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|For the current cover (2004-present), JAD editors chose Casey Reas, an artist and educator exploring abstract kinetic systems through diverse digital media including software, animation, and digital prints (see more of his work at http://www.groupc.net). Casey's cover for JAD was generated from software written specifically for the journal. It generates thousands of flower-like images and from these many variations, Casey selected the cover image. The chosen form and color are a reference to the magnolia flower of Darryl Evan’s cover illustration (1999-2003) of Hippocrates, where the flying pieces of the Alzheimer's puzzle and steel magnolia symbolize the one out of the sixteen Americans who stand behind each Alzheimer's victim. And so with this motif, the two covers, past and present, link and illustrate the continuance in JAD's mission to deliver top-quality science.|
Commencing its publishing activities in 1987, IOS Press serves the information needs of scientific and medical communities worldwide. IOS Press now (co-)publishes over 100 international journals and about 120 book titles each year on subjects ranging from computer sciences and mathematics to medicine and the natural sciences.
IOS Press continues its rapid growth, embracing new technologies for the timely dissemination of information. All journals are available electronically and an e-book platform was launched in 2005.
Headquartered in Amsterdam with satellite offices in the USA, Germany, India and China, IOS Press has established several strategic co-publishing initiatives. Notable acquisitions included Delft University Press in 2005 and Millpress Science Publishers in 2008.