Vol 2, No 3 (2009)

Technology, Economy and Standards

Issue Editors: Yesha Sivan, Metaverse Labs and the Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yaffo, Israel; Robert Bloomfield, Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, USA; Jean H.A. Gelissen, Philips Research, Netherlands

This issue of the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research is part of an effort to explore the fields of standards for virtual worlds. Working on such standards is both a technical and conceptual. This issue endeavors to enhance, explicate, and analyze various aspects of standards and virtual worlds, and was designed to give a voice to the leading theoretical and practical players within this arena. The issue specifically emphasizes the disciplines of economy and technology as critical harbingers to the endeavor of standards.

Table of Contents

Issue Editors' Corner

Yesha Y. Sivan
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Invited Articles

Philip Rosendale
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Robert Bloomfield
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Jean H.A. Gelissen
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Kai Jakobs
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“Think Pieces”

Jordi Janer
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Alex Juarez, Christoph Bartneck, Lou Feijs
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Alice Krueger, Ann Ludwig, David Ludwig
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Ludvaig Lindman
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ArminasX Saiman
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Marc Van den Broeck, Sigurd Van Broeck, David Zhe Lou
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Jon Watte
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Peer Reviewed Research Papers

Samuel Cruz-Lara, Nadia Bellalem, Lotfi Bellalem, Tarik Osswald
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Markus Falk, Daniel M Besemann, James Michael Bosson
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Will Meierjurgen Farr, Piet Hut, Jeff Ames, Adam Johnson
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D. Linda Garcia, Garrison LeMasters
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Blagica Jovanova, marius Preda, Françoise Preteux
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Tuukka Lehtiniemi
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Ray Op'tLand
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Evan W Osborne, Shu Z Schiller
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Marco Otte
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Anna Vartapetiance Salmasi, Lee Gillam
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Gustav Verhulsdonck, Jacquelyn Ford Morie
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Melissa de Zwart
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