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  • Melbourne City

    The KICSS 2012 conference site will be located near the city centre of Victoria - Melbourne, one of the world's most liveable city.

    City of Melbourne

  • An all time favorite.

    See Australia's fairy penguins at Philip Island, located south of Melbourne. Your family is guaranteed to love these cute little fellows!

    Penguin Parade at Philip Island

  • Witness the greatness of nature!

    Travel along the great ocean road and see the remaining Apostles before they are gone. Located in the south west of Melbourne, it's one sight that you do not want to miss.

    Great Ocean Road

  • The koala is not a bear, but you will want to hug it!

    The koala is not found in Tasmania or Western Australia so don't miss them when you are here.


  • Love the finer things in life?

    The yara valley regions north of Melbourne is one spot that you do not want to miss. Great wines, food and nature all within a short drive!


  • Nobu? Rockpool? Maze? It's all here!

    Or you are after a culinary adventure of the world, it's all within 10kms of the city centre!

    Melbourne, the food capital

  • The national symbol of Australia

    Kangaroos, they were featured on coins and used as emblems, logos and mascots. So now it's time to see them in real-life.


  • Ready for a walkabout?

    You have seen it on the movies, now find out more about indigenous Australians in Melbourne.

    Australian Aborigines

Accepted Papers

Enhancing Creativity of Strategic Decision Processes by Technological Roadmapping and Foresight
Andrzej Skulimowski and Przemysław Pukocz

Procedural Technology and Creativity Mining
Kazunori Miyata

The Zone of Musical Creativity: Harmonic Series Structures – A Pictorial Representation Towards a Method of Teaching
Alina Abraham

Development of Video Shooting Assistant System for Better Expression of Affective Information
Hiroko Mitarai and Atsuo Yoshitaka

Why Web-based Pseudo Relevance Feedback Systems Fail
Jing Zhang, Kok-Leong Ong and Vincent Lee

A Comparative Study on Applying Hierarchical Phrase-based and Phrase-based on Thai-Chinese Translation
Prasert Luekhong, Rattasit Sukhauta, Peerachet Porkaew, Taneth Ruangrajitpakorn and Thepchai Supnithi

A Label-based Partitioning Strategy for Mining Link Patterns
Cuifang Zhao, Xiang Zhang and Peng Wang

A Rule-Based Method for Thai Elementary Discourse Unit Segmentation (TED-Seg)
Nongnuch Ketui, Thanaruk Theeramunkong and Chutamanee Onsuwan

Activity Recognition using Context-Aware Infrastructure Ontology in Smart Home Domain
Konlakorn Wongpatikaseree, Mitsuru Ikeda, Marut Buranarach, Thepchai Supnithi, Azman Osman Lim and Yasuo Tan

An Empirical Study on Multi-Dimensional Sentiment Analysis from Users Service Reviews
Samatcha Thanangthanakij, Eakasit Pacharawongsakda, Nattapong Tongtep, Pakinee Aimmanee and Thanaruk Theeramunkong

Creativity Mining: Humane Technology for Creating a Creative Society
Kazushi Nishimoto

Creativity Support Tools for Data Triggered Hypothesis Generation
Lars Mueller, Thomas Wetzel, Hans-Christoph Hobohm and Thomas Schrader

Cross-layer Optimisation using Game Theory to Alleivate Unfairness in Wireless Networks
Gunasekaran Raja, Niranjani Elango, Suganya S, Vivekananthan D and Raja K

Dependency Tree based Chinese Relation Extraction over Web Data
Shanshan Zheng, Jing Yang, Xin Lin and Junzhong Gu

Divide and Translate Legal Text Sentence by Using Its Logical Structure
Thanh Hung Bui, Nguyen Le Minh and Akira Shimazu

Effects of a Semantic Pamphlet for Pictogram Chat on Small Talk Between Japanese and Chinese Speakers
Takaya Yuizono, Jingya Qi and Jun Munemori

Feature Selection Based on Audience’s Behavior for Information Filtering in Online Social Network
Arunee Ratikan and Mikifumi Shikida

Geographic Routing with Cross Links
Wei Zha and Wee Keong Ng

Improvements to Creativity in Singing Abilities based on Perspective of Studies on Interaction Between Speech Production and Auditory Perception
Masashi Unoki and Kazushi Nishimoto

Influence of background music on freehand drawing
Junya Morita, Yukari Nagai, Yuuta Katsutani and Yoshifumi Tanaka

Introduction on a support system for awareness in an aware-environment enhanced group home: AwareRium
Hideaki Kanai

Knowledge Management and e- Governance: A Case study of e-Kiosk in India
Sarika Sharma, D. P. Goyal and Archana Singh

Lexical Creativity from Word Associations
Oskar Gross, Hannu Toivonen, Jukka M Toivanen and Alessandro Valitutti

Region-based Ranking in Association Analysis for News Relation Discovery
Nichnan Kittiphattanabawon, Thanaruk Theeramunkong and Ekawit Nantajeewarawat

TaskCardGenerator: A Bilingual MRO Task Cards Generator for Aviation
Hao Wang, Qingwei Liu and Ling Feng

The Butterfly Model for Supporting Creative Problem Solving
Jung Suk Hyun and Chan Jung Park

The Impact of the Background Knowledge and the Friendship Closeness on the Team Creativity in a Realtime Creativity Support Groupware
Kobkrit Viriyayudhakorn and Susumu Kunifuji

The Relationship Between Complementary Services and Service System Value Creation, A Case Study of eMarketplaces in Saudi Arabia
Fahad Algarni, Yen Cheung and Vincent Lee

Toward a computational model of creativity: Novel hypothesis generation from structural knowledge
Shohei Hidaka

Towards More Efficient Building Energy Management Systems
S. Alireza Ahmadi, Iman Shames, Francesco Scotton, Lirong Huang, Henrik Sandberg, Karl H Johansson and Bo Wahlberg

Automatic Translation Repair Method for Improving Accuracy of Translated Sentences
Taku Fukushima and Takashi Yoshino

Knowledge Systems for User Applications and Education
Ladislav Burita, Ladislav Hagara and Vojtech Ondryhal

Creativity Improvement by Idea-Marathon Training, Measured by Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking (TTCT) and Its Applications to Laboratories
Takeo Higuchi, Takaya Yuizono and Kazunori Miyata

A Framework of an Extended Reading Passage Grading System for Personalised English Learning
Thepchai Supnithi, Wasan Na Chai and Taneth Ruangrajitpakorn