Call for Participation

MHC’18 invites papers for the International Workshop on Mobile Human Contributions: Opportunities and Challenges, co-located with the 2018 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2018). The day-long workshop will be held on October 8. We welcome contributions and discussions focused on the methods, tools, and frameworks for collection, analysis, and interpretation of human labelled data enabled by mobile devices.

Quick Info

Topics of interest

The topics of interest include, but are not limited, to the following:
  • Methodologies: methods and methodologies used for gathering and evaluating the accuracy of human data contributions in lieu of ground truth data.
  • Quality and Motivation: understanding incentives and the effect on the quality of human contributions.
  • Viewpoints: discussion on potential and pitfalls of human-labelled data collection.
  • Behaviours: understanding human behaviour in these contexts and applications.


We invite the submission of high-quality papers reporting original research, studies, critical-evaluation, or novel methodologies in accordance with the workshop theme. The workshop papers must be in the SIGCHI Extended Abstract archival format, up to 6 pages in length. Submissions are not required to be anonymised prior to submission.

All submissions should be emailed in .pdf format to with the subject line “MHC’18 Workshop Submission”. The papers will be peer-reviewed accordingly for their significance, originality, clarity, overall quality, and relevance to the overall workshop theme by the technical program committee of the workshop. Accepted workshop papers will be added to the ACM Digital Library and the supplemental proceedings.

Important dates

  • Deadline for submissions: July 31, 2018
  • Notifications: August 3, 2018
  • Camera-ready workshop papers deadline: August 24, 2018
  • MHC’18 workshop: October 8, 2018

UPDATE: Special Issue IJHCS

We are excited to announce a Special Issue on Human Accuracy in Mobile Data Collection at the International Journal of Human-Computer Studies. Please see the CfP on the journal website for more information. We are looking for high-quality, high-impact, and original research results. Submitted manuscripts must be original, but significant revisions of papers presented at this workshops will be considered (at least 50% new material).