2018 International Conference on CYBERWORLDS


Call for Papers

2018 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CYBERWORLDS (CW2018)
Singapore, 3-5 October, 2018
Organized by Fraunhofer Singapore
In cooperation with Eurographics Association, International Federation for Information Processing, and to be further confirmed

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. Examples include social networking services, 3D shared virtual communities and massively multiplayer online role-playing games.
CW2018 is the 17th conference organized annually since 2002.

CW2018 GENERAL TRACK topics include but are not limited to:

  • Applications of augmented and mixed reality
  • Applications of virtual 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
  • E-learning in cyberworlds
  • 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

SPECIAL TRACKS will be organized:

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 IEEE Conference Publishing Services (pending approval) 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 JOURNAL ISSUES, referenced by SCI and other major indices, will consider for publications extended versions of all accepted full papers:

General Track:

Cognitive Human-machine Interaction Track:

Cybersecurity and Biometrics Track:

Cyber Cities and Cyber Manufacturing Track:

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

KEYNOTE TALKS:
To be further confirmed

REGISTRATION and ORAL PRESENTATION of each paper accepted for the conference will be required to be included in the conference proceedings and special journal issues.

CONFERENCE VENUE:
The conference will be held in Singapore in Nanyang Executive Centre at the Nanyang Technological University campus. Bus trip to Singapore downtown (laser show at Marina Bay Sands resort) will be provided for the delegates in the evening of the first day of the conference. Conference dinner will be held downtown in a prime tourist destination in the evening of the second day of the conference. Site visit to Fraunhofer Singapore centre with lab tour and demos will be offered on the third day of the conference.

IMPORTANT DATES:

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 IEEE CPS
Monday 25 October Special journal issues submission (C&G)
Friday 30 November Special journal issues submission (TVC, TCS, AEI, JFGS)

CONTACT:
Program Chair Alexei Sourin cw2018@easychair.org