SC-Serdica 2017 : Special Issue on Digital Culture of Serdica Journal of Computing
Call For Papers
We would like to invite you to take part as an author in the Special Issue on Digital Culture of Serdica Journal of Computing (http://serdica-comp.math.bas.bg).
This special issue aims to contribute to a deeper understanding of Digital Culture. It highlights case studies, practices, innovative results, research projects and applications in the field of digitization, documentation, archiving, representation and preventive conservation of global and national tangible and intangible cultural heritage. In particular, the main goal of this issue is to gather interdisciplinary and inter-professional research on Digital Culture in order to make DC content accessible.
We believe that your paper in this Special Issue of Serdica Journal of Computing would be very valuable for the success of the issue, so we would be very happy if you would accept our invitation.
The timeline for the issue publication process is as follows:
Full paper submission: May 25, 2017
Decisions based on the peer-review process: June 10, 2017
Revised manuscripts due by the authors: June 15, 2017
Feedback on revised manuscripts: June 20, 2017
Final manuscripts sent to the publishers: July 5, 2017
Special issue publication date: August 2017
Topics of interests include, but are not limited to:
- Leading-edge digital applications: galleries, libraries, culture sites, museums & historical tours, exhibitions and encyclopedias; Interactive systems in cultural and creative industries.
- Usability, effectiveness, increased and generalized visitor experience in digital culture platforms.
- Multimedia, multilingua, data management and archiving.
- Visualization techniques (Desktop, Virtual and Augmented Reality, 2D/3D, etc.).
- Protection, restoration, and preservation of tangible and intangible cultural objects.
- Virtual reconstructions and interactive multimedia solutions for museums, culture
monuments and objects, theaters, etc..
- Acceleration and facilitation of the sharing and exchange of digital culture data; eInfrastructure networks and applications in the field of digital culture. Open access to digitized cultural heritage.
- Semantic processing of digital cultural knowledge. Techniques for extracting digital data and knowledge.
- Educational DC applications—e-learning/e-training in DC, transmedia storytelling,
applied games/gamification, computer animation/simulations for DC and virtual
- Innovative solutions for cultural landscapes, taking into account the promotion of (and protection from) cultural tourism and quality of life.
Submission Guidelines and Other considerations
Research papers submitted to the special issue must not have been published previously
or under consideration for publication, though they may represent significant extensions of prior work. All submissions will undergo a peer-review process (with at least two reviewers). Authors who intend to submit a paper to this special issue should email the title and an abstract to the Editorial Office at the firstname.lastname@example.org. The manuscript (in English, up to 35 000 characters with spaces) should be sent in .doc and .pdf. Before submission authors should carefully read over the journal’s Author Guidelines, which are located at http://serdica-comp.math.bas.bg/index.php/serdicajcomputing. An example paper template can be downloaded in PDF format from Home ) About the Journal ) Submissions. Here the main points are presented briefly.
Brief guidelines for authors:
- Each author’s full name, affiliation, postal address and email address (if any) must be indicated, as well as the name, address and telephone number of a contact person with
whom the Editorial Board will discuss all matters related to the submission.
- A self-contained abstract of no more than 150 words should be included at the
beginning, stating the purposes of the study, procedures, findings and conclusions. After the abstract a list of index terms (a total of five to ten key words and phrases) should be given, as well as a classification according to the ACM Computing Classification System (1998), which can be found at http://www.acm.org/about/class/1998.
- Footnotes should be numbered consecutively and placed at the bottom of the page
where they belong. The footnotes related to the title and author’s names must not be
- All references should be listed and numbered at the end of the paper, either (preferably) alphabetically by authors’ last names, and then by the year if the same author has several papers, or by order of citation in the text, in the following format: a) to books—author, title, location, year of publication; b) to articles in periodicals or collections—author, title of the article, title of the periodical (collection), volume, year, page numbers; c) to Web sites—author, title, address, date when consulted.
- The references should be cited in the text by the corresponding number enclosed in
square brackets. All entries in the reference list must correspond to citations in the text.