SCA 2018 : 17th ACM SIGGRAPH / Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation
Conference Series : Symposium on Computer Animation
Call For Papers
ACM SIGGRAPH / Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation 2018
The 17th annual Symposium on Computer Animation (SCA) will be held in Paris in France, July 11-13, and the symposium will be hosted at the CNRS Délégation Paris Micehl-Ange in the center of Paris.
SCA is the premier forum for innovations in the software and technology of computer animation. It unites researchers and practitioners working on all aspects of time-based phenomena. Our focused, intimate gathering, with single track program and emphasis on community interaction, makes SCA the best venue to exchange research results, get inspired, and set up collaborations. We hope to see you in Paris!
We invite submission of original, high-quality papers on computer animation, broadly defined as computation dealing with time-varying phenomena. Each submission will be refereed on the basis of technical quality, novelty, significance, and clarity.
For the first time in the history of SCA, all accepted papers will be published in the journal Computer Graphics Forum. In addition, we will have best paper awards as usual.
We invite work on a broad range of topics, including:
2D, 3D, and N-D animation systems
clothing animation and simulation
expressive motion / communication
group and crowd behavior
intuitive interfaces for creating and editing animations
mathematical foundations of animation
methods of control and artistic direction of simulations
machine learning techniques for animation
nature in motion (natural phenomena, plants, clouds, …)
new time-based art forms on the computer
novel time-varying phenomena
perceptual metrics and foundations of animation
physical realism / measuring the real world for animation
planning / learning / optimization for animation
real-time and interactive methods
camera control methods for computer animation
sound and speech for animation
as well as on related problems in robotics, game development, human-computer interaction, simulation, visualization, computer vision, and others.
We also invite submissions to the poster and demo session, which has traditionally been an integral part of the SCA program. The poster session will be held prior to the reception Friday evening and will follow a posters fast-forward session during which all presenters will have the opportunity to give a one-to-two minute description of their work. Additionally, a best paper award will be presented to the top poster!
Posters will be included in the ACM and EG digital libraries. Note however that as usual, a SCA poster does not preclure subsequent publication of a complete paper on the same topic by the same authors (however, a SCA poster by other authors is considered prior art and should be cited as such).
We encourage any of the following types of poster submissions:
Up and coming computer animation research
Technically novel production work
Lab overviews which present a snapshot of the ongoing animation-related research at a given institution
Half-baked ideas and negative results
Work done outside of SCA that would be of interest to the computer animation community. This includes animation-related works recently accepted to other conferences such as I3D or NPAR.
Paper Submission: April 9, 2018 – 23:59 UTC
Paper Notification: May 18, 2018
Paper Revised Version: June 3rd, 2018
Approval of the revision: June 8th, 2018
Paper Final Notification: June 10th, 2018
Camera-ready Paper: June 15th, 2018
Poster Submission: June, 3rd, 2018 – 23:59 UTC
Poster Notification: ca. June, 2018
Symposium: July 11-13, 2018
Maud Marchal, IRISA-INSA
Damien Rohmer, Ecole Polytechnique
Nils Thuerey, Technical University of Munich
Thabo Beeler, Disney Research Zurich
Mélina Skouras, Inria