The International Journal of Intelligent Robotics and Applications (IJIRA) fosters the dissemination of new discoveries and novel technologies that advance developments in robotics and their broad applications. This journal provides a publication and communication platform for all robotics topics, from the theoretical fundamentals and technological advances to various applications including manufacturing, space vehicles, biomedical systems and automobiles, data-storage devices, healthcare systems, home appliances, and intelligent highways.

IJIRA welcomes contributions from researchers, professionals and industrial practitioners. It publishes original, high-quality and previously unpublished research papers, brief reports, and critical reviews.

Specific areas of interest include, but are not limited to: advanced actuators, sensors and other hardware implementations; design, modeling, prototyping and other manufacturing topics; artificial intelligence and machine learning; robotic vision, linguistics and recognition; planning, navigation and localization; communication and control; human and robot interaction; collective and social robots; mobile robots and intelligent autonomous systems; as well as various novel and emerging applications.

  • Covers all aspects of robotics, including automation, mechatronics, robotic design and manufacturing
  • Devotes special attention to the novel and emerging applications of robotics
  • Integrates theories and technologies from computer science, mechanical engineering, electrical and electronic engineering
  • Rapid review and publication of articles

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  • Kok-Meng Lee
  • Honghai Liu,
  • Zhouping Yin
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

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103 days
Submission to first decision
141 days
Submission to acceptance
23,701 (2019)

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Volume 4

Issue 1, March 2020

Focused Section: Smart Mobile Robotic Systems in Challenging Environments (II)

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