Vol 1, No 1 (2008)

Virtual Worlds Research: Past, Present and Future

Issue Editor: Jeremiah Spence, University of Texas, USA

Welcome to the inaugural issue of the JVWR on the theme of “Virtual Worlds Research: Past, Present and Future”. The launch of the Journal and the publication of this first edition builds on the efforts of a large team of researchers and collaborators spread across the world. These 17 papers provide the foundation for the transdisciplinary field of virtual worlds research.

Table of Contents

Issue Editors' Corner

Jeremiah Spence
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Invited Articles

Michael L. Benedikt
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Maria Beatrice Bittarello
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Bruce Damer
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Chip Morningstar, F. Randall Farmer
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Howard Rheingold
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Research Papers

Stephen A Atlas
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Jonathan Cabiria
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James Elliott, S E Kruck
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Henry M. Kim, Kelly Lyons, Mary Ann Cunningham
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Paul R. Messinger, Eleni Stroulia, Kelly Lyons
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Theresa A. O’Connell, Yee-Yin Choong, John Grantham, Michael Moriarty, Wyatt Wong
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Research-in-brief papers

Eiko Ikegami, Piet Hut
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Yesha Sivan
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Stephanie Smith
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Monographs

Francis X. Taney, Jr.
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“Think Pieces”

Mark W Bell
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Ralph Schroeder
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