The Third International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction

Event Notification Type: 
Call for Papers
Thursday, 10 September 2009 to Saturday, 12 September 2009
Submission Deadline: 
Monday, 23 March 2009

The Third International Conference on Affective Computing and

Intelligent Interaction (ACII 2009)

September 10-12, 2009

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Sponsored by HUMAINE Association and University of Twente

Technically Co-Sponsored by IEEE

*** Submission Deadline -- March 23, 2009 ****



The conference series on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction Is
the premier international forum for state of the art in research on
affective and multimodal human-machine interaction and systems. Every other
year the ACII conference plays an important role in shaping related
scientific, academic, and higher-education programs. This year, we are
especially soliciting papers discussing Enabling Behavioral and
Socially-Aware Human-Machine Interfaces in areas including psychology and
cognition of affective and social behaviour in HCI, affective and social
behaviour analysis and synthesis, affective and social robotics.

General conference topics will include:

*Recognition & Synthesis of Human Affect

(face/ body/ speech/ physiology/ text analysis & synthesis) *Affective &
Behavioural Interfaces

(adaptive/ human-centred/ collaborative/ proactive interfaces)

* Affective & Social Robotics

(robot's cognition & action, embodied emotion, bio-inspired


* Affective Agents

(emotion, personality, memory, reasoning, and architectures of ECA)

* Psychology & Cognition of Affect in Affective Computing Systems

(including cultural and ethical issues)

* Affective Databases, Evaluation & Annotation Tools

* Applications

(virtual reality, entertainment, education, smart environments and
biometric applications)



Accepted papers will be published by IEEE Xplorer.



Paper submission will be handled electronically. Authors should prepare an
Adobe Acrobat PDF version of their full paper. All submitted papers will be
judged by at least three referees. Papers must be formatted using IEEE
Authors' Kit
( ) .



March 23, 2009: Deadline for submission of regular papers.

April 27, 2009: Deadline for submission of extended abstracts for demos.

June 1, 2009: Acceptance notification

July 1, 2009: Final camera-ready papers due in electronic form.



The 2009 conference will be held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in De Rode
Hoed, a former Remonstrant church built in 1616 and located in the heart of
Amsterdam's historic district. One of the leading cultural centers of
Europe, with one of the continent's largest historical inner cities,
Amsterdam has breathtaking architecture, an extensive web of canals and side
streets, and many world-renowned museums and cultural attractions.

The city offers a wide range of accommodation, from luxury hotels to modest
hostels, and is easily accessible from the Amsterdam International Airport.


We are looking forward to receiving your valuable cotributions!

Best wishes,

Jeff Cohn, Anton Nijholt, and Maja Pantic

ACII'09 General Chairs


Jianhua Tao and Kostas Karpouzis

ACII'09 Publicity Chairs