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Volume 4, Number 2 (2011):

Government and Military

Cover of issue 4(2) Military Gov

The editorial team for this issue includes:


Paulette Robinson, National Defense University, USA

Michael Piller, National Defense University, USA


This issue includes articles from the 2010 Federal Consortium for Virtual Worlds Conference organized by Paulette Robinson and her colleagues at the National Defense University. 

Research Papers

Applied Virtual Environments: Applications of Virtual Environments to Government, Military and Business Organizations

Patrick D. Allen, Chris C. Demchak


Virtual Nation Branding: the Swedish Embassy in Second Life

Stina Bengtsson


MuniGov 2.0, A New Residency Requirement: Local Government Professionals in Second Life

Ines A Mergel, Michelle Gardner, Pamela Broviak, William Greeves


Virtual Reality and the Criminal Justice System: New Possibilities for Research, Training, and Rehabilitation

Bobbie Ticknor, Sherry Tillinghast

Research-in-brief papers

Avatars and Security Clearances: How can we reconcile the two?

Michael P Cummins


Two Navy Virtual World Collaboration Applications: Rapid Prototyping and Concept of Operations Experimentation

Douglas Maxwell, Steven Aguiar, Philip Monte, Diana Nolan


Creating a VW Killer App for the Department of Defense

Roger Smith

“Think Pieces”

Avatars as the First Manifestation of Geo-politically Unconstrained Global Citizens

Randy J. Hinrichs

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Volume 11, Number 3 (2018)

Theme: Taking Stock and Looking Forward
Call: Pedagogy - Taking Stock and Looking Forward

Issue Editors: Kenneth Y T Lim, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (Prime); Catia Ferreira, Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon
Publication: December 2018
Status: Call closed.




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Volume 12, Number 1 (2019)

Theme: Assembled 2019

Call: CfP: General Call for Papers

Issue Editors: TBD
Publication: Q1 2019
Status: Open. Submit any time.