Call for Participation

The oldest, continuously running, annual conference of the ACM invites papers in all areas of computer science as well as for two themed areas described below. ACMSE provides an excellent forum for both faculty and students to present their research in a friendly and dynamic atmosphere.

Digital conference proceedings will include full papers, extended abstracts of faculty and student posters and abstracts of workshops, tutorials and panels. The target acceptance rate for full papers is 50%. Awards will be made for best papers, best posters, best animation, and best digital game. Please consider submitting a proposal, paper, or poster in one of the categories described below.

Important Dates

NOTE: All submissions must be submitted electronically as either a Microsoft Word document or an Adobe PDF file.

SouthEastern Digital Animation Festival

The ACM Southeast Digital Animation Festival (SEDAF) showcases short films composed entirely or partially of computer-generated imagery that educate, entertain, or both! All entries will be judged on visual appeal and conceptual interest. Accepted works will be shown at a special screening during the ACMSE conference.

Digital Game Innovative Computing (DGIC 2011) Special

Conference Track and Game Exposition The DGIC track at the ACMSE conference invites academic papers, workshops, and tutorials in the digital game design field including: game design and development, game development process and management, game AI and strategies, teaching programming thru game design, game development engines, and game design curriculum. The DGIC Game Exposition is for vendors, independent developers, and students, and will include game playing contests.

Regular Papers - up to 6 single-spaced pages in length. Papers will be blind peer reviewed. Two versions of a submission are required: a version including author(s) names and affiliations and an anonymous version having no references to the authors or their affiliated institutions. Awards for best regular papers will be presented. This category includes faculty papers, student papers, and student/faculty co-authored papers. Selected submissions not accepted as Regular Papers will be invited to reformat as Faculty or Student Posters. Additional details to be posted to the web site.

Faculty Posters - of materials for research already developed or for works-in-progress. Poster proposals must be submitted for review as an extended abstract not to exceed 2 pages. Two versions of the submission are required; one must be anonymous. Accepted posters will be presented in a poster symposium, and abstracts will be published in the proceedings. Additional details to be posted at the conference web site.

Student Posters - authored by graduate and undergraduate students without faculty co-authors. Poster proposals must be submitted as an extended abstract including the sections of Problem and Motivation, Background and Related Work, Approach and Uniqueness and Results and Contributions. Proposals are not to exceed 2 pages. Awards for best student posters will be presented. Additional details to be posted at the conference web site.

Tutorials/Workshops - Proposals for workshops should include a title, abstract, statement of purpose, objectives, prerequisites, intended audience, duration (1½ or 3 hours), materials needed (including lab space) and resources to be handed out. Proposals are not to exceed 2 pages. Additional details to be posted at the conference web site.

Panels - presenting multiple perspectives on a specific topic. Panel submissions must not exceed two pages and should list panelists and their affiliations and include a description of the topic with brief position statements from the panelists. A maximum of 4 participants, including the moderator is allowed. Additional details to be posted at the conference web site.