Robotics — Open Access Journal

Robotics (ISSN 2218-6581) is a peer-reviewed, international journal presenting state-of-the-art research in the area of robotics, and is published quarterly online by MDPI. 
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI - Web of Science), Inspec (IET) and DBLP Computer Science Bibliography. Covered in Scopus from Vol. 6 (2017).
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 29 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in 2017).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Robotics
Medical Robotics: Advances in Training, Ergonomics, Sensing, Control and Other Areas Guest Editors: Abhilash Pandya, Luke Reisner
Deadline: 30 June 2018
Special Issue in Robotics
Kinematics and Robot Design Guest Editor: Raffaele Di Gregorio
Deadline: 15 July 2018
Special Issue in Robotics
Agricultural and Field Robotics Guest Editors: Qin Zhang, Manoj Karkee
Deadline: 31 July 2018
Special Issue in Robotics
Love and Sex with Robot Guest Editors: Chamari Edirisinghe, Adrian David Cheok, David Levy
Deadline: 15 August 2018

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