Craft Research Vol 3 (Jul 2011)

Craft Research, Volume 3
Craft Research is currently seeking submissions. The deadline for Volume 3 is 10 July 2011.
Volume 1 of Craft Research is available now, and selected articles from the issue can be viewed for free online.

Craft Research aims to actively promote and strengthen this future-oriented role of the crafts. In order to do so, it recognises inter and cross disciplinary practices, and encourages diverse approaches to research arising from practice, theory andphilosophy. It welcomes contributions from new and established researchers,scholars, and professionals around the world who wish to make a contribution to advancing the crafts. Contributions may include research into materials, technology, processes, methods, concepts, aesthetics and philosophy, etc. in any discipline area of the applied arts and crafts, including craft education. Craft Research welcomes a number of different types of contributions as set out below.

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Researching Design Education: Cumulus//DRS 18-19 May 2011, Paris, France

Dates: 18-19 May 2011
Location: Paris, France
Who: Cumulus//DRS PedSIG
Registration is open now! for the 1st International Symposium for Design Education Researchers. There are now only 40 places available. For Cumulus and DRS members the registration fees are 80 EUR.

5th Intl Conf on Design Computing & Cognition (Jun 2012, Texas)

Theme: Bringing artificial intelligence, cognitive science and computational theories to design research
Dates:8-10 June 2012 (preceded by Workshops 6-7 June 2012)
Location: Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas USA

This biennial conference series provides an international forum for the presentation and discussion of state-of-the-art and cutting-edge design research with a focus on artificial intelligence, cognitive science and computational theories in design. The conference proceedings will form a continuing archive of design computing and cognition research. The conference will be followed by a series of state-of-the-art half-day workshops on specialist topics in design computing and cognition.

A set of research papers that have been refereed by an international board of reviewers will be presented and published as a book. Posters describing ongoing research will be presented.

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