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Date: Sat,  7 Feb 2009 08:14:05 +0000 (GMT)
Subject: [Humanist] 22.508 events: information studies; affective computing

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 22, No. 508.
         Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    Dot Porter <dot.porter-AT-GMAIL.COM>                         (19)
        Subject: Academy Discourse: "Child of Enlightenment and Orphan of
                theInternet: The Contexts and Challenges of Information

  [2]   From:    Paolo Petta <>                         (52)
        Subject: cfp: ACII 2009: affective computing

        Date: Fri, 6 Feb 2009 09:45:20 +0000
        From: Dot Porter <dot.porter-AT-GMAIL.COM>
        Subject: Academy Discourse: "Child of Enlightenment and Orphan of theInternet: The Contexts and Challenges of Information Studies"

Dear List,

The next Royal Irish Academy Discourse looks like it has relevance to
the concerns of the digital humanities, although it is focused on
Information Studies. A detailed abstract is here:

The event will be on Monday 9 February, 6-7pm at the Academy House,
Dawson Street in Dublin.


Dot Porter (MA, MSLS)          Metadata Manager
Digital Humanities Observatory (RIA), Pembroke House, 28-32 Upper
Pembroke Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
-- A Project of the Royal Irish Academy --
Phone: +353 1 234 2444        Fax: +353 1 234 2400          Email:

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        Date: Fri, 6 Feb 2009 07:56:47 +0000
        From: Paolo Petta <>
        Subject: cfp: ACII 2009: affective computing

              Call for SPECIAL SESSIONS and MINI-TUTORIALS

                               ACII 2009
                  HUMAINE International Conference on
             Affective Computing & Intelligent Interaction

           September 10-12, 2009 - Amsterdam, the Netherlands

                     Proposals due: March 15, 2009

ACII 2009 invites proposals for special sessions and focused
mini-tutorials highlighting foundations and important and novel
directions of activity in Affective Computing and Intelligent
Interaction research.

SPECIAL SESSIONS of typically 90 minutes total time should comprise
three to four invited presentations or consist of shorter
contributions setting the floor for a concluding panel
discussion. Organisers of a Special Session will be responsible for
recruitment of contributions; the reviewing process; timely delivery
of the selected papers; and the chairing of their special session.

MINI-TUTORIALS of 35-40 minutes will provide focused introductions
into fundamental theories; methods and procedures; technologies; or
applications domains of emerging affective computing and intelligent
interaction. It is desirable to reach out across boundaries of
disciplines and to those new to the area. The content of
Mini-Tutorials should be summarised in written form following the
guidelines for regular papers and provided according to the schedule
given below for inclusion in the conference proceedings.

Proposal Submission

When submitting a proposal, please provide the following information:

* The kind (i.e.: Special Session or Mini-Tutorial) and title of the
   proposed contribution;
* The name(s)/affiliation(s)/contact info of the organiser(s) and their
   relevant prior experience;
* A one-page abstract explaining the importance and purpose of
   the session, including target audience and any plans for follow-up
   activities after the conference;
* For Special Sessions: a tentative list of speakers and the topics of
   their contributions.

Submit your proposal via email to:

Nadia Berthouze, Yang Cai, and Paolo Petta:
   n.berthouze(AT), ycai(AT), paolo.petta(AT)

Questions regarding Special Sessions and Mini-Tutorials may be
directed to the same addresses.

Important Dates:

March 15, 2009:
   Proposals for Special Sessions and Mini-Tutorials due
April 6, 2009:
   Notifications of acceptance
July 1, 2009:
   Final camera-ready papers and Mini-Tutorial summaries due.

Paolo Petta                                         +43-1-5336112-12(Tel)
Austrian Research Inst. for Artificial Intelligence +43-1-5336112-77(Fax)
Freyung 6/6, A 1010 Vienna, Austria, Europe       Paolo.Petta <-AT->

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