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Third International Conference on Animal Computer Interaction – ACI 2016

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Written by Ilyena Hirskyj-Douglas (right) and edited by Patricia Pons (middle) and Michelle Westerlaken (left) members of the Playful ACI Group.


After 3 years of ACI conferences, this was the first year ACI has branched out forming its own conference supported by ACM. With two workshops over the first day, full and short papers, extended abstracts and posters this year’s ACI2016 conference brought out the experts in the new and upcoming field of animal computing.

This blog contains a brief summary, supported where given permission from the author by papers and presentations to allow the further dissemination of the brilliant work presented. Continue reading Third International Conference on Animal Computer Interaction – ACI 2016

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2nd International Conference on Animal Computer Interaction

The 2nd International Conference on Animal Computer Interaction was held in Iskandar, Malaysia, on the 16th of November 2015, as part of the 12th International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology. This year, the conference lasted for a whole day and had a wide variety of contents: paper presentations, postgraduate consortium, panel discussion and video posters. Continue reading 2nd International Conference on Animal Computer Interaction

Book Chapter

Our book chapter is finally out! 😀

Last year we were invited to submit a book chapter for the second volume of a really successful title, Playful User Interfaces: Interfaces that Invite Social and Physical Interaction, edited by Anton Nijholt. We are really happy that our work is finally included in this second volume, More Playful User Interfaces and would like to thank Anton for this great opportunity. Continue reading Book Chapter

1st International Congress on Animal Computer Interaction

We had the great opportunity to attend the 1st International Congress on Animal Human Computer Interaction, held in Madeira (Portugal) as part of the International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment (Nov 11-16th, 2014). The congress was really interesting and an exciting opportunity to meet people interested in the area, as well as renowned researchers in the field such as Clara Mancini, Adrian David Cheok or Oskar Juhlin, among others. I presented our work entitled Animal Ludens: Building Intelligent Playful Environments for Animals were we envisioned Continue reading 1st International Congress on Animal Computer Interaction