Last update: 2013/08/06

Workshop on "Socially-inspired Mechanisms for Future Mobility Services"


  • 2013-07-30: Workshop proposal accepted for AutomotiveUI 2013 conference.
  • 2013-08-01: Initial version of the website online
  • 2013-08-06: Openconf submission system online; forming of TPC started
  • 2013-08-26: Submission deadline extended to September 8th, 2013

Aim of the workshop

Successful application of collective, socially inspired driving mechanisms requires to understand how socially-inspired vehicles (i.e., driver-car pairs) could make use of their social habitus, composed from (past and present) driving behavior, social interactions with pedestrians, vehicles, infrastruc ture, etc. , and drivers' vital states when exposed to other road participants in live traffic. In response to this emerging research direction, the aim of this workshop is to achieve a common understanding of the symbiosis between drivers, cars, and infrastructure from a global point of view (referred to as "collective driving"). In particular, this workshop is expected to provoke an active debate on the adequacy of the concept of socializing cars, addressing questions such as who can communicate what, when, how, and why?

Workshop organizers

Please feel free to contact one of the organizers in case you have any workshop related questions.

Andreas Riener Institute for Pervasive Computing, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria Auto-UI 2013
Myounghoon Jeon Mind, Music, Machine Lab, Michigan Technological University, US
Ignacio Alvarez Human-centered Computing Lab, Clemson University, SC, US

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