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posted 4 Sep 2011, 19:26 by Masahiro Takatsuka

IVAPP 2012 (International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - has an open call for papers, whose deadline is set for October 11th, 2011. We hope you can participate in this conference by submitting a paper reflecting your current research in any of the conference areas/topics.

This conference is sponsored by Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication (INSTICC), member of the WfMC - Workflow Management Coalition, and will be held in Rome, Italy, next year on 24 - 26 February. 
IVAPP 2012 is a component conference of VISIGRAPP, a joint conference that integrates knowledge areas related to Computer Vision, Imaging, Computer Graphics and Information Visualization, which are becoming more and more interrelated and sustain important interdisciplinary R&D work (

IVAPP is interested in promoting high quality research as it can be confirmed by last year acceptance rates, where from 33 submissions, 15% were accepted as full papers. Additionally, 18% were presented as short papers and 27% as posters.

Submitted papers will be subject to a double-blind review process. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and CD-ROM support. DFYP
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by major international indexers, including Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (ISI), INSPEC, DBLP and Elsevier Index (EI). 
Additionally, a short list of high quality papers presented at the conference will be selected so that revised and extended versions of these papers will be published by Springer-Verlag in the Communications in Computer and Information Science Series (CCIS).
Best paper awards will be distributed during the conference closing session.
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SciTePress Digital Library ( SciTePress is member of CrossRef (

Workshops and special sessions are also invited. If you wish to propose a workshop or a special session, for example based on the results of a specific research project, please contact the secretariat. Workshop chairs and Special Session chairs will benefit from logistics support and other types of support, including secretariat and financial support, to facilitate the development of a valid idea.

Please check further details at the IVAPP conference website ( There you will find detailed information about the conference structure. This conference is co-located with PECCS 2012 (2nd International Conference on Pervasive and Embedded Computing and Communication Systems -, and SENSORNETS 2012 (International Conference on Sensor Networks - Registration to VISIGRAPP will enable free access to the PECCS and SENSORNETS Conferences (as a non-speaker).

Should you have any question please don't hesitate contacting me.

Kind regards,
Bruno Encarnacao

IVAPP Secretariat
Av. D.Manuel I, 27A 2ºesq.
2910-595 Setubal, Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 520 184
Fax: + 44 203 014 5434

IVAPP 2012

24-26 February, 2012 
Rome, Italy

IMPORTANT DATES:            
 Regular Paper Submission: October 11, 2011
 Authors Notification (regular papers): December 2, 2011
 Final Regular Paper Submission and Registration: December 15, 2011

Sponsored by INSTICC
INSTICC is Member of WfMC


- Analytical Reasoning
- Biomedical Visualization and Applications
- Databases and Visualization, Visual Data Mining
- Flow Visualization
- GPU-based Visualization
- Graph Visualization
- Hardware for Visualization
- Image/Video Summarization and Visualization
- Information and Scientific Visualization
- Interactive Visual Interfaces for Visualization
- Interface and Interaction Techniques for Visualization
- Internet, Web and Security Visualization
- Interpretation and Evaluation Methods
- Knowledge-assisted Visualization
- Large Data Visualization
- Mathematical Foundations of Interactive Visual Analysis
- Multi-field Visualization
- Parallel Visualization
- Perception and Cognition in Visualization
- Presentation Methods
- Software Visualization
- Spatial Data and Non-Spatial Data Visualization
- Time-varying Visualization
- Uncertainty Visualization
- Usability and Visualization
- Vector/Tensor Field Visualization
- Virtual Environments and Data Visualization
- Visual Data Analysis and Knowledge Discovery
- Visual Representation and Interaction
- Visualization Applications
- Visualization Taxonomies and Models
- Visualization Algorithms and Technologies
- Visualization Tools and Systems for Simulation and Modeling
- Volume Visualization

Jose Braz, Polytechnic Institute of Setubal, Portugal

Martin Kraus, Aalborg University, Denmark
Robert S. Laramee, Swansea University, U.K.

Sabine Süsstrunk, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
Colin Ware, University of New Hampshire, U.S.A.
Sabine Coquillart, INRIA, France 
(list not yet complete)

Please check the program committee members at