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Special Issue on Robot and Human Interactive Communication

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This Special Issue in Paladyn, Journal of Behavioral Robotics is devoted to the publication of high-quality research papers presented during the 27th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2018), http://ro-man2018.org, the leading forum that covers state-of-the-art innovative results in a wide range of topics related to robot and human interactive communication. The theme of this edition is “social intelligence in interactive robots”.

The conference participants, who are interested in contributing to this Special Issue, are requested to submit their extended papers, complying the general scope of the journal. The submitted papers will undergo peer review process before they can be accepted. Notification of acceptance will be communicated as we progress with the review process.


Before submission authors should carefully read the Instruction for Authors:
For an initial submission, the authors are strongly advised to upload their entire manuscript, including tables and figures, as a single PDF file. Authors are strongly advised to submit the final version of the paper using the journal’s LATEX template.
All submissions to the Special Issue must be made electronically via online submission system Editorial Manager:
All manuscripts will undergo the standard peer-review procedure (single blind, at least two independent reviewers). When entering your submission via online submission system please choose the article type “SI based on IEEE ROMAN 2018”.

The deadline for submission is 10th January 2019, but individual papers will be reviewed and published online on an ongoing basis. 

Contributors to the Special Issue will benefit from:

  • fair and constructive peer review provided by experts in the field
  • no space constraints
  • NO submission and publication FEES
  • convenient, web-based paper submission and tracking system – editorial manager
  • free language assistance for authors from non-English speaking regions
  • fast online publication of articles (continuous publication model)
  • Open Access to your article for all interested readers
  • indexation in SCOPUS
  • long-time preservation (articles archived in Portico)
  • extensive post-publication promotion

We are looking forward to your submission.
In case of any questions please contact us at Justyna.Zuk@degruyteropen.com (Dr. Justyna Żuk, ME of Paladyn. JBR).