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CALL FOR PAPERS

We invite you to submit papers to Chinese CHI 2015. Papers in all areas of human-computer interaction are invited and will be assessed on their contribution to the field. Papers must present original materials and will be reviewed rigorously by expert reviewers.  All accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings and published through the ACM Digital Library. Authors are invited to submit high-quality original work to advance the field.

Chinese CHI 2015 especially encourages submissions that contribute to HCI research and design related to Chinese individuals and communities. Examples include but are not limited to user research that provides a deeper understanding of Chinese users or cultural differences, interaction design and techniques based on behavioral characteristics or knowledge of Chinese individuals, or simply regular HCI research with a more focused discussion that reveals implications for Chinese HCI.

The submission deadline for Papers is December 19, 5pm PDT December 29, 5pm PDT  January 6, 2015 5pm PDT. Notification of acceptance will be made by January 25, 2015.

Click here to submit your work! https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=chinesechi2015

Appropriate topics include but are not limited to:

Accessibility

Assistive technologies

Augmented reality

Chinese culture and interaction design

Computer supported cooperative work

Computer-mediated communication

Creativity support tools

Cross- and multi-device

Crowdsourcing

Cultural differences in HCI

Cyber-physical computing

Design process

Design toolkit

Diary

Display technologies

Educational tools

Elderly

Experience sampling

Eye-tracking

Families

Games

GeoHCI

Gesture

HCI Curriculum

Human computation

Incentive design

Information behavior

Information visualization

Interface and interaction design

Intercultural collaboration

Mobile sensing and logging

Mobile interaction

Multilingual communication

Multitouch

Online community

Paper-based interaction

Privacy

Rapid prototyping

Recommender systems

Security

Service design

Social computing

Social media and social networking

Sustainability

Tabletop

Tangible user interface and interaction

Technology for underserved populations in    

   developing countries

Ubiquitous computing

Usable privacy

User experience

Visual metaphor

Wall displays

Wearable

Important Dates
Papers are due December 19, 5pm PDT December 29, 5pm PDT January 6, 5pm 2015.
Notifications of review results will be sent on January 25, 2015.

Submission Guidelines
Format
Papers must be in the two-column ACM SIGCHI format. They must be anonymized and in PDF file format. Length must match the contribution, and the same general criteria hold for all papers.

Papers must be at least 4 pages, but can be up to 10 pages. Paper length must be based on the weight of the contribution. A new idea presented in a compact format is more likely to be accepted than the same idea in a long format. Long papers need to include very strong contributions to warrant acceptance. Shorter, more focused papers are also highly encouraged.

All work – both papers and optional video illustrations – must be submitted electronically via the https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=chinesechi2015.

Chinese CHI 2015 will also have a separate poster submission category. Formatting requirements for posters will be specified in the call for posters that will be announced separately.

Language
Chinese CHI 2015 accepts papers in English only. Chinese CHI 2015 also accepts poster submissions in Chinese and English as a separate submission category. See the call for posters for details.

中文投稿說明:Chinese CHI 2015之長論文以及短論文類別僅接受以英文撰寫之投稿。Chinese CHI 2015另外亦徵求海報論文,接收中文或英文之投稿。海報論文的格式與投稿細節則另外公告。

Review Process
Submissions will be reviewed in a double-blind process, and authors must ensure that their names and affiliations do not appear on the submitted papers. The author and affiliation sections of the ACM SIGCHI template must be left blank. In case of acceptance, authors will be asked to provide a camera-ready copy that includes this information, along with any recommended improvements as suggested by the reviewers.

Confidentiality
Confidentiality of submissions will be maintained during the review process. All rejected submissions will be kept confidential in perpetuity. All submitted materials for accepted submissions will be kept confidential until the start of the conference.

File Size
Please note that the maximum size of your submission should not exceed 5Mb. If your requirements exceed this limit, please contact the conference chairs to make alternative arrangements. It will be possible to submit large videos via a link to online content (e.g. youtube or vimeo).

Attendance
One author of each accepted submission must register for the conference before the early registration deadline in order for the final paper version to appear in the conference proceedings.

Submission Templates
Please use the ACM SIGCHI paper template:

For additional information please contact the Program Co-Chairs at
chinese-chi-2015-program-chairs@googlegroups.com

Program Committee
Conference Chairs
Henry Duh 杜本麟, University of Tasmania
Yihsiu Chen 陳宜秀,  HTC

Program Co-Chairs
Hao-Chuan Wang 王浩全, National Tsing Hua University
Gary Hsieh 謝同濟, University of Washington
Xiaojun Bi 畢小俊, Google

CALL FOR POSTERS

We invite you to submit preliminary work and work-in-progress relevant to the area of Chinese HCI to our Poster session. These may include ground-breaking work that has not been fully implemented or empirically validated, early student research and other work that are better delivered in an interactive format.  Poster presenters will present their work during the Poster Session assigned by the conference committee.

Important Dates
Monday, February 2, 2015, February 9, 2015 (Extended) 5:00pm PDT: Submissions due
Monday, February 16, 2015: Notification of acceptance

Submission Guidelines
Format
Authors should submit an extended abstract of the poster, including texts and images, that is no more than four pages. The abstract has to be written in the ACM SIGCHI Extended Abstract format (see below for templates).  They must be submitted in PDF file format.

Authors should also submit a letter page size poster draft to be reviewed together with the abstract.

All work – both abstract and poster – must be submitted electronically via the https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=chinesechi2015.

Language
Chinese CHI 2015 accepts poster submissions in Chinese or English. Chinese CHI 2015接收中文或英文之投稿。

Submission Templates
Please use the ACM SIGCHI Extended Abstract template:

● Download the Microsoft Word template
http://www.sigchi.org/publications/chipubform/sigchi-extended-abstracts-word-template/view

● Download the LaTeX class file
http://www.sigchi.org/publications/chipubform/sigchi-extended-abstracts-latex-template/view

Attendance
One author of each accepted submission must register for the conference before the early registration deadline and present the poster.

For additional information please contact the Poster Co-Chairs at chinesechi2015poster@gmail.com

Poster Co-Chairs
Xianghua (Sharon) Ding, Fudan University
Yong Ming Kow, City University of Hong Kong

CALL FOR SPECIAL TRACK: INTERACTIVE ARTS AND DESIGN

The Chinese CHI 2015 program committee are looking for novel, thought provoking, evocative, sensor-rich interactive art experiences that are created by a diverse and broad group of creative practitioners and/or researchers.

Theme

As part of Chinese CHI 2015, the special track in Chinese CHI interactive arts and design is looking for a broad range of interactive design and artworks that contribute to interactive design and artworks related to Chinese cultural and communities. The work can include but is not limited to site-specific installations, interactive artworks, online works and performances in the visual arts, electronic literature, music and video. Works that engage with public space and interdisciplinary projects are particularly encouraged.

Important Date

Papers are due: 7 February 2015
Notifications of review results will be sent on: 1 March 2015
Publication-ready deadline: 15 March 2015

Submission Guideline
Format
Proposed artworks can include many different forms including sound, vision, performance, dance and theatre, as well as works that are not so easily categorized. Leonardo Transactions is concerned with art, so we will not accept design papers or pure HCI, the papers can be about HCI and art (interactive art) for example or any other science/technology art connection.

The submission should include the following:

  • Description of the work: including written texts, images, sound, video
  • Artist's statement: giving the background to the ideas and creation process
  • Inspiration, sources, materials and any research related to the artwork
  • Artist Profile: short bio, track record including previous exhibitions

Papers must be in the Leonardo paper format and it must be no longer than 2 pages.
Please upload the file under the name of your project.

Submission Templates
please use the Leonardo transaction paper template:
http://leonardo.info/transactions-guidelines.html

Submission Website:
https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=chinesechi2015

Review Process
Submissions will be fully reviewed by independent experts. Top tier accepted papers will be published in a special issue on interactive arts and design in Leonardo Transactions (MIT Press, http://www.mitpressjournals.org/loi/leon). To meet Leonardo Transactions standards, the papers will undergo a two-stage review process (see SUBMISSION DEADLINES above). Authors of papers that are determined to be acceptable with minor revisions during a first review cycle will be invited to submit a revised version for a second review cycle. Only papers that are accepted in this second review cycle will appear in the journal issue.

Language
Chinese CHI 2015 special track accepts papers in English only.

File Size
Please note that the maximum size of your submission should not exceed 20Mb.

Attendance
One author of each accepted submission must register for the conference before the early registration deadline in order for the final paper version to appear in the conference proceedings and the journal issue.

Special track chairs:
Ernest Edmonds, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK; University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Ying-Qing Xu, 徐迎庆 Tsinghua University, China
Henry Duh, 杜本麟, University of Tasmania, Australia
YI JI, 纪毅University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Note: all the spending relates to the works’ shipping and installation has to be paid by the authors themselves. Chinese CHI will not provide grant and funding to the participants. There will be an exhibition space available for the interactive design and artworks at the conference.