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Call for papers: The 9th International Workshop on Personalized Access to
Cultural Heritage (PATCH 2017).

PATCH 2017 is co-located with ACM UMAP 2017, 9-12th July 2017 at FIIT STU,
Bratislava, Slovakia

Abstract and Topics

Following the successful series of PATCH workshops, PATCH 2017 will be again
the meeting point between state of the art cultural heritage research and
personalization - using any kind of technology, while focusing on ubiquitous
and adaptive scenarios, to enhance the personal experience in cultural
heritage sites. The workshop is aimed at bringing together researchers and
practitioners who are working on various aspects of cultural heritage and
are interested in exploring the potential of state of the art of mobile
technology (onsite as well as online) to enhance the CH visit experience.
The expected result of the workshop is a multidisciplinary research agenda
that will inform future research directions and hopefully, forge some
research collaborations. 

Topics (of interest) include (but are not limited to):

*        <> Navigation and personalized
browsing in digital and physical
<> cultural heritage collections

*       Recommendation strategies for CH

*       Adaptation strategies for text and non-verbal content in CH

*       NLG techniques for mobile user  <>
modeling in CH sites

*       Integration of virtual and physical collections

*       Ambient  <> Cultural

*       Mobile museum guides & personal museum assistants

*        <> Context-aware information
presentation in CH

*       Adaptive  <> navigation and
browsing in CH sites

*       Personalized museum guides

*       Interactive user  <> interfaces for
CH applications

*        <> Personalization for group
of visitors to CH sites

*       Personalization for collective CH information authoring and

*       Creativity and collaboration support in CH

*       Personalization across the whole of a person's digital ecosystem

*       Long term personalization.

*       IoT and Cultural Heritage

*       The cloud and CH

*       Living lab in museum

*       The use of robots in museums

*       Augmented Reality for Cultural Heritage

*       Gestural interfaces for Cultural Heritage applications

*	3D and virtual reality for CH
*	Community mapping for CH information sharing


Page limits: Long papers - 6 pages including references; Short pages: 4
pages including references; Position paper/Demo paper 2 pages including

Note that the references do not count towards page limits. Papers that
exceed the page limits or formatting guidelines will be returned without

Submissions should be single blinded, i.e. authors names should be included
in the submissions.

Papers must be formatted using the ACM SIG CHI proceedings template: (the paper format, not
the extended abstract format).

All papers should be submitted in PDF format via the online submission
system. ( <>

An international panel of experts will review all submissions.

Demos need to provide links to the systems presented. Work that has already
been published should not be submitted unless it introduces a significant
addition to the previously published work.


Important dates:

April 20, 2017: Submission deadline (23:59 PM Hawaiian time)

May 20, 2017: Notification deadline (23:59 PM Hawaiian time)

May 28, 2017: Camera-Ready deadline (23:59 PM Hawaiian time)

Workshop organizers

Liliana Ardissono <>
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Cristina Gena <>   <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
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List of (potential) members of the program committee

Liliana Ardissono - University of Turin, Italy

Charles Callaway - FBK/irst Trento, Italy  

Keith Cheverst - The University of Lancaster, UK  

Rossana Damiano- University of Turin, Italy 

Joel Lanir - The University of Haifa, Israel

Cristina Gena - University of Turin, Italy

Susan Hazan - Israel Museum, Israel  

Judy Kay - the University of Sydney, Australia  

Tsvi Kuflik - the University of Haifa, Israel 

Bob Kummerfeld - the University of Sydney, Australia  

Leo Iaquinta - the University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy

Fabio Paterno - ISTI-C.N.R. Pisa, Italy  

Alan Wecker - the University of Haifa, Israel 

Massimo Zancanaro - FBK-irst, Italy 





Tsvi Kuflik, PhD.

  Associate Professor

  The University of Haifa

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  Tel: +972 4 8288511

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