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Sony Corp., USA
Queen's University, Canada
Message from Philip and Roel, Co-Chairs
Every year when organizing the ACM CHI Conference, distinguished members of the CHI program committee are required to make difficult decisions regarding acceptance of papers to the conference.
It has become more and more difficult to decide which papers should make it in every year. This year, the acceptance rate was about 15% of long papers submitted, which means 85% of submissions got rejected.
The Fringe team recognizes that this has made it difficult for a certain category of papers to make it into the conference. These are the more controversial submissions, papers that split the vote to create lively debate in the committee room.
Papers that often represent a vision on the future of our field.
CHI Fringe is a place for the authors to present these papers that ultimately fell short of acceptance by a committee vote. As a part of CHI Fringe, we believe that these papers present a vision within the field of HCI that is controversial and important.
By asking the authors to present at CHI Fringe, the committee also wanted to encourage the continuation of study in the respective areas. It is hoped that the presentations of these papers will engage discussion among conference attendees, and foster dialog and debate in the CHI community.
This year, in a new format, Fringe papers were selected through nomination by the program committee, rather than by popular vote.
At CHI2004, CHI Fringe will consist of two sessions with a total of 9 15-minute presentations from the long paper track. The second session will end with a "Late-breaking Madness", brief presentations selected by the program committee of the "Late Breaking Results" track. In the Fringe presentations, authors will give a brief overview of their work, after which the audience is provided with the opportunity for discussion and a chance to influence research directions in the field. Below you will find this year's CHI Fringe program. A PDF of each paper will be published in the Fringe Section of CHIplace at http://www.chiplace.org/chifringe/2004/ beginning March 15th. The Fringe section of CHI Place will also provide an excellent opportunity to start the discussion with authors and others, through an interactive web forum associated with each paper.
We very much look forward to seeing you at CHI Fringe in Vienna!
Philip McKay and Roel Vertegaal
CHI2004 Fringe Co-Chairs
The papers of all submissions for CHI2004 Fringe can be viewed and discussed at the CHIPlace Fringe Forum
as of March 15th.
Fringe One: Connect, Wednesday 16:30-18:00, Hall E1
Fringe Two: Bots|Borgs, Thursday 11:30-13:00, Hall E2
The Experience of Enchantment in Human-Computer Interaction
John McCarthy, University College Cork, Ireland; Peter Wright, University of York, UK; Jayne Wallace, Andrew Dearden, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
Late-Breaking Madness: CHI Fringe Short Papers
Find these papers on the CHIPlace CHI Fringe site.
Interaction Techniques Using Prosodic Features of Speech and Audio Localization
Alex Olwal, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Columbia Uníversity, Sweden; Steven Feiner, Columbia University
Using Social Geometry to Manage Interruptions In Attentive Office Cubicles
Maria Danninger, Technische Universität München, Germany; Roel Vertegaal, Human Media Lab Queen's University, Canada; Daniel P. Siewiorek, HCI Institute Carnegie Mellon University, USA
The Transparent Video Facetop and its Use in Support of Distributed Collaborative Tasks
Dorian Miller, David Stotts, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
An Ethnography of Lists in Mothers' Work
Laurel Swan, Independent, UK; Alex Taylor, Social Shaping Research, UK
Problems of Identity in Online Poker Games
Scott Golder, Judith Donath, MIT Media Laboratory, USA