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) , Scopus (from Vol. 1), nspec (IET) and DBLP Computer Science Bibliography.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 24 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.9 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).
  • 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
Space Robotics Guest Editor: Alex Ellery
Deadline: 15 December 2018
Special Issue in Robotics
Medical Robotics: Advances in Training, Ergonomics, Sensing, Control and Other Areas Guest Editors: Abhilash Pandya, Luke Reisner
Deadline: 31 December 2018
Special Issue in Robotics
Learning Applications for Intelligent Autonomous Robots Guest Editors: Stefano Michieletto, Francesco Nori, Enrico Pagello
Deadline: 29 January 2019
Special Issue in Robotics
Recent Advances on Physical Agents Guest Editors: José Antonio Iglesias Martínez, Angel García-Olaya, Raquel Fuentetaja, German Gutierrez, M. Paz Sesmero
Deadline: 22 February 2019

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