Call for Papers

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The University of Houston and Computer Graphics Society are pleased to announce the 27th International Conference on Computer Animation and Social Agents (CASA 2014) to be held on May 26-28, 2014 at the University of Houston Hilton Hotel, Houston, Texas, USA.

CASA was founded in 1988 in Geneva, Switzerland and it is the oldest international conference in computer animation and social agents in the world. We seek research full papers, short papers, and posters on a broad range of topics, including but not limited to:

Computer Animation

  • 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

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

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
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Interaction for Virtual Humans
  • 3D Physiological Humans
  • 3D Telepresence
  • Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality

The best 30 accepted full papers will be published in a special issue of the Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds Journal by Wiley.