MUM 2015 is over! It has been a great conference at the Ars Electronica Center Linz with 25 full and 8 short paper presentations. The
topics in the technical program were organized in the following sessions: media and applications; studies and findings; detecting, classifying, and recognizing; specific application areas; specific user groups; wearable and mobile interaction; augmented reality; and designing interactions. In addition to the regular paper program, MUM 2015 featured a poster and a demo track, with 15 accepted posters and 5 accepted demos. This year we introduced a video track with 3 accepted videos as well as a doctoral school with 4 accepted submissions. The two keynotes have been given by Hans Gellersen from the Lancaster University and Gerfried Stocker from Ars Electronica.
MUM 2015 has been organized by Clemens Holzmann from the Department of Mobile Computing of the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria and René Mayrhofer from the Institute of Networks and Security of the Johannes Kepler University Linz. Responsible for the technical program were Jonna Häkkilä from the University of Lapland, Finland and Enrico Rukzio from the University of Ulm, Germany. The conference proceedings are available in the ACM Digital Library.
We would like to thank all the speakers, organizers and volunteers for making the conference a success! Please visit our Facebook page for pictures and additional information on MUM 2015. A summary of the MUM 2015 conference in German can be found here.
MUM 2016 will take place at the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland, from 13-15 December 2016! It will be organized by Jonna Häkkilä (University of Lapland, Finland) and Timo Ojala (University of Oulu, Finland) as general chairs as well as Florian Alt (LMU Munich, Germany) and Niels Henze (University of Stuttgart, Germany) as program chairs.