Robot (Chinese phonetic alphabet: Jiqiren), supervised by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), is cosponsored by Shenyang Institute of Automation (SIA), CAS and Chinese Association of Automation. Published by Science Press, P.R. China, this journal aims to report the original, high-quality, significant theoretical and experimental research and development in the field of robotics. Robot (ISSN 1002-0446, CN21-1137/TP) started publication in 1979, with its initial name as Automation Abroad. In 1987, the journal was renamed as Robot. Presently, this journal is bimonthly published and distributed in both mainland and abroad.
Robot mainly disseminates technical progress and research achievement in the field of robotics and its various applications in China. Robot publishes articles on robot control, robot mechanism, sensor technology, machine intelligence and pattern recognition, machine vision, etc.
Robot lays emphasis on the publications of the following research works: results with great social benefits and awarded by the state and ministry government; applied and basic scientific research results and technology realization results which have reached the world and domestic advanced level; results of the state-, ministry- and province-level key scientific research programs and key technological R&D projects; scientific research results with prosperous application prospects granted by the National Science Foundation of China; high quality papers written by young people.
Presently, the journal is included in the Natural Science Core Journal of China, the Chinese Academic Journal Comprehensive Evaluation Database (CAJCED), the Chinese Science Citation Database (CSCD), the Chinese Science Abstracts (CSAC), and is indexed by Ei, Scopus and Inspec.