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HCI International News, Number 66, July 2014

HCII 2014 Highlights

HCII 2015 Highlights

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HCII 2014 is over

We thank all participants of the HCII 2014 Conference, held in Crete, Greece, 22-27 June and look forward to welcoming you all again in Los Angeles, CA, USA for HCII 2015.

The HCII 2014 conference was held under the auspices of 14 international boards comprising 342 members from 38 countries.

Close to 2.000 people from 73 countries attended this year’s conference. In 244 sessions, 1476 papers were presented and 225 posters were displayed.

This year’s keynote speaker was Dr. James R. (Jim) Lewis (IBM, USA). His speech, entitled "Usability: Lessons Learned ... and Yet to Be Learned", reviewed five of the persistent controversies in the field of usability, providing a historical perspective and a pragmatic assessment of their current status. A companion article in the International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction is available at no charge for a limited period of time at:

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10447318.2014.930311#.U7WWdRDw_0o

Download your copy now!

One of the most outstanding features of the HCI International conferences is the variety of cultures and institutions that are represented by the contributing participants. With hundreds of papers and sessions to consider, it is truly challenging to choose an area that stood out in popularity and interest. Yet, there was a multitude of research on gestures and haptic interfaces, cognitive modeling, virtual reality and healthcare. This was the content of just some of the many well-attended sessions.

During the opening session of HCII 2014 sixteen awards were conferred. Fourteen awards were conferred to the best papers in each Affiliated Conference / Thematic Area. Among these fourteen best papers, one paper was selected as Best HCI International 2014 Conference paper. Finally, the Best Poster also received an award. For more information, please visit the conference website at: http://www.hcii2014.org/awards

Some photos from the Opening Session are available at: http://www.hcii2014.org/photos

Looking forward to seeing everyone at Los Angeles in 2015.

A.M.

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HCII 2014 Proceedings

The 27-volume Conference Proceedings are published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) and the Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) series. All volumes are available on–line through the SpringerLink Digital Library, readily accessible by all subscribing libraries around the world.

http://www.springer.com/lncs

http://www.springer.com/series/7899

http://www.hcii2014.org/proceedings

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HCII 2015 - Mark the dates in your calendar

The 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction will be held, jointly with the affiliated Conferences, under one management and one Registration, at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2-7 August 2015.

HCII 2015, jointly with the affiliated Conferences, invite you to participate and contribute to the international forum for the dissemination and exchange of up-to-date scientific information on theoretical, generic and applied areas of HCI, through the following modes of communication: Plenary Keynote Presentation, Parallel Sessions, Poster Sessions, Tutorials and Exhibition. The Conference will start with three days of Tutorials. Parallel Sessions, Poster Sessions and the Exhibition will be held during the last three days of the Conference.

The Conference Proceedings will be published by Springer in a multi-volume set. Papers will appear in volumes of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) and Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) series. Extended Poster abstracts will be published in the Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) series. All volumes will be available on–line through the SpringerLink Digital Library, readily accessible by all subscribing libraries around the world, and will be indexed by a number of services, including ISI CPC, EI Engineering Index, ACM Digital Library, Google Scholar, etc.

Please mark in your calendar the dates of the HCII 2015 Conference and the deadlines for submissions:

  • Friday, 17 October 2014, paper proposals (an abstract of 800 words is required)
  • Friday, 17 October 2014, tutorial proposals (an abstract of 300 words is required)
  • Friday, 20 February 2015, poster proposals (an abstract of 300 words is required)

While in Los Angeles, your choices include amusement parks, architectural landmarks, art museums and galleries, beaches, parks, hiking and shopping, to name just a few. After the sun goes down, there is an abundance of nightlife options, including movies, as well as live music and comedy provided by performers both legendary and yet-to-be-discovered.

Elegantly presiding over the City of Angels, The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites provides the ultimate urban oasis in the heart of the business district. An international symbol that has come to represent the beauty and sophistication of the city itself, this famous Westin Los Angeles hotel is one of the most photographed destinations in the world.

For more information: http://www.hcii2015.org/

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Recent News and Articles

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Upcoming Conferences and Events

July 2014

  • 21 - 24 July: UXPA 2014, London, United Kingdom.
  • 28 July - 1 August: VL/HCC 2014 - 2014 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing, Melbourne, Australia.

August 2014

  • 14 - 15 August: MHCI 2014 - 2nd International Conference on Multimedia and Human-Computer Interaction, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 27 - 29 August: SG2014 - The 12th International Symposium for Smart Graphics, Taipei, Taiwan

October 2014

December 2014

  • 1 - 2 December: ISM'14 - International Symposium on Innovation through Social Media, Oslo, Norway
    Deadline for submissions: 1 September, 2014

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About HCI International NEWS

The HCI International NEWS is a newsletter that contains information about the HCI International 2014 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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