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Special Issue on Robot and Human Interactive Communication

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Editorial Board:
Mariacarla Staffa (lead GE), University of Naples Federico II, Italy (email: mariacarla.staffa@unina.it)
Emilia Barakova, University of Technology Eindhoven, Netherland
Fulvio Mastrogiovanni, University of Genoa, Italy
Silvia Rossi, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Editorial Advisory Board:
Ryad Chellali, Nanjing University of Technology, China / Italy


This Special Issue in Paladyn, Journal of Behavioral Robotics is now open to all authors interested in the topic, in particular the participants of 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 authors, who are interested in contributing to this Special Issue, are requested to submit their full research papers (optionally extended conference 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:
Manuscripts can be written in TeX, LaTeX (strongly recommended) - the journal’s LATEX template. Please note that we do not accept papers in Plain TEX format. Text files can be also submitted as standard DOCUMENT (.DOC) which is acceptable if the submission in LATEX is not possible. For an initial submission, the authors are strongly advised to upload their entire manuscript, including tables and figures, as a single PDF file.

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 on Robot and Human Interactive Communication”.

The (final) deadline for submission is 31st March 2019, but individual papers will be reviewed and published online on an ongoing basis. 

Contributors to the Special Issue will benefit from:

  • indexation in SCOPUS
  • NO submission and publication FEES
  • fair and constructive peer review provided by experts in the field
  • no space constraints
  • convenient, web-based paper submission and tracking system – Editorial Manager
  • free language assistance for authors from non-English speaking regions
  • fast online publication upon completing the publishing process (continuous publication model)
  • better visibility due to Open Access
  • long-term preservation of the content (articles archived in Portico)
  • extensive post-publication promotion for selected papers

We are looking forward to your submission.

In case of any questions please contact Dr. Mariacarla Staffa (lead GE), (mariacarla.staffa@unina.it) or Dr. Justyna Żuk, Managing Editor of Paladyn. JBR (Justyna.Zuk@degruyter.com).