TEI 2015 : 9th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction
Conference Series : Tangible and Embedded Interaction
Call For Papers
## Important Dates
* 1 Aug 2014, 11:59 pm PST: Papers Due
* 24 Oct 2014, 11:59 pm PST: Papers Notification of Acceptance
* 21 Nov 2014, 11:59 pm PST: Publication-Ready Deadline
## General Info
The work presented at TEI focuses on physical interaction with computing technology and addresses theories, design, user experience, interfaces, interaction, and technical development. The intimate size of this single-track conference provides a unique forum for exchanging ideas and presenting innovative work through talks, demonstrations, posters, art installations and performances, and participating in hands-on studios and workshops.
With the rise of DIY and maker culture and the acceptance of research in tangible, embodied and embedded interaction, the TEI conference has gained substantial visibility and activity over the past decade. It brings together research disciplines, including tangible computing, physical computing, speculative design, IT product design, appliance design, whole body interaction, gestural interaction, embodied interaction, responsive architecture, and responsive and interactive environments and spaces. Application areas are diverse, including: public art and performance; games; learning; planning; automotive, fashion, furniture, and architectural design; music and sound creation; as well as productivity and creativity tools in domains ranging from scientific exploration to non-linear narrative. TEI brings together researchers, practitioners, businesses, artists, designers and students in this emerging field, providing a meeting ground for diverse communities of research and practice including computing software, hardware, mechatronics, camera vision and sensor technology; human computer interaction; interaction, interface and experience design; computer supported collaborative work and learning; product, industrial and architectural design; and interactive art and performance. We invite submissions from all of these perspectives: theoretical, conceptual, technical, applied, or artistic. The conference is designed to provide appropriate presentation forms for different types of contributions. Accepted submissions of all types will be included in the ACM digital library proceedings.
## Suggested Topics
Authors are invited to submit high-quality work detailing original research that contributes to advancing this rapidly developing field. Appropriate topics include but are not limited to:
* Conceptual explorations
* Case studies and evaluations of field deployments
* Analysis of key challenges and proposals of research agendas
* Programming paradigms and tools, toolkits, software architectures
* Design guidelines, methods, and processes
* Novel interfaces, applications, or innovative systems
* Theoretical foundations, frameworks, and concepts
* Philosophical, ethical & social implications
* Learning from the role of physicality in everyday environments
* Embodied interaction, movement, and choreography of interaction
* Organic user Interfaces: flexible, non-flat or actuated display interfaces
* Role of physicality in human perception, cognition and experience
* Teaching experiences, lessons learned, and best practices
* Standardization, production, and business applications
Papers may be 2, 4 or 8 pages long in the two-column ACM SIGCHI format. They must be in PDF file format. Regardless of length, a paper may be presented as a poster, talk or demo. Length must match the contribution, and the same general criteria hold for all papers. All papers will undergo the same review process and be published in the same way.
All work – both papers and optional video illustrations – must be submitted electronically via the TEI Precision Conference site. During submission, authors may propose the presentation format that they feel best suits their contribution, which may include multiple presentation forms. The available formats include:
Please do consider the most appropriate presentation format for your work. TEI particularly encourages demonstrations and installations by publishing their descriptions in the full conference proceedings.
There will be a second submission opportunity for work in progress. Selected works will be presented during dedicated poster sessions at TEI.
## Review Process
Submissions will be reviewed in a double-blind process, and authors must ensure that their names and affiliations do not appear on the submitted papers. The author and affiliation sections of the ACM SIGCHI template must be left blank. In case of acceptance, authors will be asked to provide a camera-ready copy that includes this information, along with any recommended improvements as suggested by the reviewers.
Furthermore, all references should remain intact. If you previously published a paper and your current submission builds on that work, the reference – with authors – should appear in the references. Submission should not have blank references (e.g., “12. REMOVED FOR REVIEWING”). We encourage authors to refer to their previous work in the third person. Further suppression of identity in the body of the paper, while encouraged, is left to the authors’ discretion.
Confidentiality of submissions will be maintained during the review process. All rejected submissions will be kept confidential in perpetuity. All submitted materials for accepted submissions will be kept confidential until the start of the conference.
## File Size
Please note that the maximum size of your submission should not exceed 40 Mb. If your requirements exceed this limit, please contact the program chairs below to make alternative arrangements. It will be possible to submit large videos via a link to online content (e.g. youtube or vimeo).
One author of each accepted submission must register for the conference before the early registration deadline in order for the final paper version to appear in the conference proceedings.
If you have further questions about Papers for TEI 2015, contact the Program Chairs Ali Mazalek, Alissa Antle, and Florian ‘Floyd’ Mueller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All work must be submitted electronically via the TEI Precision Conference site at https://precisionconference.com/~tei