19th - 21st September 2007            Perth, Western Australia



Conference Venues: 

(please take note of the venue, sessions are run in two locations)


For 19th and 20th September (Wed and Thurs) : Novotel Langley Perth (64 on the map)

For 21st September (Fri) : Perth Ambassador Hotel (67 on the map) - 5 mins walk from Novotel Langley Perth


Conference Dinner:


20th Sept evening (6:15pm - 9:30pm): Swan River Cruise Dinner 


(Bus transfer will be arranged between Novotel Langley Perth and the Barrack Street Jetty)


Delegate needs ticket to board the cruise, and the ticket will be issued during registration.

Please keep your ticket safely, we are unable to issue replacement for any lost ticket.

Please arrive at the Barrack Street jetty by 6:15. The cruise will depart on time.


Presentation Schedule


First Draft Schedule

Day 1 (19 September 2007)

Day 2 (20 September 2007)

Day 3 (21 September 2007)


Day 1 (19 September 2007)  
Venue: Novotel Langley Perth - Ballroom North  
Session Chair: Lance Fung  
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome and Opening  
Session Chair: Lance Fung  
9:15 - 10:15 Keynote: Media Design Aesthetics: Emotional and Entertaining Experience Design for the Ubiquitous Society Masa Inakage
10:15 - 10:40 Coffee Break (at Board Room)  
Session Chair: Elina M.I. Ollila  
10:40 - 11:00 W52: The BBC and its Web 2.0 Partners Ben Sutherland
11:00 - 11:20 W4: Designing Interactive Music Mixing Applications for Mobile Devices Juha Arrasvuori, Jukka Holm
11:20 - 11:40 W28: Playability Heuristics for Mobile Multi-player Games Hannu Korhonen, Elina M.I. Koivisto
11:40 - 12:00 W29: Game Sketching Michael Agustin, Gina Chuang, Albith Delgado, Anthony Ortega, Josh Seaver, John Buchanan
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch (at Sen5es in Novotel Langley Perth)  
Session Chair: Andrew Chiou  
1:30 - 1:50 W25: Feature Guided Texture Synthesis(FGTS) for Artistic Style Transfer Xuexiang Xie, Feng Tian, Hock Soon Seah
1:50 - 2:10 W17: On the Production of Creative Subjectivity Brett Rolfe
2:10 - 2:30 W30: The Aesthetics of interactive artifacts - thoughts on performative beauty Falk Heinrich
2:30 - 2:50 W45: Mixed Reality Classroom - Learning from Entertainment Wei Liu, Adrian David Cheok, Charissa Mei-Ling Lim, Yin-Leng Theng
2:50 - 3:10 W21: Artistically-Based Technique for Aging of the Facial Modeling Hiroko Uchiyama, Makoto Danjou, Ayako Tateishi, Yuko Masunaga, Masa Inakage
3:10 - 3:30 Coffee Break (at Board Room)  
Session Chair: Shri Rai  
3:30 - 3:50 W49: Concept and Construction of An Interactive Folktale System Koji Miyazaki, Yurika Nagai and Ryohei Nakatsu
3:50 - 4:10 W50: A Game AI Production Shell Framework: Generating AI Opponents for Geomorphic-Isometric Strategy Games via Modeling of Expert Player Intuition Andrew Chiou
4:10 - 4:30 W53: What is It Thinking? Game AI Opponent Computer-Human Interaction Using Descriptive Schema and Explanatory Capabilities Andrew Chiou
4:30 - 4:50 W48: Concept and Architecture of a Centaur Robot Satoshi Tsuda, Kuniya Shinozaki, Ryohei Nakatsu
4:50 - 5:10 W47: Concept and Construction of a Dance Robot System Kuniya Shinozaki, Akitsugu Iwatani, Ryohei Nakatsu

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Day 2 (20 September 2007)  
Venue: Novotel Langley Perth - Ballroom North  
Invited Session Chair: Ryohei Nakatsu  
9:00 - 9:25 Invited 1: Explorations on Interactive Interfaces Using Cuteness Adrian David Cheok, Owen Noel Newton Fernando, Tim Robert Merritt, Masahiko Inami, Masa Inakage
9:25 - 9:50 Invited 2: Virtual Marionette Theater Using Hand Recognition Daisuke Ninomiya, Koji Miyazaki, Ryohei Nakatsu
9:50 - 10:15 Invited 3: Kansei Games: Entertaining Your Emotions Benjamin Salem, Ryohei Nakatsu
10:15 - 10:35 Coffee Break (at Board Room)  
10:35 - 11:00  Invited 4: Hitch Haiku Naoko Tosa, Hideto Obara, Michihiko Minoh, Seigow Matsuoka
11:00 - 11:25 Invited 5: Collective Creativity: Toward a New Paradigm for Creative Culture Masa Inakage
11:25 - 11:50 Invited 6: Dialogs Taking into Account Experiences, Emotions and Personality Anne-Gwenn Bosser, Guillaume Levieux, Karim Sehaba, Axel Buendia, Vincent Corruble, Guillaume de Fondaumiere
11:50 - 12:15 Invited 7: Player Adaptive Entertainment Computing Kevin Wong
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch (at Sen5es in Novotel Langley Perth)  
Session Chair: Graham Mann  
1:30 - 1:50 T9: Engaging the Audience in Augmented Reality Performance Caitilin de Bérigny Wall, Alistair Riddell 
1:50 - 2:10 T39: Back to the Holodeck - New Life for Virtual Reality? Andrew Hutchison
2:10 - 2:30 T13: Cheating in networked computer games - A review Steven Webb, Sieteng Soh
2:30 - 2:50 T20: Design of a Cheat-Resistant P2P Online Gaming System Patric Kabus and Alejandro P. Buchmann
2:50 - 3:10 T43: Digital Television, Personal Video Recorders and Convergence in the Australian Home Graham Mann and Indulis Bernsteins
3:10 - 4:00 Exhibition and Coffee Break (at Board Room)  
Demos and Artworks in Exhibition Area at Board Room 
"KODAMA" -mischievous echoes- Hisako K. Yamakawa
Rising Tide With Blue Plastic Bag Gaye Swinn
The Seven Valleys Chris Nelson
Mutable Cinema, a participatory narrative engine Mario Márquez Lartigue, Pedro González, Kiyoshi Osawa
Chameleon Art - A Platform for Interactive Art Production Min Chew Lim, Tele Tan, Andrew Hutchison, Ling Li, Mihai Lazarescu
Interaction based on function of a table in real world with "Kage no Sekai" Yu Uchida, Mami Naito, Shiho Hirayama, Masa Inakage
Zoetmorerope: Non-Optical Physical Space 3D-Animation Yasuhiro Sakamoto, Yu Sudo, Masa Inakage
BlogWall: Personal and Poetic Expressions Owen Noel Newton Fernando, Janaka Prasad Wijesena, Adrian David Cheok, Naoko Tosa
Session Chair: Adrian Cheok  
4:00 - 5:00 Keynote: Research Collaboration for “Humorous Interaction” 2-Man Stand-Up Comedy (Manzai) with a Robot Junichi Osada, Zenjiro
6:15 - 9:30 Conference Dinner (Swan River Cruise Dinner)  
Delegate needs ticket to board the cruise, and the ticket will be issued during registration
Please keep your ticket safely, we are unable to issue replacement for any lost ticket
Please arrive at the jetty by 6:15. The cruise will depart on time.

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Day 3 (21 September 2007)  
Venue: Perth Ambassador Hotel  - Boronia Room   
Session Chair: Ingrid Richardson  
9:00 - 9:20 Session Start  
9:20 - 9:40 F36: Understanding Malaysian students as gamers: Experience and Need Rubijesmin Abdul Latif
9:40 - 10:00 F40: Adaptive Digital Game-based Learning Framework Phit-Huan Tan, Siew-Woei Ling, Choo-Yee Ting
10:00 - 10:20 Coffee Break  
Session Chair: Ingrid Richardson  
10:20 - 10:40 F37: Thai Small and Medium Enterprises Engagement in the Emerging Digital Content and Game Industry Vasin Chooprayoon, Chun Che Fung
10:40 - 11:00 F51: Moblogging and Belonging: New Mobile Phone Practices and Young People's Sense of Social Inclusion Ingrid Richardson, Amanda Third, Ian MacColl
11:00 - 11:20 F41: Technical Method of Zoetmorerope Yasuhiro Sakamoto, Yu Sudo, Masa Inakage
11:20 - 11:40 F34: CRITICAL MASSESS: Augmented Virtual Experiences and the Xenoplastic at Australia's Cold War and Nuclear Heritage Sites Mick Broderick, Mark Cypher and Jim Macbeth
11:40 - 12:00 F35: Virtual Limitations: a comparison of Sims2 and Half Life Games Engines for Machinima Narrative Diana Ford
Conference Closed  

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