IEEE Visualization '94 Call for Participation, October 17-21, Washington DC 
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 IEEE Visualization '94 Call for Participation, October 17-21, Washington DC

IEEE Visualization '94 Call for Participation

Sponsored by IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on
Computer Graphics
In Cooperation with ACM/SIGGRAPH

October 17-21 1994

* Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner * Washington, DC

Scientific visualization is an important research and applications
frontier shared by a variety of science, medicine, and engineering
fields.  This conference focuses on interdisciplinary methods and
supports collaboration among the developers and users of
visualization methods across all of science, engineering, medicine and

IEEE Visualization '94 is the fifth annual IEEE Visualization
Conference Week and will be held in Tysons Corner, in the
Washington, D.C. metropolitan area west of Arlington. The
Conference Week includes tutorials, symposium and mini-workshops
Sunday through Tuesday, and three-way parallel tracks of papers,
panels, and case studies Wednesday through Friday.

Important Visualization '94 Dates:

Paper, Panel, Case Study, Tutorial, Mini-Workshop, and BOF
Proposals Due March 31, 1994 Demonstration Proposals Due  May
30, 1994

Acceptance Notification Mailed June 10, 1994

Final Paper (Papers, Panels and Case Study) Due July 10, 1994

Tutorial Notes Due  August 10, 1994

Final Video (Paper and Case Study) Due  August 10, 1994

Paper Submissions (due March 31, 1994)

Papers are solicited that present research results related to all areas of
visualization, including visualization tools and methods, and
discipline-specific applications. Original papers should be limited to
5,000 words. The submission of images and/or NTSC video to
accompany the paper is recommended. Please submit 5 copies of all
materials. The paper will be included in the conference proceedings;
the video may be included in the conference videotape.
    R. Daniel Bergeron
    Department of Computer Science
    University of New Hampshire
    Durham, NH 03824
    Work: (603) 862-2677
    Fax:  (603) 862-3493

Panel Proposals (due March 31, 1994)

Panels should address the most important issues in visualization today,
with emphasis on research, applications, systems and results. Panelists
should be experts in their field who discuss the challenges of
visualization.   Summaries of panelists' position statements will
appear in the proceedings. Panel sessions are 90 - 120 minutes in
length, with 3 to 5 speakers in addition to the Panel Chair. At the
Panel Session, panelists should each make a brief position statement
addressing issues and include a moderated discussion which may
include the audience. Panel proposals should describe the topic to be
addressed and identify the prospective panelists. In the panel proposal
each panelist should include a position statement on the topic and a
short biography, the total of which should be limited to 500 words.
The statement will be included in the conference proceedings.

    Lloyd Treinish
    IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
    P.O. Box 704, SK-Y57
    Yorktown Heights NY 10598
    IBM Research, 8 Skyline Drive, Hawthorne, NY 10532
    Work:(914) 784-5038
    Fax: (914) 784-5077

Interdisciplinary Case Studies (due March 31, 1994):

Case studies is a forum for scientists from various disciplines to
discuss applications, experience, and challenges of visualization, and
to present potential topics of future research. These sessions provide
an interdisciplinary meeting point between scientists, engineers and
physicians from different areas such as astrophysics, atmospheric
sciences, computational fluid dynamics, engineering, geology,
medicine, anthropology, chemistry, etc.  Please submit a short paper
(1000 words) describing the case study. The submission of images
and/or NTSC video to accompany the paper is recommended. A short
paper (maximum 4 pages including images) will be included in the
conference proceedings; the video may be included in the conference

    Deborah Silver
    Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    CAIP Center
    Rutgers University
    P.O. Box 1390
    CoRE Building, Frelinghuysen Road
    Piscataway NJ 08855-1390
    Work: (908) 932-5546
    Fax:  (908) 932-4775

Mini-Workshop and Birds-of-a-Feather (BOF) Proposals
(due March 31, 1994)

Evening mini-workshops and birds-of-a-feather (BOF) gatherings on
specific visualization methods or application areas will be offered on
Sunday or as evening sessions.  They  should deal with state-of-the-art
topics and involve experts in the field. Discipline-focused proposals
devoted to a particular discipline's methods and needs are encouraged
(e.g. visualization related to molecular biology). If appropriate, the
session may be co-sponsored by another professional organization.
These sessions are forums for participants to exchange views. Mini-
workshop organizers select approximately 20 participants based on
responses to a CFP published in the Visualization '94 Advance
Announcement. BOFS will be described in the Advance Program and
Final Program and attendance is ad hoc. Proposals should describe
the theme and goals of the Mini-Workshop or BOF, the activities
planned, and a brief description of the organizer's background.

    Chuck Hansen
    Los Alamos National Laboratory
    P.O. Box 1663
    Los Alamos, NM 87545
    Work: (505) 665-3663
    Fax:  (505) 665-4939

Tutorial Proposals (due March 31, 1994)

Half-day and full-day course proposals are invited for visualization
systems, methods, and application areas. Tutorials will be offered
Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, preceding the Wednesday through
Friday Visualization '94 Conference.  Proposals should clearly
identify the visualization proficiencies expected of participants at a
beginning, intermediate, or advanced level. Tutorial proposals should
include an abstract of the tutorial topic, a description of the tutorials'
organization to include time allocation for major course topics, the
duration (1/2 day or 1 day), the level of the tutorial, and the
background and address information of each of the instructors.
Tutorial proposals will be evaluated on the basis of the tutorial's
relevance, importance and suitability for presentation in a tutorial
format; the past experience and qualifications of the instructors, and
the overall balance in the tutorial program.  The Tutorial Organizer
will be responsible for development of the Tutorial Notes for the
Tutorial, the notes will be due in August.

    Hikmet Senay
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    The George Washington University
    Washington, D.C. 20052
    Phone: (202) 994-5910
    Fax:   (202) 994-0227

Demonstration Proposals (due May 30, 1994)

Visualization '94 is a unique opportunity to present your products to
visualization experts from a wide variety of fields. We invite
applications for demonstrations of commercial hardware, software,
integrated systems, peripherals, and literature. We encourage
commercial demonstrators to have technical representatives in
attendance. Call or write for a packet which includes fees for
commercial demonstrations and past attendee demographics.
Registration for the technical conference is included in the
commercial demonstration fee. Commercial demonstrators confirmed
before June 15, 1994 will be announced in the Visualization '94
Advance Program.

Research groups from academia and research labs are invited to
demonstrate their work interactively at Visualization '94.  Proposals
should summarize the work to be presented and identify the
hardware/software platform required. Proposals from non-profit
organizations will be reviewed and will be accepted based on the
anticipated level of interest in the research and the space available.
Demonstrations will be held on Wednesday and Thursday during the

    Sally Wood
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    Santa Clara University
    Santa Clara, CA 95053
    Work: (408) 554-4058
    Fax:  (408) 554-5474

Call for Corporate Partners

We are interested in organizations to partner with the Visualization
'94 Conference Committee in offering this highly technical
visualization week.  Visualization '94 is a non-profit organization and
the support of Corporate Partners allows the conference to keep
registration costs to a minimum, while providing state-of-the art
information about visualization for attendees from a novice
implementor to an advanced researcher level.  Corporate Partners are
acknowledged in the Advance and Final Programs, and in the
conference proceedings. For more information, please contact Nahum

Visualization '94 Conference Co-Chairs:

Nahum Gershon, The MITRE Corporation, (703) 883-7518, email

Carol Hunter, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, (510) 422-

Visualization '94 Program Co-Chairs:

Larry Rosenblum, Office of Naval Research European Office, email

Bill Ribarsky, Georgia Institute of Technology, (404) 894-6148,

IEEE Visualization 94 Proposal/Speaker Form

Please fill out a speaker form for each proposal you submit. For
proposals involving multiple presenters (e.g. panel, tutorial) please
fill out a speaker form for each presenter)




City:______________State:_____ Country:_________Zip:_________

Phone: __________________________


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tutorial   BOF   demonstration    Volume Visualization Symposium
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Please list names, addresses, phone and fax numbers, and e-mail
addresses of the additional authors/presenters:

IEEE Visualization '94 Conference Committee

Honorary Visualization '94 Conference Chair
    Andries van Dam, Brown University

Conference Co-Chairs
    Nahum Gershon, The MITRE Corporation
    Carol Hunter, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Program Co-Chairs
    Bill Ribarsky, Georgia Institute of Technology
    Larry Rosenblum, Office of Naval Research, European Office

Papers Co-Chairs
    Dan Bergeron, University of New Hampshire
    Arie Kaufman, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Panels Co-Chairs
    Lloyd Treinish, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
    Kevin Hussey, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Case Studies Co-Chairs
    Deborah Silver, Rutgers University
    Chuck Goodrich, University of Maryland

Tutorials Co-Chairs
    Hikmet Senay
    Greg Nielson, Arizona State University

Mini-Workshops and BOFS Co-Chairs
    Chuck Hansen, Los Alamos National Laboratory
    Polly Baker, National Center for Supercomputing Applications

Video Proceedings Co-Chairs
    Robert McDermott, University of Utah
    James Rose, University of Utah

CDROM Co-Chairs
    Steve Follin, University of Georgia
    Tony Scarlatos, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Demonstrations Co-Chairs
    Sally Wood, Santa Clara University
    Ed Council, Timberfield Systems
    Susan Stearman, Maven Consultants

Publicity Co-Chairs
    Theresa-Marie Rhyne, Martin Marrietta/EPA
    Georges Grinstein, University of Massachusetts at Lowell
    Carol Hunter, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Registration Co-Chairs
    Ross Gaunt, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Student Volunteers  Co-Chairs
    Stephen Watson, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
    JP Lee, University of Massachusetts at Lowell

Audio Visual Co-Chairs
    Len Wanger, San Diego Supercomputer Center

Local Co-Chairs
    Upul Obeysekare, Naval Research Laboratory
    Robert Rosenberg, Naval Research Laboratory
    Janet Jensen, ERDEC
    Larry Schuette, Naval Research Laboratory
    Ray Twiddy, Hughes STX
    John Hagedorn, SSAI
    Ken Musgrave, George Washington University
    Margaret Douglas, NIH
    Nancy Johnston, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

Finance Co-Chairs
    Michael Danchak, Hartford Graduate Center
    Shirley Stephan, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

International Liaison Co-Chairs
    Phil Robertson, CSIRO Information Division, Australia
    Frits Post, University of Delft, The Netherlands
    Stas Klimenko, IHEP, Russia

ACM/IEEE Volume Vizualization Symposium
    Roni Yagel, Ohio State University
    David Ebert, University of Maryland

IEEE Visualization '94 Program Committee

Mike Bailey, San Diego Supercomputer Center
H. Harlyn Baker, SRI International
Stephen Benton, MIT
Steve Bryson, CSC at NASA Ames
Susan Chipman, Office of Naval Research
Donna Cox, NCSA
Jeff Dozier, Univ. of Calif., Santa Barbara
Rae A. Earnshaw, Univ. of Leeds, UK
Steven Eick, AT&T Bell Labs
Mark Ellisman, Univ. of Calif., San Diego
Jose Encarnacao, Technische Hochschule, Darmstadt, Germany
Steve Feiner, Columbia Univ.
Jim Foley, Georgia Institute of Technology
Henry Fuchs, Univ. of NC, Chapel Hill
Issei Fujishiro, Ochanomizu Univ., Tokyo
Richard S. Gallagher, Swanson Analysis Systems, Inc.
Michel Grave, ONERA, France
Hans Hagen, Universitaet Kaiserslautern, Germany
Lambertos Hesselink, Stanford University
William Hibbard, Univ. of WI - Madison
Karl Heinz Ho"hne,  Univ. of Hamburg
F.R.A. Hopgood, Rutherfrod Appleton, UK.
Rob Jacob, Naval Research Laboratory
Larry Gelberg, Application Visualization Systems
Fred Kitson, Hewlett Packard Labs
Stanislav Klimenko, Inst. of Physics, Russia
Tosiyasu Kunii, Univ. of Tokyo
Marc Levoy, Stanford University
Glenn Mucklow, NASA
Art Olson, Research Institute of Scripps Clinic
Mike Rhodes, Toshiba America
Azriel Rosenfeld, Univ. of Maryland
Werner Stuetzle, Univ. of Washington
Jeffery Star, Univ. of Calif, Santa Barbara
Nadia Thalmann, University of Geneva
Gary Watkins, Evans & Sutherland
Val Watson, NASA Ames
Peter Wilson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst.
Allan R. Wilks, AT&T Bell Laboratories
James M. Winget, Silicon Graphics, Inc.

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