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CFP: Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction ACII 2007
FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS Second International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII 2007) September 12-14, 2007, Lisbon, Portugal http://gaips.inesc-id.pt/acii2007 (or www.acii2007.org) GOAL AND SCOPE 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. TOPICS OF INTEREST 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 SUBMISSION 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 series. IMPORTANT DATES - 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 ORGANIZING COMMITTEE 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).