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4th International Symposium on Human Mental Workload: Models and Applications
Dates 2020/12/03 (iCal) - 2020/12/05
Homepage: http://hworkload.org/2020/call-for-full-short-papers/
Submitting link: http://hworkload.org/2020/call-for-full-short-papers/
Location: Granada, Spain
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Important dates
Abstracts: 2020/06/16
Papers: 2020/06/20
Submissions: 2020/06/20
Notification: 2020/07/20
Camera ready due: 2020/07/30
General chairs: Dr. Luca Longo, Dr. Chiara Leva
PC chairs: Dr. Luca Longo, Dr. Chiara Leva
Workshop chairs: Sagar Saxena
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After the success of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd editions, we are glad to present the 4th International Symposium on Human Mental Workload: Models and Applications (H-WORKLOAD 2020) which will be held in Granada (October 29/30, 2020) at the University of Granada, Spain

The scientific programme of H-WORKLOAD 2020 will consist of regular and technical contributions reviewed and selected by an international programme committee, as well as keynote talks and tutorials given by leading experts in their fields. The symposium aims to become the premier event for discussion of emerging research on mental workload, its models and applications. It will bring together researchers and practitioners from different disciplines including human factors, computer science, psychology, education, and neuroscience and provide a mechanism for the exchange of ideas and technologies between a worldwide audience of academics and industrial scientists.

We solicit submissions, in the form of FULL and SHORT papers, on previously unpublished research work on human mental workload covering all disciplines and domains. Example areas include but are not limited to:

Mental workload theory and frameworks

  • Formal and computational new models of mental workload
  • Analysis of dimensions and metrics of mental workload
  • Cognitive load theory and cognitive load measurement in Education
  • Mental workload and analysis of cognitive capacity/information processing

Measurement of mental workload

  • Physiological and neurological measures
  • Self-reporting and psychological measures
  • Task performance measures
  • Analytic measures

Mental workload in context

  • Mental Workload and impact of fatigue
  • Mental overload/under-load effects
  • Mental workload and its impact on operators/operations, Safety/risk, situation awareness
  • Mental workload in teams and collaborative aspects

Applications of mental workload in practice

  • Mental workload and interaction design
  • Mental workload and human machine interfaces
  • Mental workload and user experience
  • Mental workload and assistive technologies
  • Mental workload in education and instructional design
  • Mental workload and simulation
  • Mental workload and prototyping
  • Mental workload and user studies

Mental workload in safety critical domains

  • Transportation (road, rail, aviation, maritime)
  • Medical and healthcare
  • Oil and gas
  • Process industries and manufacturing
  • Nuclear

The conference is supported by:

  • University of Granada
  • Irish Ergonomics Society
  • Technological University Dublin
  • Springer