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ACE 2010: 7th Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology Conference
incorporating DIMEA 2010 (5th Digital Interactive Media Entertainment and
Arts Conference) and in conjunction with NetGames 2010 (9th Annual Workshop
on Network and Systems Support for Games)


Taipei, Taiwan on 17-19 November, 2010



ACE has become the leading academic forum for dissemination of novel
research results in the area of entertainment computing. Interactive
entertainment is one of the most vibrant areas of interest in modern society
and ACE is its premier forum. The goal of ACE 2010 is to bring together
researchers and practitioners from industry and academia to present and
discuss their work in a stimulating and challenging environment. This year
ACE is incorporating with DIMEA 2010 (5th Digital Interactive Media
Entertainment and Arts Conference) and NetGames 2010 (9th Annual Workshop on
Network and Systems Support for Games).


ACE is naturally a multi-disciplinary conference expected to attract people
across a wide spectrum of interests and disciplines including, but not
limited to, arts, sociology, anthropology, psychology, marketing, computer
science and design. The goal of ACE is to stimulate discussion in the
development and advancement of interactive art and entertainment
applications. It, thus, strides to balance several interdisciplinary areas
and seeks representation in all these areas, including, but not limited to:


  - Affective Computing

  - Animation Techniques

  - Audio Design

  - Augmented & Mixed Reality

  - Digital Cinema

  - Digital Entertainment

  - Elderly Entertainment

  - Experience Design

  - Game Production

  - Game Programming

  - Game Techniques

  - Human-Robots Interaction

  - Mobile & Ubiquitous Entertainment

  - Museum Applications

  - Novel Gaming Interfaces (Tabletop Interfaces, Tangible Interfaces)

  - Smart Gadgets & Toys

  - Special Effects

  - Usability & Playability

  - User-Centered Design

  - Visual Arts


To encourage presentation of such multi-disciplinary work, we invite
submissions that fall into the following tracks:


  - Full Papers:

    Original unpublished technical, design, and theory/social impact.

    Submissions to this track should not exceed 8pages in ACM format.


  - Short Papers:

    Original unpublished technical, design, and theory/social impact.

    Submissions to this track should not exceed 4 pages in ACM format.


  - Posters:

    Breakthroughs in technical research, content design, industry

    applications, and entertainment theories/social impact researches

    are invited. Submissions to this track should not exceed 2 pages in

    ACM format.


  - Creative Showcase:

    The Creative Showcase is open to a large variety of submissions

    including, but not limited to:

    * Technical demonstrations of prototype technologies of advanced

      entertainment technology

    * All varieties of video and computer games

    * Interactive art, drama, fiction and other narrative forms

    * Web and mobile-based computer entertainment

    * Audio, visual and other sensory forms of digital interaction


Submissions to this track should be accompanied of a one page abstract in
ACM format. All accepted submissions will be published in conference


  - Workshop Proposal

    Conference workshops typically provide valuable in-depth discussions

    of specific topics in computer entertainment technology. If you are

    working in an emerging area in entertainment computing, please

    consider organizing a workshop. They are an opportunity to move a new

    field forward and build community. These workshops may consist of both

    invited and contributed papers that will highlight exciting new

    developments and currents trends of research.


Important Dates:


   Workshop Proposal Submission Due: 30 May 2010

   Full and Short Papers Submission Due: 30 June 2010

   Poster Submission Due: 30 June 2010

   Creative Show Case Submission Due: 30 June 2010

   Tutorial & Panel Submission Due: 30 August 2010

   Mobile Game Competition Submission Due: 30 August 2010


All accepted full papers will be asked to extend their papers for a Journal
Publication: Special Issue of ACM Computers in Entertainment



Best papers and creative showcases will be selected based on a jury of well
respected pioneers in the field attending the conference. We honor the
authors of these publications by presenting awards including:

* Paper award categories: Gold, Silver, and Bronze.

* Creative showcase award categories: Gold, Silver, and Bronze.


Organization Committee:

Honorary General Chair

Chung-Weun Hou (President of National Taipei University, Taiwan)


General Chairs

Victor R.L. Shen (National Taipei University, Taiwan) Henry Been-Lirn Duh
(National University of Singapore, Singapore) Masahiko Inami (Keio
University, Japan)


Program Chairs

Michael Haller  (Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences, Austria)
Yushifumi Kitamura (Osaka University, Japan) Vivian Hsueh-Hua Chen (Nanyang
Technological University, Singapore)


Creative Showcases and Interactive Arts Chairs Mark Billinghurst (HIT Lab
NZ) Shoichi Hasegawa (University of Electro-Communications, Japan) Bor-Sing
Lin (National Taipei University, Taiwan)


Publicity Chairs

Owen Noel Newton Fernando  (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Teresa Romao (The New University of Lisbon, Portugal) Tsai-Yen Li (National
Chengchi University, Taiwan) Sheng-Wei (Kuan-Ta) Chen (Institute of
Information Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan)


Workshop Chairs

Kevin Wong (Murdoch University, Australia) Kuei Min Wang (Shih Chien
University Kaohsiung Campus)


Panel/Tutorial Chairs

Junehua Song (KAIST, Korea)

Yue-Shan Chang (National Taipei University, Taiwan)


Publication Chairs

Wen-Kai Tai (National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan)


Game Competition Chairs

Zhigeng Pan (Zhejiang University, China) Chung-Hong Huang (Lunghwa
University of Science and Technology, Taiwan) Chun-Chia Hsu (Lunghwa
University of Science and Technology, Taiwan)


Local Organizing Chairs

Jiung-Yao Huang (National Taipei University, Taiwan) Shu-Shen Wai(National
Taipei University, Taiwan) Dalton Lin (National Taipei University, Taiwan)


ACE Steering Committee

Adrian David Cheok (Keio University, Japan & NUS, Singapore) Hiroshi Ishii
(MIT Media Lab, USA) Hirokazu Kato (Nara Institute of Science and
Technology, Japan)