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Parsons Journal for Information Mapping Call for Papers and Projects

  • Deadline:
    Nov. 14, 2011, 6:35 p.m.
  • Location:
    Parsons Institute for Information Mapping,

Abstracts due: November
14th, 2011
Full submissions
due: December 9th 2011
The Parsons Journal for Information
Mapping (PJIM) is calling for papers and projects for publication in the January
Issue – The 1st Issue of Volume IV. PJIM is an academic journal and
online forum designed to share knowledge about information mapping and its
related disciplines (information design, data/knowledge visualization,
taxonomies, data analytics, informatics, information systems, and graphic interface
PJIM is published quarterly by the
Parsons Institute for Information Mapping and focuses on both the theoretical
and practical aspects of information visualization. With each issue, the
Journal aims to present novel ideas and approaches that advance the field of
Knowledge Visualization through visual, engineering, and cognitive methods.
are interested in publishing original essays, academic manuscripts, interactive
and non-interactive projects, and project documentation that address
representation, processing, and communication of information. PJIM encourages interdisciplinary
thinking and approaches.
are open to submissions regarding, but not limited to, the following
Visual analysis and interpretation,Social, political, or economic discourse surrounding information,
distribution and use,Cognition, thinking, and learning,Visual and perceptual literacy,Historical uses of information and imagery, and Semiotics

PJIM accepts submissions in the
following styles:
Traditional academic manuscripts that share empirical, methodological,
and/or applied findings;Research-based academic essays with proper citations;Research –and/or interview – based articles; andInteractive and non-interactive projects, accompanied by project

PJIM does not accept
“advertorials” or case studies of companies or commercial products.
Abstract Submissions Must Include the Following Information
Authors (all): name, highest degree, mailing
address, phone, fax, e-mail, and institutional affiliation as appropriate Biography
(all authors): a brief, 25-50 word biography Title:
title of your submission Keywords:
a list of 5-10 keywords Abstract:
description of the proposed, full submission, maximum of 250 wordsFormat:
description of the format of the final submission and what PJIM should expect
to receive from youTechnologies:
description of project tools if applicable (e.g. URL, images, graphics,
illustrations, etc.)
All manuscripts and essays must be submitted and
formatted in Microsoft Word or Rich Text Format. For more information and
submission guidelines, visit http://piim.newschool.edu/journal/submissions
The Parsons Institute for Information Mapping
(PIIM) is a Research, Development, and Professional Services facility
within The New School, located in New York City. PIIM’s mission is to advance
the field of Knowledge Visualization through academic and commercial pursuits.
researchers and staff disseminate their expertise in information
categorization, knowledge representation, information taxonomy development,
information logic and raking/scoring, knowledge visualization, and Graphic User
Interface (GUI) and User Experience Design (UXD) by developing powerful tools
and methods for decision makers and analysts. PIIM’s work seeks to increase
decision maker and analyst cognition of complex data sets via efficient experiences
and visualizations.
both its own research and its engagements with government agencies,
corporations and other organizations, PIIM pushes the boundaries of
information, engineering and visual design to develop new ways of thinking
about information – and to build and deliver corresponding real world
more information, visit http://piim.newschool.edu