[Eeglablist] Call for papers NAT'17 conference

Thorsten O. Zander tzander at gmail.com
Tue Feb 7 11:42:36 PST 2017

Dear Colleagues,

I cordially invite you to the first conference on Neuroadaptive Technology
which will be held in Berlin in July 2017. Abstracts (1-page) can now be
submitted through our website (www.neuroadaptive.org).

Best regards!
Thorsten O. Zander

============CALL for PAPERS============
NAT2017 Neuroadaptive Technology Conference Berlin, Germany
19th – 21st July 2017

SUBMISSION IS NOW OPEN AT www.neuroadaptive.org

General Chairs:

Thorsten Zander, Technical University of Berlin, Germany
Stephen Fairclough, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

neuroadaptive at ipa.tu-berlin.de


Website open for abstract submission
1st January
Deadline for Abstracts
13th March
Feedback to authors
1st April
Early-bird registration
21st April 2017
19-21st July


Submissions to the main conference, including Research Track,
Work-In-Progress Track, and Demo Sessions should be made through
www.neuroadaptive.org/ conference/2017/.
Submissions should be in the form of 1-page abstracts. A template will be
made available on the website.

All submissions will be blind reviewed by the Program Committee on the
basis of technical quality, relevance to conference topics of interest,
originality, significance, and clarity. Author names and affiliations must
not appear in the submissions, and bibliographic references must be
adjusted to preserve author anonymity.

All accepted abstracts will be published in the conference proceedings
(probably through ELSEVIER). A selection of authors will be invited after
the conference to submit full bookchapters about their research.

============CALL for PAPERS============

Detailed information:

Neuroadaptive technology utilises real-time measures of neurophysiological
activity within closed loop Human- Computer Interaction to enable
intelligent software adaptation. Neurophysiological measures are used to
create a representation of transient psychological states. Real-time
monitoring of these states, in combination with information concerning the
situational context of the user, enables neuroadaptive technology to adapt
to the person in ways that are both timely and personalised.

The goal of neuroadaptive technology is to extend communication bandwidth
between people and computers by monitoring and modelling processes within
the brain and central nervous system. The adaptation of software to the
psychological state of the user closes the loop by actively promoting
desirable psychological states or mitigating negative ones. For example,
neuroadaptive technology may purposefully initiate software adaptation
designed to reduce workload or fatigue or stimulate positive emotions to
aid productivity. In this way, neuroadaptive technology creates novel modes
of interaction where the intentions of the user are inferred by using the
brain and body as a sensor.

>From a longitudinal perspective, sustained and repeated use of
neuroadaptive technology can evolve the user representation into a detailed
model of user preferences and responses. This development will enhance the
process of system personalization to reach a level of intelligent software
adaptation constructed around the desires of the individual across a range
of situational and psychological contexts.

The potential of neuroadaptive technology to significantly impact on
current modes of human-computer interaction raises a number of human
factors issues pertaining to machine autonomy and human-machine
cooperation.The reliance of this technology on neurophysiological data also
begs a number of ethical and societal questions related to privacy, consent
and ownership of personal data.

The closed control loop at the heart of neuroadaptive technology
encapsulates multidisciplinary methods, from neuroscientific measures to
engineering wearable sensors, it encompasses the development of machine
learning techniques, the design/evaluation of the neuroadaptive interface
and assessment of societal impact.

This is a multidisciplinary conference with strong engagement with: applied
neurosciences, mathematics, electronic engineering, robotics, computer
science and human factors psychology.

The format of the conference is 5 Keynotes, up to 3 parallel sessions for
oral presentations, poster presentations and demonstrations of
Neuroadaptive Technology.


Registration fee:
Early Bird (before 21/4/17)
300 Euro for the conference (inclusive Lunch) + 50 Euro for the Social

Standard Registration
430 Euro for the conference (inclusive Lunch) + 50 Euro for the Social

• Applied Neurosciences
• Signal Detection Methods / Machine Learning
• Human Computer Interaction

• Passive brain-computer interfaces
• Physiological computing
• Robotics
• Affective Computing
• Neurofeedback
• Brain as Sensor
• Adaptive Automation
• Autonomous Driving
• User Modelling / Statistical Inference
• Cognitive InfoCommunications
• Closed-Loop Cognition
• Neuroergonomics
• Introspectibles for mental health
• Social Interaction
• Neurogaming
• Personalisation
• Wearable Sensors
• Mobile Brain-Body Imaging
• Evaluation Methodology
• Neuroethics

Programme Committee:

Hasan Ayaz (Drexel University, USA)
Carryl Baldwin (George Mason University, USA)
Benjamin Blankertz (TU Berlin, Germany)
Marc Cavazza (University of Kent, UK)
Guillaume Chanel (University of Geneva, Switzerland)
Dick De Waard (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)
Frederic Dehais (ISAE, France)
Olaf Dimigen (Humbodt University Berlin, Germany)
Klaus Gramann (TU Berlin, Germany)
Peter Hancock (University of Central Florida, USA)
Pim Haselager (Donders Institute, The Netherlands) Fabien Lotte (INRIA,
Giulio Jaccuci (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Tzyy-Ping Jung (University of California San Diego, USA)
Elsa Kirchner (University of Bremen, Germany)
Christian Muehl (German Aerospace Centre, Germany)
Anton Nijholt (University of Twente, The Netherlands)
Alan Pope (NASA, USA)
Gerwin Schalk, (Wadsworth Center, USA)
Erin Solovey (Drexel University, USA)
Jon Touryan (Army Research Labs, USA)
Jan van Erp (University of Twente, The Netherlands)

The conference is supported by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and
the Institute for Psychology and Ergonomics (IPA) at TU Berlin.


Dr. Thorsten O. Zander
Team PhyPA
Biological Psychology and Neuroergonomics
Berlin Institute of Technology
Psychology and Ergonomics
Sekr. KWT-1
Fasanenstr. 1, KWT-N
D-10623 Berlin
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