Full Papers

Call for Full Papers

With this call for papers, we invite submission of high-quality papers that will set the standard and stimulate future trends in the field of visualization and visual analytics. Accepted full papers will be published in a special issue of Computer Graphics Forum, the International Journal of the Eurographics Association, after a two-stage peer-reviewing process. All accepted papers will be presented orally at the conference.

We encourage submissions from all areas of visualization and visual analytics.

Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Techniques: novel algorithms, visual encoding methods, and/or interaction techniques for data analysis, exploration, or communication. All sub-areas of data visualization and visual analytics are welcomed, including high-dimensional, time-series, spatial, geographic, text, hierarchical, and network data. Techniques may be specialized for specific devices or form-factors (e.g., mobile or wall-scale visualization).
  • Systems: new software frameworks, languages, or tools for visualization; systems for large-scale visualization; integrated graphical systems for visual analysis or interactive machine learning; collaborative and web-scale visualization systems.
  • Applications & Design Studies: novel use of visualization to address problems in an application domain, including accounts of innovative system design, deployment and impact. We welcome diverse application areas, including the physical sciences, life sciences, social sciences, engineering, arts, sports, and humanities.
  • Evaluation & Empirical Research: Comparative evaluation of competing visualization approaches; controlled experiments to inform visualization best practices; longitudinal and qualitative studies to understand user needs, visualization adoption, and use.
  • Theory: models of visual encoding, interaction, and/or analysis tasks; implications from theories of perception, cognition, design, and/or aesthetics; methods for automated design or visualization recommendation.

For a wider range of paper types, please see “Broadening Intellectual Diversity in Visualization Research Papers” by B. Lee et al.

Submission Instructions

The maximum lengths for submitted papers to the full papers track is 10 pages (in Computer Graphics Forum (CGF) style, including all images, but excluding references). Authors are encouraged to use supplementary documents to provide extra content. Papers exceeding the maximum allowed number of pages will be automatically rejected.

Submissions must be made using the Computer Graphics Forum style, using the conference LaTeX template for full papers. On Overleaf this template can be imported easily by selecting “New Project” -> “Upload Project” and uploading the zip file.

Authors have the option to submit their papers anonymously. In contrast to previous years, double-blind reviewing is optional, not required: authors may choose to disclose their identities to the reviewers. The reviewing process does not consider anonymity as a factor. The process will attempt to preserve anonymity of authors of anonymized submissions. However, the program committee, which is responsible for half of the reviews, will know the authors of  submissions reviewed by them.

Authors have the option of submitting additional material with their submissions. Supplementary materials, such as videos and supporting data, are encouraged. For papers that have previously been reviewed for other venues and have been rejected or withdrawn, the authors are strongly encouraged to provide the original submission with a cover letter describing the changes they have made to comply with reviewers’ comments and requests.

All full papers accepted to EuroVis appear in a special issue of Computer Graphics Forum, containing the conference proceedings, and will appear at the same time in the Eurographics digital library.

EuroVis submissions and papers are subject to the pre-print and self-archiving policies of the Computer Graphics Forum journal. Details are available from the journal web site.

Given the uncertainty due to the pandemic, further details will be communicated regarding possible Open Access charges.

Abstracts and full papers are submitted using the Precision Conference System (PCS). When submitting your paper under https://new.precisionconference.com/, please select as society “Eurographics” (*not* VGTC) in the first box, and then “EuroVis 2021” as conference/journal in the second box.

Submission of an abstract is mandatory by the abstract deadline, with completed papers due on by the full paper deadline. Submissions will not be accepted if an abstract is not submitted by the abstract deadline. Abstract submissions require the title, authors, paper type, abstract, and keywords in the form. The remaining fields (the document, additional material) are submitted by the full paper deadline. Please note that EuroVis accepted papers are published as a regular-length journal article, so submitting just an abstract is not sufficient. Submitters should choose keywords and categories appropriate for their paper as this information is used in reviewer selection.

Camera Ready Version

In order to submit to the camera ready version to EuroVis 2021, authors should prepare their submissions as a PDF file using the EuroVis 2021 LaTeX2e Style. Please ensure that the option \SpecialIssuePaper is used.

Authors of accepted papers are also requested to fill in the Exclusive License Agreement (one per paper) and send the signed document to s.behnke@eg.org.

Common mistakes when creating the final version of the paper are:

  • headlines are too long: besides the running headlines there has to be place for the page numbers. Please shorten the headline to accomodate for page numbers.
  • formatting of figure captions: “Figure <number>:” should be bold and the caption should be set in italics. This is often caused by overwriting the default settings when using the figure, caption, or subfigure packages. Try using

Important Dates

Abstract deadline: November 25, 2020
Full paper deadline: December 4, 2020
Reviews available, rebuttal start: January 27, 2021  January 28, 2021
Rebuttal deadline: February 1, 2021  February 2, 2021
First Round Notification: February 19, 2021
Revised Submission: March 10, 2021
Final Notification: March 26, 2021
Camera Ready Version: April 19, 2021

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

For any questions concerning full paper submissions please contact the full papers chairs at fullpapers@eurovis.org.

Full Papers Chairs

Rita Borgo, King’s College London, UK
G. Elisabeta Marai
, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Tatiana von Landesberger, University of Rostock, Germany