IFIP 8th International Conference on Entertainment Computing (ICEC 2009)

September 3 – 5, 2009

CNAM, Paris, France

http://www.entertainmentcomputing.org/icec2009/

Sponsored by International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP)

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We invite you to participate at the prestigious 8th International Conference on Entertainment Computing (ICEC2009). Entertainment has been taking very important parts in our life by refreshing us and activating our creativity. Recently by the advancement of computers and networks new types of entertainment have been emerging such as video games, entertainment robots, and network games. Based on the very successful preceding workshop and conferences, the next ICEC2009 has been set up to offer an occasion to exchange experience and knowledge among researchers and developers in the field of entertainment computing.

Important Dates:

ICEC 2009 Tutorial Proposals: 23rd February 2009
Full Paper Submissions: 2nd March 2009
Decisions on Full Paper Submissions: 30th March 2009
Short Paper, Poster and Demo Submissions: 20th April 2009
Decisions on Short Paper, Poster and Demo Submissions: 4th May 2009
Camera Ready Submissions for all Papers: 1st June 2009

Conference Topics:

Suggested research topics include, but are not limited to:

· l Interactive Design for Entertainment

· Aesthetics, Ontology and Social Reflection

· Art, Design and Novel Media

· Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality

· Computer Games and Game Based Interfaces

· Education, Training, and Edutainment Technologies

· Entertainment and Healthcare

· Novel and Evolutionary Platforms / Hardware Devices

· Social and Human Factors of Entertainment

· Interactive Digital Storytelling, and Interactive Tele-Vision

· Mobile Entertainment via e.g. Mobile Phones, PDAs etc

· Narrative Environments and Intelligent Medias

· New Genres, New Standards

· Pervasive Entertainment and Game-Playing

· Robots and Cyber Pets

· Self Reflecting Entertainment

· Simulation Applications of Games, and Military Training

· Sound, Music, Creative Environments

· Real time and Interactive Technologies for entertainment (Graphics, Sound, AI…)

Artworks:

We are planning a dedicated Art Exhibition. Confirmation and details of this event will be published soon!

Proceedings:

The proceedings of ICEC2009 will be published Springer in the series of Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS).

ICEC2009 Committee:
General Conference Chair:

Stephane Natkin (CNAM/ENJMIN, France)

Progam Committee Co-Chairs:

Stephane NATKIN (CNAM/ENJIM, France)
Masayuki NAKAJIMA (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
Bras BUSHMAN (University of Michigan, USA)

International Steering Committee:

Ryohei Nakatsu (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Mark Cavazza (University of Teesside, UK)
Zhigeng Pan (Zhejiang University, China)
Stephane Natkin (CNAM/ENJIM, France)
Matthias Rauberberg (Technical University of Eindhoven, The Netherlands)
Don Marinelli (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
Hyun Yang (KAIST, Korea)
Roy Ascott (University of Plymouth, UK)
Sara Diamond (Ontario College of Art and Design, Canada)
Scott Fischer (USC, USA)

Organizing Committee:

ChairBen Salem (Technical University of Eindhoven, The Netherlands)
Stephane Gros (CNAM, France)
Xan Qiu Hou (CNAR, France)

About admin

Lindsay Grace is a teacher, software developer and designer. He has served industry as an independent consultant, web designer, software developer, entrepreneur, business analyst and writer. Lindsay has a joint position between Miami University’s Armstrong Institute for Interactive Media Studies and the School of Fine Arts. His research areas include human-computer interaction, creative and critical gameplay, and web design. He writes regularly about interactive media design and education.