Diagrams 2012 – The Theory & Application of Diagrams (Jul 2012, Canterbury UK)

Location: University of Kent, UK
Dates: 2-6 Jul 2012
Website: http://www.diagrams-conference.org/2012/
Deadline for submission of abstracts: 1 Dec 2011

Diagrams is an international interdisciplinary conference series, covering all aspects of research on the theory and application of diagrams. In 2012 will be held at the University of Kent overlooking the history city of Canterbury in the UK.

Diagrams is the only conference series that provides a united forum for all areas that are concerned with the study of diagrams, including architecture, artificial intelligence, cartography, cognitive science, computer science, education, graphic design, history of science, human-computer interaction, linguistics, logic, mathematics, philosophy, psychology, and software modelling. The conference attracts a large number of researchers from virtually all these related fields, positioning Diagrams as a major international event in the area.

The conference proceedings will be published in the Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series.

Diagrams 2012 will include presentations of refereed papers, posters, tutorials, workshop sessions, and a graduate symposium. We invite submissions that focus on any aspect of diagrams research.

Conference Subjects include, but are not limited to:

applications of diagrams
computational models of reasoning with, and interpretation of, diagrams
design of diagrammatic notations
diagram understanding by humans or machines
diagram aesthetics and layout
educational uses of diagrams
evaluation of diagrammatic notations
graphical communication
heterogeneous notations involving diagrams
history of diagrammatic notations
information visualization using diagrams
psychological issues pertaining to perception, comprehension or
production of diagrams
software to support the use of diagrams
theoretical aspects of diagrams including, for example, classification
and formalization
usability and human-computer interaction issues concerning diagrams

Important Dates

workshop proposal deadline 24 November 2011
paper abstracts deadline 1 December 2011
tutorial proposal deadline 8 December 2011
paper submission deadline 8 December 2011
workshop notification 13 December 2011
poster submission deadline 15 December 2011
paper notification 6 February 2012
tutorial notification 6 February 2012
poster notification 13 February 2012
paper and poster camera ready copies due 1 March 2012
graduate symposium submission deadline 29 March 2012
graduate symposium notification 19 April 2012
graduate symposium camera ready copies due 3 May 2012
main conference dates 2-6 July 2012

About Fil Salustri
I'm a design methodologist and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. Adjectives that describe me include: secular humanist, meritocrat, and long-winded. Some people call me a positivist too, as if that were a bad thing. Go figure. My real home page is http://deseng.ryerson.ca/~fil.

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