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VCIBA Best Paper Award is Open Now

Visual Computing for Industry, Biomedicine, and Art is sponsored by Chinese Graphic Society, and published by the Springer Nature. Using the Open Access mode of publication, the journal Editor-in-Chief is Prof. Dr. Jie Tian. This journal was launched in 2018 and it has been abstracted and indexed by the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). For more details of the journal, please see

To celebrate the Anniversary of VCIBA, we bestow the “Best Paper Award 2019” for research and review articles published in VCIBA from 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2019. After a thorough evaluation by the Evaluation Committee led by the Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Dr. Jie Tian, six papers will receive the awards.

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Aims and scope

Visual Computing for Industry, Biomedicine, and Art aims to serve as a publication and communication platform for researchers in computer image, graphics and visualization.

The scope of the journal mainly consists in three fields. VCIBA publishes articles that focus on, but are not limited to, the following areas:

Industrial fields:
computer vision, computer graphics, computer geometry, image processing and analysis, visualization, virtual reality, human-machine graphic interaction, CAD/CAM/CAE
Biomedical fields:
Molecular Imaging, Metabolic Imaging, Functional Imaging, Structural Imaging, Multimodality Imaging, Biomedical/medical Image processing, Biomedical/medical Image analysis, Radiomics 
Art and design fields:
Visual arts, Artistic design, Computational design, Animation, Architectural design, Generative art, Aesthetic visual computing

Call for Papers

Thematic Series: Visual Simulation Experiment
Submission Due: June 30, 2019
Guest Editors:
Prof. Zhigeng Pan, Hangzhou Normal University, China
Prof. Xubo Yang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Prof. Jianmin Wang, Tongji University, China

Thematic Series: Molecular Imaging, Neurophotonics, and AI in Medicine
Submission Due: July 30, 2019
Guest Editors:
Prof. Huabei Jiang, University of South Florida, USA
Prof. Lei Xi, Southern University of Science and Technology, China
Prof. Ashwin B Parthasarathy, University of South Florida, USA
Prof. Jun Xia, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA

Thematic Series: Geometric Modelling and Processing for Mixed Reality Technology
Submission Due: July 15, 2019
Guest Editors:
Dr. Qingde Li, School of Computer Science and Technology, University of Hull, Hull, UK
Prof. Dr. S.-F. Qin, School of Design, Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK

Thematic Series: Medical Imaging Modeling
Submission Due: August 1, 2019
Guest Editor:
Prof. Dr. Jerome Z. Liang, Department of Radiology, Stony Brook University, USA

Thematic Series: Applications of Graph Theory in Bioinformatics
Submission Due: September 30, 2019
Guest Editor:
Prof. Dr. Frank Werner, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany

Honored Editor-in-Chief: SUN Jiaguang

New Content ItemSun Jiaguang serves as Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, professor of Tsinghua University, and president of China Graphics Society. He acted as deputy president of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, chair of Tsinghua National Laboratory for Information Science and Technology, dean of the School of Information Science and Technology of Tsinghua University, dean of the School of Software of Tsinghua University. Currently, he is professor at Tsinghua University, deputy chair of Tsinghua Academic Committee, chair of the Software Engineering Teaching Steering Committee under the Ministry of Education, chair of the National Engineering Research Center for Enterprise Information Software Systems, chair of National Engineering Laboratory for Big Data Software, and chairman of the China Graphics Society.
Sun Jiaguang has long been engaged in the teaching, research, and development of computer graphics, computer-aided design, software and systems modeling, analysis and verification, and software engineering and systems.

Editor-in-Chief: TIAN Jie

New Content ItemJie Tian has been a professor in the artificial intelligence lab of the Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences Since1997. His research interests are in the medical image process and analysis, pattern recognition. He has published more than 200 research papers in peer-reviewed journals and served as a technical reviewer for several IEEE publications, such as IEEE TMI, TPAMI, TIP, IJBHI (TITB), and TBE. Due to the research and development of the 3D medical imaging processing and analyzing system (3DMed), he won the National Award for Progress in Science and Technology in 2003, and also won the National Award for Progress in Science and Technology in 2004 for the system and application of fingerprint recognition, and he is also a winner of the 2010 National Award for the Technological Invention of the imaging method and system for small animal multimodality optical molecular imaging, and he won the 2012 National Award for the Technological Invention for the algorithm and system of fingerprint encryption. He also won the Prize for Scientific and Technological Progress of Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation in 2012. Dr. Tian is also the Fellow of the IEEE, AIMBE, IAMBE, IAPR, SPIE and Beijing Chapter Chairman of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) and deputy director of China Automation Recognition Society.


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  • China Graphics Society (CGS) is a national, academic, and non-profit organization. It’s founded in 1980 and is affiliated to China Association for Science and Technology. CGS gathers a large number of renowned experts, scholars and science and technology in realm of graphics, with a membership of over 37,000 people. CGS is one of the initiators of International Society for Geometry and Graphics(ISGG), and is its group member. CGS has actively assigned delegations to attend the international Conference on Geometry and Graphics(ICGG) held by ISGG and successfully hosted ICGG in China for many times.

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    65 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    65 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    86 days from acceptance to publication