Atlantis Press and Scholarpedia to publish Scientific Encyclopaedia

Atlantis Press and Scholarpedia have agreed on a collaboration incorporating the publication of encyclopaedic books derived from Scholarpedia. As a trial, Atlantis Press will publish the "Encyclopaedia of Touch", which, when successful, will become one of the volumes of a Scientific Encyclopaedia series entitled simply "Scholarpedia". Each volume in this Encyclopaedia Series treats a theme in specific, high-impact fields including physics, mathematical sciences, neuroscience, computational intelligence, dynamical systems, astrophysics, etc. The "Encyclopaedia of Touch" will be available via SpringerLink and can be bought both as an e-book or as a printed book .

NEWS: the first volume has been published early 2016 and can be found here:

 About Scholarpedia
Scholarpedia ( is a peer-reviewed open-access encyclopedia written and maintained by scholarly experts throughout the world, including Nobel Laureates and Fields Medallists. Scholarpedia is inspired by Wikipedia and aims to complement it by providing in-depth scholarly treatments of academic topics. Scholarpedia brings together the world's most widely-
recognized subject experts to write and curate living topical reviews. Scholarpedia is written by and for scholars and scientists. Articles are updated and completed permanently, thus including the latest insights and developments.

About Atlantis Press
Founded in 2006 and based in Paris, Atlantis Press ( is a scientific publishing company aiming at serving the scientific and intellectual community by providing researchers with the best environment to get their work published, referenced, read and cited. Atlantis Press adheres to the Creative Commons principles and favours Open Access publishing. Atlantis Press aims at providing world-class services for its authors, editors, conference organisers and readers by offering the up-to-date services they may expect from a professional publisher.

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