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2020-12-18: Posting site opened 

NICOGRAPH International 2021

July 9-10, 2021, Virtual Conference.

The 20th annual international conference "NICOGRAPH International 2021", Organized by the Society for Art and Science will take place virtually during July 9-10, 2021.

NICOGRAPH has quarter-century history. Its foundation can be traced back to 1985. The time-honored annual conferences have been organized by the Society for Art and Science since 2000, which aim at promoting the research combining science and art in computer graphics and related fields as well as to advance the development of interactive media art. In 2002, the first international conference NICOGRAPH International rose out of the domestic series, and since then NICOGRAPH international conference has been organized annually. 

From 2016, all accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings to be published by Conference Publishing Services (CPS) ( and submitted to the IEEE Xplore and Computer Society digital libraries.

Important Date

Abstract Submission:  Feb. 8, 2021

Paper Submission:  Feb. 15, 2021

Author Notification:  Mar. 24, 2021

Poster Submission:  Apr. 20, 2021

Camera-ready:  May 10, 2021

Conference:  July 9-10, 2021


Submission categories include full paper (up to 8 pages), short paper (up to 4 pages) and poster (1 page).

All accepted submissions will be included in the conference proceedings to be published by Conference Publishing Services (CPS) ( and submitted to the IEEE Xplore and Computer Society digital libraries and submitted for possible indexing through INSPEC, EI (Compendex), Thomson ISI, and other indexing services. Authors of all accepted full papers will be invited to submit a revised version to the special issue of Journal of The Society of Art and Science. The papers must be written in English, and use the following templates for preparing you papers:

IEEE Templates (DOC, Latex, Overleaf) (8.5" x 11", US Letter)

Authors may optionally upload supplementary material, which may include videos, audios and images to showcase results/demo of the proposed approach/system. With the electronic submission system, you can submit your papers and edit your submission as many times as you need before the submission dateline. The authors are encouraged not to wait till the submission dateline and register their paper titles and abstracts as earlier as possible to facilitate the reviewing process. By submitting a paper the authors confirm that their paper represents original previously unpublished work, and if accepted, at least one of the authors will register for the conference and present the paper. 

Topics and Keywords of the conference include but not limited to:

Computer Graphics
Compute Vision
Image/Video Processing 
Non-Photorealistic Rendering 
Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality 
Digital Art 
Video Game 
Content Design 
Affective Computing

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Honorary Chair :

Masayuki Nakajima, Professor emeritus (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)

Advisory Committee (in alphabetical order by last name):

Issei Fujishiro (Keio University, Japan)
Iwao Haruguchi (Shobi University, Japan)
Takayuki Itoh (Ochanomizu University, Japan)
Akinobu Maejima (OLM Digital, Inc., Japan)
Xiaoyang Mao (University of Yamanashi, Japan)
Kaisei Sakurai (Dwango Co., Ltd., Japan)

Conference Chair :

Nobuhiko Mukai (Tokyo City University, Japan)

Program Chair : 

Yuki Igarashi (Meiji University, Japan)

Publicity Chair :

Kazuya Ueki (Meisei University, Japan)

Publication Chair :

Haoran Xie (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan )

Finance Chair :

Youngha Chang (Tokyo City University, Japan)

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The member of the society for art and science can submit extended versions of NICOGRAPH International papers to ADADA International Journal.

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