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Journal of Interactive Media

Editor In Chief: Jürgen Ziegler

i-com – Journal of Interactive Media is proud to announce a new feature, the Editor’s Choice free access article. To download the featured article free of charge, please click the link below.

Vol. 19, Iss. 2: How Can I Grab That? - Solving Issues of Interaction in VR by Choosing Suitable Selection and Manipulation Techniques by Matthias Weise, Raphael Zender and Ulrike Lucke

Vol. 19, Iss. 1: Web Tracking Under the New Data Protection Law: Design Potentials at the Intersection of Jurisprudence and HCI by Timo Jakobi, Gunnar Stevens, Anna-Magdalena Seufert, Max Becker and Max von Grafenstein

Vol. 18, Iss. 3: Assessing Users’ Privacy and Security Concerns of Smart Home Technologies by Verena Zimmermann, Paul Gerber, Karola Marky, Leon Böck, and Florian Kirchbuchner

Vol. 18, Iss. 2: Augmented Reality Windshield Displays and Their Potential to Enhance User Experience in Automated Driving by Andreas Riegler, Philipp Wintersberger, Andreas Riener, and Clemens Holzmann

Vol. 18, Iss. 1: Argus Vision: A Tracking Tool for Exhibition Designers by Moritz Skowronski, Daniel Klinkhammer, and Harald Reiterer

Vol. 17, Iss. 3: Multimodal Algebra Learning: From Math Manipulatives to Tangible User Interfaces by Anke Reinschlüssel, Dmitry Alexandrovsky, Tanja Döring, Anglie Kraft, Maike Braukmüller, Thomas Janßen, David Reid, Estela Vallejo, Angelika Bikner-Ahsbahs, and Rainer Malaka

Vol. 17, Iss. 2: Using Probes for Sharing (Tacit) Knowing in Participatory Design: Facilitating Perspective Making and Perspective Taking by Juliane Jarke and Ulrike Gerhard

Vol. 17, Iss. 1: Generating Structured Data by Nontechnical Experts in Research Settings by Andre Breitenbach, Florian Berger, Ming-Tung Hong, Maximilian Mackeprang, and Claudia Müller-Birn

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This journal is devoted to human-computer interaction, media design, usability, engineering and systems evaluation, software ergonomics, cooperative systems, e-learning, mobile and ubiquitous systems, user-adaptive systems, agent development tools and methods for media in different application fields (including e-business, knowledge management, leisure and entertainment, transport, engineering, and medicine), barrier-free systems design, and the social aspects of information and communication technologies.

The journal seeks to build bridges between research and practice as well as between teaching and business, emphasizing interdisciplinary teamwork and application-oriented solutions.

The journal is the official organ of the department of "Human-Computer Interaction" at the German Association for Informatics.

  • Computer science
  • Psychology
  • Media design
  • Marketing/branding
  • Sociology
  • Business management
  • Labor and organizational studies

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Submission process
  • Submission of your paper via our submission management tool following the Instructions_for_Authors (you will be guided through every step of the submission process)
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  • Before submitting your article please have a look at Ethical Guidelines and our copyright agreement
  • Once your article is accepted you have the option to publish it open access
  • Our repository policy allows you to distribute 30 PDF copies of your published article to colleagues (the PDF has to include the information that it is an author's copy). Please also feel free to distribute the link to the online abstract
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Effective 1st January 2016, authors from an institution affiliated with either the Association of Dutch Universities (VSNU), the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries or some UK libraries participating in the Jisc Collections SMP may publish primary research and review articles open access in any of De Gruyter's OnlineOpen journals at a discount of 90% of the APC price. For more information and to confirm whether your institution is eligible please see the following:

The Netherlands: https://www.degruyter.com/page/1461
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Switzerland: https://www.degruyter.com/page/1463

Jürgen Ziegler, University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany; juergen.ziegler@uni-due.de

Susanne Boll, Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany
Sarah Diefenbach, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
Michael Herczeg, University of Lübeck, Germany
Michael Koch, Universität der Bundeswehr München, Germany
Wolfgang Prinz, Fraunhofer FIT, Sankt Augustin, Germany

Editorial Board:
Florian Alt, Universität der Bundeswehr München, Germany
Mirjam Augstein, FH Oberösterreich Hagenberg, Germany
Tanja Döring, University of Bremen, Germany
Marc Hassenzahl, University of Siegen, Germany
Thomas Herrmann, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
Ulrike Lucke, University of Potsdam, Germany
Rainer Malaka, University of Bremen, Germany
Tilo Mentler, Hochschule Trier, Germany
Jasminko Novak, Stralsund University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Michael Prilla, Technische Universität Clausthal, Germany
Andreas Riener, Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt, Germany
Albrecht Schmidt, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
Nava Tintarev, TU Delft, Netherlands
Gerhard Weber, Technical University Dresden, Germany
Martijn C. Willemsen, Einhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Christian Wolters, University of Lübeck, Germany

Editorial Office:
Anne-Marie D. Hussein, University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany; i-com@uni-due.de

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The journal is an interdisciplinary professional forum for all scientists, business practitioners, and interested parties. It is devoted to discussing the development, user-appropriate design, and application of new information and communication technologies.