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IVAPP is sponsored by INSTICC – Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication


The International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications aims at becoming a major point of contact between researchers, engineers and practitioners in Information Visualization. The conference will be structured along several topics related to Information Visualization.
We welcome papers describing original work in any of the topics listed below. Papers describing advanced prototypes, systems, tools and techniques as well as general survey papers indicating future directions are also encouraged. Paper acceptance will be based on quality, relevance to the conference theme and originality. The conference program will include both oral and poster presentations.
Special sessions, dedicated to case-studies and commercial presentations, as well as technical tutorials, dedicated to technical/scientific topics, are also envisaged. Companies interested in presenting their products/methodologies or researchers interested in lecturing a tutorial are invited to contact the conference secretariat.


Avaliable soon.


IVAPP 2015 will have several invited keynote speakers, who are internationally recognized experts in their areas. Their names are not yet confirmed.


Authors should submit a paper in English, carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling, addressing one or several of the conference areas or topics. Each paper should clearly indicate the nature of its technical/scientific contribution, and the problems, domains or environments to which it is applicable. To facilitate the double-blind paper evaluation method, authors are kindly requested to produce and provide the paper WITHOUT any reference to any of the authors, including the authors’ personal details, the acknowledgments section of the paper and any other reference that may disclose the authors’ identity.

Only original papers should be submitted. Authors are advised to read INSTICC's ethical norms regarding plagiarism and self-plagiarism thoroughly before submitting and must make sure that their submissions do not substantially overlap work which has been published elsewhere or simultaneously submitted to a journal or another conference with proceedings. Papers that contain any form of plagiarism will be rejected without reviews.

Authors can submit their work in the form of a Regular Paper, representing completed and validated research, or as a Position Paper, portraying a short report of work in progress or an arguable opinion about an issue discussing ideas, facts, situations, methods, procedures or results of scientific research focused on one of the conference topic areas. All papers must be submitted through the online submission platform PRIMORIS and should follow the instructions and templates that can be found under Guidelines and Templates. After the paper submission has been successfully completed, authors will receive an automatic confirmation e-mail.


All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on digital support.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef ( and every paper on our digital library is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library.
It is planned to publish a short list of revised and extended versions of presented papers with Springer in a CCIS Series book .
Authors of selected best papers will be invited to submit extended revised versions to a special edition of Journal of Virtual Reality and Broadcasting (JVRB).
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by .


Conference Date: 11 - 14 March, 2015

Paper Submission: October 20, 2014 (expired)
Authors Notification:
December 2, 2014 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration:
December 19, 2014 (expired)

Paper Submission: November 24, 2014 (expired)
Authors Notification:
December 19, 2014 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration:
January 12, 2015 (expired)

Workshop Proposal: October 20, 2014 (expired)

Doctoral Consortium
Paper Submission: January 12, 2015 (expired)
Authors Notification: January 27, 2015 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration: February 5, 2015 (expired)

Special Sessions
Special Session Proposal: October 20, 2014 (expired)

Tutorial Proposal: December 11, 2014 (expired)

Demo Proposal: December 11, 2014 (expired)

Panel Proposal: December 11, 2014 (expired)


IVAPP Secretariat
Address: Av. D. Manuel I, 27A, 2º esq.
             2910-595 Setúbal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 520 184
Fax: +44 203 014 8813


The wonderful Mövenpick Hotel Berlin, located in the city Centre of Berlin (at Potsdamer Platz) was the chosen Venue to host the conference.

The building was a former Siemens building completely renovated although it still preserves some features of its earlier design. The recent renovations paid close attention to design and detail and resulted in the modern interiors with classic accents.

In this 4-Star Superior Hotel, the Mövenpick Hotel Berlin staff is very happy to welcome all guests in the 243 hotel rooms, 12 event and meeting rooms, gym, sauna, restaurant and bar.


Jose BrazDepartamento De Sistemas e Informática, Escola Superior de Tecnologia de Setúbal, Portugal


Andreas KerrenDepartment of Computer Science and Media Technology, Department of Computer Science and Media Technology, Linnaeus University, Växjö, Sweden
Lars LinsenDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany


Wolfgang Aigner, Institute of Creative\Media/Technologies, St. Poelten University of Applied Sciences, Austria
Vladan Babovic, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Rita Borgo, Informatics, King's College London, United Kingdom
David Borland, RENCI, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States
Anne Boyer, KIWI Team, Loria - Inria Lorraine, France
Ross Brown, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
Maria Beatriz Carmo, LASIGE, Departamento de Informática, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Guoning Chen, Computer Science, University of Houston, United States
R. J. Crouser, Statistical and Data Sciences Program, Smith College, United States
László Czúni, Dep. of Image Processing and Neurocomputing, University of Pannonia, Hungary
Christoph Dalitz, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Robertas Damasevicius, Software Engineering Department, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
Mihaela Dinsoreanu, Computer Science, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Georgios Dounias, Department Of Financial And Management Engineering, University of the Aegean, Greece
Achim Ebert, FB INF - AG CG&HCI, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Chi-Wing Fu, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Mohammad Ghoniem, e-Science Unit, ERIN, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, Luxembourg
Martin Graham, School of Computing, Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom
Charles Hansen, University of Utah, United States
Pheng-Ann Heng, Computer Science & Engineering, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Tony Huang, University of Tasmania, Australia
Alfred Inselberg, School of Mathematical Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Mark W. Jones, Swansea University, United Kingdom
Jörn Kohlhammer, Information Visualization and Visual Analytics, Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research, Germany
Martin Kraus, Department of Architecture, Design and Media Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark
Simone Kriglstein, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Denis Lalanne, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Chun-Cheng Lin, Dept. of Industrial Engineering and Management, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Giuseppe Liotta, Dipartimento di Ingegneria, University of Perugia, Italy
Ross Maciejewski, Computer Science, Arizona State University, United States
Brescia Massimo, Osservatorio Astronomico di Capodimonte, INAF, Italy
Krešimir Matkovic, VRVis Research Center, Austria
Cholwich Nattee, Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thammasat University, Thailand
Steffen Oeltze-Jafra, Klinik für Neurologie, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Germany
Benoît Otjacques, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST), Luxembourg
Philip J. Rhodes, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Mississippi, United States
Adrian Rusu, Computer Science & Engineering, Fairfield University, United States
Filip Sadlo, IWR, Heidelberg University, Germany
Giuseppe Santucci, University of Roma, Italy
Angel Sappa, ESPOL Polytechnic University (Ecuador) and Computer Vision Center (Spain), Spain
Tobias Schreck, Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Heidrun Schumann, Computer Science And Electrical Engineering, University of Rostock, Germany
Marc Streit, Institute of Computer Graphics, Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Austria
Yasufumi Takama, Graduate School of System Design, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
Levente Tamas, Automation, Techical Univeristy of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Sidharth Thakur, Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI), United States
Huub van de Wetering, Mathematics and Computer Science, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Netherlands
Jarke van Wijk, Mathematics & Computer Science, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Huy T. Vo, Computer Science, The City College of New York, United States
Slobodan Vucetic, Computer and Information Sciences, Temple University, United States
Günter Wallner, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Chaoli Wang, Computer Science and Engineering, University of Notre Dame, United States
Daniel Weiskopf, VISUS, Universität Stuttgart, Germany
Kai Xu, Computer Science, Middlesex University, United Kingdom
Hsu-Chun Yen, Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Hongfeng Yu, Computer Science and Engineering, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, United States
Xiaoru Yuan, School of EECS, Peking University, China