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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: 5th International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction, Sep 2-5, 2013, Geneva, SWITZERLAND


This is a gentle invitation to the ACII 2013, the 5th International Conference on Affective 
Computing and Intelligent Interaction.
The ACII 2013 will be held in Geneva, Switzerland on September 2-5, 2013 and is co-sponsored by 
This ACII edition will emphasize the humanistic side of affective computing by promoting 
publications at the cross-road between engineering and human sciences (including biological, 
social and cultural aspects of human life).
The conference will address, but is not limited to, the following topics:
.    Computational and psychological models of emotion;
.    Affect in arts, entertainment and multimedia (literature, texts, music, movies, games, interactive art);
.    Bodily manifestations of affect (facial expressions, body movements, behavior, physiology, multimodal studies);
.    Databases for emotion processing: development and issues;
.    Affective interfaces and applications (games, learning, dialogue systems.);
.    Ecological and continuous emotion assessment;
.    Affect in social interactions.
For information about registration please follow the following link 
Klaus Scherer, University of Geneva, Swiss Center for Affective Sciences
Christine Lisetti, Florida International University, School of Computing and Information Sciences
Georgios Yannakakis, University of Malta, Institute of Digital Games and IT University of 
Copenhagen, Center for Computer Games Research
General Conference Chairs:
Thierry Pun, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Catherine Pelachaud, CNRS-LTCI, Tlcom-ParisTech, France
Nicu Sebe, University of Trento, Italy
Program Chairs:
Anton Nijholt, University of Twente, the Netherlands
Maja Pantic, Imperial College London, UK
Sidney D'Mello, University of Notre Dame, USA
Local Organization Committee:
Guillaume Chanel, Uni. of Geneva and Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, Switzerland
Stphane Marchand-Maillet, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Interactive Events (Demos) Chairs:
Antonio Camurri, University of Genova, Italy
Guillaume Chanel, Uni. of Geneva and Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, Switzerland
Doctoral Consortium Chairs:
Nadia Bianchi-Berthouze, University College London, UK
Anna Esposito, 2nd Uni. of Naples & Int. Inst. for Adv. Scientific Studies, Italy
Workshop Chairs:
Marc Mehu, Uni. of Geneva and Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, Switzerland
Bjrn Schuller, Tech University of Munich, Germany
Publication Chair:
Mohammad Soleymani, Imperial College London, UK
Web and Publicity Chair:
Joost Broekens, TU Delft, Delft, the Netherlands
Theodoros Kostoulas, Uni. of Geneva and Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, Switzerland
Sponsorship Chairs:
Katarzyna Wac, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Marcello Mortillaro, Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, Switzerland
Ins Mehu-Blantar, Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, Switzerland