BodySenseUX – second edition - @ TEI’16

Eindhoven University of Technology
5612 AZ Eindhoven, Paesi Bassi Eindhoven
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Feb
14
09:00
18:00
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[CfP] BodySenseUX – second edition - @ TEI’16

*Web Site*:

https://sites.google.com/site/bodysenseux/

*Important Dates*

Submission of position papers: December 14, 2015

Notification of acceptance: December 18, 2015

TEI’16 early registration deadline: December 23, 2015

Workshop: February 14, 2016

*Call for Participation*

In the ubiquitous computing era, where people can seamlessly access with huge quantity of digital information, most interactions are still performed through graphical user interfaces, which limit the number of human senses and abilities involved. This workshop aims at discussing the rich possibilities that the body offers us to experience the external world and the prospects that arise for the interaction designers when these often-neglected abilities are taken into account.

In particular, the workshop will focus on the rediscovery of the five senses, either alone or in a multimodal combination, and of the perceptual-motor abilities of our body. We encourage the participation of young practitioners but also more experienced researchers from different backgrounds (design, engineering, computing, arts, social sciences, neurosciences, ergonomics, etc.), with previous experience in multisensory interaction, full-body interaction or embodied cognition.

Following thesuccess of the first BodySenseUxworkshop at UbiComp’15, this will be a one-day workshop of discussions and hands-on activities, focused on physically experiencing our body and senses. At the beginning of the workshop, participants will have the possibility to briefly present and discuss with the other attendees their resea