A little bit of a tangent for this blog, but the social agents aspect of this conference has a large crossover with educational agents in virtual worlds, so of some interest. Anyway, current call and recently extended deadline for CASA 2013:
CASA 2013 – Call For Papers
May 16-18, 2013, Istanbul, Turkey
All accepted full papers will be published in a special issue of Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds journal. We are seeking regular full papers, short papers, and posters with the following topics, but which are not limited to:
- Animation Techniques: Motion Control, Motion Capture and Retargeting, Path Planning, Physics-Based Animation, Vision based Techniques, Behavioral Animation, Artificial Life, Deformation, Facial Animation, Image-Based Animation, Multi-Resolution and Multi-Scale Models, Knowledge-based Animation, etc.
- Social Agents: Social Agents and Avatars, Emotion and Personality, Virtual Humans, Autonomous Actors, AI-Based Animation, Social and Conversational Agents, Inter-Agent Communication, Social Behavior, Crowd Simulation, etc.
- Other Related Topics: Animation Compression and Transmission, Semantics and Ontologies for Virtual Humans/Environments, Animation Analysis and Structuring, Anthropometric Virtual Human Models, Acquisition and Reconstruction of Animation Data, Level of Details, Semantic Representation of Motion and Animation, Cultural Heritage, Interaction for Virtual Humans, 3D Physiological Humans, 3D Telepresence, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality, etc.
Paper submission directives: http://www.cs.bilkent.edu.tr/~
Full Papers – Submission : February 4th, 2013
Short Papers (4 pages) and Posters – Submission : March 28th 2013
All short accepted papers will be selected for possible further submission to the journal CAVW