Swarm Robotics in Industrial Automation
Submission Deadline: Aug. 30, 2017

This special issue currently is open for paper submission and guest editor application.

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Lead Guest Editor
Madhav Patil
Computer and Electrical Engineering, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT, USA
Guest Editors
  • Sarosh Patel
    Computer and Electrical Engineering, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, USA
  • Yinyan Zhang
    Department of Computing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hum Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
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Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.
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Introduction
The field of robotics has grown tremendously in the last decade as new research has demonstrated its relevance and impact to fields as diverse as manufacturing, planetary exploration, medicine, healthcare, military, and consumer products. We have reached a turning point where this technology is moving from the purview of a handful of specialists (Mars rovers) to the general public (robotic car, household robots, elderly care, and unmanned search and rescue).

The proposed Special Issue in Journal will provide an integrated platform that will embrace the multi-disciplinary nature of robotics. The Journal will be directed towards advanced studies related to automation and robotics and include core areas of concentration from each of the disciplines: Swarm Robotics, Robot actuation, locomotion, manipulation, dynamics, control (Mechanical Engineering); sensors, vision, motors (Electrical Engineering); artificial intelligence, human robot interactions (Computer Science).

This Special Issue will provides aid in promoting close cooperation and exchange of technical information among its Members and Affiliates, and to this end holds meetings for the presentation of papers and their discussion, sponsors appropriate periodicals and special technical publications, and through its committees studies and provides for the needs of its members and affiliates.

Vision–Our Vision would be to become the most recognized and respected global organization in Robotics and Automation, Swarm Robotics.
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