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Annals of Robotics and Automation



About Annals of Robotics and Automation

Journal Information
  • Volume/IssueClick here
  • Review ProcessDouble Blind
  • Publication lead time3 - 4 weeks
  • Indexing statusYes; Purview
  • Manuscript Processing ChargesClick here
  • Submission ChargesNo
  • Waiver policy for APCYes
  • Language of Full TextEnglish
  • Full-text formats availablePDF, HTML
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  • Type of LicenseCreative Commons
  • Open AccessYes; Policy
  • Does the author retain unrestricted copyright?Yes
  • Does the author retain publishing rights?Yes
  • Permanent article identifierDOI (Digital Object Identifier)


Robotics is the branch of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, electronic engineering and computer science that deals with the design, construction, operation, and application of robots as well as computer systems for their control, sensory feedback, and information processing. Th

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Editorial Board

Alexander Tsouknidas
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Research Interest: Hard Tissue Biomechanics, Finite Element Modelling, Implant Design and Preoperative Planning.

Zhi-Wei Jiang
Nanjing University
Stefano Mazzoleni
Assistant Professor
Department of Bio Robotics
SantAnna School of Advanced Studies

Research Interest: Biomedical Robotics, Rehabilitation Robotics, Assistive Robotics, Human-Machine Interfaces, Control Techniques, Human Motor Control, ICT Systems for Tele Rehabilitation and Telemonitoring Applications.

Parmod Kumar
Research Fellow
French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation

Research Interest: Experimental Design, Biomedical Signal Processing and Analysis, Image Processing and Analysis; Dynamic Modelling and System Identification, Statistical Analysis and Modelling; Mathematical Approximation and Optimization, Biomedical Engineering, Machine Learning; Application of Artificial ntelligence, Fuzzy Logic, Neural Networks, Genetic Algorithm; Classical and Intelligent Control Systems, Mechatronics, Robot Architecture, Sensors and Actuators

Filippo Cavallo
Assistant Professor
Department of BioRobotics
Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies

Filippo Cavallo, MScEE, Phd in Bioengineering, is Assistant Professor at the BioRobotics Institute of Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, (Pisa, Italy), focusing on cloud and social robotics, wireless and wearable sensor systems, biomedical processing, acceptability and ICT roadmapping. He participated in various National and European projects and currently is principal investigator of the DAPHNE Project and Work Package responsible in TransSafe (AAL-JP) and Centauro (Tuscany Region). Recently he was also project manager of Robot-Era, AALIANCE2 and Parkinson Project. He was visiting researcher at the the EndoCAS Center of Excellence, Pisa, Italy working in Computer Assisted Surgery (2005-2007); at the Takanishi Lab, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan working on wireless sensor network (2007); at Tecnalia Recerch Center, Basque Country, Spain working on wearable sensor system for AAL. He was granted from the International Symposium of Robotics Research Committee as Fellowship Winner for best PhD thesis in Robotics (2007); from the Regional POR FSE 2007-2013 for a 3-years Research position at The BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pontedera, Italy (2010-2013); from the ACCESS-IT 2009 for the Good Practise Label in Alzheimer Project (2009); from the Well-Tech Award for Quality of Life with the Robot-Era Project (2014); from the SMAU Award for Quality of Life with the Robot-Era Project (2014) and from iNEMO Challenge from STMicroelectronics (2015). In 2016 he was also chair of the Italian Forum of Ambient Assisted Living and related Summer School in Italy. He is author of various papers on conferences and ISI journals.

Research Interest: Service robotics, Cloud robotics, wearable sensors, IoT, AI, healthcare application, Industry 4.0

Qinmin Yang
Associate Professor
Department of Control Science & Engineering
Zhejiang University

Research Interest: Control and Dynamics; Nano-Robotics; Autonomous Vehicles; Renewable Energy Systems.

Jianhua Zhang
Department of Automation
East China University of Science and Technology
PR. China

Research Interest: Computational Intelligence, Machine Learning, Intelligent Data Modeling and Analysis, Pattern Recognition, Biomedical Signal Processing, Modeling and Control of Biomedical Systems, Human-Machine Systems, Brain-Machine Interaction and Neuroergonomics.

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Robotic Modifi ed Orr-Loygue Rectopexy for Internal and External Rectal Prolapse

Published On: March 11, 2017 | Pages: 001 - 003

Author(s): Arifa Siddika* and Shahab Siddiqi
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