First XJTLU CSSE Conference on emerging topics in interactive systems


Call for papers

Recent developments in computing hardware have massively increased the possibilities for us to interact with a larger range of electronic devices. An expansion in the range of input modalities available and an increase in general hardware capabilities means that people are doing more with existing devices and more devices are becoming more interactive. Electronic devices are also becoming more connected, and people are now more inclined to use these devices to interact with each other and their environment. Nowadays we can pay for our shopping with our phone, our car can tell us the best way to avoid traffic jams on the way home, and we can use our watch to check the cinema listings for our evening entertainment. These are just a few of the massive number of current applications and potential applications for interactive systems, and decisions related to how we design interactive systems have massive potential to influence how we our live our lives in the future.

This conference seeks to bring together experts working in the area of interactive systems as a forum to discuss promising areas for future development and tackle some of the most important issues in the area. We are inviting original contributions that deal with, but are not limited to, the following topics:

  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Human Robot Interaction
  • Human Centred Information Retrieval
  • Interaction Design
  • Collaborative Interfaces
  • Big Data Analysis
  • Social Computing
  • Information Visualisation
  • Mobile Visualisation
  • Usable Security Interfaces
  • Internet of Things
  • Smart Computing
  • Pervasive Computing
  • Wearable Computing
  • Augmented Reality
  • Virtual Reality
  • Embodied Conversational Agents


The conference will incorporate the1st International Workshop on Security of the Internet of Everything (see for details).

Information for authors

Full papers will be up to 4 pages including references and describe original research contributions in the areas outlined above. Authors will asked to deliver a 20 minute talk at the conference describing their contribution and the authors of the best paper will be invited to submit an extended version of their paper to SCI-E indexed journal Symmetry in Systems Design and Analysis.

Short papers are limited to 2 pages including references. These will describe a more focused and concise research contribution and are likely to have a smaller scope of contribution such as the presentation of initial results from novel ongoing research projects or the exploration of new application areas. Authors of short papers will be asked to prepare a poster to describe their contribution.

Abstracts should be prepared in IEEE format ( with an electronic copy sent to the conference e-mail address before the submission deadline of 15 July.


There is no registration fee for this conference. To book a place at the conference please contact the conference organisers at [email protected]


The conference is sponsored by the department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University.


The conference organisers can be contacted at [email protected]. For further details please see

Important dates

  • 15 July 2016 – One-page abstracts due
  • 25 July 2016 – Final versions of Full Papers and Short Papers due.
  • 26-28 August 2016 – Conference dates