Social learning and multimodal interaction for designing artificial agents

International Conference on Multimodal Interaction ICMI 2016

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Tokyo, JAPAN
November 16. 2016 

August 28, 2016
September 4th 2016 *FINAL EXTENSION*
September 11th, 2016:

Submission deadline

September 28, 2016:
Acceptance of notification

October 8, 2016:
Camera ready submission







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Authors are invited to contribute with papers limited to 6 pages. All submissions should be anonymous and according to the specifications of the ICMI 2016.

  • Full six-page paper submissions will be selected for either an oral presentation or a poster presentation.
  • Two-page poster abstract submissions will be selected to encourage discussion.

The posters will have a 1 minute “teaser” presentation.

Submissions are due on 08/28/2016 September 4th, 2016 September 11th, 2016 (**FINAL EXTENSION**). Send your paper to with the title [ICMI16 Workshop: Designing Artificial Agents].
The workshop proceedings will be published on the ACM digital library after the conference.

All contributions will be subjected to blind peer review by a minimum of two independent experts in the field. Notifications will be issued on 09/28/2016.

Topics of interest:

  • Theoretical and practical approaches to social learning with agents
  • Verbal, non-verbal communication and backchannels
  • Natural language processing and dialogue systems for social robots
  • Personality, emotions and agents
  • Joint actions, coordination and imitation
  • Timing, synchrony and coordination and learning dynamics
  • Human-robot interaction measures and interaction efficiency metrics
  • Engagement, acceptability, likeability and perceived intelligence
  • Context aware social interaction
  • Multi-party interaction
  • Use of multimodal sensors for human intent estimation in the wild
  • Curiosity-driven learning

Important Dates

  • August 28, 2016 September 4th, 2016 September 11th, 2016: Submission deadline FINAL ETENSION
  • September 28, 2016:  Acceptance of notification
  • October 8, 2016:  Camera ready submission
  • November 16, 2016: Workshop day

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