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Call for Papers

HCSE is a single-track working conference that brings together researchers and practitioners interested in strengthening the scientific foundations of user interface design, examining the relationship between software engineering and human-computer interaction and on how to strengthen human-centered design as an essential part of software engineering processes.

HCSE 2014 is the 5th edition of a bi-annual conference series promoted by Working Group 13.2 “Methodologies for User-Centered Systems Design” of the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP).


Submissions are solicited in the following categories:

Research full papers

Research full papers (up to 18 pages) should describe substantial contributions of novel ongoing work that has produced advanced results including validation of results.

Short papers

Short papers (up to 8 pages ) should present practice and experience reports containing good (and bad) practices and/or to present practical evaluations of methods, techniques and tools.

Demonstration submissions

Demonstration submissions (up to 4 pages) should present late breaking results related to the use of innovative tools. Papers should provide description of tools including user tasks and evidence of use to end-users.


The submission and review process is managed in EasyChair using the installation:


All submissions will be peer-reviewed by the program committee. Accepted research full and short papers will be published in print and electronically in the conference proceedings.


Proceedings will be published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series. All submissions must be prepared according to the Springer LNCS format.

Copyright Form

Authors should submit a signed Copyright Form as a scanned PDF via EasyChair. One author may sign on behalf of all of the other authors of a particular paper.

Important Dates

April 25, 2014    Abstract submission
May 09, 2014    EXTENDED Submission for all tracks
June 09, 2014    Author notification
July 04,  2014
    Final paper submission

Venue & Organization

HCSE 2014 will be held at the Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum, a modern conference center also hosting the world’s largest computer museum!

General Conference Chair:
Stefan Sauer, University of Paderborn, Germany

Technical Program Co-Chairs:
Peter Forbrig, University of Rostock, Germany
Cristian Bogdan, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden

User Experience Chair:
Regina Bernhaupt, University of Toulouse, France

Proceedings Chair:
Marco Winckler, University of Toulouse, France

Publicity Chair:
Holger Fischer, University of Paderborn, Germany

Paderborn, Germany

September 16th-18th, 2014

Important Dates

April 25, 2014   Abstract submission
May 09, 2014    Submission for all tracks
June 09, 2014   Author notification
July  04, 2014    Final paper submission

Supporting Institutions and Sponsors