By Ryohei Nakatsu, Matthias Rauterberg, Peter Vorderer (auth.), Fumio Kishino, Yoshifumi Kitamura, Hirokazu Kato, Noriko Nagata (ed
First of all, we enjoy the labor of all of the authors who contributed to ICEC 2005 by means of filing their papers. ICEC 2005 attracted ninety five technical paper submissions, eight poster submissions and seven demo submissions, in overall one hundred ten. This quantity is sort of equivalent to ICEC 2004. in accordance with an intensive evaluation and choice technique conducted through seventy six foreign specialists from academia and as contributors of the senior and overseas software committees, a superb application used to be compiled. this system committee consisted of specialists from world wide: 1 from Austria, three from Bulgaria, 2 from Canada, four from China, 1 from Finland, four from France, 10 from Germany, 1 from Greece, 1 from eire, 1 from Israel, 1 from Italy, 26 from Japan, 1 from Korea, four from The Netherlands, 1 from New Zealand, 1 from Norway, 1 from Singapore, 1 from Thailand, four from the united kingdom, and eight from the united states. during this quantity, reviewers are incorporated. the ultimate determination used to be made on the senior software committee assembly in response to 3 reviewers' suggestions, to be had on-line through the convention administration instrument. via earnest and reasonable dialogue on the assembly, 25 technical papers have been accredited as lengthy papers and 32 technical papers have been approved as brief papers from ninety five submitted technical papers. in addition, three poster papers and five demo papers have been accepted.