Augmented Human ’13
4th International Conference in Cooperation with ACM SIGCHI

Call for Papers


The 4th Augmented Human (AH) International Conference in cooperation with ACM SIGCHI will be held in Stuttgart, Germany, on March 7 and 8, 2013, focusing on augmenting human capabilities through technology.

As in previous years, the conference proceedings will be published in the ACM Digital Library as a volume in its International Conference Proceedings Series with ISBN.


  • Wearable Computing and Ubiquitous Computing
  • Bionics, Biomechanics, and Exoskeletons
  • Brain-Computer Interfaces, Muscle Interfaces, Implanted Interfaces
  • Sensors and Hardware
  • Smart Artifacts and Smart Textiles
  • Augmented Sport, Health, & Well-being, Training/Rehabilitation Technology
  • Augmented and Mixed Reality, Tourism and Games and Context-Awareness
  • Augmented Fashion and Art
  • Trust, Privacy, and Security of Augmented Human Technology

Submission Categories for Papers

  • Full papers

    8 pages, anonymized, 15 + 5 minutes presentation, and invited demo

  • Short papers

    4 pages, anonymized, 7 + 3 minutes presentation

  • Demonstration papers

    2 pages, anonymized, demonstration at conference

  • Poster papers

    2 pages, anonymized, presented at conference

  • Art pieces

    1–2 pages, not published, exhibited at conference

The four paper categories will be published in the ACM digital library and follow the ACM paper format. We encourage authors to submit supporting video material in addition to the PDF submission. Authors of all accepted papers will also be invited and encouraged to participate in the demo session.

Important Dates

  • January 14, 2013 20:00 PST
    January 7, 2013

    extended deadline: paper submission deadline

  • February 5, 2013

    author notification

  • February 7, 2013

    early registration deadline

  • February 12, 2013

    camera-ready and ACM copyright form due

  • March 7–8, 2013

    scientific conference in Stuttgart

Art and Exhibition

Augmented Human 2013 will feature contributions by art researchers and practitioners. Artists participating and exhibiting at Augmented Human 2013 will have to be self-funded to attend the conference.

All art pieces will be included in a video to be published on the Augmented Human YouTube channel. Additionally, an exhibition catalog will be published on the Augmented Human website, including full-page pictures and the descriptions provided by the authors.

Submission of Art Pieces

Authors may choose the format to present their art pieces for submission. The submission should include the requirements of space, light, electricity, and equipment.

Organizing Committee

General Chair

Albrecht Schmidt

Albrecht Schmidt

University of Stuttgart, Germany

Program Co-chairs

Andreas Bulling

Andreas Bulling

Max Planck Institute for Informatics Saarbrücken, Germany

Christian Holz

Christian Holz

Hasso Plattner Institute, Germany