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Due to numerous requests, the deadline for the paper submission has been extended.

IEEE Workshop, and Special Issue


 Haptic Audio Visual Environments and Games

This is a call for papers for the 8th IEEE International Workshop on Haptic Audio Visual Environments and Games (IEEE HAVE), held in Politecnico di Milano, Lecco, Italy, on November 7-8 2009.

Papers are being solicited on all aspects of multimodal haptic and audio visual virtual environment technologies and related applications such as tele-haptic robotics, design, tele-medicine, arts, education and training, Entertainment and Games. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

·         Haptic sensors and renderers

·         Hapto-audio-visual systems and applications

·         Hapto-surgical/medical systems

·         Haptic compression and prediction

·         multimodal perception and psychophysics

·         game interfaces, specially haptics interfaces

·         tele-haptics and tele-operation

·         augmented and virtualized reality

·         collaborative virtual environments

·         human-computer interaction in virtual environments

·         massively multiuser online games

·         multi-sensor data fusion

·         related object modeling

·         related soft computing techniques

·         RTIs and related APIs

Draft papers or extended abstracts (4-6 pages) should be submitted electronically using the web submission system available at:

Special Issue in IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement

A Special Issue on HAVE 2009 will be published in IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement. All papers that are accepted and published in the workshop proceedings are eligible to submit an extended version to the special issue. Please see the HAVE 2009 website for more details.

Important Dates
Paper submission Deadline            July 10, 2009
Notification of Acceptance            September 1, 2009
Registration/Final Paper Deadline        September 15, 2009
Extended version for the special issue    December 15 2009

Please see HAVE website for more details.