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Wed, 9 Jun 2004 16:29:18 +0200
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Dear members of the CHI Announcements mailing list,

If your research concerns any aspect of intelligent user
interfaces, I hope you will consider submitting to the 2005
Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, which will be held in
January in San Diego.

The scope of the conference includes a number of topics that are
of interest to members of this mailing list - see the list of
topics in the official Call for Papers and Proposals below.

Although user studies play a less central role in IUI conferences
than in the CHI conference series, we welcome reports on studies
that carefully evaluate intelligent user interface techniques -
not only when the results are positive but also when they shed
light on important usability problems.

By the way, the paper submission deadline is easy to remember:
exactly 1 week after the CHI 2005 Early Submissions deadline!

Best regards,
Anthony Jameson


Call for Papers and Proposals

IUI 2005

January 9-12, 2005
Catamaran Resort Hotel, San Diego, California, U.S.A.

Submission Deadlines:

  Long and short papers: Monday, 20 September 2004
  Workshop and tutorial proposals: Monday, 16 August 2004

This call is also available via the conference web site:



The series of annual conferences on Intelligent User
Interfaces is the principal international forum for the
presentation and discussion of outstanding research and
applications involving intelligent user interfaces. Its
proceedings, which are available both as hard copy and via
the ACM Digital Library, are widely read and cited.

The central track of the technical program comprises plenary
presentations of full-length papers, which are selected by
the program committee after in-depth analysis and
discussion. A complementary set of short paper presentations
and demos stimulates discussion on work in progress.

The quality of the reviewing process is being further
enhanced this year with the introduction of "meta-reviewers"
(see below).

The conference experience also includes a variety of other
activities: workshops, tutorials, invited talks by leading
figures, and an occasional panel.  Just as important are the
lively informal discussions that are encouraged by the fact
that most of the conference events are attended by all of
the participants.


Topics of interest for IUI 2005 include all aspects of
intelligent user interfaces. Successful submissions will
include aspects of both intelligence and interface. The
following are sample topics:

 - Interpretation of user input
      Processing of multimodal input
      Natural language and speech processing
      Affective interfaces
 - Generation of system output
      Intelligent visualization tools
      Intelligent generation of multimedia presentations
 - Ubiquitous computing
      Intelligent interfaces for ubiquitous computing
      Smart environments
 - Help
      Intelligent assistants for complex tasks
      Support for collaboration in multiuser environments
      Intelligent information and knowledge management
 - Categories of intelligence
      User-adaptivity in interactive systems
      Personalization and recommender systems
      Modeling and prediction of user behavior
      Planning and plan recognition
 - IUI design
      Knowledge-based approaches to user interface design
        and generation
      Proactive and agent-based paradigms for user
      Example and demonstration-based interfaces
 - User studies
      User studies concerning intelligent interfaces
      Evaluations of implemented intelligent user interfaces

The programs of previous IUI conferences, with links to the
papers presented, are available via the conference web site

IUI 2005 encourages submissions from those who have done
relevant work but who have not previously submitted to an
IUI conference. In case of doubt about the relevance of your
work, do not hesitate to ask the relevant chair(s) for
advice.  (Addresses are given below.)


There are two categories of paper submission:

   LONG PAPER submissions should report on substantial
   contributions of lasting value.  Each accepted long paper
   will be presented in a plenary session of the main
   conference program. An accompanying demonstration can be
   presented in a poster/demo session.  The maximum length
   is 8 pages in the two-column ACM conference format.

   SHORT PAPER submissions typically discuss exciting new
   work that is not yet mature enough for a long paper. Each
   accepted short paper will be presented in a poster/demo
   session. The presentation may include a system
   demonstration. The maximum length is 3 pages.

Each submission will be reviewed by at least three members
of the program committee. Each long paper submission will
also be read by a "meta-reviewer": a senior program
committee member who will produce a coherent summary of the

Accepted papers from both categories will be included in the
conference proceedings, to be published in hard copy by the
ACM Press and electronically in the ACM Digital Library
(  Further information,
including detailed instructions about the format and the
submission procedure, will be made available on the
conference web site.

Time line for long and short papers:

  Monday, 20 September 2004: Submission of manuscripts for
  Monday, 1 November 2004: Notification about acceptance or
  Monday, 22 November 2004: Submission of camera-ready copy
    for accepted papers


The purpose of the workshops is to provide an informal forum
where practitioners and researchers can discuss their current
work and issues of common interest.  The formats of the
workshops will be determined by their organizers, who are
encouraged to foster discussion and exchange of ideas by
including mechanisms other than traditional paper
presentations, differentiating their workshops clearly from
typical conference sessions.

Further information about the submission of workshop
proposals will be made available on the conference web site.

Time line for workshop proposal submissions:

  Monday, 16 August 2004: Submission of proposal
  Monday, 30 August 2004: Notification about acceptance or
  Monday, 6 September 2004: Submission of call for


The purpose of a tutorial is either to offer an introduction
to a fairly broad topic for newcomers to intelligent user
interfaces or to enable experienced participants to deepen
their knowledge of a more specific topic.

Further information about the submission of tutorial
proposals is available on the conference web site.

Time line for tutorial proposal submissions:

  Monday, 16 August 2004: Submission of proposal
  Monday, 30 August 2004: Notification about acceptance or
  Monday, 6 September 2004: Submission of tutorial


IUI 2005 will be held at the Catamaran Resort Hotel in San
Diego, California, U.S.A. (
The Catamaran is located directly on the waterfront and near
Mission Bay, the world's largest aquatic park.


(When using the email addresses given below, please omit the
blanks, which have been added as spam prevention measure.)

Conference chair:

  Rob St. Amant, North Carolina State University, U.S.A.

Program chairs:

  John Riedl, University of Minnesota, U.S.A.
  Anthony Jameson, DFKI and International Univ. in Germany

Short paper chairs:

  Tessa Lau, IBM T. J. Watson Research, U.S.A.
  Daniel Billsus, FX Palo Alto Laboratory, U.S.A.

Tutorial and workshop chair:

  Jihie Kim, USC / ISI, U.S.A.
  (tutorials, workshops

Program committee:

  Elisabeth Andre, University of Augsburg, Germany
  Mathias Bauer, DFKI, Germany
  Larry Birnbaum, Northwestern University, U.S.A.
  Jim Blythe, USC / ISI, U.S.A.
  Robin Burke, DePaul University, U.S.A.
  Vinay Chaudhri, SRI, U.S.A.
  Keith Cheverst, Lancaster University, United Kingdom
  Ed Chi, PARC, U.S.A.
  Mark Claypool, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, U.S.A.
  Phil Cohen, Oregon Health & Science University, U.S.A.
  John Domingue, The Open University, United Kingdom
  Laila Dybkjaer, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
  Ronald Ferguson, Georgia Institute of Technology, U.S.A.
  Yolanda Gil, USC / ISI, U.S.A.
  Dina Goren-Bar, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
  Peter Haddawy, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
  Kris Hammond, Northwestern University, U.S.A.
  Paul Heisterkamp, DaimlerChrysler, Germany
  Nicola Henze, University of Hannover, Germany
  Achim Hoffmann, University of New South Wales, Australia
  Jason Hong, University of California at Berkeley, U.S.A.
  Eric Horvitz, Microsoft Research, U.S.A.
  W. Lewis Johnson, USC / ISI, U.S.A.
  Joaquim Jorge, IST, Portugal
  Akihiro Kashihara, Osaka University, Japan
  Henry Kautz, University of Washington, U.S.A.
  Antonio Krueger, Saarland University, Germany
  Bob Kummerfeld, University of Sydney, Australia
  Tessa Lau, IBM T. J. Watson Research, U.S.A.
  David Leake, University of Indiana, U.S.A.
  James Lester, North Carolina State University, U.S.A.
  Henry Lieberman, MIT Media Lab, U.S.A.
  Christine Lisetti, Eurecom, France
  Paul Maglio, IBM Almaden Research, U.S.A.
  Rainer Malaka, European Media Lab, Germany
  Judith Masthoff, University of Brighton, United Kingdom
  Mark Maybury, MITRE, U.S.A.
  Lorraine McGinty, University College Dublin, Ireland
  Wolfgang Minker, University of Ulm, Germany
  Nuno Jardim Nunes, University of Madeira, Portugal
  Nuria Oliver, Microsoft Research, U.S.A.
  Ana Paiva, INESC, Portugal
  Cecile Paris, CSIRO, Australia
  Fabio Paterno, ISTI, Italy
  Michael Pazzani, University of California at Irvine, U.S.A.
  Catherine Pelachaud, University of Paris 8, France
  Helmut Prendinger, NII, Japan
  David Pynadath, USC / ISI, U.S.A.
  Pearl Pu, EPFL, Switzerland
  Angel Puerta, RedWhale Software, U.S.A.
  Charles Rich, Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs, U.S.A.
  Doug Riecken, IBM T. J. Watson Research, U.S.A.
  Steve Roth, Carnegie Mellon University, U.S.A.
  Jean-David Ruvini, e-lab Bouygues SA, France
  Jude Shavlik, University of Wisconsin, U.S.A.
  Erin Shaw, USC / ISI, U.S.A.
  Candy Sidner, Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs, U.S.A.
  Steffen Staab, University of Karlsruhe, Germany
  Constantine Stephanidis, ICS-FORTH, Greece
  Oliviero Stock, ITC-IRST, Italy
  Markus Stolze, IBM Zurich Research, Switzerland
  Yasuyuki Sumi, Kyoto University, Japan
  Shari Trewin, IBM T. J. Watson Research, U.S.A.
  Xing Xie, Microsoft Research, China

CONFERENCE SPONSORS (subject to expansion)

Event sponsors

  ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery
    (pending approval)

Corporate sponsors

  Microsoft Research
  Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories
  RedWhale Software