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VINCI 2017
The 10th International Symposium on Visual Information Communication  
and Interaction
Bangkok, Thailand, 14-16 August 2017
Poster submission deadline 12 June 2017


vinci-conf.org

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Visual communication through graphical or sign languages has long been  
conducted among
human beings of different backgrounds or cultures, and in recent  
decades between human
and machine. In today's digital world, visual information is typically  
encoded with
various metaphors commonly used in daily life to facilitate rapid  
comprehension and
easy analysis during the communication process. Visual information  
communication generally
encompasses information visualization, graphical user-interfaces,  
visual analytics, and
visual languages. Visual information is increasingly being used to  
facilitate human-human
communication through the Internet and mobile devices.
The Symposium on Visual Information Communication and Interaction  
(VINCI) (vinci-conf.org)
is the premier international forum for researchers and industrial  
practitioners to discuss
the state-of-the-art in visual communication theories, designs, and  
applications. The 10th
International Symposium on Visual Information Communication and  
Interaction (VINCI'17) will
be held during 14-16 August 2017, in Bangkok, Thailand.
All accepted posters will be published by ACM Press and made available  
in the ACM Digital
Library (EI indexed).
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1. SCOPES AND TOPICS
We solicit original, unpublished research posters that focus on all  
aspects of visual information
communication and interaction, either via images, computer graphics,  
animations, virtual reality,
web, or other media. Research papers may address cognitive and design  
aspects, underlying theories,
taxonomies, implementation work, tool support, and case studies.  
Topics of interest include but are
not limited to the following:
Cognitive aspects of visual information comprehension
Empirical studies of novel visual metaphor
Visual interaction through multimodality
Visual approaches for knowledge discovery
Computational aesthetics
Visual analytics
Graph drawing and (multivariate) network visualization
Information visualization
Graphical user interface design
Aesthetics in visual communication
Influence of visual arts and design
Visual modeling languages and UML
Visual communication metaphors
Visual programming languages
Visualization on mobile devices
Applications like SoftVis, BioVis, GeoVis, ...
Sketching
Human-computer interaction


2. POSTER SUBMISSION
Submissions that address research and development, as well as  
experience reports and tool
demonstrations on the above and other related topics are strongly  
encouraged. All accepted posters
will appear in the proceedings of VINCI 2017 published by ACM Press  
and made available in the ACM
Digital Library (EI indexed).
Posters are up to two  ACM double-column pages,and should be submitted  
through easychair.org.


3. KEYNOTE SPEECH

Keynote speech 1

Learning through Overcoming Inconsistencies, Prof. Du Zhang,
(Macau University of Science and Technology)

Du Zhang is Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Information  
Technology, Macau University of
Science and Technology, Macau, China. He received his Ph.D. and M.S.  
degrees, both in computer
science, from the University of Illinois and Nanjing University, China,
respectively. Previously he was a Professor and Chair of the Computer  
Science Department at
California State University, Sacramento. He has research affiliations  
with numerous
universities in the USA, UK, Hong Kong, China, Czech Republic, and Mexico.
Professor Zhang's current research interests include machine learning  
(inconsistency-induced
perpetual learning), knowledge-based systems, big data analytics, and  
software engineering.
He has over 200 publications in these and other areas. He has served  
in various roles on
numerous international conferences, and is editor or editorial board  
member for several
journals in the areas of artificial intelligence, software engineering  
and knowledge
engineering, big data, and applied mathematics. Professor Zhang is a  
senior member of both
the IEEE and ACM, a board member of the Society of Information Reuse  
and Integration, and a

member of Upsilon Pi Epsilon and Phi Beta Delta.

Keynote speech 2

Michael CohenSpatial Media and Visualization, Prof. Michael Cohen
(University of Aizu, Japan)

Michael Cohen received an Sc.B. in EE from Brown University  
(Providence, Rhode Island) in
1980, M.S. in CS from the University of Washington (Seattle) in 1988,  
and Ph.D. in EECS from
Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois) in 1991. He has worked at  
the Air Force
Geophysics Lab (Hanscom Field, Massachusetts), Weizmann Institute  
(Rehovot; Israel),
Teradyne (Boston, Massachusetts), BBN (Cambridge, Massachusetts and  
Stuttgart; Germany),
Bellcore (Morristown and Red Bank, New Jersey), the Human Interface  
Technology Lab (Seattle,
Washington), and the Audio Media Research Group at the NTT Human  
Interface Lab (Musashino
and Yokosuka; Japan). He is currently a Professor in the Human  
Interface Lab at the University
of Aizu (Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan).
He has research interests in user interfaces for telecommunications,  
groupware and CSCW
(computer-supported collaborative work), stereotelephonics, digital  
typography and
electronic publishing, hypermedia, ubicomp (ubiquitous computing) and  
virtual reality.
Besides teaching various undergraduate courses including Information  
Theory, he co-teaches
graduate-level courses in Acoustic Modeling, and Computer Music.
He is a member of the ACM, IEEE, 3D-Forum, TUG (TeX Users Group), and  
VRSJ (Virtual Reality
Society of Japan).


4. IMPORTANT DATES
Poster submission deadline: June 12, 2017 (23:59 PST)
Notification of decision: June 19, 2017 (23:59 PST)


5. ORGANIZATION
General Chair
Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, University of Macau, Macau
Program Chairs
Shigeo Takahashi, University of Aizu, Japan
Jie Li, Tianjin University, China
Local Chair
Vithida Chongsuphajaisiddhi, King Mongkut’s University of Technology  
Thonburi, Thailand
Finance Chair
Vajirasak Vanijja, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand
Publicity Chair
Yi-Na Li Texas A&M University, USA


6. PROGRAM COMMITTEE
Benjamin Bach, Harvard University
Rita Borgo, King's College London
Paolo Bottoni, Sapienza University of Rome
Paul Bourke, University of New South Wales
Stephen Brooks, Dalhousie University
Michael Burch, University of Stuttgart
Vetria Byrd, Purdue University
Daniel Cernea, AGT International
Wei Chen, Zhejiang University
Gennaro Costagliola, Università di Salerno
Achim Ebert, University of Kaiserslautern
Mai Elshehaly, Virginia Tech
Vittorio Fuccella, Università di Salerno
Liang Gou, Visa Research
Denis Gracanin, Virginia Tech
Jiquan Han, Huawei Technologies
Jiangen He, Drexel University
Masahito Hirakawa, Shimane University
Seok-Hee Hong, University of Sydney
Xiaodi Huang, Charles Sturt University
Weidong Huang, University of Tasmania
Takayuki Itoh, Ochanomizu University
Andreas Kerren, Linnaeus University
Karsten Klein, University of Konstanz
Jun Kong, North Dakota State University
Robert S. Laramee, Swansea University
Yina Li, Nankai University
Zhanping Liu, Kentucky State University
Zhipeng Liu, Huawei Technologies
Aidong Lu, UNC Charlotte
Kresimir Matkovic, VRVis Research Center
John McGhee, UNSW Australia
Kazuo Misue, University of Tsukuba
Chris Muelder, University of California at Davis
Quang Vinh Nguyen, University of Western Sydney
Patrick Pang, The University of Melbourne
Margit Pohl, Vienna University of Technology
Francois Poulet, IRISA
Martin R?hlig, University of Rostock
Raimondo Schettini, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca
Kamran Sedig, The University of Western Ontario
Guanglei Song, Twitter
Arcot Sowmya, University of New South Wales
Changming Sun, CSIRO
Ioannis G. Tollis, University of Crete
Cagatay Turkay, City University London
Gualtiero Volpe, DIBRIS-University of Genova
Sai-Keung Wong, The National Chiao Tung University
Hsiang-Yun Wu, Keio University
Jie Wu, Tongji University
Yingcai Wu, Zhejiang University
Yu-Bin Yang, Nanjing University
Kang Zhang, University of Texas at Dallas
Ye Zhao, Kent State University
Jianlong Zhou, CSIRO
Hong Zhou, Shenzhen University

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