Hazel Ann | 6 Mar 11:51 2015

Last CFP:: AIPR2015 China

The submission has been extended to March 26, 2015. Please consider
submitting your papers to AIPR2015.


The Second International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Pattern
Recognition (AIPR2015)

April 16-18, 2015 » Shenzhen, China

Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Science


All registered papers will be included in publisher's Digital Library

The conference aims to enable researchers build connections between
different digital applications. The event will be held over three days,
with presentations delivered by researchers from the international
community, including presentations from keynote speakers and
state-of-the-art lectures.


Agent-based Systems
AI and Evolutionary Algorithms
Ant Colony Optimization
Approximate Reasoning
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Josh (Adi Tedjasaputra | 6 Mar 03:32 2015

// Crossing HCI for Development in Asia Pacific // Asian CHI Symposium 2015

Crossing HCI for Development in Asia Pacific

If you attend CHI 2015 in Korea, you may want to consider sharing and learning the latest HCI for Development
(HCI4D) research, case studies, and industrial engagement in Asia Pacific. You will engage with a
line-up of international HCI and UX professionals and researchers from USA, India, Malaysia,
Indonesia, Australia, Singapore, and Korea in sharing and learning their keynotes and position papers
in a very colorful program.

The highlights of the program, include:
1. The state-of-the-art of HCI and UX in India, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Singapore;
2. A number of HCI4D case studies in Malaysia, Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, and Australia.

The detailed registration information is available from: http://hci4d.uxindo.com

On behalf of the symposium organizers:
Eunice Sari, UX Indonesia and The University of Western Australia
Bimlesh Wadhwa, National University of Singapore
Adi Tedjasaputra, UX Indonesia
Masitah Ghazali, University of Technology Malaysia
Anirudha Joshi, IIT Bombay India

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Jeff Johnson | 5 Mar 17:23 2015

CHI 2015 Course: Conceptual Models (Course 23)

CHI Attendees:  If you are involved in designing or developing websites for your company or organization,
please consider taking my course, which is scheduled for Wednesday Apr 22, 14:30 - 17:50.

See you in Seoul!
Jeff Johnson, Ph.D.
UI Wizards, Inc. & Wiser Usability, Inc.
Conceptual Models: Core to Good Design

Teaches the benefits of designing a conceptual model (CM) of apps before designing the UI, the components
of CMs and how to create them, and provides experience designing a CM.
A crucial step in designing a UI for a software application is to design a coherent, task-focused
conceptual model. With a CM, designers design better, developers develop better, and users learn and use
better. Unfortunately, this step is often skipped in software design, resulting in incoherent,
arbitrary, inconsistent, overly-complex applications that impede design, development, learning,
understanding, and use. Based on the presenter's (coauthored) book: Conceptual Models: Core to Good
Design. It covers:
• What CMs are.
• How they improve software design and development.
• Perils of skipping CMs.
• Object/operations analysis.
• Examples of CMs.
• A hands-on exercise designing a CM.

The course presentation consists of lecture, Q&A, and audience exercises. Most of the second segment
consists of hands-on exercises and discussion.

The intended audience is designers and developers of all levels, as well as Q/A engineers, usability
testers, and managers.
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Jeff Johnson | 5 Mar 17:23 2015

CHI 2015 Course: Designing Websites for Adults 55+ (Course 1)

CHI Attendees:  If you are involved in designing or developing websites for your company or organization,
please consider taking my course.  It is scheduled for Monday Apr 20, 11:30 - 12:50.

See you in Seoul!
Jeff Johnson, Ph.D.
UI Wizards, Inc. & Wiser Usability, Inc.
Designing Websites for Adults 55+: Toward Universal Design


If a website’s target audience includes older adults, certain aspects of the site’s design become
more important. This course describes age-related factors that affect ability to use the Web, and
presents web design guidelines that reflect the capabilities, usage patterns, and preferences of older
web users. Attendees will:
• understand how poorly-designed websites can present barriers for older adults.
• see how their website’s usability can be improved.
• know what resources are available.
• learn that testing websites on the target population is crucial, yet need not be expensive.

• demographics of users of online services, by age
• age-related factors affecting ability to use computers and the Web,
• common web-design problems that decrease the usability of websites for older adults,
• design guidelines that can help web designers avoid these common pitfalls.

Audience: Web designers and developers of all levels. Also: Q/A engineers, Web usability testers, and managers.

Instructor background: Jeff Johnson is Principal Consultant at UI Wizards and co-founder of Wiser
Usability. After earning B.A. and Ph.D.degrees in cognitive psychology from Yale and Stanford, he
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info | 5 Mar 15:57 2015

Call for Chapters: Value-Sensitive Design

Blue Herons Editions: www.blueherons.net 

Call for Chapters: Value-Sensitive Design

Title: "New Challenges in Computer Graphics, Robot Vision, Visual Interfaces and Information

Pixels Collection. Handbook with high quality color printing (publisher of peer-reviewed). 

All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a triple-blind review basis. 
The proposal is expected to be 2 - 4 pages, submitted in .doc or .pdf 
format, composed of title, author(s) (name, affiliation, phone number, and 
e-mail address), extended abstract (background, related work, principal 
contributions, references and so on), table of contents, and contact 
author/s. All contributions should be of high originality, quality, clarity, 
significance, impact and not published elsewhere or submitted for 
publication during the review period. 

More information: www.blueherons.net/home_en_12.html

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Konstantinos Pelechrinis | 5 Mar 15:35 2015

IEEE MDM 2015 - Student Travel Grants

(Our apologies if you received this message multiple times)


The IEEE MDM 2015 conference (http://mdmconferences.org/mdm2015/) is
pleased to announce the availability of student travel grants from the U.S.
National Science Foundation (NSF) for U.S.-based students.  Each travel
grant will cover up to $1,000 USD towards conference-travel related costs.
The amount of support provided to each student is to cover the student’s
conference registration fee (early registration only),  economy airfare
from a U.S. carrier, and logging for up to four nights (June 15, 2015 to
June 18, 2015).  Recipients of the grants will be reimbursed after the
conference for their conference-travel related expenses with valid
receipts.  We especially encourage female students and other
under-represented students in the field of Computer Science to apply.  In
addition, special consideration will be given to exceptional undergraduate


- The applicant must be a student enrolled at a U.S. University.
- The recipient must register and attend the whole conference.
- The funding will be used for student conference travel-related support


- Le Gruenwald (University of Oklahoma)
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ML | 5 Mar 16:07 2015

Last Call - Workhsops of CISTI'2015: 10th Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies

10th Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies
              17 - 20 June 2015, Aveiro, Portugal

List of CISTI'2015 Workshops with submissions open: http://www.aisti.eu/cisti2015/index.php/en/xpto

> ASDACS 2015 - 2nd Workshop on Applied Statistics and Data Analysis using Computer Science

> SPIoY 2015 - 1st Workshop on Security and Privacy in the Internet Of You

> WCBIPA 2015 - 2nd Workshop on Computational Biomedical Image Processing and Analysis

> WCJSN 2015 - 1st Workshop on Communication and Journalism in Social Networks

> WGICT 2015 - 1st Workshop on Gerontechnology: ICT in the improvement of the quality of life of the elderly

> WISA 2015 - 7th Workshop on Intelligent Systems and Applications

> WICTA 2015 - 2nd International Workshop on ICT for Auditing

> WGSP 2015 - 1st Workshop on Gaming, Simulation and Play

> ICTWays 2015 - 2nd Workshop on Best Practices on ICT Ways in the classrooms

> QoLIS 2015 - 1st Workshop on Quality of Life Information Systems

URL: http://www.aisti.eu/cisti2015/index.php/en/xpto
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Pasquale Lops | 5 Mar 16:12 2015

RecSys 2015 Doctoral Consortium: Call for Papers

*** Apologies for multiple postings ***


9th ACM International Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2015)

September 16-20, 2015, Vienna, Austria

Submission Deadline: May 15, 2015


The Recommender Systems 2015 Doctoral Symposium provides an opportunity 
for doctoral students to explore and develop their research interests 
under the guidance of a panel of distinguished researchers from both 
academia and industry.
We invite students who feel they would benefit from this kind of 
feedback on their work to apply for this unique opportunity to share 
their work with students in a similar situation as well as senior 
researchers in the field.
The strongest candidates will be those who have an idea and an area, and 
have made some progress, but who are not so far along their research 
that they can no longer make changes. Typically, this means they will 
have made or are making their dissertation proposal, but still be at 
least a year from completion.
The feedback from attendees in previous years has been very positive and 
the Doctoral Symposium has been considered very useful in providing 
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Jolanta Pietraszko | 5 Mar 15:24 2015

Special Session InWebTech 2015 Submissions till 21 March 2015

Dear Colleagues,

Due to numerous requests, the CYBCONF 2015 Conference Committee is pleased to announce that we will
continue to accept paper submissions until March 21 2015 (Saturday) 24:00 GMT for Special Session on
Innovations in Web Technologies (InWebTech 2015) which will be held as part of the 2nd IEEE International
Conference on Cybernetics (CYBCONF 2015) in Gdynia, Poland 24-26 June 2015.


Accepted papers will appear in the conference proceedings, available on IEEE Xplore and submitted to be
indexed/abstracted in CPCi (ISI conferences and part of Web of Science) and Engineering Index. The
authors of the selected papers will be invited to extend their contributions for special issues of
prestigious journals such as IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics.

========= Imporatant dates =============================

      Paper submission: March 21, 2015 
      Notification of acceptance: April 15, 2015 
      Final paper submission and Early registration  April 30, 2015 
      Conference: June 24-26, 2015 

============Aims of the Special Session==================
Ubiquitous nature of information makes the Web the most powerful tool of communication amongst humans,
entertainment, education, business and many other activities without which our present life would be
much more complicated. It implicates increasingly massive amount of digitalized information being
processed in the net such that it constitutes a challenge for development of new Web technologies.
Intensive dynamism of the web content stimulates users' creativity to exploit new hypermedia features
making the Web services more attractive to the specific needs like e.g. multilingual information
access, domain information retrieval.
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Dan Russell | 5 Mar 14:45 2015

CHI 2015 Course -- Design for Searching and Finding: how to create the search UX for your system

With the early-bird registration ending this Friday 6th March, consider
registering for our course:

     "Design for Searching & Finding"

To register go to https://www.regonline.com/CHI2015AttendeeRegistration and
add course #5 to your registration (course fees are just $25 and can be
added any time).

Looking forward to seeing many of you in Seoul!

-- Dan, Jaime, Merrie, Marti, and Ed


"Design for Searching & Finding"

Daniel Russell, Google
Jaime Teevan, Microsoft Research
Meredith Morris, Microsoft Research,
Marti Hearst, School of Information, University of California, Berkeley
Ed Chi , Google,

Monday, April 20 -- 14:30 - 18:00  (2:30 - 6PM)

Search and finding is a common user activity. But do you know the relevant
factors to design search interfaces? This course reviews the theory and
practices of search interface design.
Modern user interfaces often contain a search or find components so the
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Karin Anna Hummel | 5 Mar 13:51 2015

DroNet 2015 (co-located with MobiSys 2015) - NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE (March 10, 2015)

*                          Call for Papers
*                            DroNet 2015
*                          1st Workshop on
*       Micro Aerial Vehicle Networks, Systems, and Applications
*                         for Civilian Use
*         http://www.sigmobile.org/mobisys/2015/workshops/DroNet/
*           (organized in conjunction with ACM MobiSys 2015)
*                          Florence, Italy
*                            May 18, 2015
*               Submissions due (NEW DEADLINE): March 10, 2015
*               Please register submissions before due date!
*              Paper authors may update papers until due date!


Micro and nano aerial vehicles (MAVs and NAVs), often referred to as 
drones, are unmanned aerial vehicles of various forms, such as small 
quadrocopters, airplanes, balloons, or tiny flapping wing vehicles. They 
are novel mobile unmanned systems currently investigated in various 
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