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#############  euroHCIR2012 @ IIiX2012   ||   Call for Papers   ############

2nd European Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval
           - 25th August - co-located with IIiX2012 - Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
  - Supported by MUMIA WG3 of COST Action IC1002

Key Points:
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- Case Study/Paper Deadline: 22nd June 2012
- Aim: stimulate european Enterprise Search & HCIR.
- Details are online: http://fitlab.eu/euroHCIR2012/

Call for Papers:
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In common with the wider HCIR community, this workshop will be focused on submissions based on, but not limited to, the following topics:

           • Novel interaction techniques for information retrieval.
           • Modelling and evaluation of interactive information retrieval.
           • Exploratory search and information discovery.
           • Patent searching and critical recall-oriented scenarios
           • Professional search systems and scenarios
           • Information visualization and visual analytics.
           • Applications of HCI techniques to information retrieval needs in specific domains.
           • Ethnography and user studies relevant to information retrieval and access.
           • Scale and efficiency considerations for interactive information retrieval systems.
           • Relevance feedback and active learning approaches for information retrieval.

Submission Types
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Industry Case Studies
- The enterprise and web search experiences from professionals are a key part of understanding excellence in HCIR design. We are inviting case studies and position papers that go beyond a simple narrative to describe lessons learned for the community.
**Industry case studies will be evaluated more in terms of their contributions to lessons learned than through research merit.**

Research Papers
- From the research community, we are interested in research contributions, late breaking results, or challenging, controversial, or insightful position papers that might shape the way the HCIR community thinks ahead.
** Academic contributions will be evaluated in terms of their contribution to the thinking and discussion for the workshop and the community.**

Position Papers
- Sometimes insight comes from a range of sources - position papers that are thoughtful and well reasoned are invited, especially if they kick up some discussion.

Submitting:
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Participants must submit anonymised 2-4 page ACM format PDFs to the EasyChair page, optionally indicating whether the submission is from industry or academia. More details will appear on http://fitlab.eu/euroHCIR2012/submission.php

Important Dates:
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           • 22nd June 2012 - Submissions Due
           • 6th July 2012 - Notifications
           • 27th July 2012 - Camera Ready versions
           • 25th August 2012 – Workshop Day

Registration:
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Registration will likely be €50 - where people can register independently of the whole conference, or with a full conference registration. Details will appear on the http://www.iiix2012.org/ website and our own.

Organisers:
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Tony Russell-Rose (Industry)
UXLabs, UK
tgr - at - uxlabs.co.uk<http://uxlabs.co.uk>

Max L. Wilson (Academia)
University of Nottingham, UK
max.wilson - at - nottingham.ac.uk<http://nottingham.ac.uk>

James Kalbach (Industry)
USEEDSº, Germany
jim.kalbach - at - gmail.com<http://gmail.com>

Birger Larsen (Academia)
Royal School of Library and Information Science, Denmark
blar - at - iva.dk<http://iva.dk>


Dr Max L. Wilson
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Lecturer in HCI and Information Seeking
Mixed Reality Lab
School of Computer Science
University of Nottingham, UK
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