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Julita Vassileva <[log in to unmask]>
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Smart Graphics Symposium 2001

Call for Participation

March 21st-23rd 2001, Hawthorne, NY, USA
hosted by the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

We invite you to participate in the Smart Graphics Symposium 2001!

Details on the program and the registration procedure can also be
found at:


The International Symposium on Smart Graphics brings together people
from the fields of Computer Graphics, Graphics Design, Cognitive
Psychology and Artificial Intelligence, all working on different
aspects of computer generated graphics


* 15 long presentations (see below)
* 3 invited talks (Joe Marks, Richard  Buchanan and Brad Paley)
* Demo and IBM Open lab session


for registration details go to

Regular fee (before March 10): 250 $
Student fee (before March 10): 150 $

Regular fee (after March 10): 350 $
Student fee (after March 10): 250 $

The fee includes the symposium Proceedings (ACM press) and the Opening


Wednesday, March 21

9:00 Paper Session 1

A. Beygelzimer, C.-S. Perng, S. Ma:
Spectral Approach to Ordering Large Categorical Datasets

G. Andrienko, N. Andrienko:
Constructing Parallel Coordinates Plot for Problem Solving

L. Wilkinson,M. Rubin,D. Rope,A. Norton:
nViZn: An Algebra-Based Visualization System

11:00 Invited Talk: W. Bradford Paley

12:30 Lunch

2:00 Paper Session 2

M. Zhou, S. Ma:
Representing an Retrieving Visual Presentations for Example-Based
Graphics Generation

K. Kennedy, R. Mercer:
Using Cinematography Knowledge to Communicate Animator Intentions

M. Goetze, T. Strothotte:
An Approach to Help Functionally Illiterate People with Graphical
Reading Aids

3:30 Coffee Break

4:00 Invited Talk: Robert Buchanan

5:30 End of Sessions

6.00-7.00: Opening Reception

Thursday, March 22

9:00 Paper Session 3
R. Futrelle, A. Rumshisky:
Discourse Structure of Text-Graphics Documents

A. v. Klopp Lemon, O. v. Klopp Lemon:
A semantic and cognitive method for effective GUI generation

T. Taylor, C. Gagné, R. Eagleson:
Producing Spatial Descriptions: Effects of Object Familiarity

10:30 Coffee Break

11:00 Invited Talk: Joe Marks

12:30 Lunch

2:00 Demo Session

3:30 Coffee Break

4:00 IBM Open Lab

5:30 End of Sessions

8:00 Conference Dinner

Friday, March 23

9:00 Paper Session 4
J. Baus, A. Butz, A. Krüger, M. Lohse:
Some Remarks on Automated Sketch Generation for Mobile Route

V. Coors:
Feature-preserving Simplification in Web-based 3D-GIS

M. Anderson:
Mining Diagrams

10:30 Coffee Break

11:00 Paper Session 5

A. Haig, A. Whitfield:
Predicting the Aesthetic Performance of Web Sites:
What Attracts People?

S. Lok, S. Feiner:
A Survey of Automated Layout Techniques for Information Presentations

12:00 End of Symposium