CHI-ANNOUNCEMENTS Archives

ACM SIGCHI General Interest Announcements (Mailing List)

CHI-ANNOUNCEMENTS@LISTSERV.ACM.ORG

Options: Use Forum View

Use Monospaced Font
Show Text Part by Default
Show All Mail Headers

Message: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]
Topic: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]
Author: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]

Print Reply
Subject:
From:
Andreas Butz <[log in to unmask]>
Reply To:
Andreas Butz <[log in to unmask]>
Date:
Thu, 10 Nov 2005 15:46:22 +0100
Content-Type:
text/plain
Parts/Attachments:
text/plain (159 lines)
Dear CHI community,

now is the time for all of you interested in multi-user ubiquitous UIs, 
to get their act together and write a short position paper in order to 
join our workshop at IUI 2006.

Looking forward to your submissions,

Andreas Butz

-------------------------------------------------------------------------

	              *** CALL FOR PAPERS ***

  Third Workshop on Multi-user and Ubiquitous User Interfaces (MU3I) '06
                         http://www.mu3i.org

                          in adjunction with
  ACM International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI 2006)

                    29 January to 1 February, 2006
                          Sydney, Australia

           Position papers due (two pages): November 14, 2005

-------------------------------------------------------------------------

SCOPE

The Ubiquitous Computing paradigm has the potential of drastically
changing the way in which users interact with computers by providing
(virtually) ubiquitous access to services and applications through a
large number of cooperating devices.  However, in order to make this
vision come true and to realize a consistent and easy-to-use interface
a number of (new) challenges have to be met, e.g.

- shared use of multiple services by multiple users using multiple devices
- spatial, temporal and conceptual consistency of user interfaces
- new 'devices' such as tags or everywhere displays
- new UI paradigms such as tangible, physical and hybrid UIs
- new UI metaphors for bridging the physical and virtual world
- larger and 3-dimensional space of interaction
- spatial and temporal mappings between real and virtual world
- dynamic sets of devices (i.e. people moving in and out)
- shared devices, such as public displays
- dynamic adaptation among several dimensions: devices, users, services
- restrictions of technical resources in the environment
- restrictions of cognitive resources of users
- presentation planning for single users vs. groups
- use of virtual characters as moderators, mediators and/or contact
personas
- tracking and modeling social behavior and protocols
- physical, visual, and auditory design of ubiquitous Interfaces

While there are already a number of ubiquitous user interfaces out
there, the first two MU3I workshops at IUI (http://www.mu3i.org)
helped us to identify a number of open problems that need further
investigation. In this year's workshop, we would like to put an
emphasis on two specific issues:

- How can we build interfaces, which span multiple devices so that the
   user knows that they can be used to control a specific application?
   This includes achieving (and communicating) consistency across
   different modalities and devices, which may be spatially and
   temporally dispersed.

- How can we build interfaces for public displays? Do they have to be
   zero learning interfaces if we want them to be widely accepted? Are
   they User interfaces or Group interfaces? Do they always imply a
   private control device or can we realistically find other means of
   interaction, which are still scalable.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------

FORMAT AND SUBMISSION

The workshop will be held as as a full day event, and we plan to bring
together 15-20 people with a strong interest in one or more of the
above named areas.  MU3I 2006 will be focussing on discussion rather
than on technical presentations.  All accepted position papers will be
published on the workshop web site in order to enable participants to
read all submissions prior to the workshop.  The workshop itself will
combine discussion in small break-out groups and plenary discussions.
The main goal of MU3I 2006 is to gain new insights into the topics
discussed and to inform research in the area of multi-user and
ubiquitous user interfaces.

Prospective participants are invited to submit position papers of up
to two pages length, which outline one or more potential
topics/solutions to discuss during the workshop. Papers should be
formatted according to the ACM IUI format (see
http://www.iuiconf.org/instructions.htm).  Submissions should be sent
to [log in to unmask] or [log in to unmask] no
later than November 14, 2005. They should include the name and address
of the primary contact and the paper as a PDF file.  Notification of
acceptance will be mailed to the contact author by December 5, 2005.

All workshop participants will have to register for the main
conference (IUI 2006, http://www.iuiconf.org) in order to attend MU3I.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------

ORGANIZATION

Andreas Butz, University of Munich, Germany,
	[log in to unmask] (primary contact)
Christian Kray, Lancaster University, UK,
	[log in to unmask] (primary contact)
Antonio Krueger, Muenster University, Germany,
	[log in to unmask]
Carsten Schwesig, Interaction Lab at Sony CSL, Japan
	[log in to unmask]
-------------------------------------------------------------------------

IMPORTANT DATES

November 14, 2005        Deadline for paper submission
December 5, 2005         Notification of acceptance
December 15, 2005        Final version due and early registration DL
January 29, 2006         workshop
January 29 - February 1  IUI main conferences

-------------------------------------------------------------------------

CONTACT DETAILS

Andreas Butz, [log in to unmask]
Christian Kray, [log in to unmask]

see http://www.mu3i.org for more information and updates

-- 
Prof. Dr. Andreas Butz
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität
Institut für Informatik
LFE Medieninformatik
Amalienstrasse 17
80333 München
Germany
Tel.: +49-89-2180-4665
Sekr.: +49-89-2180-4650
Fax: +49-89-2180-4652
[log in to unmask]
http://www.butz.org/
http://www.fluidum.org/
http://www.smartgraphics.org/

    ---------------------------------------------------------------
                To unsubscribe, send an empty email to
     mailto:[log in to unmask]
    For further details of CHI lists see http://sigchi.org/listserv
    ---------------------------------------------------------------

    ---------------------------------------------------------------
                To unsubscribe, send an empty email to
     mailto:[log in to unmask]
    For further details of CHI lists see http://sigchi.org/listserv
    ---------------------------------------------------------------

ATOM RSS1 RSS2