Call: The Third Augmented Human International Conference (AH 2012)

The Third Augmented Human International Conference (AH 2012)
Megève, France, March 8th – 9th, 2012

The third Augmented Human (AH) International Conference will be held in Megève on March 8th and 9th 2012 after being in Tokyo last year. The AH international conference focuses on scientific contributions towards augmenting humans capabilities through technology for increased well-being and enjoyable human experience. As for AH’10 and AH’11, the proceedings of the conference should be published in the ACM Digital Library as a volume in its International Conference Proceedings Series. As the conference venue is an upper-class ski resort with many art fans, a special Augmented Human and Art (AHA) exhibition session open to the public should be organised on March 10th and 11th if enough demonstration and art material are accepted to the conference. The art researchers may choose to put on sale their art material exhibited during the exhibition session.

The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Augmented and Mixed Reality
  • Internet of Things
  • Augmented Sport
  • Sensors and Hardware
  • Wearable Computing
  • Augmented Health
  • Augmented Well-being
  • Smart artifacts & Smart Textiles
  • Augmented Tourism and Games
  • Ubiquitous Computing
  • Bionics and Biomechanics Training/Rehabilitation Technology
  • Exoskeletons
  • Brain Computer Interface
  • Augmented Context-Awareness
  • Augmented Fashion
  • Augmented Art
  • Safety, Ethics and Legal Aspects
  • Security and Privacy

Submission Categories:

There are four paper categories to be published in the ACM digital library according to the ACM format:

  1. short paper (4 pages, 15 minutes presentation during the AH conference on March 8th and 9th)
  2. full paper (8 pages, 30 minutes presentation during the AH conference on March 8th and 9th)
  3. poster paper (2 pages, poster presented during the AH conference on March 8th and 9th)
  4. special demonstration/art material paper (2 pages, demonstration/art material during the public exhibition on March 10th and 11th)

Important Dates:

January 13th 2012 23:59 PST, all papers submission deadline (full, short, poster, demos…)
February 3rd 2012, author notification
February 10th 2012, camera-ready copy and ACM copyright submitted
March 8th and 9th 2012, scientific conference in Megève
March 10th and 11th 2012, potential augmented human and art public exhibition (to be confirmed)

Organizing Committee:

Jean-Marc Seigneur, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Jun Rekimoto, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Hideki Koike, University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan
Tsutomu Terada, Kobe University, Japan
Pranav Mistry, MIT, USA
Guillaume Moreau, Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France
Peter Fröhlich, FTW – Telecommunications Research Center Vienna, Austria
Jacques Lefaucheux, JLX3D, France
Masahiko Inami, Keio Media Design, Japan
George Baciu, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
Ivan Poupyrev, Disney Research, USA
Jean-Louis Vercher, CNRS et Université de la Méditerranée, France
Hartmut Koenitz, University of Georgia, USA
Janet Murray, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Ken Knoespel, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Gabriele Ferri, Dipartimento di Discipline della Comunicazione, Università di Bologna, Italy
Patrick J. Coppock, Department of Communication and Economics, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Digdem Sezen, Istanbul University Faculty of Communications, Turkey
Tonguc Ibrahim Sezen, Istanbul University Faculty of Communications, Turkey
Martin Rieser, Art + Design, DeMontfort University, United Kingdom
Mads Haahr, Computer Science, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Kevin Quennesson, Multimedia Artist, San Francisco, USA
Noam Knoller, Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Robert Strzebkowski, FB Informatik und Medien, Beuth Hochschule für Technik Berlin, Germany
Udi Ben-Arie, Department of Film and TV, The Yolanda and David Katz Faculty of the Arts, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Patrícia Gouveia, Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Portugal
Ido Iurgel, Universidade do Minho/Centro de Computação Gráfica, Portugal
Damien Ehrhardt, Université d’Evry Val d’Essonne, France
Karla Felix Navarro, School of Computing and Communications, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Dzmitry Tsetserukou, EIIRIS, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan
Masaaki FUKUMOTO, NTT DoCoMo Research Labs, Japan
Ken Endo, MIT, USA
Kentaro Fukuchi, Meiji University, Japan
Bogdan Stanciulescu, Mines Paris Tech, France

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