About Robotics


Robotics aims to provide an international forum to report the latest developments in robotic systems, autonomous behaviors, multi-sensor fusion, learning algorithms, system modelling, control software, smart actuators, service applications, and human–machine interaction.

Special emphasis is given to technological innovation and real-world applications.


  • History of robotics;
  • Intelligent robotics, mechatronics, and biomimetics;
  • Novel and biologically inspired robotics;
  • Modelling, identification, and control of robotic systems;
  • Biomedical, rehabilitation, and surgical robotics;
  • Exoskeletons, prosthetics, and artificial organs;
  • AI, neural networks, and fuzzy logic in robotics;
  • Multimodal human–machine interaction;
  • Wireless sensor networks for robot navigation;
  • Multi-sensor data fusion and SLAM;
  • Service robotics, industrial robotizations, space robotics;
  • Sensorization, robot navigation, communication robotics;
  • Swarm robotics, mobile and flying robotic systems.

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Managing Editor

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