【論文募集】CFP- ACM-THRI Special Issue on Representation Learning for Human and Robot Cognition (2018/05/08)


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ACM Transactions on Human-Robot Interaction (T-HRI)


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We are happy to call for papers for the journal special issue:
“Representation Learning for Human and Robot Cognition”


I. Aim and Scope
This special issue aims to shed light on cutting edge lines of interdisciplinary research in artificial intelligence, cognitive science, neuroscience, cognitive robotics, and human-robot interaction, focusing on representation learning with the objective of creating natural and intelligent interaction between humans and robots. Recent advances and future research lines in representation learning will be discussed in detail in this journal special issue.

II. Potential Topics
Topics relevant to this special issue include, but are not limited to:
? Language learning, embodiment, and social intelligence
? Human symbol system and symbol emergence in robotics
? Computational modeling for high-level human cognitive functions
? Predictive learning from sensorimotor information
? Multimodal interaction and concept formulation
? Language and action development
? Learning, reasoning, and adaptation in collaborative human-robot tasks
? Affordance learning
? Cross-situational learning
? Learning by demonstration and imitation
? Language and grammar induction in robots

III. Submission
ACM Transactions on Human-Robot Interaction is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, open-access journal using an online submission and manuscript tracking system. To submit your paper, please:

? Go to and login or follow the “Create an account” link to register.
? After logging in, click the “Author” tab.
? Follow the instructions to “Start New Submission”.
? Choose the submission category “SI: Representation Learning for Human and Robot Cognition”.

IV. Timeline
? Deadline for paper submission: July 1, 2018
? First notification for authors: September 15, 2018
? Deadline for revised papers submission: November 15, 2018
? Final notification for authors: January 15, 2019
? Deadline for submission of camera-ready manuscripts: March 1, 2019
? Expected publication date: May 2019

V. Guest editors
Takato Horii, The University of Electro-Communications, Japan (
Dr. Amir Aly, Ritsumeikan University, Japan (
Dr. Yukie Nagai, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan (
Prof. Takayuki Nagai, The University of Electro-Communications, Japan (




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