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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




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 (,

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).