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Ichiro IDE <[log in to unmask]>
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Sun, 14 Jun 2009 12:33:01 +0900
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Dear all,

Please find below the CFP for the ACMMM2009 workshop on Multimedia for
Cooking and Eating Activities (CEA2009).
!!! The deadline has been extended due to requests. !!!

Call for Papers
ACM Multimedia 2009 Workshop on

Multimedia for Cooking and Eating Activities (CEA2009)

October 23, 2009,       Beijing, China

		!!! New !!!
*** Title and Abstract Registration Deadline *** 
*** Wednesday, June 17, 2009 ***
*** Paper Submission Deadline ***
*** Sunday, June 21, 2009 ***

Cooking is one of the most fundamental activities of humankind. It is
not only connected with the joy of eating but also deeply affects
various aspects of human life such as health, dietary, culinary art,
entertainment, and human communication. Many people who cook at home
require supports for cooking because it requires experience and
They may also need support for food-logging and menu planning for the
well-being of their family. Needless to say, support for a good and
enjoyable dinner would improve the quality of life. On the other hand,
systematic cooking/eating support for elderly or physically challenged
people is significantly important.

Thanks to modern technology, the basic environment needed for
establishing such a support system at home is becoming rich. Recently,
some home appliances are equipped with various sensing devices and a
Reflecting this trend, researches on supporting cooking and eating
activities have started individually in many corners of the
world. This workshop aims to provide an opportunity for such research
groups to discover each other, introduce their trials, and discuss how
it should be and where they should go.

The workshop welcomes contributions in, but not limited to, the
following topics:

- Application for cooking and eating support
- Cooking archiving and recognition
- Learning contents creation for cooking
- Analysis of cooking video
- Recipe image/video retrieval
- Analysis and utilization on cooking recipe
- Menu planning, dietary management, and food logging
- Artificial agent for cooking/eating activity
- Sensing of taste/ smell/ texture
- Food communication (human-to-human/ human-to-computer communication)
- Ubiquitous environment and interface in kitchen
- Intelligent home appliance
- Cooking navigation and supporting interface for the dementia and
  physically challenged persons
- Multimedia learning contents for dietary
- Multimedia information service for food safety and security

Paper Submission Guidelines
Submissions to the workshop should follow the main conference 
guidelines. It should be prepared in double-column ACM proceedings
style not longer than eight pages, and submitted in the form of PDF
files through by the deadline. 
All submissions must be in English. The review is double-blind. 
Therefore, please anonymize your submission. This means that all 
submissions must contain no information identifying the author(s) 
or their organization(s): do not put the author(s) names or 
affiliation(s) at the start of the paper, anonymize citations to 
and mentions of your own prior work in the paper, and do not include
funding or other acknowledgments in papers submitted for review. 
During the TPC meeting, paper discussion is single-blind.
Once accepted, at least one author should register to and present 
at the workshop to publish the paper.

Important Dates
Wednesday, June 17, 2009        Title and Abstract Registration Deadline
Sunday, June 21, 2009           Paper Submission Deadline
Wednesday, July 15, 2009        Author Notification
Friday, July 24, 2009           Camera Ready Deadline
Friday, October 23, 2009        Workshop in Beijing

Organizing Committee
Michihiko MINOH, Kyoto University, Japan
Mutsuo SANO, Osaka Institute of Technology, Japan
Ichiro IDE, Nagoya University / NII, Japan
Takuya FUNATOMI, Kyoto University, Japan
Kenzaburo MIYAWAKI, Osaka Institute of Technology, Japan

Program Committee
Kenji Mase, Nagoya University, Japan
Yuichi Nakamura, Kyoto University, Japan
Yasushi Nakauchi, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Motoyuki Ozeki, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
Hidenori Tsuji, Institute of Information Technology, Japan
Hirotada Ueda, Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan
Toshihiko Yamasaki, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Shunichi Yonemura, NTT, Japan

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ACM Multimedia 2009 Website:

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* Nagoya University, Graduate School of Information Science		 *
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