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Please send the following CFP to your friends.
16th International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence
(ICAT 2006)
November 29- December 1st, 2006
Zhejiang University of Technology, Hangzhou, P.R.China 

ICAT 2006 will run technical sessions covering conventional VR areas and
new emerging areas related to Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality,
Ubiquitous Computing, Wearable Computing and Intelligent/Humanoid
Robotics with a lineup of Invited Talks, Special Sessions, Tutorials,
Workshops and Media Technology/ Art Exhibitions. Researchers are invited
to submit full and short papers, and poster abstracts, on all aspects of
innovative theory and application aspects of Virtual Reality and
Telexistence.Topics include but are not limited to:
*Artificial Reality / Virtual Reality
*Teleoperation / Telexistence /Telepresences
*Augmented Reality / Mixed Reality
*Real Time Computer Simulation
*Ubiquitous/Wearable Computing
*Visual and Auditory Displays 
*Anthropomorphic Intelligent Robotics
*Software Architecture for VR
*Immersive Projection Technology
*Tools and Techniques for Modeling VR Systems
*Virtual Heritage
*Motion Tracking
*Communication with Realistic Sensations 
*Innovative Applications of VR
*Evaluation of VR Techniques and Systems
*Multimodal Human Interfaces
*VR Interaction and Navigation Techniques
*Artificial Life
*Distributed and Collaborative VR Systems 
*Retro-reflective Projection Technology
*VR Input and Output Devices
*Virtual Medicine and Health Science
*Human Factors of VR
*Interactive Art and Entertainment
*VR and Media Art
All accepted papers will be published in a computer science lecture
notes published by Springer. We are currently contacting some journals
to publish the best papers of this conference as special issues.

Important Dates
August 5, 2006                Deadline for papers
(Extended deadline)
Aug.25, 2006               Reviewing results due
Sept.10, 2006               Camera-ready due
Nov.27-28, 2006            Workshop/tutorial
Nov.29-Dec.1, 2006         Conference

Sponsored by:
 VRSJ (Japan)
 Zhejiang University of Technology
In cooperation with:
 NSF in China / VR Committee of CSIG
 National University of Singapore / Zhejiang University
General Honorary Chairs:
 Deren Li (Wuhan University,China)
 Susumu Tachi (University of Tokyo, Japan)
General Co-Chairs:
 Zhigeng Pan (Zhejiang University, China)
 Hideo Saito (Keio University, Japan) 
Program Co-Chairs:
 Adrian Cheok (Mixed Reality Lab, Singapore)
 Michael Haller (University of Applied Sciences, Austria)
 Rynson Lau (University of Durham, UK)
Local Chair:
 Qingzhang Chen (Zhejiang University of Technology) 
Local Vice-Chairs:
 Huageng Wan(Zhejiang University)
 Decai Huang (Zhejiang University of Technology)
 Ronghua Liang(Zhejiang University of Technology)
Publicity Chair:
 Ruigang Yang (The University of Kentucky) 
Publication Chair:
 Xiaohong Jiang(Zhejiang University)
Workshop Chair:
 Takuya Nojima (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency)
Demo Chair:
 Masahiko Inami (the University of Electro-Communications)
Financial Chair: 
 Hui Gu (Zhejiang University of Technology)

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