Call: Cyberworlds 2015

Call For Papers

Cyberworlds 2015 International Conference
7-9 October
Gotland, Sweden

Flyer of Call For Papers is available at here.

Abstract submission (compulsory): 15 May 2015


Created intentionally or spontaneously, cyberworlds are information spaces and communities that immensely augment the way we interact, participate in business and receive information throughout the world. Cyberworlds seriously impact our lives and the evolution of the world economy by taking such forms as social networking services, 3D shared virtual communities and massively multiplayer online role-playing games.

The topics covered by Cyberworlds 2015 will include but are not limited to:

  • Networked and shared virtual worlds
  • Virtual collaborative spaces
  • Shape modeling for cyberworlds
  • Virtual humans and avatars
  • Multimodal interaction and rendering
  • Computer vision for augmented and mixed reality
  • Cognitive informatics
  • Brain-computer interfaces
  • Affective computing
  • Social computing
  • Online communities
  • E-learning in cyberworlds
  • Multi-user web games
  • Art and heritage in cyberspace, cyber-museums
  • Cyberethics and cyberlaws
  • Cybersecurity
  • Welfare in cyberworlds
  • Data mining and warehousing in cyberworlds
  • Visual analytics in cyberworlds


The conference will be held in Sweden in the Hanseatic city of Visby on the island of Gotland. Visby is one of the best-preserved medieval city in Scandinavia. Since 1995, it is on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. The conference is organized by the Convergent Media Laboratory in the Department of Game Design, Faculty of Arts, Uppsala University.


Proposals for Special Sessions: 28 February 2015
Abstract submission (compulsory): 15 May 2015
Paper (Full and short) submission: 24 May 2015
Authors notification: 19 June 2015
Poster submission: 4 July 2015
Authors registration: 15 July 2015
Camera-ready paper: 15 July 2015
Cyberworlds 2015 conference: 7-9 October 2015


Submission categories include full paper (up to 8 pages), short paper (up to 4 pages), and poster paper (up to 4 pages). All papers will be published in the same conference proceedings. Full papers and short papers will be scheduled for oral presentation, poster papers will be presented during the poster session.

As a novelty, this year we will also publish poster papers (up to 4 pages) in the conference proceedings. This makes CW2015 an excellent forum for Ph.D./Master/Graduate students to show their most recent activity. This is also a good opportunity for research groups to disseminate their work-in-progress. Poster papers will also have an opportunity to make a brief oral presentation (fast-forward format) in addition to the classical poster session.


Authors of all accepted full papers and selected short papers will be invited to submit a revised extended version to the special issues of the following international journals:

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems (April, 2016) in Japan (CFP(English) ; CFP(Japanese))
The Visual Computer (Springer) SCI-indexed journal
Transactions on Computational Science (Springer)
International Journal of Art, Culture and Design Technologies (IGI Global)
International Journal of Biometrics (Inderscience)


Honorary Chair: Tosiyasu L. Kunii
Steering Committee Coordinator: Alexei Sourin
Administrative General Chair: Hans Svensson
General Chair: Steven Bachelder
Program Co-Chair: Masayuki Nakajima
Finance Chair: Masaki Hayashi
Publishing Chair: Hiroki Takahashi


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