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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
(Submission Deadline: October 4, 2004)
HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION TRACK
2005 INFORMATION RESOURCES MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
May 15-18, 2005
U.S. Grant Hotel (a Wyndham Historic Hotel)
San Diego, California, USA
CONFERENCE THEME: MANAGING MODERN ORGANIZATIONS WITH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Submission Deadline October 4, 2004
Notification of Acceptance/Rejections November 26, 2004
Final Submission Due January 10, 2005
Early Registration Ends January 10, 2005
Conference Period May 15-18,
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HCI TRACK AND TRACK CO-CHAIRS:
Full-length papers, research-in-progress proposals (abstracts/summaries),
and panel, workshop, tutorial or symposium proposals are invited for the
Human Computer Interaction (HCI) track of the IRMA 2005 International
Conference. The co-chairs for this track are Jo Lumsden
([log in to unmask]) and Murray Crease ([log in to unmask]), both of
whom work for the National Research Council of Canada.
The Human Computer Interaction track addresses the theoretical and practical
issues of computer interface design and the cognitive, social, health and
ergonomic aspects of human computer interactions. It emphasizes the
effective design and use of computer interactive systems.
The Human Computer Interaction Track encourages the submission of quality
papers and panel and workshop proposals dealing with (but not limited to)
the following topics:
* Innovative interface design
* Interface evaluation methodology
* Intelligent information retrieval
* Cognitive models and user models
* Speech interaction and natural language interaction
* Tutoring and coaching strategies
* Health and ergonomic studies
* Empirical studies of user behaviour
* Intelligent agents and system adaptability
* User interface prototyping and management systems
* Studies on program comprehension and debugging
* Multimedia and virtual reality
Quality submissions to this track will be further considered for publication
in the International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction!
SUBMISSION CATEGORIES AND GUIDELINES:
Submissions for the IRMA2005 International Conference may be submitted in
the following categories (all submissions will undergo a blind, peer review
by at least three external expert reviewers):
Full Length Submissions:
Those individuals interested may submit a full length (not to exceed 3,500
words with a maximum of 5 figures/tables), original, and previously
unpublished, conceptual or empirical research manuscript for review and
decision. Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings in
their entirety or as a 1500-2000 word mini-paper, as recommended by the
reviewers. High quality papers will be considered for further review and
possible inclusion in an IRMA official journal. In addition, the best paper
in terms of quality and suitability to the theme of the conference will be
awarded the "Best Paper" Award.
Those individuals interested may submit research-in-progress proposals
(abstracts) or a summary of tentative results of the study to date in
500-1000 words by October 4, 2004. Authors of accepted proposals are asked
to forward a paper (not to exceed 2,000 words with a maximum of 3
figures/tables) by January 10, 2005 for inclusion in the conference
Panel, Workshop, Tutorial and Symposium Submissions:
Individuals interested in conducting a panel, workshop, symposium or
tutorial dealing with technological, managerial, professional, teaching,
societal, national or international issues of information technology
management are invited to submit a 500-1000 word proposal covering the
objectives, issues to be covered, and the names/addresses of any other
panel, workshop, tutorial/symposium members. Method of presentation is at
the submitter's discretion; however the submitter has the responsibility for
providing his/her own participants (such as panel members). All accepted
proposals will appear in the conference proceedings. (Note: All panel,
workshop, tutorial/symposium members must register and pay for the
conference.) Panel presenters should know that during the conference, an LCD
projector, screen and laptop computer will be provided by the association
for each presentation. Any additional equipment needed for the panel,
workshop, tutorial or symposium is at the discretion of the presenter, and
it will be his or her responsibility to provide the extra equipment.
Submissions in all categories must follow the following guidelines:
(All submissions must be received by October 4, 2004.)
1. Manuscripts must not exceed 3500 words for full length submissions; 2000
words for research-in-progress summary/proposals; and 1000 words for panel,
workshop, tutorial and symposium proposals.
2. Manuscripts must be anonymous and must be accompanied by a separate cover
letter with every author(s) name, address, phone and fax numbers, e-mail,
full affiliation and the track to which it is submitted. All correspondence
will be sent to the first author unless otherwise specified.
3. Submitted papers must not currently be under review by any other
publication or conference.
4. Submitters must provide their e-mail address where the acknowledgment
will be forwarded.
5. The number of submissions by an author (including joint authorship) is
strictly limited to a maximum of two submissions.
6. All submissions MUST be submitted electronically in either MS Word, rich
text format (RTF) or PDF.
IMPORTANT NOTE: If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgment within two
weeks after your electronic submissions, please contact the program chair
Authors of accepted manuscripts and proposals will be asked to provide the
final copy of the submission in MS Word or RTF format on diskette. Authors
of accepted papers (at least one person), panel, workshop, tutorial session
chairs and panel members MUST register and attend the conference.
Send all inquiries and submissions to:
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, program chair, IRMA2005 International Conference
E-mail: [log in to unmask]
To learn more about IRMA membership benefits and services, or to join IRMA,
please visit IRMA's website at www.irma-international.org.