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Mon, 15 Sep 2008 16:38:13 +0100
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Whole Body Interaction involves any part of the human body directly or
indirectly influencing interaction, or acting as a 
feedback mechanism in the interaction loop. Researchers are invited to
submit position papers on the topic of Whole 
Body Interaction for a one-day workshop to take place at CHI2009,
Boston, April, 2009 - see
Participants from fields including the following 

* - HCI specialists in physical interaction 
* - HCI specialists in advanced interaction frameworks 
* - Movement Scientists 
* - Performance Artists and theorists 
* - Health practitioners specialized on movement 
* - Motion Capture practitioners and researchers 
* - Games developers and researchers 

are invited to submit position papers of 3-4 pages  to
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addressing the such aspects of Whole Body Interaction as 

* - Advanced Interaction frameworks 
* - Marker-less motion capture 
* - Bio-cybernetics 
* - Human Performance with multiple and advanced sensors. 

Position papers should address advanced research themes and will be
selected by the organizing committee on the basis of quality, relevance
and balance  of contribution to the workshop. Contributors will be
invited to submit extended papers to a journal special issue following
the workshop.   
The workshop will consist of a set of interactive prototyping exercises
designed to facilitate a shared understanding of the issues of Whole
Body Interaction between people from different disciplines. At least one
author of the accepted paper must attend the workshop and one or more
days of the CHI2009 conference. 
David England, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Eva Hornecker, Glasgow University, UK

Chris Roast, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

Pablo Romero, University of Sussex, UK

Paul Fergus, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Paul Marshall. Open University, UK

Workshop Web page

Important Dates

Submission deadline    23rd October 2008

Notification                 29th November 2008

Workshop                   April 2009

David England

Eur Ing Dr David England MBCS CEng, 

Head of Computer Systems Group/Principal Lecturer

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