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CFP: 5th International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling

5th International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling
November 12th - 15th, 2012
Technology Park of San Sebastián, Spain

ICIDS is the premier international conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling (IDS), bringing together researchers interested in presenting recent results, sharing novel techniques, and exchanging ideas about this exciting new media. IDS redefines the narrative experience by empowering the audience to significantly participate in the story due to advances in technology. As such, it offers new possibilities for communication, education and entertainment, through the enriching of characters with intelligent behavior, the collaboration of humans and machines in the creative process, and the combination of disciplines for improving the user experience.

ICIDS emphasises on several aspects of Computer Science, specially on research in Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Environments and Human-Computer Interaction; topics include automated reasoning, computational creativity, multi-agent systems, narrative intelligence, natural language generation and understanding, user modelling, and smart graphics. Furthermore, IDS is inherently a multidisciplinary field. To create novel applications in which users play a significant role during the development of a story, new concepts and theoretical works on Digital Humanities, New Media Studies and Interactive Arts are needed.

We welcome research papers and demonstrations – including interactive narrative art – presenting new scientific results, innovative technologies, case studies, creative insights, best practice showcases, or improvements to existing techniques and approaches in the research field of Interactive Digital Storytelling and its possible applications in other fields, e.g. videogames, virtual/online worlds, e-learning, training, and edutainment.

All submissions will be processed using the EasyChair system. Authors are advised to register a new account well in advance of the paper submission deadline:
http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=icids2012


***Important Dates***

June 1, 2012 - Deadline to register an author account with EasyChair.
June 8, 2012 - Submission deadline for full and short papers.
June 15, 2012 - Submission deadline for workshop proposals.
July 6, 2012 - Accept/reject notifications sent to all workshop organizers.
July 16, 2012 - Accept/reject notifications sent to all registered authors.
August 24, 2012 - Camera-ready copy due.
November 12 - 15 - 2012 ICIDS


***Organizing Committee***

General Chair
David Oyarzun (Vicomtech, Spain)
Program Co-Chairs
Federico Peinado (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)
R. Michael Young (North Carolina State University, USA)
Local Arrangements Chair
Ane Elizalde (Vicomtech, Spain)
Workshops Chair
Gonzalo Méndez (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)


***More Information***
Questions about the conference should be directed to the organizers via email at: icids@vicomtech.org
Additional information about the conference can be found online at: http://icids2012.vicomtech.tv

San Sebastián, Spain
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