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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction ACII 2007



               Second International Conference on

       Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction

                           (ACII 2007)

               September 12-14, 2007, Lisbon, Portugal


                       (or www.acii2007.org)


The second International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent
Interaction (ACII2007) will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, and will be a
meeting point for researchers studying and developing the role of emotion
and other affective phenomena as these relate to human-computer and
human-robot interaction, graphics, AI, robotics, vision, speech, synthetic
characters, games, educational software, and related areas.


The topics of interest of the conference include, but are not limited to,
the following:

* Generating and Recognizing Affective Body Language:
 - Face/gesture modeling and animation
 - Affect recognition from face/body
 - Motion capture for affect recognition
 - Face/body detection
 - Face/gesture recognition

* Affective Speech and Language Processing:
 - Affective speech analysis
 - Affective speech recognition and synthesis
 - Voice quality of affective speech
 - Prosody of affective speech
 - Affective text processing and annotation
 - Multilingual processing of affective speech

* Affective Biometrics

* Evaluation of Affective Systems

* Affective Databases, Annotation and Tools

* Design of Affective Systems

* Cultural Differences in Affective Design and Interaction

* Psychology and Cognition of Affect in Affective Computing Systems

* Affective Neuroscience and Affective Computing

* Affective Computing Ethics

* Affective Sound and Music Processing

* Affective Interactions:
 - Building the affective loop
 - Affective understanding
 - Affective multimodal systems
 - Affective dialogue systems
 - Affective user interfaces
 - Affective mark-up languages
 - Affective tutoring systems

* Affect in Autonomous and Social Robotics
 - Emotion in cognition and action
 - Embodied emotion
 - Biologically-inspired emotion architectures
 - Developmental and evolutionary models
 - Cultural and relational approaches to affective interaction

* Affective Agent Architectures
 - Computational models of emotion
 - Dynamical systems and emergent models of emotion
 - Personality in agent architectures
 - Emotion and reasoning in agent architectures
 - Embodied emotion architectures
 - Emotion and learning in agent architectures
 - Models of emotional memory

* Systems and Applications of Affective Computing
 - Affective wearables
 - Virtual reality
 - Computer games
 - Ambient intelligence
 - etc


Prospective authors are invited to submit full-length papers (maximum 12
pages in Springer LNCS format), short papers (maximum 8 pages), demos or
posters (maximum 4 pages). All ACII2007 papers will be handled and reviewed
electronically. Detailed submission instructions will be available at the
conference website (http://gaips.inesc-id.pt/acii2007, www.acii2007.org)

The proceedings of the conference will be published by Springer in its LNCS


- April 5, 2007: paper submission deadline 
- April 30, 2007: tutorial submission deadline (please check the website for details)

- May 15, 2007: notification to authors 
- June 5, 2007: camera-ready copies due


General Chairs:

Ana Paiva
Rosalind Picard

Program Committee Chairs:

Ruth Aylett
Stefanos Kollias
Andrew Ortony
Jianhua Tao

Publicity Chairs:

Nick Campbell
Lola Canamero

Tutorials Chairs:

Jonathan Gratch
Kristina Hook

Student and Doctoral Consortium Chairs:

Roddy Cowie
Fiorella di Rosis

Demo Chairs:

Carlos Martinho
Paolo Petta

Local Organizing Committee:

Maria Cravo
Joao Dias
Graca Gaspar
Carlos Martinho
Ana Paiva
Rui Prada
Marco Vala

Please visit the conference website for additional details (Program
Committee, venue, submission details, etc).