Publication Ethics

Open Access Statement

"International Journal of Robotics, Theory and Applications" is committed to real and immediate open access for academic work. All of the journal’s articles and reviews are free to access immediately from the date of publication. There are no author charges and no charge for any reader to download articles and reviews for their own scholarly use at any time and in perpetuity. To facilitate this, IJR depends upon the financial underwriting provided by K.N.Toosi University of Technology, the goodwill of its editorial team and advisory board, and the continuing support of its network of peer reviewers.


Authors of "International Journal of Robotics, Theory and Applications" retain the copyright to their work. Users may read copy and distribute the work in any medium or format for non-commercial purposes, provided the authors and the journal are appropriately credited. The users are not allowed to remix, transform or build upon the published material.

Author’s Warranties

The author warrants that the article is original, written by stated author/s, has not been published before, contains no unlawful statements, does not infringe the rights of others, is subject to copyright that is vested exclusively in the author and free of any third party rights, and that any necessary written permissions to quote from other sources have been obtained by the author/s.

User Rights

The author(s) and users are free to share (copy, distribute and transmit the contribution) under the following conditions:

  1. they must attribute the contribution in the manner specified by the author or licensor,
  2. they may not use this contribution for commercial purposes,
  3. they may not alter, transform, or build upon this work.

Rights of Authors

Authors retain the following rights:

  • copyright, and other proprietary rights relating to the article, such as patent rights,
  • the right to use the substance of the article in future own works, including lectures and books,
  • the right to reproduce the article for own purposes, provided the copies are not offered for sale,
  • the right to self-archive the article.