ICMI 2008, Panorama Hotel, Chania, Crete, Greece, October 20 - 22, 2008

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The Tenth International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces (ICMI 2008) will take place in Chania, Greece, on October 20-22, 2008. The main aim of ICMI 2008 is to further scientific research within the broad field of multimodal interaction and systems. The conference will focus on major trends and challenges in this area, including help identify a roadmap for future research and commercial success. ICMI 2008 will feature a main conference with keynote speakers, panel discussions, technical paper presentations and discussion (single track), poster sessions, and demonstrations of state-of-the-art multimodal concepts and systems. Organized on the island of Crete, ICMI-08 provides excellent conditions for brainstorming and sharing the latest advances about multimodal interaction and systems in an inspired setting full of history, mythology and art. Papers are solicited on the following topics:

Multimodal and Multimedia processing

  • Multimodal fusion algorithms
  • Multimedia fission algorithms
  • Processing and recognition of media and action patterns

Multimodal input and output interfaces

  • Gaze and vision-based interfaces
  • Speech and conversational interfaces
  • Pen-based interfaces
  • Haptic interfaces
  • Virtual/augmented reality interfaces
  • Multimodal-multisensor interfaces
  • Multi-biometric interfaces

Multimodal applications

  • Mobile interfaces
  • Meeting analysis and meeting spaces
  • Interfaces to music content and amusement
  • Vehicular applications and navigational aids
  • Interface robot and human-robot interaction
  • Distributed and collaborative interfaces
  • Interfaces for intelligent environments
  • Universal access interfaces

User Modeling and Adaptation

  • Cognitive modeling of users
  • AI & machine learning algorithms
  • Adaptive multimodal interfaces

Multimodal Architectures, Tools and Standards

Evaluation of Multimodal Interfaces

Important Dates

Special session proposalApril 15, 2008
Paper submission May 23, 2008
Author notificationJuly 14, 2008
Demo submission August 1, 2008
Camera ready deadlineAugust 15, 2008
ConferenceOctober 20-22, 2008
Last modified: Oct 16 2008