Saturday, December 31, 2011

[JVWR] Virtual Worlds MPEG-V and Other Standards: New Issue of the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research


This issue include several papers from the Metaverse1 team..





We are happy to announce the publication of:
Volume 4, Number 3: MPEG-V and Other Standards

The editorial team for this issue includes:
  • Jean H.A. Gelissen, Philips Research, Netherlands
  • Marius Preda, Insitut TELECOM, France
  • Samuel Cruz-Lara, LORIA (UMR 7503) / University of Lorraine, France
  • Yesha Sivan, Metaverse Labs and the Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yaffo, Israel
This issue focuses on standards for virtual worlds, with special relation to MPEG-V, the ISO standard for connecting within virtual worlds as well as to real worlds.
  • Managing Editor’s Corner: Celebrating Four Years and Planning for the Next
    Yesha Y. Sivan
  • Issue Editors' Corner: The Current and Future Angles of Standards
    Jean H.A. Gelissen, Marius Preda, Samuel Cruz-Lara, Yesha Y. Sivan
  • The Metaverse1 Case: Historical Review of Making One Virtual Worlds Standard (MPEG-V)
    Jean H.A. Gelissen, Yesha Y. Sivan
  • Standards in Virtual Worlds Virtual Travel Use Case Metaverse1 Project
    José Manuel Cabello, José María Franco, Antonio Collado, Jordi Janer, Samuel Cruz-Lara, David Oyarzun, Albert Armisen, Roland Geraerts
  • Teleportation of Objects between Virtual Worlds: Use Case: Exer-gaming
    Marco Otte, Loren Roosendaal, Johan F. Hoorn
  • Assistive Technology Interoperability between Virtual and Real Worlds
    Alice Krueger, Margaret Grace Stineman
  • Associating Automatic Natural Language Processing to Serious Games and Virtual Worlds
    Treveur Bretaudière, Samuel Cruz-Lara, Lina María Rojas Barahona
  • Improving Reusability of Assets for Virtual Worlds while Preserving 3D Formats Features
    Rozenn Bouville Berthelot, Thierry Duval, Jérôme Royan, Bruno Arnaldi
  • Virtual Hybrid Communications – A Telecom Infrastructure for the Metaverse
    Vincent Verdot, Adel Saidi
  • Modeling the Metaverse: A Theoretical Model of Effective Team Collaboration in 3D Virtual Environments
    Sarah van der Land, Alexander P. Schouten, Bart van den Hooff, Frans Feldberg
Let me conclude with few editorial notes.
  • We were joined by Tzafnat Shpak as the Coordinating Editor (she is on the Reply line)
  • We have started to fine tune our reviewers list.
  • We have an initial journal plan for the next two years with firm editors to 50% of the issues.
  • We have started to review our publishing policy for 2012.
  • Join us in our Facebook page: look for Journal of Virtual Worlds Research
Wishing you all Happy Holidays,

Tzafnat Shpak
Coordinating Editor
Journal of Virtual Worlds Research
Dr.Yesha Y. Sivan
Managing Editor
Journal of Virtual Worlds Research

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