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*International Conference on Entertainment Computing
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, USA
25, 26 & 27 September 2008


This is the Final call for papers for the 7th International Conference
on Entertainment Computing, which will be held at Carnegie Mellon
University in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania during 25-27 September 2008.

With the significant development of digital technologies in recent
years, we are seeing more and more applications in the entertainment
domain. These applications extend far beyond what many believed
possible just a few decades ago. The goal of this conference is to
bring together scholars, inventors, authors, and visionaries to
discuss and promote research in the entertainment computing community
and it's related fields. We call for papers that cover the technology
aspects as well as specific applications of computing in the
entertainment industry.

Any research addressing entertainment computing is welcome, in
particular we suggest (but not limited) the categories listed below:

  * Interactive Design for Entertainment
  * Aesthetics, Ontology and Social Reflection
  * Art, Design and Novel Media
  * Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality
  * Computer Games and Game Based Interfaces
  * Education, Training, and Edutainment Technologies
  * Entertainment and Healthcare
  * Novel and Evolutionary Platforms / Hardware Devices
  * Social and Human Factors of Entertainment
  * Interactive Digital Storytelling, and Interactive Tele-Vision
  * Mobile Entertainment via e.g. Mobile Phones, PDAs etc
  * Narrative Environments and Intelligent Medias
  * New Genres, New Standards
  * Pervasive Entertainment and Game-Playing
  * Robots and Cyber Pets
  * Self Reflecting Entertainment
  * Simulation Applications of Games, and Military Training
  * Sound, Music, Creative Environments

Under the auspice of:
International Federation for Information Processing

Technical Papers:
The proceedings of ICEC 2008 are planned to be published by Springer
within their Lecture Notes in Computer Science series. All papers will
be reviewed by an international program committee. Accepted papers will
be divided into two categories, long presentations and short

Papers should be submitted through the submission web site in PDF
format. All papers are processed electronically. Information regarding
the paper and a contact author's email address, postal mailing address,
and phone number also must be submitted through the submission web site.
Movies or other materials to support papers can also be submitted
through the submission web site. The format of movies must be
AVI/QuickTime/MPEG-1 and less than 3 minutes long. The size of any
material must not exceed 15 mega bytes in total.

Paper Submissions*
Visit for full details on the submission process.

Important Dates*
Full Paper Submission Due: Friday, 25 April 2008
Short Paper Submission Due: extended to Friday, 9 May 2008
Notification of Acceptance: Wednesday, 28 May 2008
Camera-ready Copy Due: Friday, 9 June 2008

Document guidelines:
Full Technical Paper: max. 12 pages
Short Technical Paper: max. 6 pages
Poster Paper: max. 4 pages
Demo Paper: max. 4 pages

For more information regarding to the conference or paper submission, please
check the conference web site or send email to:  [log in to unmask]

General Conference Chair:
Don Marinelli (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)

Organization Co-Chairs:
Charles Palmer (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
Ben Salem (Eindhoven University of Technology, NL)

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