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CALL FOR PAPERS

We invite you to submit papers to Chinese CHI 2017. 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.

Appropriate topics include but are not limited to:

  • User Experience and Usability
  • Specific Application Areas
  • Health, Accessibility and Aging
  • Privacy, Security and Visualization
  • Interaction Beyond the Individual
  • Games and Play
  • Design
  • Interaction Techniques, Devices and Modalities
  • Understanding People: Theory, Concepts, Methods
  • Engineering Interactive Systems and Technologies

Chinese CHI 2017 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.

Important Dates
Submission Due Jan 13, 2017 PDT Jan 25, 2017 PDT
Review Due Feb 17, 2017 PDT
Paper Notification Mar 3, 2017 PDT

Submission Guidelines

Format.
Papers must be in the two-column ACM SIGCHI format. They must be anonymized and in PDF file format. Please use the ACM SIGCHI paper template for submissions:

● Download the Microsoft Word template
http://www.sigchi.org/publications/chipubform/sigchi-papers-word-templat...

● Download the LaTeX class file
http://www.sigchi.org/publications/chipubform/sigchi-papers-latex-templa...

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://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=chinesechi2017.

Chinese CHI 2017 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 2017 accepts papers in English only. Chinese CHI 2017 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 2017之長論文以及短論文類別僅接受以英文撰寫之投稿。Chinese CHI 2017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.

Paper Co-Chairs
Haipeng Mi, Tsinghua University
Hao-Chuan Wang, National Tsing Hua University
Neng-Hao Yu, National Chengchi University

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
Submission Due Mar 17, 2017 PDT
Review Due Mar 28, 2017 PDT
Poster Notification Mar 31, 2017 PDT

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=chinesechi2017 (link is external).

Language.
Chinese CHI 2017 accepts poster submissions in Chinese or English. Chinese CHI 2017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-...

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

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

Poster Co-Chairs
Xin Yi, Tsinghua University
Xiangmin Fan, University of Pittsburgh

CALL FOR SPECIAL TRACK: INTERACTIVE ARTS AND DESIGN

The Chinese CHI 2017 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 2017, 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: 5 April 2017
Notifications of review results will be sent on: 7 May 2017
Publication-ready deadline: 30 May 2017

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://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=chinesechi2017

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 2017 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, University of Technology , Sydney
YI JI, GuangDong University of Technology
Zhao, Shengdong, Huawei
Zhu Bin, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Sean Clark, De Montfort University
Fabrizio Poltronieri, De Montfort University

Chinese CHI 2017 Video Competition

Chinese CHI 2017 is pleased to announce the first HCI Video Competition as an integrated part of its technical program (June 8 – 9, 2017 in Guangzhou, China). The Video Competition will serve as a platform for students, researchers, and practitioners to share exciting and innovated ideas of Human-Computer Interaction. The accepted submissions will be presented throughout the Chinese CHI 2017 conference and made accessible on YouTube and other selected social media. An award ceremony for juried best videos and audience’s choice videos will be held during the conference.

This year’s theme is Ecological HCI. We welcome video submissions related but not limited to the following topics under this theme:

  • Internet of Things, smart city, smart home, etc.
  • Human-Robot Interaction.
  • Social and Crowd Computing, e.g., social media, social network, crowdsourcing, crowdfunding, etc.
  • VR, AR, and game.

Submission Guideline:

  • All the submissions of video competition should go through Easychair (https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=chinesechi2017).
  • Besides basic information (title, authors, affiliation, contact), the submission should include.
    • A url (web link) to download the video.
    • A short introduction of the submission (up to 300 words).

Submission Requirement:

  • The video submission must be relevant to HCI and the given theme.
  • Short video submission is up to 1 min and long video submission is 2 ~ 5 min.
  • The video submission must be narrated and/or subtitled in English to ensure comprehensibility of a wide audience.
  • The video submission needs to be in widely accepted encoding format, such as mp4.
  • The video submission must not contain offensive information and must not be used to promote commercial products.
  • The authors must hold the copyright or obtain explicit written permission from copyright owners of all the materials used in the videos, such as images, video clips, sounds, and music.
  • The Chinese CHI conference reserves the right to recode and distribute videos online.

Specific Awards:

  • Best long video (up to 5 min)
  • Best short video (up to 1 min)
  • Audience' choice
    • Most educational video (intellectually and/or socially)
    • Most innovation video (concept and/or application)
    • Most entertaining video (story and/or presentation)

Key Dates

    Submission of video: April 10, 2017 April 13, 2017

  • Notification of acceptance: May 10, 2017
  • Cameral-ready submission and distribution license: May 25, 2017
  • Premiere and audience voting: June 8, 2017 (TBD)
  • Award ceremony: June 9, 2017 (TBD)

Program Committee

  • Video Competition Co-chairs
    • LI, Wei, Autodesk Research
    • MA, Xiaojuan, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Judging Panel
    • ZHAO Chen, NetEase, China
    • LI Yunqiu, BBC UX&D, UK
    • LIU Wei, Beijing Normal University, China
    • SILPASUWANCHAI, Chaklam, Kochi University of Technology, Japan
    • TU Huawei, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China
    • YUAN Xiaojun, University at Albany, State University of New York, USA
    • ZHAO Jian, FX Palo Alto Laboratory, Inc. (FXPAL), USA
    • Serguei Mokhov, Concordia University

For additional information please contact the Program Co-Chairs at
chinesechi2017@easychair.org

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.