Call for Papers
Springer Quality and User Experience:
Topical Collection on “Towards an Integrated View on QoE and UX”
In the past years, the areas of Quality of Experience (QoE) and User Experience (UX) have evolved mostly separately. Research on QoE has frequently been limited to networked multimedia applications, such as the transmission of speech, audio and video signals. In parallel, UX research has historically evolved from usability research (which was focusing on enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of human-computer interaction), and was initially concerned with the prevention of negative emotions related to technology use. As a result, and in contrast to most QoE research, UX focuses on the understanding of human-machine interaction(s) as a specific emotional experience (e.g., hedonic pleasure) and considers pragmatic merely as enablers of positive experiences.
This topical collection of papers, which is based on papers and discussions from the 11th International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX 2019) held in Berlin, Germany, June 5-7 2019, aims at bringing together different views on QoE and UX. Papers are expected to present and discuss current and future research on multimedia quality, Quality of Experience (QoE) and User Experience (UX), beyond the current borderlines between the two communities. This way, the topical collection will contribute to an integrated view on QoE and UX, and foster the exchange between the so-far distinct communities.
Articles of the topical collection may be entirely new submissions or extended versions of papers presented at QoMEX 2019, with a substantial (min 40%) increase in the presented scientific material, results, and discussions. Articles will be published online upon final acceptance and included in the yearly appearing printed volume of the QUX journal under the umbrella of the topical collection “Towards an Integrated View on QoE and UX”.
This topical collection solicits high quality technical contributions on the topics (not limited to) mentioned below:
- QoE and UX: Concepts and links
- New assessment and evaluation methods
- Quality, experience and user state
- Novel interactive applications
- QoE and UX management in a mobile, connected world
- Quality of Life
- Multimodal perception & quality dimensions
- Immersive technologies
- Probing the user
- QoE, UX and content creation
- Communities, social media and demographics
- Model development & validation
- QoE data analytics
- Databases for QoE and UX research
Manuscript submission deadline: December 1, 2019.
Notification of acceptance: April 1, 2020.
Submission of final revised paper: May 1, 2020.
Publication: Online upon acceptance and in the printed volume of 2020. If a manuscript needs major revision, then there will be a second round of the reviewing process.
Authors should follow the Springer Journal manuscript format described at the journal site. Manuscripts should be submitted on-line through the Editorial Manager system: https://www.editorialmanager.com/quex/default.aspx. Please select “T.C.: Towards an Integrated View on QoE and UX” as article type during submission. Authors need to register to submit their papers.
Katrien De Moor, NTNU, Norway
Sebastian Egger-Lampl, AIT Vienna, Austria
Tobias Hoßfeld, Universität Würzburg, Germany
Sebastian Möller, TU Berlin and DFKI Berlin, Germany
Raimund Schatz, AIT Vienna, Austria
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