IE2007, the Fourth Australasian Conference on Interactive Entertainment, which takes place December 3-5, 2007 in Melbourne, Australia, has called for panel and paper proposals.
The Australasian Conference on Interactive Entertainment, hosted by RMIT University and in its fourth year, is a cross-disciplinary conference that brings together researchers from artificial intelligence, cognitive science, media studies, drama, HCI, psychology, interactive media, cultural studies, graphics, audio, as well as researchers from other disciplines working on new game specific technologies or providing critical analysis of games and interactive environments.
The conference will accept innovative submission types that present new scientific ideas, improvements to existing techniques or provide new ways of examining, designing and using computer games. Accepted papers will be blind-peer refereed.
The papers and presentations should include original and unpublished contributions. Suggested research topics include but are not limited to:
• Artificial Intelligence
• Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality
• Art, Design and New Media
• Convergence and cross-platform media
• E-learning and the roles of games in pedagogy
• Technology, co-presence and place
• Pervasive (location aware) mobile technologies
• Policy and legislative responses to mobile and locative media
• Cultural and Media Studies on Computer Games
• Education, Training, and Edutainment Technologies
• Graphics/Animation Techniques
• Interactive Digital Storytelling
• Mobile Media
• The rise of social software and networking (technical and social)
• Sound and Music
Proposals for panels and refereed individual paper proposals are due April 10, while full papers are due May 30, and non-refereed paper presentations are due June 1.
For more information, interested parties can visit the IE2007 website