Special Issues Call-for-Papers

Mechatronic Systems and Control
(formely Control and Intelligent Systems)

Special Issue on
Modern Artificial Intelligence for Human-Robot Interaction

Call for Papers

 The recent trend toward developing a new generation of robots that can participate in our lives and exist in human environments has introduced the need for investigating the paradigms, techniques, and technologies for the interaction between people and robots. An important goal for the field of Human-Robot Interaction is to develop autonomous and semi-autonomous robots that operate within human spaces and play a beneficial role in the daily lives of ordinary people. Interaction between humans and traditional robotic systems can be problematic, as the traditional robotic systems often perform repetitive actions in a restricted environment, whereas human interaction is often characterized by novel ways of interactions, which creates an ever-changing environment. Therefore, traditional robotic system methods and technologies are often difficult to apply in situations and applications where the interaction plays a major role. Therefore, a new intelligent method is urgently needed and applied to robot interaction

 Papers are solicited for the special issue; the contributions include, but may not be limited to the following research challenges:

  • Robots in the assistance of humans
  • Interaction control in robotic systems
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Robots and virtual agents
  • Multi-modal interaction
  • Natural interfaces
  • New control theories for robotics
  • Robot sensing systems
  • Mobile robot platforms
  • Computer graphics & Virtual reality
  • Games and Animations
  • Computer generated special effects
  • 2D & 3D animations
  • Human computer interface
  • Multimedia computing
  • Computer algorithm
  • Big data

The authors must submit their papers directly to the journal through the on-line system, with the note at the top of the front page of the paper saying "For the Special issue of Drs. Gelan Yang, Tahir Khan et al." for subsequent review.


Manuscript submission due

Deadline for paper submission

November 30, 2017

Notification of acceptance

February 28, 2018

Final Manuscripts due

March 30, 2018

Publication in special issue

June 30, 2018

Guest editors

Gelan Yang, Hunan City University, China
Email: glyang@mail.ustc.edu.cn

Muhammad Tahir Khan, University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan
Email: tahir@uetpeshawar.edu.pk

James Nightingale, University of the West of Scotland, Paisley, United Kingdom
Email: james.nightingale@uws.ac.uk 

Ruofeng Xu, College of Information and Electrical Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, China
Email: xuruofeng@cumt.edu.cn