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HCI International News, Number 75, January 2016

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HCII 2016: Important Deadlines

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HCII 2016: Tutorials’ Program

21 Half Day Tutorials, listed below, will run from Sunday 17 to Tuesday 19 July 2016. Full day tutorials will not be offered this year. For more information please visit: http://2016.hci.international/tutorials

Sunday, 17 July 2016, 09:00 - 12:30
T01 Extreme Innovation: Lean UX for Mobile & Wearables (Greg Nudelman)
T02 Mobile Persuasion Design+UX: How can Information Design plus Persuasion Design Change Behavior? (Aaron Marcus)
T03 Artificial intelligence and user interaction (Martin Maguire)

Sunday, 17 July 2016, 14:00 - 17:30
T04 Authoring Adaptive Instruction Using the Generalized Intelligent Framework for Tutoring (GIFT) (Robert Sottilare, Anne Sinatra, Benjamin S. Goldberg)
T05 Cross-Cultural HCI/User-Experience Design: What are the Differences and Similarities of User Preferences, including China? (Aaron Marcus)
T06 Speech-based Interaction: Myths, Challenges, and Opportunities (Gerald Penn, Cosmin Munteanu)

Monday, 18 July 2016, 09:00 - 12:30
T07 Standardized Usability Questionnaires (James Lewis)
T08 HCI/UX in Science-Fiction Movies/TV: What can We Learn from the Past 100 Years of the Future? (Aaron Marcus)
T09 Modern heuristic design evaluation (Everett McKay)

Monday, 18 July 2016, 14:00 - 17:30
T10 Beyond Significance Testing: Confidence Intervals and Sample Size Estimation for User Research (James Lewis)
T11 Creating Successful Learning and Training Programs using Multiple Modalities of Technologies (Eileen Smith, Cali M. Fidopiastis, Michael Carney, Ronald Tarr)
T12 Research Methods for Eye Tracking in User Experience Design (Jennifer Romano Bergstrom, Andrew Schall)
T13 Human Computer Interaction and Cyber-Security (Abbas Moallem)

Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 09:00 - 12:30
T14 How to Create User Requirements for Software (Anna Wichansky)
T15 Mobile HCI/User-Experience Design: What Trends are Emerging Worldwide, including China? (Aaron Marcus)
T16 Using Kansei Engineering to design a better user experience (Nigel Bevan)
T17 Communication and Leadership for Effective HCI Teams (Lil Blume)

Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 14:00 - 17:30
T18 How to Test Software with Users (Anna Wichansky)
T19 How to: Designing Experiments, Working with Metrics and Human Participants (Gisela Susanne Bahr)
T20 Brain neural computer interfaces and novel medical applications (Günter Edlinger, Brendan Allison)
T21 IBM Design Thinking Workshop (Kevin L. Schultz, Camillo Sassano)

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Keynote Speech: “Citizen Science: New Challenges for HCI”

Jennifer J. Preece, Professor & Dean Emerita College of Information Studies at University of Maryland, College Park, USA, will be 2016 keynote speaker. The title of her speech is “Citizen Science: New Challenges for HCI”. For more information, please visit the Conference website (http://2016.hci.international/keynote-speech)

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HCII 2016: Student Volunteers

Sign up to be a Student Volunteer and help us make HCII 2016 a unique experience for all attendants! SVs will be entitled to receive:
  • A Complementary Conference Registration, offering access to all open technical sessions (i.e., Parallel Paper Presentations), entrance to the Exhibition, refreshments during breaks, Conference proceedings and one ticket for the Conference Reception.
  • One Half-Day Tutorial free pass and
  • An HCII2016 Student Volunteers T–shirt
Applicants must be undergraduate, Master's, or Ph.D. full time students, regardless of discipline, during the academic year 2015-2016. To be considered as an SV for HCII2016, you need to apply online through the Conference Management System (CMS - https://cms.hci.international/2016/) by 15 January 2016.

Detailed information about the HCII2016 Program for Student Volunteers is available through the Conference website (http://2016.hci.international/student-volunteers)

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HCII 2016: Poster proposals submission

Poster sessions will accommodate the presentation of late-breaking scientific and professional news or work in progress. For the review process, an abstract of 300 words should be submitted by 19 February 2016.

All extended abstracts of posters accepted for presentation will be published by Springer as part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) series. Volumes published as part of the Springer CCIS series are indexed by the following services: dblp computer science bibliography, EI Engineering Index (Compendex and Inspec databases), Scopus. (http://2016.hci.international/proceedings)

The poster session will take place during the 3 main conference days (20-22 July) and will accommodate the poster presentations using standard poster boards. Authors have also the option not to have their extended poster abstracts published, but merely to present their posters during the poster session.

For more information about the submission of posters proposals, please visit: http://2016.hci.international/submissions

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HCII 2016: Accommodation

A number of rooms have been reserved to be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis, while reduced rates have been agreed with The Westin Harbour Castle Hotel (conference venue), which is recommended as the main hotel of the Conference. For more information about accommodation, please visit: http://2016.hci.international/accommodation

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HCII 2016: Exhibition

You are invited to exhibit at the HCI International 2016 exhibition. The HCI International Conference is an ideal opportunity to exhibit your products and services to an international audience of over 2000 researchers, academics, professionals and users in the field of HCI.

Information about the previous years’ exhibition, including pictures and exhibitors, are available in HCII News Facebook page. For More Information about the HCII 2016 exhibition visit: http://2016.hci.international/exhibition

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HCII 2016 Sponsorship

Sponsorship in the context of HCI International 2016 is the ideal opportunity to expose your organization to an international audience of about 2000 researchers, professionals and users in the field of HCI.
Sponsorship is not limited to financial support, and can also take the form of material and service provision. If you are interested in contributing to this international event as a sponsor or simply wish to receive more information contact: administration@hcii2016.org

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Call for Papers for International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction (IJHCI)
Special Issue on Mobile HCI

Guest Editors
Fiona Nah, Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA
John Krogstie, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Dongsong Zhang, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA
Shengdong Zhao, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Important Dates
Full paper submission due date: June 10, 2016
Targeted special issue publication date: January, 2017

More information: IJHCI_ Special Issue on Mobile HCI.pdf

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Recent News and Articles

"Wearing a smartwatch could give hackers your PIN", Wired 21 DECEMBER 15.

”Are we fully in control of our technology? ", The Washington Post December 27, 2015.

“What happens when facial recognition tools are available to everyone," Washington Post December 23, 2015.

"Can the U.S. push the world to accept cyber norms?," FCW December 21, 2015.

“The billion-dollar robot question — how can we make sure they’re safe?,'" Washington Post December 18, 2015.

“User Error Compromises Many Encrypted Communication Apps," Technology Review December 14, 2015.

“A Learning Advance in Artificial Intelligence Rivals Human Abilities," The New York Times December 10, 2015.

“In Belgium, an Encryption Powerhouse Rises," The Wall Street Journal December 10, 2015.

“Super-literate software reads and comprehends better than humans," New Scientist December 9, 2015.

“As Aging Population Grows, So Do Robotic Health Aides," The New York Times December 4, 2015.

“Chinese researchers unveil brain powered car," RUTERS December 7, 2015.

“Facebook's new tools to help the blind navigate social media," San Jose Mercury News December 4, 2015.

“Japanese Scientists Create Touchable Holograms," Reuters November 30 2015.

“Online Tracking by News Organizations Is Excessive, Say Researchers," Tech Republic November 27 2015.


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