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HCI International News, Number 45, January 2011

HIGHLIGHTS

HCII 2011: Upcoming Deadlines

  • Before 15 January 2011: Early registration
  • Friday, 4 February 2011: Deadline for receipt of camera-ready papers
  • Friday, 11 February 2011: Deadline for Posters Abstract Submission
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HCII 2011: Early registration: before 15 January 2011

Registration for the Conference is available through the Conference Management System (CMS), starting from $595 (Discounted fee) for the Early Registration period until 15 January 2011.

For more information about registration, including information about special offers, please visit:
http://www.hcii2011.org/index.php?module=webpage&id=29

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HCII 2011: Reminder: Camera-ready papers submission - Deadline 4 February 2011

For inclusion in the Conference Proceedings, authors of accepted papers are requested to submit their final, camera-ready papers by Friday, 4 February 2011, at the latest, via the Conference Management System (CMS).

Instructions for the formatting of the papers are available through the Conference website at:
http://www.hcii2011.org/index.php?module=webpage&id=39

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HCII 2011: Posters Abstract Submission - Deadline: 11 February 2011

An abstract of 300 words should be submitted by Friday, 11 February 2011, through the Conference Management System (CMS). No specific formatting guidelines apply for the preparation of the abstract. References, tables and figures are acceptable in the abstract. The 300-words limit excludes references.
For more information, please visit:
http://www.hcii2011.org/index.php?module=webpage&id=9

The extended abstracts of the posters accepted for presentation at HCI International 2011 will be published by Springer as part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) series. The extended poster abstracts shall be at least 4 pages long and maximum 5 pages, and must be written in the form of a self-contained short research paper. They also need to be prepared according to the LNCS manuscript guidelines as available from the Springer website.

The Springer CCIS series is indexed in ISI Proceedings, in dplp and Scopus. As of 2011, this series will also be included in the Engineering Index. As the poster volume will have its own separate ISBN number, posters can also be easily referenced.

Change in the Deadlines: Because of the publication process, the deadlines for poster submissions are updated as follows:

Abstract submission: Friday, 11 February 2011
Notification of review outcome: Monday, 28 February 2011
Deadline for camera-ready submission: Friday, 25 March 2011

Registration Regulation: Inclusion of extended poster abstracts in the Conference Proceedings is conditional upon unique registration of one author per poster by 25 March 2011.
For more information, please visit:
http://www.hcii2011.org/index.php?module=webpage&id=3

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HCII 2011: Tutorials Program

The Program of 23 Full and Half Day Tutorials that will run from Saturday 9 to Monday 11 July 2011 is now available through the Conference website at: http://www.hcii2011.org/index.php?module=webpage&id=67

Registration for the Tutorials is available through the Conference Management System (CMS). For information about registration, please visit: http://www.hcii2011.org/index.php?module=webpage&id=29

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HCII 2011: Accommodation

A number of rooms have been reserved to be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis and reduced hotel rates starting from US $149 per night (not including breakfast, taxes, gratuities or incidental charges) have been agreed with the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, main hotel of the Conference. These rates are valid for all Conference participants for the duration of the Conference as well as for 3 additional days, before and / or after the Conference.
For more information about accommodation, including reservation details, please visit:
http://www.hcii2011.org/index.php?module=webpage&id=5

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HCII 2011: Sponsorship

Sponsorship in the context of HCI International 2011 is an ideal opportunity to expose your organization to an international audience of about 2,000 researchers, professionals and users in the field of HCI.

Sponsorship is not limited only to financial support, but can also take the form of provision of materials or services, such as: Gala Dinner, Coffee breaks (morning / afternoon), bags, printed Final Program, DVD Proceedings, Internet Park, T-Shirts and Polo-Shirts.

If you are interested in contributing as a sponsor, please contact the Conference Sponsorship Administration in order to receive more detailed information, at sponsorship@hcii2011.org.

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SAVE NOW by exhibiting at both HCI International 2011 and AHFE International 2012

You can now register for both the HCI International 2011 and AHFE International 2012 conference exhibitions. This will give exhibitors the opportunity to participate in both conferences and have the advantage of a preferential rate. For more information, contact the HCII and AHFEI exhibition administration at exhibition@hcii2011.org.
You can also visit the HCII 2011 conference exhibition web page:
http://www.hcii2011.org/index.php?module=webpage&id=11

Deadline for the Early Registration Discount is Jan 15, 2011

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Book Review: Smart Clothing: Technology and Applications

If you only know a little about Smart Clothing, this book will be a real eye-opener into the concepts of the technology and its applications. If you already know about this area, then this book will be a real resource in providing readers with a good review of all aspects of the technology. In the introductory chapter, the book provides a well-rounded review of smart clothing technology (Chapter 1), followed by an ample explanation of the design processes and development (Chapter 2). Chapter 3 reviews all aspects of the smart clothing standardization, which includes trends, patents, methods, and evaluation techniques. Chapters 4 to 8 go over interfaces, hardware and software, and materials. The next chapter continues on with an evaluation of methods for wearable computing. The last chapter gives a brief overview of solar cell and its usage in the smart clothing textiles that are discussed, providing a good perspective of how fascinating this technology might be.

All contributors of this book offer very well explained chapters with extensive research reviews and reference lists.

Reviewing this book was a very enriching experience, although it occasionally appears as a very futuristic science and technology, though with its authors smart writing manages to convince that it is a real and advancing technology.

Smart Clothing: Technology and Applications, Edited by Gilsoo Cho, CRC Press, 2010, ISBN 978-1-4200-8852-6
http://www.crcpress.com

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Recent News and Articles

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Upcoming Conferences and Events

January 2011

  • January 7-9, 2011: 3rd International Conference on Computer modeling and simulation (ICCMS 2011), Mumbai, India.
    http://www.iccms.org/

February 2011

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Announcements

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Science and Technology funding opportunity
The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is interested in receiving proposals for developing technology solutions addressing critical deficiencies in Live -Virtual - Constructive (LVC) training solutions for Naval aviation. More information available at: http://www.onr.navy.mil/Contracts-Grants/Funding-Opportunities/Broad-Agency-Announcements.aspx

CALL FOR PAPERS: Special Issue of Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making.
Exploring Cognitive Readiness in Complex Operational Environments: Advances in Theory and Practice http://www.hfes.org/web/PubPages/JCEDMauthorinfo.pdf

CALL FOR PAPERS: The 6th IASTED International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction ~HCI 2011~ May 16 - 18, 2011 Washington DC, USA, Deadline January 10, 2011.
http://www.iasted.org/conferences/home-747.html

AVAILABE NOW: Interacting with Computers, Volume 23, Issue 1, Pages 1-104 (January 2011)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/issue/5644-2011-999769998-2795749

AVAILABLE NOW: Latest issue of HSCB Newsletters is available now.
http://www.dtic.mil/biosys/hscb-mp.html

The Special issue of Interacting with Computers Volume 22, Issue 5, Pages 313-438 (September 2010) Edited by Effie Lai-Chong Law and Paul van Schaik on the topic: Modeling user experience - An agenda for research and practice
Interacting with Computers
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/issue/5644-2010-999779994-2228749

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The HCI International NEWS is a newsletter that contains information about the HCI International 2011 Conference, book reviews, news from the field of HCI, as well as links to interesting articles and conferences. If you have any questions or comments, or if you would like to make a contribution, please contact the Editor, Dr. Abbas Moallem. The opinions that are expressed in this Newsletter are the sole responsibility of its authors and do not represent any institution or company.

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