, Volume 6, Issue 1, pp 1-3
Date: 27 Dec 2013

Editorial

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At the fifth anniversary of the International Journal of Social Robotics (IJSR), it gives us great pleasure to announce that our journal has established herself as the leading journal for our community (i) to share our innovative results and latest developments in social robotics, (ii) to bring social robots into the social fabric with scientific rigor, technical excellence and artistic appeal, and (iii) to bring diverse research communities across humanity, science, and engineering together to work on something of higher aspiration, demand, and impact.

After years of vigorous research and development, social robotics is gaining more international recognition and support from academy, industry and government. While many programs have established in the related areas of social robotics around the world funded by government and industry, European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST), which is an European level intergovernmental framework, successfully organized a workshop to discu ...