CALL FOR PAPER

         Special Issue on HCI Research in JAPAN

     Editor: Kumiyo Nakakoji (SRA-KTL Inc.,/NAIST, Japan)
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    submission due: March 31, 2002  (extended from March 15)
    review results: May 31, 2002
    final due     : July 31, 2002

IJHCS is a world-widely distributed journal published by
Academic Press on the topic of HCI, with the largest number
of subscribers in the world. This special issue is
dedicated to report state-of-the-art HCI research that
has been conducted in Japan.

Please follow the formatting instructions provided in the
following web
  page: http://www.academicpress.com/www/journal/hc/hcifa.htm

You are encouraged to use the electronic submission system
provided by IJHCS.

|| Electronic Submission Instruction
|| =================================
|| The International Journal of Human Computer Studies is
|| currently implementing a system for electronic handling of
|| research papers during the submission and peer review process.
|| Editorial Manager is a web-based system with full electronic
|| submission,review and status update capabilities.  The
|| Editorial Manager system allows you to upload (or send) files
|| directly from your computer.
|| To submit to the "HCI Research in Japan" Special Issue we
|| encourage you to use this system.  Please clearly state in
|| the 'Enter Comments' section when submitting your paper
|| online that it is intended for the "HCI Research in Japan"
|| Special Issue being Edited by Kumiyo Nakakoji.
|| You will need to register yourself as an author on the
|| system by going to:
|| http://www.editorialmanager.com/ijhcs/
|| You should then follow the instructions for submitting a new
|| manuscript, remembering to state that this is for the Special
|| Issue.
|| If you have any problems with the system please contact
|| Helen Houzego at the IJHCS Editorial Services Office at
|| [log in to unmask] or telephone +44(0) 1223 446003

If you have a problem submitting through this Editorial
Manager system, please contact the editor Kumiyo Nakakoji
at: [log in to unmask]

Your submission must be received by March 31st, 2002.

Submitted papers will be reviewed by an international
review committee specifically formed for this issue, and
5-10 papers will be accepted for the publication depending
on the quality of the papers.

For more information about IJHCS:


The International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (IJHCS)
publishes original research over the whole spectrum of work
on both the theory and practice of human-computer
interaction and the human-machine interface. The journal
covers the boundaries between computing and artificial
intelligence, psychology, linguistics, mathematics,
engineering, and social organization.

Possible research areas for this issue include:

* Art and computer technology
* Designs of interactive systems
* Empirical studies of user behaviour
* Graphical and visual interaction
* Interactive learning support systems
* Interactive systems for a group or community
* Interactive systems for creativity
* Information and decision support systems
* Innovative interaction techniques
* Intelligent user interfaces
* Multimedia authoring, presentation, or manipulation
* Natural language interaction
* Speech and audio interaction
* The psychology of programming, programmer performance,
  program comprehension and debugging
* User interface prototyping and management systems
* User interface evaluation methodologies
* User models and models of users
* Virtual, augmented, or mixed reality