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Submit a Late Breaking Hot Topics Paper
IEEE Visualization '98

Late Breaking Hot Topics Papers due June 15, 1998

Submissions will be accepted on Late Breaking ``Hot Topics'' that pertain to all areas of Visualization as either Papers or Case Studies. (See the description in the IEEE Visualization '98 Call for Participation .) These submissions must be original, may show work in progress, and may not exceed 2000 words or a maximum of 4 pages including images. Images and/or NTSC VHS video to accompany the paper are recommended; the video may be included in the conference videotape. Accepted papers will be distributed at the conference in a printed form as well as on the conference CD-ROM. Authors of accepted papers will have an opportunity to submit a revised paper and a new or revised video.

Submission Guidelines

The preferred submission format is Adobe Acrobat PDF which can be generated using Adobe Exchange, Adobe Distiller, and Adobe Acrobat 3.0 (see Adobe web-site for further information ). If you cannot generate pdf format files we will accept postscript format documents as a last resort. Please compress (.Z), gzip (.gz) or Winzip (.zip) files. Electronic submissions will be accepted via anonymous ftp to the following site: /incoming-vis98,

using the following filenaming convention: PrimaryAuthorLastname_FirstInitialMiddleInitial_FileNumber.filetype
For example, ebert_ds_1.pdf

For paper formatting guidelines see guidelines for the Visualization 98 LBHT technical papers.

For submission of videotapes for review, please submit four copies to :

Craig M. Wittenbrink:

1501 Page Mill Road, MS 3U-4

Hewlett-Packard Laboratories

Palo Alto, CA 94304-1126

Phone: 650.857.2329

Fax: 650.852.3791


In addition, we MUST receive, by the submission deadline, a complete Late Breaking Hot Topics paper submission form by email .

Critical Dates

June 15
Deadline for submitting a Late Breaking Hot Topics Paper and paper submission form.
August 1
Announcement of accepted papers
August 21
Final camera ready papers are due
August 31
Final video submission is due
October 18
Conference commences

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Late Breaking Hot Topics Paper Submission Form

Please e-mail the following form to the contact person above. Make sure all the fields noted with are filled. For the Mail Contact person, provide also Email address. One may simply copy from the web page the following form, and fill in the necessary information.

LBHT Paper submission form (copy form from page, and fill in)




Keywords (check all that apply)

Volume rendering
Flow Visualization
Information Visualization
Databases Visualization
Human Factors
Biomedical Visualization
Multiresolution Modeling
Virtual Reality
Visualization Systems
Program Visualization
Terrain Visualization
Multimodal and Multidimensional Visualization
Visualization in Education
Metrics, Benchmarks, Quality Evaluation
Irregular Grids
Vector/Tensor Visualization
Applications of Visualization
Case Study

Contact Author

First Name:
Last Name:




Street Address:







Include additional authors' contact information as shown above. Mail information to:

Mail Contact

Designate one of the authors to serve as the mail contact person. Most communication is done via Email; however, some communication via surface mail may be necessary.

Audio Visual Needs

Overhead Projector 35mm Slide Projector NTSC Video 3/4" NTSC Video 1/2" Video Projector Laptop or Workstation Hookup


I hereby declare that if my paper is accepted for publication, I will make sure that one of the co-authors presents the paper in the Visualization'98 conference.


For further information contact the Late Breaking Hot Topics Co-Chairs:

Craig M. Wittenbrink:

1501 Page Mill Road, MS 3U-4

Hewlett-Packard Laboratories

Palo Alto, CA 94304-1126

Phone: 650.857.2329

Fax: 650.852.3791


Amitabh Varshney:

2425 Computer Science Bldg

State University of New York at Stony Brook

Stony Brook, NY 11794-4400

Phone: (516) 632-8446

Fax: (516) 632-8334