Call for Papers

Early Career Researchers Track (ECRT)

IEEE 3rd International Conference on Digital Game and Intelligent Toy

Enhanced Learning

April 12-16, 2010
Kaohsiung , Taiwan

Hosted by National Central University

The DIGITEL 2010 conference would like to provide opportunities to researchers early in their careers and graduate the opportunity to present and publish their work in a separate forum at the conference. The ECRT welcomes papers that report on work in progress. Non-student advisors or collaborators should be acknowledged appropriately, as co-authors or otherwise.

ECRT papers topics should be related to the conference topics

Topics of interest include but are not be limited to:

  • Foundation and theory for design
  • Educational Robots and Toys
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Virtual characters
  • Virtual storytelling and game narrative
  • Multiplayer and social game design
  • Simulation and animation
  • Augmented/Mixed Reality
  • Game-based Learning/Training
  • Games in Real World (Ubiquitous Learning)
  • Storytelling and Narrative in Education
  • VR-based Education/Training
  • Non-Visual Senses (smelling, touching, hearing)
  • Mobile games and its linking to online games
  • Location-based games and ubiquitous technology
  • Identity in gaming to learn: roles and role-playing
  • Collaboration, competition and community
  • Social and Cultural aspects
Submitted papers should be well organized and structured in a way that demonstrates the links between the concepts presented, and they should describe within a 2 page limit:
  • the problem(s) that the proposed research is addressing and how it fits into the bigger picture
  • the aims and objectives of the research
  • the methodology to achieve the objectives and the proposed solution
  • the main contribution(s) of the research.

Format of ECRT papers and submission instructions

All papers should be submitted electronically via the conference paper submission system. Submissions should be 2 pages long including references.
ECRT paper format, please refer the author guideline¡G for Papers&sub=Author Guidelines/
ECRT paper submission system¡G
The ECRT papers will be published in a separate proceedings with a ISBN and the publication information:
National Central University
No.300, Jhongda Rd., Jhongli City, Taoyuan County 32001, Taiwan
Tel: 886-3-4227151 ext. 35400


A panel of senior researchers will play the role of discussants to help the presenters further develop their research ideas and agenda after each ECRT session. Feedback will be provided to all participants.

Important Dates

ERT papers due¡GJanuary 7, 2010
Author notification¡GJanuary 15, 2010
Camera ready due¡GFebruary 1, 2010