GraphiCon 2008 – deadline 20 March 2008

FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS
GraphiCon’2008
Computer Graphics and Applications
Eighteenth International Conference
June 23 – 28, 2008
Moscow, Russia
www.graphicon.ru/2008/

=== Welcome ===

GraphiCon is the largest international conference on Computer Graphics, Computer Vision, Image and Video processing in the territory of the former USSR annually held in Russian Federation. Following well-established traditions, the 18th event will be hosted by Moscow State University on June 23-28, 2008.

GraphiCon is traditionally organized in cooperation with Eurographics Association.

=== Conference topics ===

The main topics of the conference include (this list is not exhaustive):

Graphics and multimedia:
– Geometry modeling and processing
– Photorealistic rendering techniques
– Scientific visualization
– Image-based techniques
– Computer graphics for mobile devices
– Computer graphics hardware
– Graphics in computer games
– Animation and simulation
– Virtual and augmented reality

Image and video processing:
– Medical image processing
– Early vision and image representation
– Tracking and surveillance
– Segmentation and grouping
– Image enhancement, restoration and super-resolution

Computer vision:
– 3D reconstruction and acquisition
– Object localization and recognition
– Multi-sensor fusion and 3-D registration
– Structure from motion and stereo
– Scene modeling
– Statistical Methods and Learning

Applications

=== Important Dates ===

Submission deadline for full papers: March 20, 2008

Notification of acceptance: April 30, 2008

Submission deadline for other sections: March 31, 2008

GraphiCon Conference: June 23-28, 2008

=== Reviews and publications ===

All submissions will be carefully and anonymously reviewed by the International Program Committee. Accepted papers will be presented orally at the conference and appear in the proceedings.

Official language of the conference is English. Submissions in Russian are possible, but they will be organized in separate sections (English abstracts are required).

=== Conference Chairs ===

Evgeny Moiseev (Russia), professor, member of the Russian Academy of Science, Dean of VMK Faculty of Moscow State University

Yuri Baykovsky (Russia), associate professor, head of Graphics & Media Lab. of VMK Faculty of Moscow State University

Conference email:

=== International Programme Committee Co-Chairs ===

Dmitriy Vatolin (Russia)
Alexey Ignatenko (Russia)
Vladimir Kolmogorov (UK)

More information is available at GraphiCon’2008 website:
www.graphicon.ru/2008/