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VRST 2016 : The ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (VRST)


Conference Series : Virtual Reality Software and Technology
When Nov 2, 2016 - Nov 4, 2016
Where Munich, Germany
Submission Deadline Jun 30, 2016
Notification Due Aug 20, 2016
Final Version Due Sep 15, 2016
Categories    computer science   virtual reality   augmented reality

Call For Papers

Call for Participation

Important Dates:
June 30, 2016 Full/short papers submission
August 1, 2016 Poster submission
August 20, 2016 Author notification
September 15, 2016 Camera-ready papers due

We invite submissions of:

Full Papers (up to 10 pages)
Short Papers (up to 4 pages)
Poster Papers (1 page)

All accepted papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings and will be included in ACM digital library (EI-indexed). Authors of the best papers will be invited to submit the extended version of their papers for possible publication in IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG).

Topics include (but are not limited to):

VR Technology and Devices
Advanced Display Technology
Immersive Projection Technology
Low-Latency and High-Performance VR
Multi-user and Distributed VR

Multimodal Display Systems
VR Software Infrastructures
VR Authoring Systems
Collaborative VR

Interaction Techniques
3D Interaction for VR
Natural Interface
Input Devices
Tracking and Sensing

Augmented and Mixed Reality

Multisensory and Multimodal VR
Smell and Taste
Brain-Computer Interfaces

Computer Graphics Techniques for VR
Modeling and Simulation
Real-Time Rendering
Real-Time Physics-based Modeling

Applications of VR, such as Training Systems, Medical Systems, and Serious Games
Avatars and Virtual Humans in VR
Tele-operation and Tele-presence

Performance Testing & Evaluation
Perception Study in VR Environment
Presence and Cognition

Symposium Chairs:

Dieter Kranzlmüller, Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ) & Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU)
Gudrun Klinker, Technical University of Munich (TUM)

Program Chairs:

Christoph Anthes, Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ) & Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU)
Tobias Höllerer, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)

For queries related to VRST 2016 please contact Additional Information can be found on
Submission Details:

Full/Short Paper submission:

Papers must be submitted electronically. The online submission system will open soon.

Paper Length:

The maximum length for a full paper submission is 10 pages. The maximum length for a short paper submission is 4 pages.

Anonymity Guidelines:

Remove author and institutional information from the author list on the title page.
Remove author information from all paper headers.
Remove clues from the main text that would directly identify any of the authors.
Anonymize your PDF file. Note that PDF creator programs may accidentally leave Author information in the file header.

Your own published work that appears on mainstream (including online) and are available for the reviewer must be cited in the third person, in a manner that is not traceable to the identity of the authors. For example: „In [3], Mountain and River have proposed …“ is acceptable, whereas „In [3], we have proposed …“ is not, when reference [3] is listed such as „Mountain, A. and River, A., Detecting Mountains and Rivers, IEEE Trans. PAMI, 6(6):721-741, November 1984“.

Failure to comply with the above requirements will result in automatic rejection of the paper.


Authors are required to submit anonymous fully formatted papers, with graphs, images, and other special areas arranged as intended for final publication. Please use the ACM SIGGRAPH paper preparation guidelines (

Supplementary Materials:

Submissions may be optionally accompanied by additional materials such as images, videos, or electronic documents. These materials do not form a part of the official submission and will be viewed only at the discretion of the reviewers. All content should be in a portable format that is unlikely to require the user to download additional programs (for example, PDF or HTML for documents, JPEG for images, and QuickTime or MPEG for video). Additional materials should not exceed a total of 50MB. To the extent possible, accepted papers should stand on their own, with the additional material providing supplementary information or confirmation of results. It is, however, appropriate to refer to video footage in the paper.

Conference attendance:

Paper/poster acceptance is contingent on at least one author registering for the conference and presenting the work.

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