This is the website for the CHI 2013 Workshop on Grand Challenges in Text Entry, held in conjunction with CHI 2013: the 31st ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. CHI 2013 will be held in Paris, France 27 April-2 May 2013. The workshop will be held on April 28, 2013.
Call for Participation
We invite position papers for the CHI 2013 Workshop on Grand Challenges in Text Entry. This one-day workshop will offer an interdisciplinary forum of discussion for both practitioners and academics interested in text entry in its many forms and varieties.
This workshop focuses on three grand challenges in text entry research:
- Removing the performance bottle-neck in text entry
- Designing efficient localized text entry methods
- Bridging the communication gap between users with disabilities and society at large
Researchers from both industry and academia with an interest in text entry are invited to submit a position paper. The paper should be at most four pages in the CHI Extended Abstracts format. This position paper should including a brief biography and should address one of the workshop's three grand challenges.
Participants will be selected on the basis of the quality of their position paper. At least one author of each accepted paper must register for the workshop and for one day of the conference itself. Participants will be invited to present a position statement on at least one panel and will also present a poster on their current text entry research interests.
More background information is available in the workshop proposal paper ().
How to Submit
- Write a position paper in the CHI Extended Abstracts Format (maximum four pages).
- Email your position paper in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Submission deadline: January 18, 2013.
- Notification of acceptance: February 8, 2013.
- Workshop: April 28, 2013.
- Stephen Brewster, University of Glasgow, UK
- James Clawson, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
- Mark Dunlop, University of Strathclyde, UK
- Leah Findlater, University of Maryland, USA
- Poika Isokoski, University of Tampere, Finland
- Per Ola Kristensson, University of St Andrews, UK
- Benoît Martin, University of Lorraine, France
- Antti Oulasvirta, Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany
- Keith Vertanen, Montana Tech of the University of Montana, USA
- Annalu Waller, University of Dundee, UK