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"Riener, Andreas" <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 1 Mar 2019 09:33:52 +0000
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Call for Position Papers
DOCTORAL COLLOQUIUM at AutomotiveUI'19
Utrecht, The Netherlands # September 21, 2019

Submissions due: July 8th, 2019 AoE
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*** GOALS (FOR PARTICIPANTS) ***
1. To improve research in the field of automotive user  interfaces UI by
   providing PhD students with feedback on proposed dissertations.
2. To  provide  opportunities for  PhD  students to  network  with peers
   & facilitate  professional development by sharing research interests.


*** WHAT IS THE DOCTORAL COLLOQUIUM? ***
The DC aims to bring  together PhD students working on topics related to
automotive  user  interfaces  and  interactive  vehicular  applications,
providing  them  with  an  opportunity  to  present  and  discuss  their
research with their peers and senior faculty.
Each participant  will be allocated a dedicated  time slot, split into a
presentation  part and a feedback  part with oral  feedback by at  least
three senior  faculty or researchers. The presentation  will be intimate
to encourage interaction with only the session organizer, reviewers, and
other student DC presenters  in attendance. Reviewer feedback will cover
all aspects of the  proposal (choice of  topic, how it  is investigated,
etc.). Students are expected to attend all  other presentations in their
session, take  notes  for their peers, and provide  those notes to other
students  in their  session. Also in 2019, we  will make the DC a richer
experience by (1) connecting  PhD students  prior to the conference, (2)
using technology  during the  DC to document  suggestions/comments  from
reviewers (e.g. video recording, Google Docs) and (3) organizing on-site
networking events (tentative).

The DC will take place on  Saturday, September 21, prior to the start of
the main conference program.

The topics of the AutomotiveUI'19 doctoral colloquium are identical with
the main conference (https://www.auto-ui.org/19/authors/#goto-topics):

1) Devices & Interfaces
2) Automation & Instrumentation (Automated Driving, Assistive Technology)
3) Evaluation & Benchmarking (Simulation, FOT, Naturalistic Studies)
4) Driver Performance & Behavior (Emotions, Intention, Distraction)


*** ELIGIBILITY AND SELECTION ***
The  AutomotiveUI'19  doctoral  colloquium  welcomes  contributions from
doctoral  students  currently  registered    in  a  PhD   program. Ideal
candidates should have worked on their  dissertation  for  some  months;
they should have chosen a research topic  and  possibly  have  also made
progress in  identifying the relevant theories and their  research plan.

A number of seats at the DC  are  reserved for  recurring students. They
are welcome to submit PhD progress proposals in which they should draw a
clear picture on how previous DCs have helped to reshape their PhD work.

Selection of participants will be based on the quality of the submission
and its  relevance to the  conference  topics, as well as the likelihood
of DC benefit to the participant.


*** SUBMISSION FORMAT ***
Submissions  must be  single-author,  but the  name  of  the  supervisor
must be  mentioned in the submission. The  conversation language  of the
colloquium  is English  and  all  submissions  must  be also in English.
To apply to the DC, describe your proposed dissertation topic in up to 5
pages (including figures, references, and a 150-word abstract) using the
publication format of the main conference.

The research proposal should:
+ give a crisp introduction to the field/problem domain,
+ present  key  related  work (current  status of the problem domain and
  related solutions, applicable norms/standards),
+ clearly formulate the research questions/approaches [Hint:  Presenting
  those  questions as who, what, when, where, and why questions is often
  helpful.],
+ point out significance and innovation (expected contributions),
+ describe the research method that is planned or has been applied,
+ outline your  contribution to  the  problem  domain and  highlight the
  uniqueness of your approach,
+ pose questions and issues (that you would like to discuss at the DC)

In  addition, submit a one-page  biographical  sketch (CV), including  a
paragraph stating what  you hope to get out of  participating in the DC.

Please submit  your research  proposal and  biographical  sketch via the
conference management system. If you have any questions, do not hesitate
to contact us any time at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>. Submissions  will be  reviewed
by the international doctoral colloquium program committee.


*** IMPORTANT DATES ***
All deadlines are AoE (anywhere on earth) on the date shown.
* Submission deadline: July 8th, 2019
* Decision notification:  July 29, 2019
* Camera-ready version: August 12, 2019
* Doctoral colloquium: September 21, 2019 (prior to main conference)

We are looking forward to receiving your application!

Andreas Riener, Susanne Boll
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