The 8th International Symposium on Visual Information Communication and Interaction


1. Papers and Posters

Authors are invited to submit original and unpublished research and practical applications in all areas of visual communication and interaction. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

Area 1: Visualization methodologies
Information visualization, Graph drawing and visualization, Cognitive aspects of visual information comprehension, Visual metaphors and symbols, Usability or empirical study of new visual metaphors, Design theory in the digital age, Aesthetics in visual communication and digital media, Interaction methods (touch-based, haptic, vision-based, multi-modality, Big Data, Visual languages, Diagrams, Art + Science

Area 2: Visualization applications
Visual Analytics, Sketching, Graphical user interface design, Software visualization, Visual approaches to knowledge discovery, Visualization on mobile devices, Animation, Game design, Biological visualizations

Area 3: Visual design and art
Interaction design, Interactive art, Infographie and data-driven art, Visual perception and cognition, Multimedia, Virtual actors, Interactive storytelling, Augmented reality and its applications, Virtual reality and its applications, Computational (or digital) aesthetics, Wearable computers, Ubiquitous / responsive environments, Entertainment technology

2. Workshops and Tutorials

VINCI15 is also soliciting proposals for full-day and half-day workshops and tutorials on topics that address areas of interest to the community. Proposals should be a maximum of 2 pages. In particular, workshop proposals should include:
  • A brief description of the specific issues that the workshop will address, the reasons why the workshop is of interest in these times, the main research areas involved.
  • Contact information of the workshop chairs, their competence in the proposed topic(s) and previous experience in chairing scientific events.
  • A tentative list of Program Committee members.
  • A draft of the Call for Papers It is possible to extend the symposium one day if many workshops or tutorials are proposed.

While tutorial proposals should include a CV of the proposer, a dradt of the tutorial content and evidence of the possibility of attracting audience to the tutorial.

Important Dates

Submission of workshop/tutorial proposals April 1, 2015
Notification of proposal acceptance April 5, 2015
Submission of long/short papers April 19, 2015 (23:59 in PST)
Notification of paper acceptance June 10, 2015
Submission of posters June 20, 2015 (23:59 in PST)
Notification of poster acceptance June 25, 2015
Camera-ready copy due July 5, 2015

Submission Guidelines

All submissions must be formatted using the ACM SIG Proceedings Template. The manuscripts should be written using the "Alternate ACM LaTeX2e Sample File" in Option 2.

Maximum length of each paper is as follows.
  • Full paper: up to 10 pages (including references)
  • Short paper: up to 4 pages (additional 1 page for references is allowed)
  • Poster: up to 2 pages (including references)

All submissions should be made through the EasyChair conference management system.

Hitotsubashi Hall

Conference Venue
Hitotsubashi Hall
National Center of Sciences Building 2F
Hitotsubashi,Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo JAPAN

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