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*AC4MobHCI 2012 Call for Graduate Student Spotlight Participation *
*International Workshop on Affective Computing for Mobile HCI *
17-18 September 2012, Istanbul, Turkey
www.ac4mobhci2012.itu.edu.tr

Workshop Overview
----------------------
AC4MobHCI workshop aims to bring together researchers and industry people
from relevant yet diverse research fields of Affective Computing,
Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), and Mobile Computing to discuss the
issues and the challenges pertinent in these fields, define future module
and course design directions and teaching strategies for making affective
computing tangible for university students and companies in mobile and
telecommunications industry.

Graduate Student Spotlight
----------------------
The goal of the AC4MobHCI 2012 Graduate Student Spotlight is to provide
graduate students pursuing MSc or PhD degrees with an opportunity (1) to
present their work to a group of distinguished researchers and peers from a
diverse set of academic and industrial institutions, and (2) to receive
feedback on their research. We invite all MSc/PhD students, who are
conducting, or are interested in pursuing research, in the areas of
Affective Computing, Human-Computer Interaction, and/or Mobile Computing.
Limited amount of scholarship is available for high quality submissions to
partially cover the attendance costs.

Organisers
----------------------
Hazim Kemal Ekenel, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey ([log in to unmask]
)
Hatice Gunes, Queen Mary University of London, UK ([log in to unmask])

Important Dates
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o Submission deadline: July 27, 2012
o Notification: August 1, 2012
o Workshop Date: September 17-18, 2012
o Submission format: Two-page. Not anonymous.
o Submission: Email .pdf document to [log in to unmask]
o Presentation format: Participation in the workshop poster session


Confirmed Speakers
----------------------
Frank Bentley, Motorola Mobility Research / MIT, USA
Nadia Berthouze, University College London, UK
Nick Bryan-Kinns, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Ginevra Castellano, University of Birmingham, UK
Henriette Cramer, Mobile Life Centre, Sweden
Rana el Kaliouby, MIT Media Labs / Affectiva, USA
Salih Ergüt, Avea Labs, Turkey
Ylva Fernaeus, KTH / Mobile Life Centre, Sweden
Didem Gökçay, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Alejandro Jaimes, Yahoo! Research Barcelona, Spain
Björn Schuller, Technische Universität München, Germany

Submission Guidelines
----------------------
Graduate students pursuing MSc/PhD degree in Affective Computing,
Human-Computer Interaction, and Mobile Computing, or a related field,
should submit the following materials:
o    Extended Abstract: A two-page description of your research, plan and
progress, together with your name and affiliation. The submissions should
cover:
o    Motivation, background and related work,
o    Research scope and key research questions,
o    Approach and methodology,
o    Results (if any) and a description of future work,
o    Statement of contributions to date (if any) and expected contributions.
o    Letter from supervisor: A letter of support from the student's
supervisor describing how the AC4MobHCI 2012 Graduate Student Spotlight
might contribute to the student's research.
o    Student CV: Up to two-page curriculum vitae of the student.

All materials should be prepared in PDF format and emailed to
[log in to unmask]
Review Process

AC4MobHCI 2012 Graduate Student Spotlight submissions will be evaluated
based on the quality of the submission, its relevance to the workshop
topics, and the expected benefits of the workshop for the student's
research.

Attendance
----------------------
All authors of accepted submissions are expected to attend the workshop and
the AC4MobHCI 2012 Graduate Student Spotlight poster session. A detailed
workshop program, and guidelines for the poster session, will be made
available via the workshop website.



-- 
Dr. Hatice Gunes
Lecturer (Assistant Professor)
Queen Mary University of London
School of Electronic Eng. & Computer Science
Mile End Road, London E1 4NS U.K.
Phone: +44 20 7882 5349
Email: [log in to unmask]
Web: http://www.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/~hatice/

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