Full research papers are invited for this special issue of Human Technology. The theme of this issue concentrates on semiotics and the relationship between and among art, design, and technology, and their impact on people's experience of, for instance, systems, artifacts, events, and services. Papers suitable for consideration include, but are not limited to, the following focus areas:
- The influence of art (practice, process, and principles) on technological design,
- The influence of technological design (practice, process, and principles) on art,
- The psychology of art and design (including, i.e., semiotics and cognitive processes),
- Questions of authenticity and art experience in the coming age of automation,
- Semiotics as a mode of analysis and method for development, and
- Other creative research reflecting the intersection of art, design, and technology.
All submitted papers (minimum of 7,500 words) will be evaluated for originality of the text, suitability to the scope of the thematic issue, and readiness for peer review. Papers meeting the above criteria will be subjected to double-blind review by at least two experts in the topic area of the manuscript.
Papers accepted for publication in Human Technology must follow the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, (6th ed.). Author guidelines are available at http://www.humantechnology.jyu.fi/submission/.
This call for papers is open June 1, 2016-January 15, 2017. Human Technology uses a journal management system. Authors wishing to submit papers for publication consideration are to upload the paper at humantechnologypublishing.jyu.fi and the corresponding author must complete the required information.
Dr. Rebekah Rousi (University of Jyväskylä)