[Air-L] CFP First Asia Cyber Emotions International Conference, KyeongSan/Daegu, South Korea, Dec 2-3, 2010

Chien-leng Hsu cl.hsu330 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 20 04:06:57 PDT 2010

CFP First Asia Cyber Emotions International Conference, KyeongSan/ 
Daegu, South Korea, Dec 2-3, 2010

Conference Summary

The Cyber Emotions Research Center at YeungNam University in South  
Korea is holding the 1st Asia Cyber Emotions International Conference  
from December 2-3 (Fri-Sat), 2010.

As the online population grows and social interactions are  
increasingly influenced by Internet technologies, human emotions have  
been observed in online user behaviour. It is important to understand  
how online environment catalyses offline emotional characteristics,  
and transfers them into e-communities. The workshop aims to bring  
scholars working on related academic fields such as social sciences,  
computer and information sciences together to examine the (emerging)  
issues of feelings concerns the contemporary computer-mediated e- 
society. The workshop aims to examine the current and possible  
theoretical frameworks and investigate new approaches and techniques  
for detecting, measuring and evaluating feelings in cyberspace and the  
associated effects.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
- Cyber emotion
- Facial expression
- Tools for cyber emotion research
- Online communication
- Methods for detecting and measuring emotion online
We welcome papers reporting on research into any perspective of human  
emotions. We particularly welcome papers that describe and apply  
innovative methodological approaches. PhD/postgraduate students are  
also very welcome to participate in the conference.

The official language for the conference is English. However, we may  
be able to provide translators for other languages such as German,  
Japanese and Chinese.

Key conference organizers:

Asso. Prof. Han Woo Park
Department of Media & Communication
WCU Webometrics Institute
YeungNam University

Assis. Prof Sung Woo Lim
Department of German Language & Literature
YeungNam University

Important dates:

Abstract submission deadline: August 01, 2010

Notice of acceptance deadline: September 01, 2010

Conference dates: December 2-3, 2010

Registration fee:

General: US $50

Student: Free

Abstract submission

If you would like to participate, please submit your abstract(s) in  
PDF format via email to cyberemotions at gmail.com.

Funding up to 600,000 Korean dollars may be available for selected  
scholars and students. Funding will cover board and lodging for the  
duration of the conference, and in selected cases, air travel to South  
Korea by the most economical means. To be considered for the funding,  
please submit your CV together with the abstract(s) to cyberemotions at gmail.com 
  by August 01, 2010.

Contact us

If you have any enquiries or would like to contact us regarding the  
suitability of your research for the conference, please email us on cyberemotions at gmail.com 

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