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      Call for Participation
ACM Creativity and Cognition    


      
    
      Web Site
http://www.creativityandcognition.com/cc15    


      
    
      Important Dates
Deadline for papers submission: 6th January 2015
Deadline for poster, demonstrations, workshop and artworks submission:
6th March 2015    


      
    
      General Information
ACM
 Creativity and Cognition 2015 invites papers, posters, demonstrations 
workshops and Artworks investigating how interactive computing systems 
and sociotechnical processes affect creativity. We cherish creativity as
 a wonderful aspect of human experience, transformative and potentially 
transcendental. Creativity is the partner of inspiration, of moments 
when we seem to go beyond ourselves to reach new heights. Creativity is 
the font of innovation.    

    
      Creativity
 and Cognition papers address the impact of computing on individual 
creative experiences, as well as social and collaborative contexts. In 
all cases, we seek for the presentation of work to include forms of 
validation featuring data about people, in order to show how computing 
environments impact human creativity. The data can take many forms, 
including qualitative, quantitative, and sensory. Creativity and 
Cognition 2015 will present papers addressing: (1) creativity support 
environments, (2) studies of technology, people, and creativity, and (3)
 creative works that utilize computing to engage, stimulate, and provoke
 human experience.    

    
      We
 see research on the impact of computing on creativity not as a 
fledgling field, in which methodologies are unknown and uncertain, but 
rather as having reached a relatively mature state, in which various 
diverse methodologies have been developed and applied. Methodologies and
 theories, while perpetually under development, are already quite 
viable.    

    
      As
 in the CHI conference, reviewers will be asked to focus on the 
significance of the submission’s contribution, originality and validity,
 the quality of the presentation, and the benefit others can gain from 
its results.

    

    
      Topics
Creativity and Cognition 2015 invites high-quality research papers,
posters, and demonstrations addressing innovative:    

    
* 
        
          Creativity
 support environments that is, interactive computing systems designed to
 foster, promote, improve, and increase creative experiences, processes,
 and products.        

      
* 
        
          Studies of how computing systems impact creativity.        

      
* 
        
          Expressive
 artworks, in forms such as physical installations and online 
environments, which creatively invoke computing to provoke human 
experiences.        

      
* 
        
          Virtual and mixed reality environments designed to support,
provoke, and express creativity.        

      
* 
        
          Games that provoke open and creative forms of play.        

      
* 
        
          Investigations of curation practices, platforms, and
environments, in contexts from everyday to scholarly to museums.        

      
* 
        
          Research on collaboration and creativity.        

      
* 
        
          Studies of social media and how it promotes and/or impairs
creativity.        

      
* 
        
          Roles for computing to support creativity in classroom
environments, including but not limited to MOOCs and SPOCs.        

      
* 
        
          Roles for crowdsourcing and micro-task workers in creative
processes.        

      
* 
        
          Roles for physical computing and maker/hacker culture in
creative and expressive human experiences.        

      
* 
        
          Roles that aesthetics play in our experiences and
understandings of digital/computational environments.        

      
* 
        
          New methodologies and theories for investigating the impact of
          Historicized recontextualizations that use theory from diverse
fields to build new understandings of contemporary developments.        

      

    
      Committee     

    
      Conference Chair: Tom Maver (Glasgow School of Art)    

    
      Program Chair: Ellen Yi-Luen Do (Georgia Tech, USA)    

    
      Papers Chair:  Andurid Kerne (Texas A&M University)    

    
      Papers Co-Chair: David Ayman Shamma (Yahoo Research)    

    
      Papers Organizer: William Hamilton (Texas A&M University)    

    
      Local Organising Chair: David Eaton (City of Glasgow College)    

    
      Treasurer:Andrew Welsby (City of Glasgow College)    

    
      Poster and Demos Chair: Brian Bailey (University of Illinois)    

    
      Graduate Student Symposium Chair:  Brian Bailey (University of
Illinois)    

    
      Art Program Chair: Paul Cosgrove (Glasgow School of Art)    

    
      Workshops/Tutorial Chair: Michael Smyth (Napier University)    

    
      Local Organising Co-Chair: Inga Paterson (Glasgow School of Art)  
 

    
      Website Chair: David Eaton (City of Glasgow College)

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