Call for Short Papers
Call for Short Papers
Authors are invited to submit short papers [4 pages max] that present self-contained, complete, compact works on all areas related to computer graphics, such as rendering, modeling, visualization, animation, simulation, virtual reality, computer vision, computer-aided design, digital fabrication, imaging and computational photography. We particularly invite submissions which present tangible and practically useful improvements to the state of the art, but which are not thematically wide enough to justify an entire full paper. What we would like to see as short papers are individual smart ideas and intriguing findings that might otherwise remain unpublished, due to them standing in isolation – as opposed to falling within the context of some larger scientific endeavour, where they can be easily mentioned in the corresponding publication.
Accepted short papers will be published in the Short Papers digital media proceedings and in the Eurographics Digital Library. Authors of accepted papers will be expected to present their work as an oral presentation at the conference.
Jan. 5, 2024 Submission deadline
Feb. 23 2024 Notification to Authors
Mar. 22, 2024 Camera-ready version due
Apr. 5, 2024 Fast-Forward video due
Apr. 22, 2024 Conference
* All deadlines are at 23:59 UTC
Submissions will be made electronically through the Eurographics Submission and Review Management (SRM) system. Submitted papers must be anonymous, up to 4 pages in length, and formatted according to the Eurographics Author’s guidelines (short papers LaTeX style package available from the SRM system).
Authors of accepted papers will present a super short summary or a teaser during a fast-forward session. This presentation will be around 25 seconds (exact length to be decided) and shall be augmented by slides. To ensure a smooth organization, they will be asked to prepare a short video of the slides for this purpose, in two versions: one with the spoken text and one without. These FF presentations will be available on the web throughout the conference. Details will be sent to accepted paper authors.
A submission to the Eurographics Short Papers program should describe an original work of the authors. Authors must not use ideas or content originating from others without properly crediting their original sources. Note that such sources are not limited to peer-reviewed publications but also include patents, textbooks, technical reports, theses, unpublished work posted on arXiv, and other posts on the World Wide Web. Failure to comply with this requirement will be considered plagiarism and result in rejection.
Authors are expected to cite, discuss differences and novelty, and compare results, if applicable, with respect to relevant existing publications, provided they have been published in a peer-reviewed venue.
This also applies to patents, which also undergo a professional reviewing process. But what about technical reports, and other non-peer-reviewed publications, such as technical reports or papers posted on arXiv, which we henceforth refer to as pre-publications? With the rapid progress of search engines and the increased perusal of arXiv papers by the scientific community, asking authors to thoroughly compare their work to these pre-publications imposes an unreasonable burden — a seemingly relevant report that is incomplete in its disclosure or validation might appear online shortly before the deadline. Although peer-reviewed publications are certainly not immune to these shortcomings, they have, at least, been judged sufficiently complete and valid by a group of peers. Consequently, authors are not required to discuss and compare their work with recent pre-publications (arXiv, technical reports, theses, etc.), although they must properly cite those that inspired them (see “Plagiarism” above). Nevertheless, we encourage authors to mention all related works they are aware of as good academic practice dictates. Note that with new works posted on arXiv on a daily basis, it is increasingly likely that reviewers might point out similarities between the submitted work and online reports that have been missed by the authors. In this case, authors of conditionally accepted papers should be prepared to cite these pre-publications in their final revision as concurrent work, without the burden of having to detail how their work compares to or differs from these pre-publications.
As authors, putting a submission on a repository like arXiv is allowed, either before submission or during the review cycle. There is no penalty for publishing a submission as a prepublication. However, if there are largely overlapping prepublications of the same authors that are available online at the time of submission (arXiv), earlier or largely similar versions of the submission should not be cited in the submission because this would identify the authors. This is consistent with the submission guidelines at SIGGRAPH and CVPR/ECCV/ICCV. After submission, the authors should try to preserve the anonymity of the submission. Specifically, the following list clarifies what is allowed and what not.
- arXiv postings before and after the submission deadline. Do not state that the submission is under review for Eurographics.
- YouTube video on personal account. Do not show submission id or anything that could relate to as a Eurographics submission. Authors can link the videos from the arXiv page or personal web page.
- Code release on personal code repositories (e.g., github). Authors can link the code repository from the arXiv or personal web page.
- It is ok to list submissions in job applications and in interviews as long as they are not referred to as Eurographics submissions.
- It is ok to present the work in non-public venues in particular job talks as long as they are not referred to as Eurographics submissions.
- It is ok to list submissions on author’s webpages as long as they are not referred to as Eurographics submissions.
- It is ok to publicize the work via authors’ social media as long as they are not referred to as Eurographics submissions.
- It is not allowed to list submissions on institutional websites irrespective of the presentation form.
- No publicity via university or company PR teams regardless of whether authors or institutions are kept anonymous – this includes any postings or dissemination via institutional or promoted social media accounts.
- No media interviews regardless of mainstream media or tech-focused outlets (small-scale, non-public seminars are allowed).
- Do not post papers or supplementary material on university, company, or other private servers that may identify preprints as Eurographics submissions.
Eurographics 2024 Short Papers Chairs
Ruizhen Hu, Shenzhen University, China
Panayiotis Charalambous, CYENS – Centre of Excellence, Cyprus
For any question concerning short paper submissions please contact the short papers program co-chairs: email@example.com