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VIIP 2008 : IASTED International Conference on Visualization, Imaging, and Image Processing


When Sep 1, 2008 - Sep 3, 2008
Where Palma De Mallorca, Spain
Submission Deadline Apr 15, 2008
Notification Due Jun 1, 2008
Categories    visualization   image processing   imaging

Call For Papers


The Eighth IASTED International Conference on
Visualization, Imaging, and Image Processing
~VIIP 2008~

September 1-3, 2008
Palma de Mallorca, Spain

The International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED)
· Technical Committee on Image Processing
· Technical Committee on Computers
· Technical Committee on Visualization

World Modeling and Simulation Forum (WMSF)

Prof. J.J. Villanueva ‚?? Computer Vision Centre and Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain

Prof. Angel Sappa ‚?? Computer Vision Centre and Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain

The IASTED International Conference on Visualization, Imaging, and Image Processing (VIIP 2008) will establish an international medium for the exchange of new ideas and practical experience between researchers and practitioners working in the fields of imaging, image processing, and visualization. It is an opportunity to present and observe the latest research, results, and ideas in these areas, as well as their applications. All papers submitted to this conference will be evaluated by at least two reviewers. Acceptance will be based primarily on originality and contribution.

VIIP 2008 will be held in conjunction with the IASTED International Conferences on:
Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing (ASC 2008)
Communication Systems and Networks (CSN 2008)

Coastlines of fine sand and clear water abound on the island of Mallorca, the commercial centre of the autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. Mallorca is surrounded by the Serra Tramunta mountains, offering spectacular views of the varied landscape, including sheer cliffs that drop into the sea, cities of stunning architecture, and Es Raiguer, Mallorca‚??s agricultural plain, where thousands of almond trees, orchards, and vineyards thrive.

Palma de Mallorca, the capital city of Mallorca and the Balearic Islands, bustles with all types of tourist activities. Enjoy strolling through elaborate gardens, walking the medieval city walls, discovering breathtaking basilicas, cathedrals, and Arab baths dating back to the thirteenth century, or visiting the many art galleries that the city has to offer. If you find your way to the Paseo Maritimo, you can join the Mallorcan locals at the Club de Mar for exciting yachting adventures. After dark, the quaint bistros, traditional Spanish bars, and small jazz and blues clubs will charm their way into your fondest memories.

The topics to be covered include, but are not limited to the following.

· Illumination Models
· Volume Rendering
· Rendering Algorithms and Systems

· CAD/CAE (Computer Aided Design and
· Modelling of Natural Phenomena
· 3D Object Extraction
· Surface Reconstruction
· Geometric Algorithms
· Computational Geometry

· Motion Control and Kinematics
· Dynamic Behaviour of Moving
· Traffic Analysis and Simulation
· Character Animation
· Facial Animation
· Human Figure Animation

Image Processing and Analysis
· Image Acquisition
· Image Manipulation and Compression
· Image Synthesis
· Pattern Analysis and Recognition
· Medical Imaging
· Document Analysis

Computer Vision
· Machine Vision
· Object Recognition
· Active Vision
· Cognitive Vision
· Tracking
· Face and Gesture Recognition
· Biometrics
· Image and Semantics

Visualization and HMI (Human-Machine Interfaces)
· Scientific and Mathematical
· Data Treatment and Visualization
· Visual Information Systems
· Human-Computer Interaction
· Virtual Reality
· Holographic Imaging
· Visualization and Manipulation of Virtual
· Visualization Software
· Intelligent Interfaces
· Augmented Reality
· Intelligent Ambience
Applications in all fields including:
· Medicine
· Geosciences
· Astronomy
· Ocean Engineering
· Communications
· Manufacturing
· Environmental Sciences

To be announced.

Submit your paper via our website at:
All submissions should be in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format. The IASTED Secretariat must receive your paper by April 15, 2008. Receipt of paper submission will be confirmed by email.

Complete the online initial paper submission form designating an author who will attend the conference and provide four key words to indicate the subject area of your paper. At least one of the key words must be taken from the list of topics provided under Scope. Initial paper submissions should be approximately six pages. Formatting instructions are available at:

Authors are responsible for having their papers checked for style and grammar prior to submission to IASTED. Papers may be rejected if the language is not satisfactory.

Notification of acceptance will be sent via email by June 1, 2008. Final manuscripts are due by July 1, 2008. Registration and final payment are due by July 4, 2008. Late registration fees or paper submissions will result in the papers being excluded from the conference proceedings.

Final Papers
Send your final manuscripts via email to: The subject line for the final manuscript submission must include your six-digit paper number. The formatting instructions can be found at: and must be strictly followed. The page limit for final papers is six single-spaced pages in 10 point Times New Roman font. Only one paper of up to six pages is included in the regular registration fee. There will be an added charge for extra pages and additional papers.

Proposals for three-hour tutorials should be submitted online by April 15, 2008. Tutorials are to be submitted via the following website address:
A tutorial proposal should clearly indicate the topic, background knowledge expected of the participants, objectives, time allocations for the major course topics, and the qualifications of the instructor(s).

Persons wishing to organize a special session should submit a proposal via email to Proposals should include a session title, a list of the topics covered, and the qualifications and brief biography of the session organizer(s). Papers submitted to the special session must be received by April 15, 2008, unless otherwise stipulated by the Special Session Organizer. A minimum of five papers must be registered and fully paid in order for this session to be included in the conference program. More information on special sessions is available at:

Expanded and enhanced versions of papers published in the conference proceedings can also be considered for inclusion in one of the IASTED Journals. Information on the submission of papers to journals is available at:

Whole proceedings as well as single papers can now be purchased online. Please visit ACTA Press:

Submissions due April 15, 2008
Notification of acceptance June 1, 2008
Final manuscript due July 1, 2008
Registration and full payment July 4, 2008

For more information, or to be placed on our mailing list, please contact:
IASTED Secretariat ‚?? VIIP 2008
Building B6, Suite #101,
2509 Dieppe Avenue SW,
Calgary, Alberta,
Canada T3E 7J9
Phone: +1 403 288 1195
Fax: + 1 403 247 6851

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