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Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Communication

Editor-in-Chief: Karamjit S. Gill

ISSN: 0951-5666 (print version)
ISSN: 1435-5655 (electronic version)

Journal no. 146

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Editor: Karamjit S. Gill
Professor Emeritus, Human Centred Systems
University of Brighton,
Brighton BN2 4 GJ, UK
submission email: editoraisoc@gmail.com

Editor/North America: Victoria Vesna
Department of Design, Media Arts, University of California,
Los Angeles, 1300 Dickson Art Centre, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
email: vesna@arts.ucla.edu

Open Forum Editor: David Smith
Emeritus Professor, University of Wales, Newport,
PO Box 179, Newport, NP18 3YG, UK
email: athrylith@email.com

Review Editor: Satinder P. Gill
CMS Faculty of Music
University of Cambridge, UK
email: spg12@cam.ac.uk

Student Forum Editor: Larry Stapleton
Waterford Institute of Technology
Cork Road, Waterford
Republic of Ireland
email: larrys@eircom.net


Massimo Negrotti
IMES University of Urbino
Via Saffi 15, 61029 Urbino, Italy
email: massimo.negrotti@libero.it

Toyoaki Nishida
Department of Intelligence Science & Technology, 
Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University,
Yoshida-Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan
email: nishida@i.kyoto-u.ac.jp

Kathleen Richardson
School of Computer Science and Informatics
De Montfort University
The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH, UK
email: kathleen.richardson@dmu.ac.uk

Arun Tripathi
Independent Scholar
Central University Tibetan Studies
Sarnath – 221007
Varanasi, UP, India
email: tirelessarun@gmail.com

Sha Xin Wei
School of Arts, Media and Engineering
Arizona State University
PO Box 875802
Tempe AZ 85287-5802
email: shaxinwei@gmail.com


Associate Editors
Amy Stapleton (EU Erasmus /Mundus Network)
Dept. Angellier,, UFR LLCE, Langues, Littératures et Civilisations Étrangères,
Université de Lille, France
Email: amystapleton89@gmail.com

Natalia Kobza (ESTIEM Network)
European Students of Industrial Engineering and Management, Poland
Email: Natalia.Kobza@estiem.org

Dietrich Brandt (Aachen University)
Email: brandtdietrich@gmx.de

Larry Stapleton (WIT, Ireland)


Parthasarathi Banerjee, International Management Institute, India

Seth D. Baum, Global Catastrophic Risk Institute, USA

Nic Bidwell, The International University of Management, Namibia, South Africa

Ghislaine Boddington, body>data>space, UK

Margaret Boden, School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences, University of Sussex, UK

Albert Borgmann, The University of Montana, USA

Peter Broedner, Information Systems Department, University of Siegen, Germany

Joanna J. Bryson, University of Bath, UK

Alan Bundy, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, UK

Elizabeth F. Churchill, Google, USA

Mike Cooley (Patron), 95 Sussex Place, Slough, Berks SL1 1NN

Stephen Cowley, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

Ian Cross, Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge, UK 

Kerstin Dautenhahn, University of Waterloo, Canada and University of Hertfordshire, UK

Peter Day, School of Art and Design, University of Brighton, UK

Daniel Dennett, Centre for Cognitive Studies, Tufts University, Medford, MA, USA

Georgi Marko Dimirovski, St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Skopje, Republic of Macedonia and Dogus University of Istanbul, Turkey 

Richard Ennals, University of Agder, Department of Working Life and Innovation, Grimstad, Norway and Skill and Technology, Linnaeus University, Vaxjo, Sweden

Beverley Ford, Emeritus Member, Springer Nature, UK

Marcus Foth, QUT Urban Informatics, Australia

Tania Fraga, Institute of Mathematics and Arts of Sao Paulo: IMA-SP, Brazil

Renate Fruchter, Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Stanford, USA

Francesco Garibaldo, Fondazione Claudio Sabattini, Italy

Bo Göranzon, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

John-Stewart Gordon, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

Peter P. Groumpos, University of Patras, Patras, Greece

Tommi Himberg, Aalto University, Finland

Ashok Jain, National institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies, India

Zhouying Jin, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), Beijing, 100732, China

José-Carlos Mariátegui, Alta Tecnología Andina - ATA, Peru

Ivan da Costa Marques, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Aldo de Moor, CommunitySense, The Netherlands

Abbe Mowshowitz, The City College of New York, USA

Ajit Narayanan, Aukland University of Technology, New Zealand

Rajakishore Nath, IIT Bombay, India

Caroline Nevejan, Delft Technical University, The Netherlands

Ignacio Nieto, Laboratorio de Aprendizaje a Distancia y Comunicación, Chile

Caterina Rehm-Berbenni, PROMIS, Luxembourg

Klaus Ruth, University of Bremen, Institute Technology and Education, Bremen, Germany

Colin T Schmidt, LeMans University & ParisTech, France

Douglas Schuler, The Evergreen State College, USA

Jagjit Singh Srai, University of Cambridge, UK

Reiji Suzuki, Nagoya University, Japan

Guglielmo Tamburrini, Dipartimento di Scienze Fisiche, Universita di Napoli Federico II,  Italy

Phil Turner, School of Computing, Edinburgh Napier University, UK

Kevin Warwick, Coventry University, UK

Jeff White, Jun Tani's Cognitive Neurorobotics Unit, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Japan and University of Twente, Netherlands

Diane Whitehouse, The Castlegate Consultancy, UK

Terry Winograd, Dept of Computer Science, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA

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    AI & Society: Knowledge, Culture and Communication, is an International Journal publishing refereed scholarly articles, position papers, debates, short communications, and reviews of books and other publications. Established in 1987, the Journal focuses on societal issues including the design, use, management, and policy of information, communications and new media technologies, with a particular emphasis on cultural, social, cognitive, economic, ethical, and philosophical implications.

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