Special Issue "Cognitive Robotics in Social Applications"

A special issue of Electronics (ISSN 2079-9292). This special issue belongs to the section "Systems & Control Engineering".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2021) | Viewed by 538

Special Issue Editors

Prof. Dr. Dimitri Ognibene
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Guest Editor
Department of Psychology, University of Milan-Bicocca, 20126 Milan, Italy
Interests: artificial intelligence; machine learning; computational neuroscience; robotics; human-machine interaction
Dr. Giovanni Pilato
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Guest Editor
Italian National Research Council, ICAR-CNR, Via Ugo La Malfa 153, 90146 Palermo, Italy
Interests: artificial intelligence; machine learning; knowledge representation; cognitive architectures; social sensing; emotion detection; human–robot interaction; cognitive and social robotics
Dr. Francesco Rea
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Guest Editor
Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, 16152 Genova, Italy
Interests: cognitive robotics; human robot interaction

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Cognitive Robotics aims to emulate embodied intelligent behavior through a set of processes that enables the robot to learn, reason, and provide answers in complex and underspecified environments.A subcategory is Social Robotics, which puts special emphasis on robot–human and, to some degree, robot–robot interaction in everyday environments and situations.In general, social robots can take many forms, either as anthropomorphic entities or agents guided by intelligent systems. Research topics in this area move in various directions, ranging from understanding and simulating human interactions to generating intelligent behavior, and to developing the robotic hardware that enables social interactions.More generally, the aim is to improve and make human–robot interaction more natural by modeling the cognitive mechanisms of living beings and their intelligent behavior. This Special Issue is devoted to the investigation of Cognitive Robotics in Social Applications.We welcome submissions on topics ranging from intelligent behavior in robots to empirical studies on robot–human interactions, as well as hardware development for more socially apt robots.We aim to examine and discuss the latest findings, current challenges, and future directions concerning all aspects and applications of cognitive robotics regarding social contexts.

Prof. Dr. Dimitri Ognibene
Dr. Giovanni Pilato
Dr. Francesco Rea
Guest Editors

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  • cognitive robotics
  • artificial intelligence
  • social sciences
  • cognitive science
  • machine learning
  • deep learning
  • social and assistive robotics
  • entertaining robots
  • computational creativity
  • ambient assisted living

Published Papers

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