SICE Journal of Control, Measurement, and System Integration (JCMSI) announces that it will publish a special issue entitled “the special issue on The 22nd Robotics Symposia” in May, 2018. This special issue aims to gather high level papers discussed in the 22nd Robotics Symposia and to present their latest studies in robotics field to all over the world.

The 22nd Robotics Symposia is an annual symposium organized by SICE, JSME, and RSJ to provide high level discussions in the field of robotics. In this year, it will be held at Isobe-Onsen in Japan in March, 2017. All papers presented at the 22nd Robotics Symposia will be recommended for consideration of publication in this special issue.

For submission to this special issue, it is necessary to substantially improve the papers presented in the 22nd Robotics Symposia based on comments and questions received during the discussion session in the symposia. It is also necessary to follow the submission guidelines of the SICE Journal of Control, Measurement, and System Integration. All aspects of system integration, robotics and mechatronics are welcome, including ? but not limited to ? the following topics:
Mechatronic Systems; Robotic and Automation Systems; Human Interfaces; Virtual Reality Systems; Entertainment Systems; Medical and Welfare Systems; Safety, Environment and Eco-Systems; Agricultural and Bio-Systems; Rescue Systems; Simulation of Large Systems; Network System Integration.

Important Dates

Paper submission deadline: June 15, 2017
Paper acceptance notification:  September 15, 2017
Journal Publication: May, 2018

Guest Editors:
Yusuke Ota (Chiba Institute of Technology)

Associate Editors:
Daisuke Kurabayashi, Chi Zhu, Keisuke Shima, Ryuichi Ueda, Akio Namiki, Gen Endo,
Riichiro Tadakuma, Ryo Kikuue, Shingo Kagami, Shogo Okamoto,Takahiro Doi, Takanori Fukao,
Takayuki Nakamura, Takeshi Aoki, Tasuku Yamawaki, Tetsushi Kamegawa, Toshio Takayama,
Yasutake Takahashi

For submission, use Papers prepared in Japanese must be submitted to Transactions of the SICE (A separate Japanese Journal).