Calls for papers


International Journal of the Digital Human
International Journal of the Digital Human


Special Issue on: "Digital Human Devices – What They Can Do and How They Can Do It"

Guest Editor:
Dr. Shana Smith, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

The goal of this special issue is to present a comprehensive multi-disciplinary view of digital human devices – of what they can do and how they can do it.

The emphasis of the special issue will be on digital human devices with novel and exceptional abilities, and on both hardware and software elements. Manuscripts must therefore contain appropriate and interesting theoretical, experiential and application single-views and comparative-views of novel and exceptional digital human devices.

Subject Coverage
Suitable topics include but are not limited to:

  • The state of the art in digital human devices
  • Novel and exceptional visual, auditory, tactile, olfactory and gustatory sensing abilities
  • Novel and exceptional information integration and perception abilities
  • Novel and exceptional higher-level cognition and decision-making abilities
  • Novel and exceptional activation, action, response, feedback and adaptation abilities
  • Trends in digital human devices
  • Future trends in digital human devices

Notes for Prospective Authors

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. (N.B. Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re-written and if appropriate written permissions have been obtained from any copyright holders of the original paper).

All papers are refereed through a peer review process.

All submissions should begin with a letter of intent (100-200 words) that describes the goals, content and results of the study (to be emailed to the Guest Editor at

All papers must be submitted online. To submit a paper, please read our Submitting articles page.

Important Dates

Deadline for letter of intent (100-200 words): 31 August, 2013 (email submission)

Deadline for full paper: 30 November, 2013 (online submission)

First review completed: 31 January, 2014

Deadline for revised paper: 31 March, 2014 (online submission)

Second review completed: 31 May, 2014