Workshop final program

The final program for the workshop can now be found on the program page!

List of accepted papers

Below is a list of papers that have been accepted to the workshop.

Yoren Gaffary, Jean-Claude Martin & Mehdi Ammi. How to Collect Haptic Expressions of Spontaneous Emotions? Methodological considerations

Merel M. Jung, Robert W. M. Boensma, Gijs Huisman & Betsy van Dijk. Touched by the storyteller: the influence of remote touch in the context of storytelling

Suzanne Overmars. Virtual Touch Sensations in an Online Shopping Context

Bruna Petreca, Nadia Bianchi-Berthouze, Sharon Baurley, Penelope Watkins & Douglas Atkinson. An embodiment perspective of affective touch behaviour in experiencing digital textiles

A. Toet, J.B.F. van Erp, F.F. Petrignani, M. H. Dufrasnes & A. Sadhashivan. Reach out and touch somebody’s virtual hand

J.B.F. van Erp & A. Toet. How to Touch Humans Guidelines for Social Agents and Robots that can Touch

Notification and camera-ready dates changed

With the extension of the submission deadline we have changed to notification date to June 16th and the camera-ready deadline to June 21st.

Deadline extension

The submission deadline for the workshop has been extended to May 24th. See the important dates page for more info.

Program Committee announcement

The Program Committee for the workshop has been formed, and will consist of the following people:

Jeremey Bailenson (Stanford University, USA)
Frédéric Bevilacqua (IRCAM, France)
Adrian Cheok (Keio University, Japan)
Jan van Erp (TNO, the Netherlands)
Alberto Gallace (University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy)
Daniel Gooch (University of Bath, UK)
Antal Haans (TU Eindhoven, the Netherlands)
Wijnand IJsselsteijn (TU Eindhoven, the Netherlands)
Karon MacLean (University of British Columbia, Canada)
Hendrik Richter (LMU – University of Munich, Germany)
Thomas van Rompay (University of Twente, the Netherlands)
Rick Schiffersteijn (TU Delft, the Netherlands)
Ana Tajadura-Jiménez (University College London, UK)
Dzmitry Tsetserukou (Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan)

Mediated touch and affect

The workshop will be held on September 2nd 2013 in conjunction with The fifth biannual Humaine Association Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII 2013), September 2nd until 5th, Geneva Switzerland