Managing Editor’s Corner: Celebrating Four Years and Planning for the Next

Yesha Y. Sivan


With this issue JVWR celebrates its fourth year. During these years, we have matured to be the prime source of research in our emerging domain. Earlier this month (Dec. 2011), we celebrated, for the first time, by hosting a JVWR workshop at the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2011 Shanghai, China.


This issue takes an historical perspective. In many ways, this issue is a direct decedent of Volume 2, Number 3 - Technology, Economy and Standards in Virtual Worlds. The latter has drawn a vision, this one reports on the outcomes. On this note of moving from vision to reality, I wanted to wish us all happy new 2012.

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