Love and Sex with Robots

Call for submissions – Love and Sex with Robots (LSR2017) – deadline 1 August 2017

Within the fields of Human-Computer Interaction and Human-Robot Interaction, the past few years have witnessed a strong upsurge of interest in the more personal aspects of human relationships with these artificial partners. The International Congress on Love and Sex with Robots provides an excellent opportunity for academics and industry professionals to present and discuss their innovative work and ideas in an academic symposium.

Dancecult: Journal of Electronic Dance Music Culture

Call for papers: Algorithmic electronic dance music – deadline 23 March 2017

Algorithms are at the heart of the virtual studio software applications underwriting so much contemporary dance music, but are normally the prior preserve of music engineering teams rather than musicians. This special issue, however, engages with algorithms as musical material, and especially with music which is inherently founded on computer programming technique.