADVISORY EDITOR
Amy Loutfi, Örebro University, Sweden
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DESCRIPTION
This thematic special issue in Paladyn, Journal of Behavioral Robotics <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.degruyter.com_view_j_pjbr&d=DwIFBA&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=Gcw8ur0z0hPD5qmxQNIOmBfNWHvbKms3hqrbU4h1vYk&s=qWo3wqrS9EiguRxiTgWxwUjmvLBAy-OhhHLBBbAHEb0&e= > is open for ALL interested authors, in particular for the participants of the Workshop on Quality of Interaction in Socially<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__sites.google.com_view_qisar-2Dicsr19_home&d=DwIFBA&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=Gcw8ur0z0hPD5qmxQNIOmBfNWHvbKms3hqrbU4h1vYk&s=2sSMgWuLyTVfz041pZqutoaIVwQgH0JG3BmO0ZS6ogk&e= > Assistive Robotics (QISAR 2019<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__sites.google.com_view_qisar-2Dicsr19_home&d=DwIFBA&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=Gcw8ur0z0hPD5qmxQNIOmBfNWHvbKms3hqrbU4h1vYk&s=2sSMgWuLyTVfz041pZqutoaIVwQgH0JG3BmO0ZS6ogk&e= >) at the International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR-19)<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__icsr2019.uc3m.es_index.html&d=DwIFBA&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=Gcw8ur0z0hPD5qmxQNIOmBfNWHvbKms3hqrbU4h1vYk&s=SQ3GiQA40NPvEEsCUs8-fSaRHo-rdp1v87aXEr-fYoI&e= >, November 26-29, 2019, Madrid, Spain.
Contributions to the Special Issue may address (but are not limited) to the following aspects:

*         evaluation of human-robot interaction quality

*         static/dynamic factors affecting human-robot interaction quality

*         interaction modalities (verbal and non-verbal)

*         understandable and explainable robots

*         human factors affecting the quality of interaction in HRI

*         human-centered design

*         interaction dynamics in HRI

*         theories, models, methodologies, and tools for evaluating quality of interaction in HRI

*         objective measures for evaluating quality of interaction

*         human-in-the-loop approaches

*         engagement in socially assistive robots

Authors are requested to submit their full research papers, complying the general scope of the journal. The submitted papers will undergo the standard peer-review process before they can be accepted. Notification of acceptance will be communicated as we progress with the review process.

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HOW TO SUBMIT
Before submission authors should carefully read the Instruction for Authors: www.degruyter.com/view/supplement/s20814836_Instructions_for_Authors.pdf<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.degruyter.com_view_supplement_s20814836-5FInstructions-5Ffor-5FAuthors.pdf&d=DwIFBA&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=Gcw8ur0z0hPD5qmxQNIOmBfNWHvbKms3hqrbU4h1vYk&s=A7o-e2xDzTxvc67Ywy3OImkWCv9BoiXKLKsjjiFqMvE&e= >

Manuscripts can be written in TeX, LaTeX (strongly recommended) - the journal's LATEX template<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.degruyter.com_view_supplement_s20814836-5FLaTeX-5FTemplate.zip&d=DwIFBA&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=Gcw8ur0z0hPD5qmxQNIOmBfNWHvbKms3hqrbU4h1vYk&s=vKxRJqLGaBtXTwxF6iDecxYJWb1P4jmW8GUWnj4ON0s&e= >.
Please note that we do not accept papers in Plain TEX format. Text files can be also submitted as standard DOCUMENT (.DOC) which is acceptable if the submission in LATEX is not possible. For an initial submission, the authors are strongly advised to upload their entire manuscript, including tables and figures, as a single PDF file.

All submissions to the Special Issue must be made electronically via online submission system Editorial Manager: www.editorialmanager.com/paladyn/<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.editorialmanager.com_paladyn_&d=DwIFBA&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=Gcw8ur0z0hPD5qmxQNIOmBfNWHvbKms3hqrbU4h1vYk&s=dUcHdh6uWjDOZ68uIFf9_LyB0yeSo_FaBcG97C2Lswc&e= >

All manuscripts will undergo the standard peer-review process (single blind, at least two independent reviewers). When entering your submission via online submission system please choose the option "SI on QISAR 2019".

Submission of a manuscript implies that the work described has not been published before and it is not under consideration for publication anywhere else.
The deadline for submissions is 29th February 2020, but individual papers will be reviewed and published online on an ongoing basis.

Contributors to the Special Issue will benefit from:

*         indexation in SCOPUS

*         NO submission and publication FEES in 2019 (from 2020 - voluntary FEE)

*         fair and constructive peer review provided by experts in the field

*         no space constraints

*         convenient, web-based paper submission and tracking system - Editorial Manager

*         quick online publication upon completing the publishing process (continuous publication model)

*         better visibility due to Open Access

*         long-term preservation of the content (articles archived in Portico)

*         extensive post-publication promotion for selected papers

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We are looking forward to your submission! In case of any questions please contact:
Ms. Neziha Akalin (lead Guest Editor; neziha.akalin at oru.se<mailto:neziha.akalin at oru.se> ) or
Dr. Justyna Żuk (Managing Editor of Paladyn.JBR; Justyna.Zuk at degruyter.com<mailto:Justyna.Zuk at degruyter.com> ).

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!





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