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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION                          
3rd International Conference on Entertainment Computing (ICEC 2004) 
September 1-3, 2004                           
Eindhoven, The Netherlands                       
[Short papers, posters, and demonstrations due: April 10, 2004] 
We invite you to participate at the prestigious 3rd International  
Conference on Entertainment Computing under the auspices of the  
International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP). Based on  
the very successful first international workshop (IWEC 2002) and the  
second international conference (ICEC 2003), the next ICEC 2004 has  
been set up as an international forum to exchange experience and  
knowledge among researchers and developers in the field of  
entertainment computing. Different submission types are invited that  
present scientific ideas or improvements to existing techniques in  
the broad multi-disciplinary field of entertainment and edutainment  
Suggested research topics include, but are not limited to: 
    * Advanced Interaction Design, e.g. Haptic Interfaces 
    * Aesthetics, Ontology and Social Reflection 
    * Ambient Intelligence for Entertainment 
    * Art, Design and Media 
    * Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality 
    * Avatars and Virtual Action 
    * Computer Games and Game Based Interfaces 
    * Education, Training, and Edutainment Technologies 
    * Evolutionary Platforms / Hardware 
    * Graphics Techniques 
    * Human Factors of Games 
    * Human Sciences, Violence and Entertainment 
    * In-Car/Flight/Train Entertainment Systems 
    * Intelligent Board Games 
    * Interactive Digital Storytelling, and Interactive Tele-Vision 
    * Mobile Entertainment via e.g. Mobile Phones, PDAs etc 
    * Modeling
    * Narrative Environments and Virtual Characters 
    * Networking (technical and social) 
    * New Genres, New Standards 
    * Novel Hardware Devices 
    * Pervasive Entertainment and Game-Playing 
    * Robots and Cyber Pets 
    * Simulation Applications of Games, and Military Training 
    * Social Computing and Presence 
    * Sound and Music 
    * Sport and Entertainment 
    * Video Games 
    * Visual Media Engineering
    * Wearable Computers and Sensors for Entertainment 
Case studies are invited from any entertainment and edutainment  
application, including: Authoring, Computer Games, Cultural  
Heritage, E-Commerce, E-Learning, Event-Marketing, Home  
Entertainment, Media System Design, Service Robotics, etc. 
The proceedings of ICEC 2004 will be published by the international 
publisher Springer in the worldwide well established and highly 
recognized series Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS).
The authors of the best papers will also get the opportunity to 
publish extended versions of their papers in 'ACM Computers in 
Entertainment' (ACM CiE), Journal of the International Computer 
Games Association (ICGA Journal), Applied Artificial Intelligence: 
An International Journal (AAI), and Leonardo Electronic Almanac (LEA). 
To prepare your submission(s) you have to follow the (author 
instructions for LNCS. For the submission and review process 
you have to submit in PDF. After acceptance you have to provide 
your final submission in MsWord format.
Submission types: 
   Short Paper    max. 6 pages 
   Poster         max. 4 pages plus Poster A2 
   Demonstration  max. 4 pages plus set-up description 
Important dates: 
   April 10, 2004       Submission of short papers, posters and  
   May 1, 2004          Notification of Acceptance 
   June 1, 2004         Submission of Camera Ready Copies 
   September 1-3, 2004  ICEC 2004 Conference 
General Conference Chairs: 
   Matthias Rauterberg (chair)  
   Anton Nijholt       (co-chair)  
   Jaap van den Herik  (co-chair)  
Steering Commmittee: 
   Marc Cavazza (UK) 
   Tak Kamae (Japan) 
   Don Marinelli (USA) 
   Ryohei Nakatsu (Japan) 
   Matthias Rauterberg (The Netherlands) 
   Andy Sloan (UK)  
Contact person: 
   Matthias Rauterberg ([log in to unmask]
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