2018 International Conference on CYBERWORLDS

Call for Papers

Singapore, 3-5 October, 2018
Organized by Fraunhofer Singapore
In cooperation with ACM, ACM SIGGRAPH, Eurographics Association, and
International Federation for Information Processing


Created intentionally or spontaneously, cyberworlds are information spaces and communities that use computer technologies to augment the way we interact, participate in business and receive information throughout the world. Cyberworlds have ever-growing impact on our lives and the evolution of the world economy. CW2018 is the 17th conference organized annually since 2002. CW2018 will have the following tracks with topics not limited to:


  • Applications of virtual and augmented reality
  • Networked and shared virtual worlds
  • Virtual collaborative spaces
  • Shape modeling for cyberworlds
  • Virtual humans and avatars
  • Multimodal interaction and rendering
  • Computer vision for augmented and mixed reality
  • Social computing
  • Online communities
  • Cyber-learning
  • Multi-user web games
  • Art and heritage in cyberspace
  • Cyber-museums
  • Cyberethics and cyberlaws
  • Welfare in cyberworlds
  • Data mining and warehousing in cyberworlds
  • Visual analytics in cyberworlds


  • Cognitive informatics
  • Human factors in transportation, maritime, industry 4.0
  • Neurorehabilitation and neuroplasticity
  • Affective computing
  • Mobile BCI
  • Machine and deep learning for EEG-based algorithms
  • Multi-modal Interfaces
  • Neurofeedback systems and games
  • BCI applications


  • Security protocols
  • Authentication protocols
  • Privacy protocols
  • Password security
  • Security of personal data
  • Content protection and digital rights management
  • Risk and reputation management
  • Identity and trust management
  • Information hiding and anonymity
  • Privacy, security and trust in social media
  • Security of embedded systems
  • Behavioral biometrics
  • erformance evaluation of biometric systems
  • Multi-biometrics
  • Quality of biometric data
  • Biometric template protection
  • Presentation attack detection
  • Emerging biometrics


  • Real-time analytics, modelling, and simulation for the future smart cities and urban mobility
  • 3D city modelling, processing and simulation
  • Predictive analytics and machine learning for future healthcare
  • Medical Computing for future healthcare
  • Visual Computing for active ageing
  • Cyber-physical systems technologies
  • Computer vision for industry 4.0 / smart manufacturing
  • Optical inspection for industry 4.0 / smart manufacturing
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality for the future smart cities and smart manufacturing

SUBMISSION CATEGORIES for all tracks include full papers (up to 8 pages), short papers (up to 4 pages), and poster papers (up to 4 pages). The papers must be written in English, carefully proofread, and formatted to IEEE Manuscript Template. Full papers and short papers will be scheduled for oral presentation (25 min full papers, 15 min short papers). Posters/demos will have to be displayed by the authors during the poster session and will also require 1 min fast-forward slide presentation. All three categories of papers will participate in the competition for the Best Paper awards.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS with all accepted papers will be published by Conference Publishing Services as well as submitted to the IEEE Xplore Digital Library, IEEE Computer Society Digital Library and reference databases of all major referencing indices including EI Compendex, Scopus, SCI, etc. (e.g., SCI, Scopus).

SPECIAL ISSUES of the following JOURNALS will consider for publications extended versions of all accepted FULL papers:

The extended journal papers, with at least 30% of new content and preferably different titles, will be required in October-November 2018.


Monday 7 May 23:59 (UTC)

Papers (Full/Short) submission
Monday 25 June Papers (Full/Short) notification
Monday 2 July 23:59 (UTC) Poster papers submission
Monday 16 July Poster papers notification
Monday 30 July Author registration
Wednesday 30 July Camera-ready papers submisson to CPS
Monday 25 October Special journal issues submission (C&G)
Friday 30 November Special journal issues submission (TVC, TCS, AEI, JFGS)

Download the conference flyer.

CONTACT: cw2018@easychair.org