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Stephan Weibelzahl <[log in to unmask]>
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Call for Participation: Adaptive Hypermedia 2008

5th International Conference on
Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-Based Systems

29 July - 1 August 2008 * Hannover, Germany

Early Bird Registration until 30 June


We cordially invite you to participate at the Adaptive Hypermedia 2008
conference, from 29 July until 1 August in Hannover, Germany.

The Adaptive Hypermedia conferences are the major forums for the scientific
exchange and presentation of research on adaptive hypermedia and adaptive
Web-based systems. The 2008 conference is momentous, as it represents the
marriage of the Adaptive Hypermedia and User Modeling communities.

Keynote speakers are Jan Borchers (RWTH Aachen University), Peter
Brusilovsky (University of Pittsburgh) and John Riedl (University of Minnesota).

24 selected full papers will be presented at the conference, covering the
following themes: collaboration and recommendation, user and learner models,
empirical studies of AH, Web and e-learning systems, personalization
techniques  and location-based personalization.

Short papers and demos are presented at a poster reception with food and
drinks. 11 Ph.D. students will present their research ideas at the Doctoral

The following workshops will take place on the first day of Adaptive
Hypermedia 2008:
 * Adaptive Collaboration Support
 * Adaptation for the Social Web
 * Authoring of Adaptive and Adaptable Hypermedia
 * Personalized Access to Cultural Heritage
 * User Model Integration
 * Technologies for Mobile and Wireless Adaptive Elearning Environments

Also make sure to participate at the ongoing bl.AH discussion event during
the conference.

Hannover is a pleasant, medium-sized city in the northern part of Germany.
The city is famous for its fairs, most importantly the annual CeBIT fair at
which the latest technologies are presented. A major attraction is the
historical Herrenhausen Garden.

Full program details and practical information can be found at the AH2008
conference Website . Register before 30 June to profit from
the Early Bird Registration Rates. Looking forward to seeing you in Hannover.

Organization Committee

General Chair

    * Wolfgang Nejdl, L3S Research Center, Hannover, Germany

Program Co-chairs

    * Judy Kay, University of Sydney, Australia
    * Pearl Pu, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Local Chair

    * Eelco Herder, L3S Research Center, Hannover, Germany

Workshop and Tutorial Chairs
    * Cristina Conati, University of British Columbia
    * Geert-Jan Houben, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

Doctoral Consortium Chairs

    * Paul De Bra, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, the Netherlands
    * Susan Gauch, University of Arkansas, USA

Publicity Chair

    * Stephan Weibelzahl, National College of Ireland, Dublin

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