The 6th ACM International Symposium on Pervasive Displays
Lugano, Switzerland
7-9 June, 2017

Submissions

As digital displays become pervasive, they become increasingly prevalent with a wide range of application areas. We invite submissions that report on cutting-edge research in the broad spectrum of pervasive digital displays, from large interactive walls to wearable displays, from installations to personalised signage or mobile displays to urban visualisation. The symposium on Pervasive Displays welcomes work on all areas pertaining to digital displays including, but not limited to:

  • Applications
  • Content design and information visualisation
  • Evaluations, case studies, deployments and experience reports
  • Interfaces and interaction techniques
  • Novel technologies and new forms of pervasive displays
  • System architectures and infrastructure
  • Frameworks and toolkits for developing pervasive display applications
  • Research methods for pervasive displays
  • Media facades and architecture
  • Art installations

Important Dates

Papers
Paper submission deadline (extended) February 10, 2017 23:59 GMT
Notification of acceptance March 31, 2017
Camera-ready submission April 13, 2017
Demos, Posters, Arts and Videos
Submission deadline (extended) April 17, 2017 23:59 GMT
Notification of acceptance April 24, 2017
Camera-ready submission May 1, 2017
Symposium June 7-9 2017

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Papers

As a targeted topic venue, Pervasive Displays offers authors the unique opportunity to present their work to a research community focused on display technologies and research questions surrounding them, and allow them to receive feedback from experts in the field and other highly interested parties in an intimate symposium setting. Please note that the information in this call pertains to submissions to the research paper track. Information about other submission tracks (e.g., posters, demos, and videos) will be provided in subsequent calls.

Submitted papers should clearly explain the research question addressed, research method and tasks, findings or results, and contributions of the work. Papers should also provide sufficient background and related work to situate and contextualize the authors’ work within the greater body of research. Submitted papers should be a maximum of six (6) pages in length (excluding references) in the ACM SIGCHI Conference Proceedings format

Submissions should consist of original work not been previously published or concurrently under consideration for any other conference, workshop, journal, or other publication with an ISBN, ISSN or DOI number. Papers will be peer-reviewed by multiple members of a program committee consisting of experts on pervasive displays. All accepted papers will be archived in the ACM Digital Library. Papers should be submitted as PDF files via the EasyChair Conference System

Note: Papers should not be anonymized for submission.

Poster track, demonstrations and arts track, and video track

As digital displays become pervasive, they become increasingly prevalent in many areas, including advertising, art, architecture, computing, engineering, entertainment, interaction design, sociology and urban life.

Building on the success of the previous five events, we are pleased to announce the call for posters, demonstrations and arts, as well as video submissions. We invite material that reports on cutting-edge research in the broad spectrum of pervasive digital displays, from large interactive walls to wearable displays, from installations to personalised signage or mobile displays to urban visualisation.

As a targeted topic venue, Pervasive Displays offers authors the unique opportunity to present their work to a research community focused on display technologies, and allow them to receive feedback from experts in the field in an intimate symposium setting.

The adjunct program presents an opportunity to publish late-breaking results, technical descriptions, installations, smaller research contributions, and works-in-progress in a concise format. PerDis 2017 welcomes posters, demonstrations and arts, as well as video submissions on all areas pertaining to digital displays including, but not limited to:

  • Applications
  • Content design and information visualisation
  • Evaluations, case studies, deployments and experience reports
  • Interfaces and interaction techniques
  • Novel technologies and new forms of pervasive display
  • System architectures and infrastructure
  • Frameworks and toolkits for developing pervasive display applications
  • Research methods for pervasive displays
  • Media facades and architecture
  • Art installations

Submissions should consist of original work that has not been previously published or concurrently under consideration for any other conference, workshop, journal, or other publication with an ISBN, ISSN or DOI number. All material will be reviewed by an international panel of experts in the field of pervasive displays.

Submit here.

Research abstracts

All types of adjunct submissions should be in ACM SIGCHI format (i.e., not in extended abstracts format) and should not exceed 2 pages (including references). Submissions should clearly describe the research questions addressed, research methods and tasks, findings or results, and the contribution to the pervasive displays community. Abstracts should also provide sufficient background and related work to situate and contextualize the authors' contribution within the greater body of research. As the abstract may be viewed without the poster, demo/installation, or video, this should be written to stand alone as an independent submission. Accepted abstracts will be archived in the ACM Digital Library.

Submissions (and supplementary material) should not be anonymized.

You can find track-specific submission instructions below.

Posters

Accepted posters will be displayed in a designated session, providing presenters with an opportunity to engage in discussions with other attendees around their research.

Poster authors are required to submit an abstract (see above) and a _draft_ poster. Draft posters should be formatted for A1 portrait (594x841mm).

Demonstrations and Arts track

Accepted demonstrations and art installations will be displayed in a designated session, providing presenters with an opportunity to engage in discussions with other attendees around their research.

Authors of demonstrators/art installations are required to submit an abstract (see above) as well as an additional installation information form

Authors are encouraged to also submit an optional short (5 minute maximum) video documenting the work. Videos should not be submitted directly -- only a download link should be provided (e.g. from Youtube or Vimeo, or from the authors' website).

The conference venue will feature several touch-enabled public displays -- we encourage submissions that can be displayed on this existing hardware. More information regarding the technical specification about the hardware is available on the conference website.

Videos

PerDis 2017 video track offers a possibility to showcase novel visions, reflections and studies that are most suited for video format and fall within the focus areas of the symposium. Each video will be shown within a suitable single-track session, preceded by short introduction from the corresponding video author, and followed by short discussion with the audience

A video submission consists of the video and an accompanying two-page abstract (see above). Submitted videos will be judged based on their focus, production quality, as well as the level of intellectual engagement with the symposium audience. Accepted videos will be made available in the ACM Digital Library after the conference.

Checklist for video submissions:

  • At most five minutes in length. Contact the video chair in advance in case you have a good reason to request exemption for the length limit.
  • Present video title and credits shortly in the beginning; keep your focus on your contribution.
  • Encoded as MP4 using the H.264 codec. No exceptions!
  • Resolution at least 720px * 480px. Send as high-resolution copy as possible.
  • 16:9 aspect ratio. Encode your video using square pixels for the pixel aspect ratio to avoid the video looking stretched when projected to a canvas.
  • At most 100 MB in file size. Again, contact the video chair in advance if you have a good reason for submitting a video file larger that this.

Videos should not be submitted directly -- only a download link should be provided (e.g. from Youtube or Vimeo, or from the authors' website).

Proceedings
PerDis'17 proceedings material is now available at the ACM Digital Library

Important Dates

Papers

Demos, Posters, Arts & Videos
Symposium
  • Tutorials: 7 June
  • Main Symposium: 8-9 June



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Contact Address


Prof. Marc Langheinrich
UniversitĂ  della Svizzera italiana (USI)
Faculty of Informatics
Via Buffi 13
6904 Lugano
Switzerland

Tel. +41 58 666 4690
Fax +41 58 666 4536
E-Mail: perdis2017@usi.ch

Previous Symposia

2016: The 5th International Symposium on Pervasive Displays
University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
2015: The 4th International Symposium on Pervasive Displays
German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Saarbrücken, Germany
2014: The 3rd International Symposium on Pervasive Displays
University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
2013: The 2nd International Symposium on Pervasive Displays
Google, Mountain View, CA, USA
2012: The 1st International Symposium on Pervasive Displays
University of Minho, Porto, Portugal