2nd Int. Workshop on Persuasion, Influence, Nudge & Coercion through mobile devices

2nd Int. Workshop on Persuasion, Influence, Nudge & Coercion through mobile devices

Details now online: http://www.pinc-research.org/?page_id=25

– Submissions to: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=pinc2011
– Workshop date confirmed: 8th May 2011
– Paper Submissions: 28th Jan 2011

Call for Papers
The aim of this workshop is to provide a focal point for research and technology dedicated to persuasion, influence, nudge and coercion (PINC). It is particularly concerned with mobile and pervasive technology and aspires to establish a scientific network and community dedicated the combination of these emerging technologies to PINC.

Among the issues the workshop will take on are:
1.   How can pervasive technology be deployed in the domain of PINC?
2.   When is the appropriate time to begin, reduce or end intervention?
3.   Do PINC methods have the potential to lead to durable, long-term behaviour changes, or only short-term changes in behaviour?
4.   The behaviour change occurs in a series of stages from precontemplation, contemplation, preparation, action and maintenance. Therefore at which of these stages may PINC methods be the most effective?
5.   Are PINC methods ethical?
6.   How can we extend the scale of intervention in a society using mobile devices?

The workshop is designed as a day-long, highly interactive activity for participants. It is structured around a plan for (novel) ideas around PINC methods on mobile platforms, problem analysis of using PINC methods, solution sharing, documenting best practices and areas for further work and, ultimately inaugurating a new workshop series on this topic.

Participants are required to submit their contributions to the Workshop Submission System (EasyChair – link soon). Participants will be selected based on their anonymous submissions by a program committee; papers will undergo a peer-review (a minimum of three reviews per submission). The length of the submissions should be 4 page Note in CHI Archive Format with 150 word abstract.

Important Dates
• 14th Jan 2011 – Submissions Due
• 11th Feb 2011 – Notifications
• 15th (ish) Feb 2011 – Early Registration Deadline
• Mar 2011 – Camera Ready versions
• 8th May 2011 – Workshop

At least one author of each accepted position paper must register for the workshop and for at least one day of the conference. Also – you must have a paper accepted to attend (conference rules). Registration for one day of the conference last year was $275, and the workshop fee was $175.

Parisa Eslambolchilar
Swansea University, UK
p.eslambolchilar – at – swansea.ac.uk

Max L. Wilson
Swansea University, UK
m.l.wilson – at – swansea.ac.uk 

Ian Oakley
Universidade da Madeira, Portugal
ian – at – uma.pt

Anind Dey
Carnegie Mellon, USA
anind – at – cs.cmu.edu

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UUID (Universal Usability and Interaction Design) SIG at Faculty of Creative Multimedia, Multimedia University, Malaysia.
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