[Elsnet-list] CFP: Workshop Enculturating Interfaces on IUI 2008

Matthias Rehm matthias.rehm at informatik.uni-augsburg.de
Sun Sep 30 21:30:46 CEST 2007


FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

IUI-Workshop on ENCULTURATING CONVERSATIONAL INTERFACES BY SOCIO-CULTURAL
ASPECTS OF COMMUNICATION

Canary Islands, January 13, 2008

http://mm-werkstatt.informatik.uni-augsburg.de/ECI

The workshop aims at bringing together researchers from computer science,
psychology, linguistics, and cultural studies to discuss the state of the art
in the area, explore modes of cooperation and identify the challenges to be
tackled in the future.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
* Computationally viable models of cultural aspects of conversations
* Reliable empirical data on cultural/cross-cultural interaction
* Interfaces that reflect cultural norms and values
* Virtual agents as cultural interfaces
* Adapting to the user's cultural background


Important dates
* Paper submission: Sunday, 11 November, 2007, 5pm US EDT (2100 UTC)
* Notification of acceptance: Saturday, 1 December, 2007
* Camera-ready Paper due: Sunday, 9 December, 2007, 5pm US EDT (2100 UTC)

Papers should adhere to the IUI format and will be reviewed by at least two
members of the program committee.

Program Committee
* Elisabeth André
* Justine Cassell
* Katherine Isbister
* Toru Ishida
* Tomoko Koda
* Yukiko Nakano
* Toyoaki Nishida
* Catherine Pelachaud
* Matthias Rehm
* Zsófia Ruttkay



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