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The HCI Archive

HCI Archive submissions are now closed, and final notifications have been sent.

Archival papers and notes documenting work that makes a lasting and signficant contribution to our knowledge and understanding of human-computer interaction. Over the past 25 years, the standard of work here has reached that of the most prestigious peer-reviewed journals. Submitters in this category should be primarily interested in disseminating their work to a wider audience, whilst also achieving a prestigious publication. Important criteria here include a lasting contribution, appropriate and reliable research methods and validity of the interpretation.

In this context, 'archival' means that this is the primary publication for this work - it cannot be republished elsewhere without permission. Furthermore, Papers and Notes being within the HCI Archive has important significance for anyone applying for academic tenure, in that these publications are accepted as being amongst the most prestigious.

There are two kinds of submissions in this category. Both are peer reviewed to a highly competitive standard:


The ACM Digital Library external link lists the submission numbers and the acceptance rates for the past 25 years of CHI conferences.

Make submissions via the SIGCHI PCS siteexternal link.