Government and Military

The JVWR, Volume 4, No. 2

Published: September 2011

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.

More information about this conference can be found here.

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