20th EG/VGTC Conference on Visualization, 4.-8. June 2018, Brno, Czech Republic

Full Papers

With this call for papers, we invite submission of high-quality papers that will set the standard in the field and stimulate future trends.

All accepted EuroVis 2018 full papers will be published in Computer Graphics Forum.

For any questions concerning full paper submissions please contact the co-chairs: full@eurovis2018.org.


A visualization paper typically falls into one of five categories: technique, system, application, evaluation, or theory. Some overlap does exist in practice between these categories.

In an ideal intellectual model, visualization proceeds from a theory to a technique, then an application, a system, then an evaluation of a system, but good techniques often derive from applications and cause development of new theories. Equally, evaluation can generate questions that lead to a new theory, technique, system and/or application.

Part of the peer review process thus involves reviewers judging where a paper fits best into the larger intellectual landscape, and a paper that fits multiple categories is often superior to a narrower paper that fits only a single category. Authors are therefore requested to choose what they think is the primary category of their submission, but a submission may be reclassified during the review process.

The paper types considered for EuroVis are the following:

  • A technique paper describes a new or significantly improved algorithm or technique in sufficient detail so that other researchers can reproduce the results. This technique should ideally be of general application rather than being restricted to a single task or single source of data, and the exposition should be focused on what the technique does, how it does it, when to use it, and what the computational and other costs are.
  • A system paper describes a solution to a problem where the major task is building a large complex software artifact, applying largely known visualization techniques. Here, the focus should be on the design decisions, the implications for software / hardware structure, and comparison with other systems.
  • An application paper normally starts with an encapsulated description of a problem domain and the questions to be resolved by visualization, then describes the application of visualization to the task, any novel techniques developed, and how the visualization solution answered the questions posed. Techniques related to a single problem are normally application papers, and evaluation is often limited because many application papers are essentially custom software for a specific problem.
  • An evaluation paper is usually an empirical assessment of how effective a technique or system is when used by humans. As such, these often involve rigorous experimental protocols and statistical analysis, but this is not the only possible form of evaluation. Good evaluation papers go beyond statistical analysis to explain causes, construct models and predict effectiveness of related systems.
  • A theory paper describes aspects of the process by which humans construct visualizations to explore data or communicate with other humans. These papers do not usually involve implementation, but contribute by illuminating the role of visualization in data analysis and often by proposing models for improving visualization as a discipline.

For any questions concerning full paper submissions please contact the co-chairs: full@eurovis2018.org.


We do not impose strict maximum lengths for submitted papers to the full papers track. However, it is unusual for papers to exceed 10 pages (in CGF latex style including all images but excluding references). Papers should only be as long as their content would justify. Reviewers might rate a submission lower if it is perceived as being unnecessarily long. Authors are encouraged to use supplementary documents to provide extra contents.

Abstracts and full papers are submitted using the Precision Conference System (PCS).

Papers may be submitted as technique, systems, application, evaluation or theory papers, but these classifications may be changed during the review process.

For detailed paper preparation and submission instructions please refer to the submission guidelines!

Abstract deadline December 6, 2017
Full paper deadline December 13, 2017
First Round Notification February 21, 2018
Revised Submission March 14, 2018
Final Notification March 21, 2018
Camera Ready Version April 13, 2018

All submission deadlines are at 23:59 GMT on the date indicated.

FULL PAPERS CHAIRS (full@eurovis2018.org)

Jeffrey Heer, University of Washington, USA
Timo Ropinski, Ulm University, Germany
Heike Leitte, TU Kaiserslautern, Germany


Gennady Andrienko, Fraunhofer Institute IAIS, Germany
Fabian Beck, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Harsh Bhatia, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, United States
Rita Borgo, Kings College London, United Kingdom
Timo Bremer, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, United States
Roxana Bujack, Los Alamos National Laboratory, United States
Michael Burch, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Nan Cao, TongJi University, China
Min Chen, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Wei Chen, Zhejiang University, China
Joao Comba, UFRGS, Brazil
Balázs Csébfalvi, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
Stephan Diehl, Trier University, Germany
David Ebert, Purdue University, United States
Alex Endert, School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Tech, United States
Alireza Entezari, University of Florida, United States
Jean-Daniel Fekete, Inria, Saclay, France
Carla Freitas, UFRGS, Brazil
Issei Fujishiro, Keio University, Yokohama, Japan
Kelly Gaither, University of Texas at Austin, United States
Enrico Gobetti, CRS4, Italy
Eduard Gröller, TU Wien, Austria
Carsten Görg, University of Colorado, United States
Markus Hadwiger, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
Lane Harrison, WPI, United States
Helwig Hauser, University of Bergen, Norway
Hans-Christian Hege, Zuse Institute Berlin, Germany
Bernd Hentschel, Aachen University, Germany
Mario Hlawitschka, University of Applied Sciences Leipzig, Germany
Tobias Isenberg, Inria, Saclay, France
Alark Joshi, University of San Francisco, United States
Daniel Keim, University of Konstanz, Germany
Jessie Kennedy, Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom
Andreas Kerren, Linnaeus University, Sweden
Steffen Koch, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Jörn Kohlhammer, Fraunhofer IGD, Germany
Robert Kosara, Tableau Research, Seattle, United States
Michael Krone, University of Stuttgart, SGermany
Jens Krueger, University Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Kai Lawonn, University of Koblenz - Landau, Germany
Lars Linsen, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany
Zhicheng Liu, Adobe Research, United States
Ross Maciejewski, Arizona State University, United States
Silvia Miksch, TU Wien, Austria
Rosane Minghim, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Gabriel Mistelbauer, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany
Kenneth Moreland, Sandia National Laboratories, United States
Klaus Müller, Stony Brook University, United States
Vijay Natarajan, Indian Institute of Science, India
Luis Gustavo Nonato, ICMC-USP / CDS-NYU, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Steffen Oeltze-Jafra, University of Leipzig , Germany
Renato Pajarola, University of Zürich, Switzerland
Bernhard Preim, Otto-von-Guericke University, Germany
Huamin Qu, The Hong Kong University of science and technology, Hong Kong
Christof Rezk-Salama, Universität Siegen, Germany
Gerik Scheuermann, Leipzig University, Germany
Han Wei Shen, The Ohio State University , United States
Veronika Solteszova, Christian Michelsen Research, Norway
Shigeo Takahashi, University of Aizu, Japan
Alexandru Telea, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Holger Theisel, University ion Magdeburg, Germany
Cagatay Turkay, University of London, United Kingdom
Anna Vilanova Bartroli, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Tatiana von Landesberger, TU Darmstadt, Germany
Manuela Waldner, TU Wien, Austria
Bei Wang, Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, United States
Chaoli Wang, University of Notre Dame, United States
Chris Weaver, University of Oklahoma, United States
Michel Westenberg, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Thomas Wischgoll, Wright State University, United States
Jing Yang, UNCC, Charlotte, United States
Hongfeng Yu, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States
Jiawan Zhang, Tianjin University, China