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International Symposium on Affective Science and Engineering 2018

Symposium Information

It is our great pleasure to welcome you to attend ISASE-MAICS 2018
the 4th International Symposium on Affective Science and Engineering, and the 29th Modern Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference during May 31(Thu.)-June 1(Fri.), 2018. The main objective of the symposium is to bring together academics, engineers, manufacturers, and government officials to present and exchange knowledge, experience, results, and information related to the broad aspects of methodologies employed in affective science and engineering, and Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Science. Affective engineering and Artificial Intelligence provide a new field and propelling technology that can enable us to bridge gaps between humans and systems. The scope of the symposium also covers all fields of advanced technology and science, manufacturing, production as well as design.



The symposium will be held at EWU Spokane that is home to Eastern's newest college, the College of Health Science and Public Health, as well as the College of Business and Public Administration. Spokane is a cozy city that attracts many people as their homes. Surrounded by rich nature and peaceful neighbors, Spokane serves as the cultural, economical and medical hub of the Inland Empire -- Eastern Washington, Northern Idaho and Western Montana. Spokane is home to many higher education -- Eastern Washington University, Washington State University, University of Washington, Gonzaga Unviersity, Whitworth Unviersity, and Community Colleges of Spokane.  Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan, has been a sister city since 1961. There are Nishinomiya Japanese Garden and Mukogawa Fort Wright Campus, an international branch of Mukogawa Women University, throughout this long established relationship.

Symposium Theme and Scope

   Affective Engineering and Design research has been expected to assist progress of societies with various research fields such as engineering, economics, and psychology. The Workshop on Affective Engineering and Design aims at exploring ongoing efforts in the theory, design and application on a wide variety of research fields related to Affective Engineering. The workshop provides an opportunity for academic/industry researchers and professionals to share, exchange, and review recent advances on Affective Engineering research. Original contribution describing recent modeling, analysis, and experiment on Affective Engineering and Design with particular, but not exclusive, regard to:

・Affective Science & Engineering

Affective Information

Affective Robotics

Affective Education

Affective Computing

Affective Measurement

Affective Marketing 

Affective Business

Affective Design

Emotional Design

UX Design

Fashion Design & Business

Interface Design

Interaction Design

Affective Innovation

Affective Design Thinking

Business Administration

Soft Computing

Brand Identity

Designing Pleasure

Culture & Design

Psychology of Cognition

Affective Ethnography

Big Data Treatment

Submission Procedure

   Papers must be submitted via the symposium web site is required. Submitted papers should be in the IJAE’s format, and should contain up to 5 keywords. Papers will be evaluated for originality, significance, clarity, and soundness, and will be reviewed by at least two independent reviewers. The detailed submission procedure will be appeared in the web site. 

Important Dates

  • Paper Submission Deadline: March 3, 2018
  • Acceptance Notification: March 13, 2018
  • Camera-Ready Submission: March 23, 2018


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