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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 and Data 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 also encouraged. We also welcome theoretical and/or empirical contributions. 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.


Each of these topic areas is expanded below but the sub-topics list is not exhaustive. Papers may address one or more of the listed sub-topics, although authors should not feel limited by them. Unlisted but related sub-topics are also acceptable, provided they fit in one of the following main topic areas:



  • Algorithm Transparency
  • Data Driven Storytelling
  • Dynamic or Temporal Data Visualisation
  • Multi-sensory Data Presentation
  • Small-screen visualisation
  • Databases and Visualization, Visual Data Mining
  • Explainable AI and Visualization
  • Graph Visualization
  • Internet, Web and Security Visualization
  • Multi-dimensional or Multivariate data visualisation
  • Software Visualization
  • Text and Document Visualization


  • Biomedical Visualization and Applications
  • Flow Visualization
  • Geographic Information Visualisation
  • GPU-based Visualization
  • Uncertainty Visualization
  • Virtual Environments and Data Visualization
  • Volume Visualization
  • Visualization Tools and Systems for Simulation and Modeling


  • Coordinated and Multiple Views
  • Glyph-Based Visualization
  • Human-Centered Aspects of Visualization
  • Immersive Analytics
  • Perception and Cognition in Visualization
  • Usability and Empirical Studies of Visualizations
  • Visual Analytics
  • Visualization Algorithms and Technologies
  • Visualization Applications
  • Big Data Visualisation
  • Data Management and Knowledge Representation
  • High-Dimensional Data and Dimensionality Reduction
  • Visual Data Analysis and Knowledge Discovery
  • Visual Representation and Interaction


Mel SlaterUniversity of Barcelona, Spain
Gerhard RigollTechnical University of Munich, Germany
Alvitta OttleyWashington University, United States
Petia RadevaMathematics and Computer Science, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain


Authors can submit their work in the form of a complete paper or an abstract, but please note that accepted abstracts are presented but not published in the proceedings of the conference. Complete papers can be submitted as 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.

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.

When submitting a complete paper please note that 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.

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 complete 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).
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by SCOPUS, Google Scholar, DBLP, Semantic Scholar, EI and Web of Science / Conference Proceedings Citation Index.


Conference Date: 27 - 29 February, 2024

Paper Submission: October 26, 2023 (expired)
Authors Notification:
December 5, 2023 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration:
December 19, 2023 (expired)

Paper Submission: November 22, 2023 (expired)
Authors Notification:
December 22, 2023 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration:
January 8, 2024 (expired)


Paper Submission: December 15, 2023 (expired)
Authors Notification:
January 8, 2024 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration:
January 15, 2024 (expired)

Workshop Proposal: October 20, 2023 (expired)

Special Sessions
Special Session Proposal: October 20, 2023 (expired)

Tutorial Proposal: January 12, 2024 (expired)

Demo Proposal: January 12, 2024 (expired)

Panel Proposal: January 12, 2024 (expired)


IVAPP Secretariat
Address: Avenida de S. Francisco Xavier, Lote 7 Cv. C
             2900-616 Setúbal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 520 185
Fax: +351 265 520 186


Our event will take place at the Barceló Aran Mantegna Hote Hotel, strategically located in the city of Rome due to the proximity with the city center and the International Airports Fiumicino and Ciampino.


Kadi BouatouchIRISA, University of Rennes 1, France
A. Augusto SousaDEI, FEUP/INESC TEC, Portugal


Stefan JänickeDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Helen C. PurchaseMonash University, Australia


Fernando Bação, NOVA IMS, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
Vladimir Batagelj, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Jose Berengueres, UAE university, United Arab Emirates
Ayan Biswas, Los Alamos National Laboratory, United States
Andrew Blake, University of Brighton, United Kingdom
Josep Blat, Information and Communication Technologies, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
David Borland, RENCI, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States
Alexander Bornik, LBI - Archaeological Prospection and Virtual Archaeology, Austria
Romain Bourqui, LaBRI UMR CNRS 5800, University of Bordeaux, France
John Brosz, Libraries and Cultural Resources, University of Calgary, Canada
Michael Burch, Center for Data Analytics, Visualization, and Simulation, University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Tolga Capin, TED University, Turkey
Maria Beatriz Carmo, LASIGE, Departamento de Informática, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Chih-Ming Chen, National Chengchi University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Sidonie Christophe, LASTIG, Gustave Eiffel University, IGN-ENSG, France
Yongwan Chun, School of Economic, Political and Policy Science, University of Texas at Dallas, United States
Paolo Ciuccarelli, Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy
António Coelho, Departamento de Engenharia Informática, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Danilo B. Coimbra, Computer Science Department, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
Andres Colubri, Bioinformatics and Integrative Biology, University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School, United States
Mario Costa Sousa, Computer Science, University of Calgary, Canada
Salvatore Cuomo, Department of Mathematic and Apllications, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Celmar G. da Silva, University of Campinas, Brazil
Hugo D. do Nascimento, Insituto de Informática, Universidade Federal de Goiás (UFG), Brazil
Georgios Dounias, Department Of Financial And Management Engineering, University of the Aegean, Greece
Achim Ebert, FB INF - AG CG&HCI, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Danilo M. Eler, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, São Paulo State University, Brazil
Sara Irina Fabrikant, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Nivan Ferreira, UFPE, Brazil
Maria Cristina Ferreira de Oliveira, Computer Science, University of São Paulo, ICMC, Brazil
Rogério E. Garcia, Dep. of Mathematical and Computer Science, São Paulo State University, Brazil
Enrico Gobbetti, Visual Computing, CRS4, Italy
Zeynep H. Gümüs, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, United States
Kun Guo, University of Lincoln, United Kingdom
Florian Heimerl, Department of Computer Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States
Torsten Hopp, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Jie Hua, FEIT, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Mark W. Jones, Swansea University, United Kingdom
Daniel Jönsson, Linköping University, Sweden
Ilir Jusufi, Computer Science, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden
Roy Kalawsky, Wolfson School of Engineering, Loughborough University, UK, United Kingdom
Bijaya B. Karki, Computer Science, Louisiana State University, United States
Jens Kruger, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Robert S. Laramee, Computer Science, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Haim Levkowitz, Computer Science, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, United States
Eamonn Maguire, CERN, Switzerland
Hamid Mansoor, VIXI Lab, University of Victoria, Canada
Silvia Miksch, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Valeri Mladenov, Theory of Electrical Engineering, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria
Debajyoti Mondal, Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Felipe Moura, Laboratory of Applied Biomechanics, State University of Londrina, Londrina, Bra, Brazil
Benoît Otjacques, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST), Luxembourg
Jinah Park, School of Computing, KAIST, Korea, Republic of
Maurizio Patrignani, Engineering Department, Roma Tre University, Italy
Nicholas F. Polys, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, United States
Yannick Prié, Nantes University, France
Dadmehr Rahbari, Gannon University, United States
Philip J. Rhodes, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Mississippi, United States
Paul Rosen, University of Utah, United States
Oscar Ruiz-Salguero, Laboratorio de CAD/CAM/CAE, Universidad EAFIT, Colombia
Filip Sadlo, Heidelberg University, Germany
Beatriz S. Santos, DETI/IEETA, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Angel Sappa, ESPOL Polytechnic University, Ecuador and Computer Vision Center, Spain
Gerik Scheuermann, Institute of Computer Science, Universität Leipzig, Germany
Andre Schulz, FernUniversitaet in Hagen, Germany
Kamran Sedig, Computer Science, Western University, Canada
Anselm Spoerri, LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE, Rutgers University, United States
Jorge Stolfi, Institute Of Computing, State Univ. of Campinas, Brazil
Eduardo Veas, Independent Researcher, Austria
Chris Weaver, Computer Science, University of Oklahoma, United States
Marcel Worring, Full Professor, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Hongfeng Yu, Computer Science and Engineering, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, United States
Yue Zhang, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Oregon State University, United States
Elmira Zohrevandi, Science and Technology, Linköping University, Sweden