CHI 2013 Workshop on Grand Challenges in Text Entry

CHI 2013 Workshop on Grand Challenges in Text Entry
Paris – April 2013

We invite position papers for the CHI 2013 Workshop on Grand Challenges
in
Text Entry. This one-day workshop will offer an interdisciplinary forum
of
discussion for both practitioners and academics interested in text
entry in
its many forms and varieties.

This workshop focuses on three grand challenges in text entry research:

– Removing the performance bottle-neck in text entry
– Designing efficient localized text entry methods
– Bridging the communication gap between users with disabilities and
society at large

Researchers from both industry and academia with an interest in text
entry
are invited to submit a position paper. The paper should be at most
four
pages in the CHI Extended Abstracts format. This position paper should
including a brief biography and should address one of the workshop’s
three
grand challenges.

Participants will be selected on the basis of the quality of their
position
paper. At least one author of each accepted paper must register for the
workshop and for (at least) one day of the CHI conference itself.
Participants will be invited to present a position statement on at
least
one panel and will also present a poster on their current text entry
research interests.

More background information and details on how to submit are available
at
http://www.textentry.org/chi2013/

Important Dates:
– Submission deadline: January 18, 2013.
– Notification of acceptance: February 8, 2013.
– Workshop: April 27 or 28, 2013 (to be confirmed by CHI).
– Location: workshop within CHI 2013, Paris, France

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