Call for Paper

Cooking is one of the most fundamental activities of humankind. It is not only connected with the joy of eating but also deeply affects various aspects of human life such as health, dietary, culinary art, entertainment, and human communication. Many people who cook at home require supports for cooking because it requires experience and knowledge. They may also need support for food-logging and menu planning for the well-being of their family. Needless to say, support for a good and enjoyable dinner would improve the quality of life. On the other hand, systematic cooking/eating support for elderly or physically challenged people is significantly important.

Thanks to modern technology, the basic environment needed for establishing such a support system at home is becoming rich. Recently, some home appliances are equipped with various sensing devices and a computer. Reflecting this trend, researches on supporting cooking and eating activities have started individually in many corners of the world. This workshop aims to provide an opportunity for such research groups to discover each other, introduce their trials, and discuss how it should be and where they should go.


The workshop welcomes contributions in, but not limited to, the following topics: