HCI International 2017
Vancouver, Canada, 9 - 14 July 2017
Vancouver Convention Centre
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5th International Conference on Distributed, Ambient and Pervasive Interactions

Indicative topics/keywords of the broad spectrum of issues to be addressed:

Objectives and Design Approaches for DAPI-Environments

  • Citizen-Centered Design
  • Challenges of Adaptive and Responsive Environments
  • Cognitive Ergonomics
  • Design Principles and Guidelines
  • Human-/People-Centered Design
  • Humane and Sociable Cities
  • Impact of Ambient Intelligence and IoT on Society
  • Multiple Dimensions of Requirements
  • Participatory Design
  • Privacy and Trust Issues in Ambient Intelligence Systems
  • Reconciling Humans and Technology
  • Security in Ambient Intelligence Systems
  • Sensory Emotional Values (Aesthetics)
  • Social Issues in Ambient Intelligent Environments
  • Values and Goals

Information/Interaction/Experience Design for DAPI- Environments

  • Crowd- and Swarm-based Interaction
  • Embedded and Embodied Interaction
  • Implicit versus Explicit Interaction
  • Interaction Issues in Hybrid Environments
  • Multimodal- and Multisensory Interaction
  • Natural Interaction
  • Space-Time Dispersed Interaction
  • Symmetric Interaction in Real and Virtual Worlds
  • Tangible Interaction
  • Urban Interaction
  • User Experience of Privacy and Trust

Enabling Technologies, Methods and Platforms for DAPI-Environments

  • Ambient and Pervasive Displays
  • Architectures for Emergent and Collective Ambient Intelligence
  • Combining Multiple Devices and Multiple Users
  • Combining Multiple Sensor Modalities
  • Modelling Context Awareness
  • Evaluation Methods and Techniques
  • Field studies and Deployments
  • Human Activity Modelling
  • Indoor vs. Outdoor Tracking
  • Instrumented Environments
  • Interactive, Smart Materials and Physical Computing
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Living Labs, Context Laboratories, and Experiential Landscapes
  • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in Smart Environments
  • Sensors and Actuators with their Dependencies
  • Sensor Data: Reliability and Quality
  • Self-organization in Socially Aware Ambient Systems
  • Social Interfaces
  • Spatial and Embodied Smartness
  • Wearable Computing

Application Areas of DAPI-Environments

  • Affective Computing
  • Ambient Assisted Living (AAL)
  • Ambient Games
  • Civic Computing
  • Connected Cars and Autonomous Driving
  • Connected Cities
  • Environmental Sensing
  • Groupware and Multi-User Ambient Environments
  • Healthcare and Well-being
  • Hybrid Cities
  • Immersive Entertainment Environments
  • Industrial Internet / Industry 4.0
  • IoT and Logistics
  • Lifelogging and Personal Informatics
  • Location-based Smart Services
  • Media Façades
  • Media Architectures
  • Personal Health and Tele-Monitoring
  • Pervasive Games in Hybrid/Augmented Worlds
  • Product Memory, Transparency and Consumer Information
  • Public Transient Smart Spaces
  • Smart Airports
  • Smart Artifacts in Smart Environments
  • Smart Cities
  • Smart Landscapes
  • Sustainability and Fair Trade
  • Urban Media Art
  • Urban Computing
Program Board

Program Chairs:

Norbert Streitz
Smart Future Initiative, Germany

Panos Markopoulos
Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

Board Members:

  • Andreas Braun, Fraunhofer, Germany
  • Adrian David Cheok, Imagineering Institute, Malaysia
  • Richard Chow, Intel Corporation, United States
  • Alois Ferscha, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria
  • Dimitris Grammenos, Foundation for Research & Technology - Hellas (FORTH), Greece
  • Nuno Guimarães, ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL), Portugal
  • Dirk Heylen, University of Twente, Netherlands
  • Pedro Isaias, Universidade Aberta, Portugal
  • Achilles Kameas, Hellenic Open University, Greece
  • Javed Vassilis Khan, NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
  • Kristian Kloeckl, Northeastern University, United States
  • Shin’ichi Konomi, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Ben Kröse, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
  • Antonio Maña, University of Malaga, Spain
  • Don Marinelli, Columbia University, United States
  • Irene Mavrommati, Hellenic Open University, Greece
  • Ingrid Mulder, TU Delft, Netherlands
  • Anton Nijholt, University of Twente, Netherlands
  • Fabio Paternó, National Research Council (CNR), Italy
  • Victor M.R. Penichet, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM), SpainSpain
  • Susa Pop, Public Art Lab in Berlin, Germany
  • Carsten Röcker, Ostwestfalen-Lippe UAS, Germany
  • Tanya Toft, Copenhagen University, Denmark
  • Reiner Wichert, AHS Assisted Home Solutions, Germany
  • Woontack Woo, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Korea
  • Xenophon Zabulis, Foundation for Research & Technology - Hellas (FORTH), Greece



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