Visual Computing Trends 2013

Symposium

The symposium took place on Wednesday, January 30th, 2013, in the Tech Gate Vienna, Donau-City-Straße 1, 1220 Wien, Austria. The symposium gave an overview of future developments, open challenges, scientific- and industrial trends in Visual Computing by top-level invited experts.

Visual Computing is the discipline of computer science which deals with the acquisition, representation, manipulation, analysis, synthesis and application of visual information, i.e. images and image sequences in a spatial and temporal context. Visual Computing has evolved from the methodological merging of image processing, computer vision, computer graphics and visualisation.

Speakers:
Prof. Dr. Markus Gross, ETH Zürich and Disney Research, CH, "The Future of Computer Animation"
Prof. Dr. Holly Rushmeier, Yale University, USA, "The Future of Perceptually Based Rendering"
Prof. Dr. Ben Shneiderman, University of Maryland, USA, "The Future of Information Visualization"
Prof. Dr. Joaquim Jorge, Technical Univ. of Lisbon, Portugal, "The Future of Multimedia Interfaces"