Papers Submission, New Deadline: September 7, 2013

HCITOCH 2013 Fourth International Workshop on Human-Computer
Interaction, Tourism and Cultural Heritage
Call for Papers
Rome, Italy
September 26 – 27, 2013

AInCI International Association of Interactive Communication
(Asociacion Internacional de la Comunicacion Interactiva)

ALAIPO Latin Association of Human-Computer Interaction (Asociacion
Latina de Interaccion Persona Ordenador)

Fourth International Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction, Tourism
and Cultural Heritage (HCITOCH 2013): Strategies for a Creative Future
with Computer Science, Quality Design and Communicability
Rome, Italy
September 26 – 27, 2013


HCITOCH 2013 will be composed of research presentations, keynote
lectures, invited presentations, doctoral consortium, demo session and
poster presentations.

Papers must be submitted following the instructions found on the
submission of papers section. All accepted papers will be published in
the respective conference proceedings (in printed book form, CD/DVD and
magazine) by international and prestigious publishing houses in America
and Europe:

1) Post-conference publishing book: “Advanced Research and Trends in
New Technologies, Software, Human-Computer Interaction and
Communicability”. IGI Global: Hershey, Pennsylvania – USA

2) An academic CD proceedings version –not commercial (distribution in
the room), with ISBN 978.88.96.471.23.4 and DOI: 10.978.8896471/234

3) The papers are will be submitted for indexation by EI COMPENDEX,

4) Magazine in America / EU (i.e., IEEE, ACM, etc.)

Very Important: The authors can present more than one paper with only
one registration (maximum 3 papers).

All contributions should be of high quality, originality, clarity,
significance, impact and not published elsewhere or submitted for
publication during the review period. In the current international
workshop it is demonstrated how with a correct integration among
professionals of formal and factual sciences interesting research lines
in the following subjects Human-Computer Interaction, Tourism, Cultural
Heritage, Quality Design, Communicability, Ubiquitous Computing and
other computational areas are solicited on, but not limited to:

– Advances in Hypermedia Systems
– Archeological Sites Management
– Audio-visual Communication and Multimedia
– Blended Learning
– Character for Guided Tour and Behaviour Computer Animation
– Cognitive Models and Critical Design
– Communicability
– Computational Graphics
– Computer Aided Education (CAE)
– Computer Arts
– Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
– Cross-Cultural and Internationalization of Design
– Cultural Heritage and Social Networking
– Database Application Development
– Development of Research and Education in Heritage Conservation
– Digital Divide
– Digital Literacy Trainings
– Digitization for Preservation
– Distributed Computing and Networking
– E-book
– Eco-design
– E-commerce
– E-culture
– E-government
– Electronic Presentation, Publishing, and Digital Libraries
– Embedded Computing
– Emerging Technologies
– Emotional Design
– Ergonomics
– Future Challenges of Visualization Methods
– Human Factors and Computer Science
– Human-Computer Interaction
– Human-Robot Interaction
– Image Processing: Color Correction, Image Warping, Morphing and Painting
– Immersive Multimedia, Mixed Reality and Virtual Reality
– Indexing and Search Technique for Hypermedia Databases
– Information Technology and Communication for Regional Development
– Integration of Artificial Intelligence with other Technologies for the Tourism
– Intelligent and Adaptable Systems
– Interactive Systems for Cultural and Ecological Heritage
– Journalism On-line: Discursive Analysis
– Knowledge-Based Simulation
– Marketing, Tourism and Geospatial Information Systems
– Methodologies for Heuristic Evaluation of the Quality
– Microinformatics for Conservation and Promotion of Cultural Heritage
– Mobile Network Security
– Multimedia for Assessing Tourist Demand in World Heritage Sites
– Online Museum
– Open Source Software
– Photography and Illustration Digital
– Preservation and Image Restoration of Digital Culture
– Quality Attributes and Metrics for Interactive Systems
– Reusability of the Current Digital Archiving Solutions
– Role of Local Community and ICTs in Cultural Heritage Management
– Semiotics for Interactive Design
– Software Engineering
– Software Testing, Evaluation and Analysis Technologies
– Speech and Natural Language Interfaces
– Storytelling and Augmented Realities
– Tangible User Interfaces
– Technological and Economical Valuation of Natural and Cultural Heritage Resources
– Telecommunications and Marketing Models in the Museum as Distributed Network
– Teleworking
– Tourism Enterprise Information Systems and Intelligent Agents
– Tourism Technology Management
– Ubiquitous Computing
– Usability Engineering
– Video games
– Virtual Architecture and Hypergraphics
– Virtual Campus and Distance Education
– Virtual Simulation and Quality in Heritage and Historic Environments
– Virtual Travel Agencies
– Visitor and ICTs Impact Management for World Heritage Sites
– Visual Effects and Cinema Digital
– Visualization Tools and Systems for Simulation and Modeling
– Web 2.0 and Web 3.0
– Web TV, 3D TV and Stereo Visualization
– Wireless and Mobile Computer Science

All submitted papers will be reviewed by a double-blind (at least three
reviewers), non-blind, and participative peer review. These three kinds
of review will support the selection process of those that will be
accepted for their presentation at the international workshop. Authors
of accepted papers who registered in the conference can have access to
the evaluations and possible feedback provided by the reviewers who
recommended the acceptance of their papers, so they can accordingly
improve the final version of their papers.

Important NEW Dates

Papers Submissions: September, 7 23:59 – local time in Hawaiian
Authors Notification: one week, after the submission
Camera-ready, full papers: September, 21

Invited Session Papers, Technical Demo and Poster Session
Submission of Papers: Set by Session Chair
Notification of Acceptance: Set by Sessions Chair
Upload of Final Publication Files: September, 21

International Workshop
September 26 – 27, 2013

Important information

Keynote speakers: Prof. Dr. Kim H. Veltman (Virtual Maastricht McLuhan
Institute, the Netherlands); Prof. Dr. Alan Radley (University College
London, UK); Dr. Giulio Mori (National Research Council, Italy), and
Prof. Dr. Anna Parodi (University of Genova, Italy).

Excursions: “Cultural and Natural Heritage”: Rome and Tivoli city
–UNESCO World Heritage (confirmed).

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