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dengland14
09-15-2008, 04:43 AM
Whole Body Interaction involves any part of the human body directly or
indirectly influencing interaction, or acting as a
feedback mechanism in the interaction loop. Researchers are invited to
submit position papers on the topic of Whole
Body Interaction for a one-day workshop to take place at CHI2009,
Boston, April, 2009 - see http://www.chi2009.org

Participants from fields including the following

- HCI specialists in physical interaction
- HCI specialists in advanced interaction frameworks
- Movement Scientists
- Performance Artists and theorists
- Health practitioners specialized on movement
- Motion Capture practitioners and researchers
- Games developers and researchers

are invited to submit position papers of 3-4 pages to d.england@ljmu.ac.uk
by 23rd October 2008 addressing the such aspects of Whole Body
Interaction as

- Advanced Interaction frameworks
- Marker-less motion capture
- Bio-cybernetics
- Human Performance with multiple and advanced sensors.

Position papers should address advanced research themes and will be
selected by the organizing committee on the basis of quality,
relevance and balance of contribution to the workshop. Contributors
will be invited to submit extended papers to a journal special issue
following the workshop.

The workshop will consist of a set of interactive prototyping
exercises designed to facilitate a shared understanding of the issues
of Whole Body Interaction between people from different disciplines.
At least one author of the accepted paper must attend the workshop and
one or more days of the CHI2009 conference.

Organisers

David England, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Eva Hornecker, Strathclyde University, UK

Chris Roast, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

Pablo Romero, University of Sussex, UK

Paul Fergus, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Paul Marshall. Open University, UK

Workshop Web page

http://lister.cms.livjm.ac.uk/homepage/staff/cmsdengl/WBI2009/

Important Dates

Submission deadline 23rd October 2008

Notification 29th November 2008

Workshop April 2009

regards

David England

Eur Ing Dr David England MBCS CEng,
Head of Computer Systems Group/Principal Lecturer
http://lister.cms.livjm.ac.uk/homepage/staff/cmsdengl/