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*AC4MobHCI 2012 Call for Participation *
*International Workshop on Affective Computing for Mobile HCI*
*17-18 September 2012, Istanbul, Turkey*

*Workshop Overview*
Int'l Workshop on Affective Computing for Mobile HCI 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.

The workshop will consist of invited talks from leading experts, as well as
poster presentations from the graduate students working in the relevant
fields. The up-to-date information about the workshop can be obtained from
the workshop’s website:

*Application for Participation *
The workshop is open to public. However, due to space limitations, an
advance application for attendance is necessary. A registration fee waiver
will be granted to the accepted attendees.

Researchers and students interested in Affective Computing, Human-Computer
Interaction, and Mobile Computing, or a related field, are invited to
provide the following information to apply for participation:

   - Full name
   - E-mail address
   - Affiliation
   - Position
   - Website (if any)
   - Research statement: An up to 500 words text describing how applicant’s
   research fits within the scope of AC4MobHCI and how applicant expects to
   benefit from participating to this workshop

Applications are accepted online from the following address:

*Important Dates*
Application deadline: July 27, 2012
Notification: August 1, 2012
Workshop Date: September 17-18, 2012

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

*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

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]

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