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We welcome research papers, case studies and demonstrations presenting new scientific results, innovative technologies, best practice showcases, or improvements to existing techniques and approaches in the multidisciplinary research field of interactive digital storytelling and its related application areas, e.g. games, virtual/online worlds, e-learning, edutainment, and entertainment.

Suggested research topics for contributions include, but are not limited to:

  • Interactive Storytelling Theory
  • Virtual Characters and Agents
  • Environments and Graphical Effects
  • Interactive Cinematography
  • Design of Sound Interactivity
  • Story Generation and Drama Management
  • New Authoring Modes
  • Narrativity in Digital Games
  • Mixed Realities and Mobiles
  • Tools for Interactive Storytelling
  • Emotion Design for Interactive Storytelling
  • Non-Visual Senses for Interactive Storytelling
  • Social and Cognitive Approaches for Interactive Storytelling
  • Semantic knowledge for Interactive Storytelling
  • Real-time techniques for Interactive Storytelling
  • Collaborative environments for Interactive Storytelling
  • Evaluation and user experience reports
  • Case studies and demonstrations

Submissions

All submissions should follow the Lecture Notes in Computer Science format (see “Information for LNCS Authors” at http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html). Papers must be in English. Only electronic submissions in PDF format will be considered for review. Submissions (of all categories) that receive high ratings in the review process will be selected for publication by the program committee. They shall be published as Springer LNCS conference proceedings. For the final print-ready version, the submission of source files (Microsoft Word/LaTeX, TIF/EPS) and a signed copyright form will be required.

Submission categories

Full papers (8-12 pages in the proceedings)
Short papers (4-6 pages in the proceedings)
Demonstration and posters (2-4 pages in the proceedings)

Please register and submit at:

http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=icids09

Author instructions, WORD/LaTeX format templates and copyright forms:

http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html