Monday, December 3, 2018

[DMANET] Computational Geometry Week Multimedia Exposition - CfP 2019

Multimedia presentations are sought for the 28th International
Computational Geometry Multimedia Exposition (CG:MME), which will take
place in June as part of Computational Geometry Week
2019. Computational Geometry Week also encompasses the 35th
International Symposium on Computational Geometry. The Multimedia
Exposition showcases the use of visualisation in computational
geometry for exposition and education, for visual exploration of
geometry in research, and as an interface and a debugging tool in
software development.

Important Dates

February, 22nd, 2019: Multimedia submissions due
March, 10th, 2019: Notification of acceptance/rejection
April, 1st, 2019: Final version of written abstracts due
May, 10th, 2019: Revised versions of multimedia content due (in case of
conditional accept)
June, 18th-21st, 2019: Computational Geometry Week

All deadlines are 23:59 anywhere on earth.

Content and Form

The content of multimedia presentations should be related to
computational geometry or neighbouring areas, but is otherwise
unrestricted. We encourage submissions that support papers submitted
to the Symposium on Computational Geometry, but this is not
required. In particular, results being presented are not required to
be new. We explicitly encourage submissions that take new views on
classic results from computational geometry, which may help to make
such results more widely accessible.

The form of multimedia presentations can be anything other than the
traditional paper or slide show. Algorithm animations, visual
explanations of structural theorems, demonstrations of software systems, and games
that illustrate concepts from computational geometry are all
appropriate. There are no limitations on creativity; anything that
leverages the possibilities of multimedia to enlighten and entertain
the viewer while learning about computational geometry or neighbouring
areas is encouraged. This includes rendered animation, films with narrators
and/or actors, and interactive stories, as well as interactive demos.

Quality Requirements

The "format" as well as the creative content of Multimedia submissions
influences their acceptance. For videos, a length of three to five
minutes is usually ideal; ten minutes is the upper limit. For the
final version, we require video in 720p or better, using H.264. The
embedded audio stream should be AAC of at least
128kBit/s. Telephone-sounding audio (limited frequency range, noise)
or live rooms, as often recorded with cheap headsets, should be
avoided, as well as speakers with an accent that impacts clarity.

Interactive applications (e.g., HTML5, Flash, AIR, Java, executable
files, etc.) should provide a "demo" video demonstrating the
functionalities of the software, for archiving on the website. These
videos can be created with any screen recording software (such as
CamStudio/VideoPad for Windows, QuickTime/iMovie for Mac, or
Kazam/Kdenlive for GNU/Linux) together with voice description (by the
authors or by a speech generator, such as eSpeak).

Multimedia submissions are limited to 100MB. Authors are free to post
higher quality versions on their own web sites, and we will include
links in the electronic proceedings to their version, in addition to
the official (<100MB) version archived on

It is encouraged to contact the CG:MME program committee well in
advance to 1) discuss the quality of a video submission (based on
sample files) or 2) to present a non-video idea and how it could be
reviewed, presented, and distributed.


Submissions should be deposited via Easychair: <>
Each submission should include a link to the material (deposited
online where they are accessible through the web or via FTP) and an
accompanying written abstract.

As mentioned above, we encourage multimedia submissions that support papers submitted to
the Symposium. However, submitted papers and associated multimedia
submissions will be treated entirely separately by the respective
committees: acceptance or rejection of one will not influence
acceptance or rejection of the other.


A video submission should play trouble-free on programs like VLC Media
Player. For ease of sharing and viewing, we encourage (but do not
require) that each video submission be uploaded to YouTube, and that
the corresponding URL be included with the submission.

The application itself should be submitted with a small "how-to" use
documentation in plain text. Ideally, the application should be
universal (be able to run on any device and OS), but it is ok as long
as it runs in reasonably common setups (for example, desktop computers
with linux, windows and Mac OS). For applications provided as source
files, we also recommend adding a "makefile" or a similar file to ease

Each submission should include a description of at most four pages of
the material shown in the presentation, and where applicable, the
techniques used in the implementation. This four-page description must
be formatted according to the guidelines for the conference
proceedings, using the LIPIcs format. LIPIcs typesetting instructions
can be found at <> and the
lipics.cls LaTeX style file at <>.

Multimedia Committee

Aaron T. Becker, University of Houston, USA
Michael Biro, University of Connecticut, USA
Michael Hemmer. Google Mountain View, USA
Linda Kleist, TU Braunschweig, Germany
Wolfgang Mulzer, FU Berlin, Germany
Valentin Polishchuk, Linköping University, Sweden
Christiane Schmidt (chair), Linköping University, Sweden
Adam Sheffer, CUNY Baruch College, USA

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