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Announcement: The International Journal of Synthetic Emotions 1(1)

Dear Colleagues,

The first issue of The International Journal of Synthetic Emotions, has been published and is now available on line:

You can file the table of contents here:,+Vol.+1,+Issue+1 

The International Journal of Synthetic Emotions (IJSE) covers the main issues relevant to the generation, expression, and use of synthetic emotions in agents, robots, systems, and devices.  Providing unique, interdisciplinary research from across the globe, this journal covers a wide range of topics such as emotion recognition, sociable robotics, and emotion-based control systems useful to field practitioners, researchers, and academics.  We are currently looking to publicise the journal, to encourage subscription, and to solicit top-quality submissions.

Call for Papers:
We would like to invite you to consider submitting a manuscript for inclusion in this scholarly journal. The following describes the mission, the coverage and the guidelines for submission to the IJSE.

The mission of the International Journal of Synthetic Emotions (IJSE) is to provide a forum for the advancement of knowledge and methods necessary for the creation of artificial devices with emotions. IJSE approaches the field of synthetic emotions, offering a unique interdisciplinary platform for all international researchers on this topic. The journal presents a new common space of richest and best ideas about synthetic emotions. Also, discussed is a thinking frame that enables the conceptual synergy and symbiosis between computer scientists, cognitive scientists, robot and synthetic agent designers, as well as psychologists, neuroscientists, and philosophers.


Topics to be discussed in this journal include (but are not limited to) the following:

Affective computing
Cognition for ambient intelligence
Cognitive science
Diffusive emotional controls
Electronic art approaches to emotions
   Emotional architectures
Emotional computing
Emotional design
Emotional interfaces
   Emotional languages programming
Emotion-based control systems
Emotions recognition
Engineering approaches to emotions
Evolutionary approaches to the mind
Feeling or showing emotion differences
Grounding emotions in adaptive systems
Humanoid robotics
Language and emotions
Modeling artificial emotions
Online emotional avatars
Sociable robotics
Synthetic emotions (SE) in agents, robots, systems, and devices
   Theories of emotions
Warm and fuzzy logic for building artificial emotions

Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished articles will be considered. Interested authors must consult the journals guidelines for manuscript submissions at prior to submission. All article submissions will be forwarded to at least 3 members of the Editorial Review Board of the journal for double-blind, peer review. Final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers. All submissions must be forwarded electronically.

All submissions and inquiries should be directed to the attention of:

Jordi Vallverd
International Journal of Synthetic Emotions
Associate Editors 
David Casacuberta, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
Dylan Evans, University College Cork, UK
Shuji Hashimoto, Waseda University, Japan
Eva Hudlicka, Psychometrix, USA
International Editorial Review Board 
Elizabeth Andre, Universitt Augsburg, Germany 
Paulo Baggia, Loquendo, Italy
Axel Barcel, UNAM, Mexico
Joost Broekens, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Joanna Bryson, University of Bath, UK 
Felix Burkhardt, Deutsche Telekom AG - Laboratories, Germany
Antonio Camurri, University of Genova, Italy 
Cecile Crutzen, Open University of the Netherlands, The Netherlands
Claudius Gros, Universitt Frankfurt Am Main, Germany
Pilar Herrero, Universidad Politcnica de Madrid, Spain
Bill Jarrold, SRI International, USA 
Kostas Karpouzis, Institute of Communication and Computer System, Greece
Catherine Pelachaud, CNRS - TELECOM - ParisTech, France
Sarantos Psycharis, Aegean University, Greece
Matthias Scheutz, Indiana University, USA
Bjrn Schuller, Technische Universitt Mnchen, Germany 
Huma Shah, The University of Reading, UK
Jianhua Tao, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China 
Ian Wilson, Emotion AI Limited, UK