The Fifth IASTED International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (IASTED-HCI 2010)

Venue: Maui

Location: Maui, Hawaii, United States

Event Date/Time: Aug 23, 2010 End Date/Time: Aug 25, 2010
Registration Date: Jun 30, 2010
Paper Submission Date: Apr 01, 2010
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CALL FOR PAPERS
The Fifth IASTED International Conference on
Human-Computer Interaction
~IASTED-HCI 2010~
August 23 – 25, 2010
Maui, Hawaii, USA

SPONSOR

The International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED)

PURPOSE

The Fifth IASTED International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (IASTED-HCI 2010) will be a major forum for international researchers and professionals to present their latest research, results, and ideas in all areas of human-computer interaction. Its aim is to strengthen relations between industry, research laboratories, and universities.
CONCURRENT CONFERENCES

IASTED-HCI 2010 will be held in conjunction with the IASTED International Conferences on:

* Computers and Advanced Technology in Education (CATE 2010)
* Signal and Image Processing (SIP 2010)
* Computational Intelligence (CI 2010)
* Circuits and Systems (CS 2010)

LOCATION

Mild weather, warm water, soft beaches, and emerald rainforests; the island of Maui's charm is irresistible. The second largest of the Hawaiian Islands, Maui was forged by two volcanoes whose lava flows overlapped, forming Maui's two distinct peaks connected by a strip of land, or isthmus. It is this isthmus for which Maui has been dubbed ‘The Valley Isle.' Dormant for the last several hundred years, the volcanic island has long been the home of the Polynesian peoples, who originally came from Tahiti and the Marquesas. The French admiral Jean-François de La Pérouse was the first European to set foot on the island in 1786, and was closely followed by traders, whalers, loggers, and missionaries. Though these visitors altered both the natural and cultural landscape of Maui, both Maui's natural beauty and rich Polynesian heritage remain well preserved. As a result, Maui is the ideal spot to swim, snorkel, hike, whale watch, explore the traditional culture of the Hawaiians, or just relax on the beach. The city of Lahaina, where our conference will be held, also offers rows of shops and restaurants where you can sample the succulent Hawaiian cuisine, including the delicious fresh fruit grown on Maui. No matter what your tastes or interests, a visit to Maui's charming shores is sure to leave you relaxed and rejuvenated.
SCOPE

The topics of interest to be covered by IASTED-HCI 2010 include, but are not limited to:

* Analysis, Design, and Evaluation Methods



* Artificial Intelligence and Agents

* Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)



* Computer-based Learning

* Devices and Display Systems, Tools, and Interaction Techniques



* Ecological Interfaces

* Education about HCI



* Formal Methods in HCI

* Graphical User Interfaces



* Groupware Interfaces

* Guidelines and Design Heuristics



* HCI Case Studies

* HCI in Mobile, Ubiquitous, and Pervasive Computing Contexts



* HCI Theories, Methods, and Practice

* Intelligent Systems



* Interaction Design for People with Disabilities

* Interaction through Wireless Communication Networks



* Interfaces for Restricted Environments

* Internalization and Implications of Culture on Design



* Non-Verbal Interfaces

* Perceptual and Adaptive User Interfaces



* Psychological Aspects of HCI

* Societal Implications of HCI



* Speech and Natural Language Interfaces

* Support for Creativity and Learning



* Theoretical Foundations of HCI

* Universal Access and Usability



* Usability Engineering

* Usability Testing



* User Interface Development

* User Interface Software Tools, Architectures, and Technologies



* User Modelling and Adaptation

* User Profiling and Individual Differences between Users



* User Support Systems

* Virtual and Augmented Reality



* Visions of HCI in the Future

* Visual Programming


INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM COMMITTEE

* D. Aliakseyeu – Philips Research Europe, Netherlands
* R. Beale – University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
* S. Dascalu – University of Nevada, USA
* M. Debevc – University of Mariboru, Slovenia
* V. Deufemia – Università di Salerno, Italy
* P. Dillenbourg – EPFL, Switzerland
* X. Fan – University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
* C. Gatzidis – Bournemouth University, United Kingdom
* P. Gorce – University of Toulon, France
* S. H. Han – Pohang University of Science and Technology , Korea
* P. G. Higgins – Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
* Y. Hu – University of Calgary, Canada
* H. Hussmann – University of Munich, Germany
* R. W. Lindeman – Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA
* S. Lu – CSIRO ICT Centre, Australia
* R. Malaka – University of Bremen, Germany
* G. Marsden – University of Cape Town, South Africa
* T. Memmel – Zuehlke Engineering AG, Germany
* A. Moallem – San Jose State University/Axway Inc., USA
* F. H. Nah – University of Nebraska - Lincoln, USA
* D. M. Nichols – University of Waikato, New Zealand
* B. Plimmer – University of Auckland, New Zealand
* M. Rauterberg – Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
* P. Reichl – Telecommunications Research Center Vienna, Austria
* M. Rohs – Deutsche Telekom Laboratories, Germany
* S. Sariel – Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
* D. G. Shin – University of Connecticut, USA
* T. Skramstad – Norwegian University of Technology and Science, Norway
* M. J. Smith – University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
* M. Sobolewski – Texas Tech University, USA
* Y. Sugiyama – Nihon University, Japan
* T. Sun – Xerox Corp., USA
* R. Velázquez – Panamerican University, Mexico
* J. G. Wang – Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
* A. Watson – NASA, USA
* W. L. Wong – Middlesex University, United Kingdom
* Y. Zheng – Microsoft Research Asia, PR China
* Z. Zhu – CUNY City College and Graduate Center, USA

SUBMISSION

Submit your paper via our website at: www.iasted.org/conferences/submit-713.html. All submissions should be in Adobe Acrobat (.PDF) format.

The IASTED Secretariat must receive your paper by April 1, 2010. Receipt of paper submission will be confirmed by email.

Initial Paper Requirements
All papers submitted to IASTED conferences must be previously unpublished and may not be considered for publication elsewhere at any time during IASTED's review period. Authors are limited to a maximum of three paper submissions.

Initial paper submissions should be full papers. Papers of up to 8 pages in length are included in the conference registration fee. An extra charge will apply for every additional page for papers longer than 8 pages. Authors are responsible for having their papers checked for style and grammar before submitting to IASTED. Papers may be rejected if the language is not satisfactory.

When submitting a paper, complete the online initial paper submission form, designating an author who will attend the conference, and provide four key words to indicate the subject area of your paper. At least one of the key words must be taken from the list of topics provided under Scope, above.

Formatting instructions for initial papers are available at www.iasted.org/formatting-initial-page.html.

Reviewing
All papers submitted to this conference will be double-blind peer reviewed by at least two members of the International Program Committee and related technical committees. Acceptance will be based primarily on originality, significance, technical soundness, presentation, and references. The conference chair makes the final decision on the acceptance or rejection of the paper.

Acceptance and Registration
Notification of acceptance will be sent via email by May 15, 2010. Final manuscripts are due by June 15, 2010. Registration and final payment are due by June 30, 2010. Late registration fees or paper submissions will result in the papers being excluded from the conference proceedings.

Only one paper of up to eight pages is included in the regular registration fee. There will be an added charge for extra pages and additional papers.

Final Paper Requirements
Email your final manuscripts to finalpapers@iasted.org. The subject line for the final manuscript submission must include your six-digit paper number.

The formatting instructions can be found at: www.iasted.org/formatting-final-page.html and must be strictly followed. The page limit for final papers is eight single-spaced pages in 10 point Times New Roman font.
TUTORIALS

Submission

Proposals for three-hour tutorials must be submitted online by April 1, 2010. Submit tutorial proposals via the following web site address:
www.iasted.org/conferences/tutorialsubmit-713.html.

Proposal Format

A tutorial proposal should clearly indicate:

* The topic.
* Background knowledge expected of the participants.
* Objectives.
* Time allocations for the major course topics.
* The qualifications of the instructor(s).

SPECIAL SESSIONS

Special session proposals must be emailed to calgary@iasted.org by April 1, 2010. Proposals should include a session title, a list of the topics covered, and the qualifications and brief biography of the session organizer(s).

Papers submitted to the special session must be received by April 1, 2010, unless otherwise stipulated by the Special Session Organizer. A minimum of five papers must be registered and fully paid in order for this session to be included in the conference program.

More information on special sessions is available at www.iasted.org/conferences/specialsession-713.html.
JOURNALS

Expanded and enhanced versions of papers published in the conference proceedings can also be considered for inclusion in one of the IASTED journals. Information on the submission of papers to journals is available at: www.actapress.com/SubmissionInfo.aspx.

Whole proceedings as well as single papers can now be purchased online. Please visit ACTA Press: www.actapress.com.
INDEXING

The proceedings will be sent for indexing in the following:

* Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
* Conference Proceedings Citation Index
* EI Compendex
* FIZ Karlsruhe
* INSPEC

IMPORTANT DEADLINES
Submissions Due April 1, 2010
Notification of Acceptance May 15, 2010
Final Manuscripts Due June 15, 2010
Registration Deadline June 30, 2010
CONTACT US

For more information, or to be placed on our mailing list, please contact:

IASTED Secretariat – IASTED-HCI 2010
B6, Suite 101, Dieppe Avenue SW
Calgary, AB, Canada T3E 7J9
Tel: +1 403-288-1195
Fax: +1 403-247-6851
Email: calgary@iasted.org
Web site: www.iasted.org

Venue

Maui
Maui
Hawaii
United States
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