Workshop International

Communicability Design and Evaluation in

Cultural and Ecological Multimedia Systems

(Communicability MS2008)

Being organized in the context of ACM Multimedia ’08

Vancouver (BC) CANADA ::: October 27 - November 1


Museum of Anthropology
Museum of Anthropology




Introduction and Topics, Deadlines and Program Committee

1. Introduction and Topics

The Workshop “Communicability Design and Evaluation in Cultural and Ecological Multimedia Systems” is a premier scientific meeting for discussing the latest advances in the areas of quality design, communication and semiotics, multimedia heuristics evaluation, education, cultural and natural heritage. All papers in the main track must be high quality original papers which address important issues in multimedia and communicability design in cultural and ecological heritage, summarization and retrieval including, but not limited to: 

  • Cultural and natural heritage: accessibility for all.
  • Design and storage of  multimedia cultural heritage.
  • Heuristic evaluation of interactive systems.
  • Indexing and search of multimedia data: images, video, audio, multi-modal, computer graphics and computer animation, etc.
  • Interfaces for tourism: communications strategies.
  • Learning and relevance feedback in multimedia.
  • Methods, techniques and metrics of quality for multimedia applications on-line and/or off-line.
  • Multimedia applications: Web 2.0, tourism office, museums, E-commerce, E-book, E-government, video games, etc.
  • User-Centered Design: local and international design. 

All Submitted papers will be reviewed by a double-blind (at least three reviewers), non-blind, and participative peer review. These three kinds of review will support the selection process of those that will be accepted for their presentation at the workshop. Authors of accepted papers who registered in the workshop can have access to the evaluations and possible feedback provided by the reviewers who recommended the acceptance of their papers, so they can accordingly improve the final version of their papers. Non-registered authors may not have access to the reviews of their respective submissions. 

Best regards, 

Francisco V. Cipolla Ficarra (Chair)
Nohema Aldana-Salcido (Secretariat)

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2. The events have the following deadlines

Papers Submissions: 07.28.2008 - 11:59  pm  EST,  2008  
Authors Notification: 07.30.2008
Camera-ready, full papers: 08.01.2008 


3. Program Committee:

- Francisco V. Cipolla Ficarra (Chair)

Scientific Committee:

- Nohema Aldana-Salcido (México – Secretariat)
- Miguel Cipolla-Ficarra (Ainci & Alaipo)
- Arturo Colorado-Castellary (Spain)
- Paloma Díaz-Pérez Yira (Spain)
- Leda Digión (Argentina)
- Luis Fernández-Martínez (México)
- Daniela Fogli (Italy)
- Daniela Mariposa Giulianelli (Argentina)
- Carola Jones (Argentina)
- Marilú Lebrón-Vázquez (USA)
- Jorge Montoya-Pardo (USA)
- Isidro Moreno-Sánchez (Spain)
- Emma Nicol (United Kingdom)
- Rafael Pastor-Vargas (Spain)
- Kaisa Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila Zorete (Finland)
- Pablo Villarreal (Argentina)


ACM Multimedia 2008 - Vancouver (BC) Canada - October 27 - November 1 

Communicability MS2008

The Totem Pole - Stanley Park (Vancouver city)

Platinum Sponsors

AInCI: International Association of Interactive Communication

ALAIPO: Latin Association of HCI

ALFACIS - Components for Instustry & Services


Hewlett Packard - Spain

Electronic Arts - Spain

National University of La Matanza - Argentina

Complutense University of Madrid - Spain

National University of General San Martin - Argentina

National Technological University of Santa Fe - Argentina

USC - School of Cinematic Arts - USA

UNED - Spain

the Autonomous University of Ciudad Juárez - Mexico

Istitute European of Design - Italy, Spain and Brazil

City Council and Museums of Brescello - Emilia Romagna Region

Gedisa Editorial

Ediciones Paidós

Blue Herons Editions

Serena Digital - Spain

Tyler Harder Contract Services - Canada & Japan

Contacto Visual - Portugal

DobbyCAD - Italy & Spain 

Don Camillo and Peppone Museum - Brescello (RE) 

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