Keywords for the IEEE Robotics & Automation Letters

Keywords for RA-L are listed below, first in alphabetical order and then by subject area. Notice that the Conferences for which an option is offered by RA-L have keywords matching exactly some or all of the RA-L keywords

 In alphabetical order:

  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Aerial Systems: Applications
  • Aerial Systems: Mechanics and Control
  • Aerial Systems: Perception and Autonomy
  • Agent-Based Systems
  • Agricultural Automation
  • AI-Based Methods
  • Assembly
  • Automation at Micro-Nano Scales
  • Automation in Life Sciences: Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Health Care
  • Automation Technologies for Smart Cities
  • Autonomous Agents
  • Autonomous Vehicle Navigation
  • Behavior-Based Systems
  • Big Data in Robotics and Automation
  • Biological Cell Manipulation
  • Biologically-Inspired Robots
  • Biomimetics
  • Brain-Machine Interface
  • Building Automation
  • Calibration and Identification
  • Cellular and Modular Robots
  • Climbing Robots
  • Cognitive Human-Robot Interaction
  • Collision Avoidance
  • Compliance and Impedance Control
  • Compliant Assembly
  • Compliant Joint/Mechanism
  • Computational Geometry
  • Computer Vision for Automation
  • Computer Vision for Manufacturing
  • Computer Vision for Medical Robotics
  • Computer Vision for Other Robotic Applications
  • Computer Vision for Transportation
  • Contact Modeling
  • Control Architectures and Programming
  • Cooperating Robots
  • Deep Learning in Robotics and Automation
  • Demining Systems
  • Dexterous Manipulation
  • Discrete Event Dynamic Automation Systems
  • Distributed Robot Systems
  • Domestic Robots
  • Dual Arm Manipulation
  • Dynamics
  • Education Robotics
  • Energy and Environment-Aware Automation
  • Entertainment Robotics
  • Environment Monitoring and Management
  • Ethics and Philosophy
  • Factory Automation
  • Failure Detection and Recovery
  • Field Robots
  • Flexible Robots
  • Force and Tactile Sensing
  • Force Control
  • Formal Methods in Robotics and Automation
  • Foundations of Automation
  • Gesture, Posture and Facial Expressions
  • Grasping
  • Grippers and Other End-Effectors
  • Haptics and Haptic Interfaces
  • Health Care Management
  • Human Detection and Tracking
  • Human Factors and Human-in-the-Loop
  • Human Performance Augmentation
  • Human-Centered Automation
  • Human-Centered Robotics
  • Humanoid and Bipedal Locomotion
  • Humanoid Robots
  • Hybrid Logical/Dynamical Planning and Verification
  • Hydraulic/Pneumatic Actuators
  • Industrial Robots
  • Intelligent and Flexible Manufacturing
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Inventory Management
  • Kinematics
  • Learning and Adaptive Systems
  • Learning from Demonstration
  • Legged Robots
  • Localization
  • Logistics
  • Manipulation Planning
  • Manufacturing, Maintenance and Supply Chains
  • Mapping
  • Marine Robotics
  • Mechanism Design
  • Medical Robots and Systems
  • Micro/Nano Robots
  • Mining Robotics
  • Mobile Manipulation
  • Model Learning for Control
  • Motion and Path Planning
  • Motion Control
  • Multifingered Hands
  • Multi-Robot Systems
  • Nanomanufacturing
  • Natural Machine Motion
  • Networked Robots
  • Neural and Fuzzy Control
  • Neurorobotics
  • Nonholonomic Mechanisms and Systems
  • Nonholonomic Motion Planning
  • Object Detection, Segmentation and Categorization
  • Omnidirectional Vision
  • Optimization and Optimal Control
  • Parallel Robots
  • Passive Walking
  • Path Planning for Multiple Mobile Robots or Agents
  • Perception for Grasping and Manipulation
  • Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking
  • Petri Nets for Automation Control
  • Physical Human-Robot Interaction
  • Physically Assistive Devices
  • Planning, Scheduling and Coordination
  • Probability and Statistical Methods
  • Process Control
  • Product Design, Development and Prototyping
  • Prosthetics and Exoskeletons
  • Range Sensing
  • Reactive and Sensor-Based Planning
  • Recognition
  • Redundant Robots
  • Rehabilitation Robotics
  • RGB-D Perception
  • Robot Audition
  • Robot Companions
  • Robot Safety
  • Robotics in Agriculture and Forestry
  • Robotics in Construction
  • Robotics in Hazardous Fields
  • Robust/Adaptive Control of Robotic Systems
  • Search and Rescue Robots
  • Semantic Scene Understanding
  • Semiconductor Manufacturing
  • Sensor Fusion
  • Sensor Networks
  • Sensor-based Control
  • Service Robots
  • Simulation and Animation
  • SLAM
  • Social Human-Robot Interaction
  • Soft Material Robotics
  • Software, Middleware and Programming Environments
  • Space Robotics and Automation
  • Surgical Robotics: Laparoscopy
  • Surgical Robotics: Planning
  • Surgical Robotics: Steerable Catheters/Needles
  • Surveillance Systems
  • Sustainable Production and Service Automation
  • Swarms
  • Task Planning
  • Telerobotics and Teleoperation
  • Tendon/Wire Mechanism
  • Underactuated Robots
  • Virtual Reality and Interfaces
  • Visual Learning
  • Visual Servoing
  • Visual Tracking
  • Visual-Based Navigation
  • Wearable Robots
  • Wheeled Robots

 By subject area:

(Note: Subject areas are provided for convenience; they are not strict definitions and do not necessarily correspond to specific Editors.)

Applications

  • Agricultural Automation
  • Automation in Life Sciences: Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Health Care
  • Automation Technologies for Smart Cities
  • Brain-Machine Interface
  • Building Automation
  • Education Robotics
  • Energy and Environment-Aware Automation
  • Entertainment Robotics
  • Environment Monitoring and Management
  • Industrial Robots
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Neurorobotics
  • Product Design, Development and Prototyping
  • Robotics in Agriculture and Forestry
  • Robotics in Construction
  • Robotics in Hazardous Fields
  • Search and Rescue Robots
  • Surveillance Systems

Autonomy for Mobility and Manipulation

  • Agent-Based Systems
  • AI-Based Methods
  • Autonomous Agents
  • Behavior-Based Systems
  • Big Data in Robotics and Automation
  • Control Architectures and Programming
  • Deep Learning in Robotics and Automation
  • Human Detection and Tracking
  • Mobile Manipulation
  • Object Detection, Segmentation and Categorization
  • Reactive and Sensor-Based Planning
  • Semantic Scene Understanding
  • Software, Middleware and Programming Environments

Cognitive Robotics

  • Cognitive Human-Robot Interaction
  • Gesture, Posture and Facial Expressions
  • Learning and Adaptive Systems
  • Learning from Demonstration
  • Robot Companions
  • Social Human-Robot Interaction

Field Robotics

  • Aerial Systems: Applications
  • Aerial Systems: Mechanics and Control
  • Aerial Systems: Perception and Autonomy
  • Demining Systems
  • Field Robots
  • Marine Robotics
  • Mining Robotics
  • Space Robotics and Automation

Human-Centered Robotics and Automation

  • Haptics and Haptic Interfaces
  • Human Factors and Human-in-the-Loop
  • Human Performance Augmentation
  • Human-Centered Automation
  • Human-Centered Robotics
  • Physical Human-Robot Interaction
  • Physically Assistive Devices
  • Telerobotics and Teleoperation
  • Virtual Reality and Interfaces
  • Wearable Robots

Humanoids and Animaloids

  • Climbing Robots
  • Compliant Joint/Mechanism
  • Humanoid and Bipedal Locomotion
  • Humanoid Robots
  • Legged Robots
  • Natural Machine Motion
  • Passive Walking

Localization and Mapping

  • Localization
  • Mapping
  • Range Sensing
  • SLAM

Logistics

  • Discrete Event Dynamic Automation Systems
  • Factory Automation
  • Foundations of Automation
  • Health Care Management
  • Intelligent and Flexible Manufacturing
  • Inventory Management
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing, Maintenance and Supply Chains
  • Petri Nets for Automation Control
  • Planning, Scheduling and Coordination
  • Sustainable Production and Service Automation
  • Task Planning

Manipulation and Grasping

  • Contact Modeling
  • Dexterous Manipulation
  • Grasping
  • Grippers and Other End-Effectors
  • Manipulation Planning
  • Multifingered Hands
  • Perception for Grasping and Manipulation

Manufacturing, process, and service automation

  • Assembly
  • Autonomous Vehicle Navigation
  • Compliant Assembly
  • Domestic Robots
  • Dual Arm Manipulation
  • Force and Tactile Sensing
  • Process Control
  • Service Robots

Mechanisms, Design, and Control

  • Compliance and Impedance Control
  • Failure Detection and Recovery
  • Force Control
  • Hydraulic/Pneumatic Actuators
  • Mechanism Design
  • Model Learning for Control
  • Motion Control
  • Neural and Fuzzy Control
  • Redundant Robots
  • Robot Safety
  • Robust/Adaptive Control of Robotic Systems
  • Tendon/Wire Mechanism

Medical and Rehabilitation

  • Medical Robots and Systems
  • Prosthetics and Exoskeletons
  • Rehabilitation Robotics
  • Surgical Robotics: Laparoscopy
  • Surgical Robotics: Planning
  • Surgical Robotics: Steerable Catheters/Needles

Micro, Nano, and Biomimetic Systems

  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Automation at Micro-Nano Scales
  • Biological Cell Manipulation
  • Biologically-Inspired Robots
  • Biomimetics
  • Micro/Nano Robots
  • Nanomanufacturing
  • Semiconductor Manufacturing
  • Soft Material Robotics

Multiple and Distributed Systems

  • Cellular and Modular Robots
  • Cooperating Robots
  • Distributed Robot Systems
  • Multi-Robot Systems
  • Networked Robots
  • Path Planning for Multiple Mobile Robots or Agents
  • Sensor Networks
  • Swarms

Planning and Simulation

  • Collision Avoidance
  • Computational Geometry
  • Motion and Path Planning
  • Simulation and Animation

Theoretical Foundations

  • Calibration and Identification
  • Dynamics
  • Ethics and Philosophy
  • Flexible Robots
  • Formal Methods in Robotics and Automation
  • Hybrid Logical/Dynamical Planning and Verification
  • Kinematics
  • Nonholonomic Mechanisms and Systems
  • Nonholonomic Motion Planning
  • Optimization and Optimal Control
  • Parallel Robots
  • Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking
  • Probability and Statistical Methods
  • Underactuated Robots
  • Wheeled Robots

Vision and Sensor-Based Control

  • Computer Vision for Medical Robotics
  • Computer Vision for Other Robotic Applications
  • Omnidirectional Vision
  • Sensor Fusion
  • Sensor-based Control
  • Visual Servoing
  • Visual Tracking
  • Visual-Based Navigation

Visual Perception and Learning

  • Computer Vision for Automation
  • Computer Vision for Manufacturing
  • Computer Vision for Transportation
  • Recognition
  • RGB-D Perception
  • Robot Audition
  • Visual Learning

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