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VRST 2012 : The 18th ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and
Dec 10 - 12, 2012
Toronto, Canada

Call For Papers

The ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (VRST) is an
international forum for the exchange of experience and knowledge among
researchers and developers concerned with virtual reality software and
technology. VRST will provide an opportunity for VR researchers to
interact, share new results, show live demonstrations of their work, and
discuss emerging directions for the field. The event is sponsored by ACM

VRST 2012 will be held downtown in Toronto, Canada. Toronto is an
international business hub, a commercial capital, one of the top financial
centres in the world, and is a major player in almost every economic
sector. It features a very diverse and multicultural population of more
than 6 million in the metropolitan area. As a result, Toronto has great
shoppin, offers a wide variety of food choices, and cultural experiences.
The conference will be hosted by the University of Ontario Institute of
Technology. VRST 2012 aims at bringing together VR researchers from around
the world to present the state-of-the-art advances in this ever-growing
dynamic area.

We invite you to participate in the ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality
Software and Technology (VRST) 2012. ACM VRST 2012 seeks original,
unpublished papers documenting original research contributions, practice
and experience, or novel applications, from all areas of virtual, mixed and
augmented reality.

The VRST technical program consists of high quality technical papers that
are reviewed and selected by an international program committee. Papers are
solicited on all technical aspects of Virtual Reality and related
technologies, including but not limited to the following topics:
- Systems (see also below)
- Interaction Techniques
- Modeling and Simulation
- Collaborative / Networked Virtual Environments
- Real-Time Rendering
- Augmented Reality
- Input / Output Devices
- Human Factors
- Haptics & Audio Interfaces
- Applications of Virtual Reality, such as Training Systems and Serious

This year the conference will feature a special track on VR Systems papers.
This track will focus on
- Architectures, Frameworks, and System Design
- Reusability, Extensibility, and Adaptivity
- Performance Testing & Evaluation

Submissions are sought that describe original, unpublished work on the
conference topics. VRST 2012 uses an anonymous submission process for paper
submissions. Conference proceedings will be published in the ACM Digital
Library. Please follow the style guidelines onhttp:// for formatting your
paper. We invite both long and short paper submissions, where short papers
are up to 4 pages and long papers up to 8 pages. A link to the electronic
submission system will be published in the future.

Long & short paper submission deadline: July 15, 2012.
Notification deadline: August 31, 2012.
Posters and demos: September 30, 2012.

Program Co-chairs:
Wolfgang Stuerzlinger, York University, Toronto, Canada
Marc Latoschik, University of Würzburg, Germany
Bill Kapralos, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, Canada
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Organizing Chair:
Mark Green, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, Canada

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