CfP - CASA2004 / Computer Animation & Social Agents

Laurent Moccozet moccozet at
Tue Jun 17 14:36:28 PDT 2003

-------- Call for Participation ----------
---------------- CASA2004 ----------------
Computer Animation and Social Agents 2004

>> The Computer Graphics Society is pleased to announce the Computer Animation and Social Agents 2004
Conference. MIRALab will organize this 17th annual conference on Computer Animation and Social Agents with the support of IFIP WG5.10 (Computer Graphics and Virtual Worlds). The Conference will be held in University of Geneva, Switzerland, May 26-27-28, 2004. 

Important dates :

2003, October 20: Paper Submission Deadline
2003, December 15: Papers Notification of Acceptance
2004, January 10: Camera Ready Papers Due
2004, May 26: Start of Computer Animation and Social Agents 2004

>> The conference tracks include:

:: Animation Techniques

:: :: Motion control
:: :: Motion capture and retargeting
:: :: Path planning
:: :: Physics-based animation
:: :: Vision techniques in animation
:: :: Behavioral animation
:: :: Artificial life
:: :: Image rendering in animation
:: :: Deformable Models
:: :: Facial Animation

:: Social agents

:: :: Social agents and avatars
:: :: Emotions and personality
:: :: Simulation involving Virtual Humans
:: :: Autonomous characters and actors
:: :: A.I. - based animation
:: :: Social and Conversational agents
:: :: Interagent communication
:: :: Modeling of groups and crowds
:: :: Social behavior
:: :: Autonomous Virtual Humans in games

:: Virtual Environments

:: :: Medical 3D simulation
:: :: Simulation involving Virtual Humans
:: :: Virtual Cultural Heritage
:: :: Autonomous characters and actors
:: :: VCE (Virtual Collaborative Environments)
:: :: A.I. - based animation
:: :: Virtual reality
:: :: Interaction with Virtual Humans
:: :: Augmented Reality
:: :: Perceptual models
:: :: Virtual Sensors

>> Conference Co-Chairs

Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann
University of Geneva,
thalmann at

Sung Yong Shin
Korea Advanced Institute of Science
Technology, Republic of Korea
syshin at

>> Program Co-Chairs

> Animation techniques

John A.Vince
Bournemouth University,
Dorset, UK
jvince at

> Social agents

Catherine Pélachaud
IUT de Montreuil-
Université de Paris 8, France
c.pelachaud at

> Virtual environments

Daniel Thalmann
EPFL, Switzerland
daniel.thalmann at

>> Paper submission procedures:

Submissions are made electronically, in PDF format only (no paper copy will be accepted) at All accepted papers will appear in a proceedings book published by IEEE Computer Society Press.

>> Paper format:

Original unpublished papers of up to 12 pages (single-spaced, 12 point, including figures, tables and references) are invited. Manuscripts must be written in English. The first part of the paper should include a title, an abstract, keywords, and author's information (name, title, affiliation, address, phone and fax numbers, e-mail address). Submission will be online and there will be instructions on the web. Any animation sequences should be uploaded as an archive .zip file with your manuscript.

>> Send Queries to:

Secretariat CASA2004
Email: casa2004 at
Fax: +41 22 7057780

>> International Program Committee (Tentative)

E. Andre, University of Augsburg, Germany
N. Badler, University of Pennsylvania, USA
D. Ballin, BTexact Technologies , UK
R. Boulic, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
G. Burdea, Rutgers University, USA
M.-P. Cani, National Polytechnic Institute of Grenoble (INPG), France
T. Capin, NOKIA, USA
J. Cassell, MIT, USA
T- S. Chua, National University of Singapore, Singapore
D. Cohen-Or, Tel Aviv University, Israel
A. de Antonio, University Polytechnic of Madrid, Spain
D. DeCarlo, Rutgers University, USA
S. Donikian, Institut de Recherche en Informatique et Systèmes Aléatoires (IRISA), France
D. Ebert, Purdue University, USA
I. Essa, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
R. Fedkiw, Stanford University, USA
N. Foster, PDI, USA
M. Göbel, Fraunhofer Institute, Germany
J. Gratch, University of Southern California (USC), USA
J. Hodgins, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
H. Ip, City University of Hong Kong, China
A. Kaufman, State University of New York at Stony Brook (SUNY), USA
P. Kalra, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT-Delhi), INDIA
S. King, University of Otago, New Zealand
H. Ko, Seoul National University, South Korea
T. L. Kunii, Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Japan
J. Lester, North Carolina State University, USA
M. Lin, University of North Carolina (UNC), USA
N. Magnenat-Thalmann, University of Geneva, Switzerland
D. Manocha, University of North Carolina (UNC), USA
D. Metaxas, Rutgers University, USA
L. Moccozet, University of Geneva, Switzerland
A. Nasri, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
C. O'Sullivan, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
D. Pai, Rutgers University, USA
M. van de Panne, University of British Columbia, Canada
R. Parent, Ohio State University, USA
C. Pélachaud, Université de Paris 8, France
N. Pollard, Brown University, USA
L. Porcher Nedel, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
H. Pottmann, Technische Universität Wien, Austria
S. Raupp Musse, University do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Brazil
J. Rickel, University of Southern California, USA
T. Rist, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, Germany
S. Rizzo, University of Southern California, USA
R.Scopigno, Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologie dell'Informazione, Italian National Research Council (CNR), Italy
H. P. Seidel, Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik, Germany
C. Sidner, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL), USA
D. Silver, Rutgers University, USA
S. Y. Shin, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Republic of Korea
J. Stam, Alias Wavefront, USA 
H. C. Sun, Rutgers University, USA
D. Terzopoulos, New York University, USA
Daniel Thalmann, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
D. Traum, University of Southern California, USA
R. Trappl, Austrian Research Institute for AI, Austria
F. Vexo, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
J. A.Vince, Bournemouth University, UK
P.Volino, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Y. Wu, TeraRecon Inc., USA
Laurent Moccozet, MIRALab - CUI
Laurent.Moccozet at
tel: +41 22 705 76 19 /
fax : +41 22 705 77 80

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