Research Trends in Media Informatics (Seminar)
Media Informatics is a broad field spanning many research directions and topics. The Internet, Web 2.0, Social Networks, Ubiquitous Computing, Usability, Social Interaction, HCI, Privacy, Trust and new Security mechanisms are just a few examples. This seminar aims to provide an overview of different research directions and current challenges that are focus of active research around the world and at our institute.
The RTMI Conference is taking place on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 at the Villa Eberhardt. Anyone interested is welcome to register for free via a quick email to Katja Rogers.
|9:35||Keynote by Jan Gugenheimer, M.Sc.: |
A Glimpse into the MIT Media Lab: Current and Future Research Topics
|10:45||Current Strategies for Modeling Behavior of Personal Agents|
|11:15||Emotion Recognition: State of the Art|
|13:00||Player Motivation in Games|
|13:30||Evolutionary Algorithms in Games|
|14:00||The Role of Background Music in Games|
|14:45||Credibility and Persuasion in Autonomous Driving|
|15:15||Multi-Device Interaction: Classification, Issues and Application Scenarios|
|16:00||Closing Remarks & Best Paper Award|
The conference will take place at:
"Villa Eberhardt", Heidenheimer Straße 80, 89075 Ulm
To successfully complete the seminar the following requirements have to be fulfilled:
- Written paper on a selected topic
6-8 pages, German or English (English preferred)
- Active participation
Active participation in peer reviews and discussions
20 minutes, German or English
The seminar organization and schedule follow the style of a typical technical conference. Participants prepare a full paper on a topic, which is then peer-reviewed by at least two other students. Participants then must integrate the reviewer comments before submitting their camera-ready version of the paper. The presentations will be held in a conference-style final event.
The seminar proceedings with all final papers will be published on Uni Ulm VTS.
|14.10.||Topic assignment and overview (see below)|
|02.11.||Submission paper proposal|
|3.-6.11.||Proposal discussion with adviser*|
|21.12.||Submission full paper|
|22.12.||Assignment of reviews|
|07.01.||Submission peer reviews|
|8.-15.01.||Discussion of required changes with adviser*|
Zen presentations - or how to avoid death by PowerPoint
|01.02.||Submission camera ready version of paper|
|2.-8.02.||Discussion of presentation with adviser*|
All deadlines are hard deadlines. No extensions will be granted. All submissions via moodle.
Dates for plenary meetings can be discussed at the first meeting to suit individual schedules.
*Please make an individual appointment with your adviser beforehand.
The final topic assignments can be reviewed in the Moodle course. Please contact your advisor soon to receive a list of starting papers.
|Player Motivation in Games||J. Brich|
|Multi-Device Interaction||D. Dobbelstein|
|Emotion Recognition - State of the Art||J. Frommel|
Gestural Interaction in Mixed and Virtual Reality
F. Geiselhart & M. Rietzler
|Credibility and Persuasion in Autonomous Driving||P. Hock|
|Current Strategies for Modeling Behaviour of Personal Agents|
|What makes an Agent my Agent?||K. Plaumann|
|Impact Factors and Metrics for Virtual Reality Immersion|
M. Rietzler & F. Geiselhart
|Evolutionary Algorithms in Games||K. Rogers|
|The Role of Background Music in Games||K. Rogers|
|Hey, Don't Fall Asleep! Monitoring the Driver State||M. Walch|
|Stop Doing This! User Acceptance of Automatic Steering Intervention||M. Walch|
Students are also encouraged to propose topics of their own. The proceedings of the previous RTMI seminars (RTMI '15, RTMI '14, RTMI'13, RTMI'12, RTMI'11, RTMI '10) may give you some ideas.
Katja Rogers (main contact)
Capacity: 12 students
The final seminar presentations will be held as the RTMI16 mini-conference at the end of the semester.
Date & Time: 14.10. | 14:00h (s.t.)