Shape Modelling International (SMI) 2019

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Shape Modelling International (SMI) 2019

Vancouver, Canada, June 19-21, 2019

Shape Modeling International (SMI 2019), which this year is part of the International Geometry Summit 2019, provides an international forum for the dissemination of new mathematical theories and computational techniques for modeling, simulating and processing digital representations of shapes and their properties to a community of researchers, developers, students, and practitioners across a wide range of fields. Conference proceedings (long and short papers) will be published in a Special Issue of Computer & Graphics Journal, Elsevier. Papers presenting original research are being sought in all areas of shape modeling and its applications.

SMI 2019 will be co-located with the Symposium on Solid and Physical Modeling (SPM 2019), the SIAM Conference on Computational Geometric Design (SIAM/GD 2019), the International Conference on Geometric Modelling and Processing (GMP2019), as part of the Geometry Summit 2019.

The Fabrication and Sculpting Event (FASE 2019) will be organized in co-location with SMI 2019. FASE2019 will present original research at the intersection of theory and practice in shape modeling, fabrication and sculpting. SMI2019 also participates in the Replicability Stamp Initiative, an additional recognition for authors who are willing to go one step further, and in addition to publishing the paper, provide a complete open-source implementation. For more details, check the SMI2019 website.

We invite submissions related to, but not limited to, the following topics:

* Acquisition & reconstruction

* Behavior and animation models

* Compression & streaming

* Computational topology

* Correspondence & registration

* Curves & surfaces

* Deep Learning Techniques for Shape Processing

* Digital Fabrication & 3D Printing

* Exploration of shape collections

* Feature extraction and classification

* Healing & resampling

* Implicit surfaces

* Interactive modeling, design & editing

* Medial and skeletal representations

* Parametric & procedural models

* Segmentation

* Semantics of shapes

* Shape Analysis and Retrieval

* Shape Modeling applications (Biomedical, GIS, Artistic/cultural and others)

* Shape statistics

* Shape transformation, bending & deformation

* Simulation

* Sketching & 3D input modalities

* Triangle and polygonal meshes

* Shape modelling for 3D printing and fabrication

* Biomedical applications

* Artistic and cultural applications


Paper Format

Submissions should be formatted according to the style guidelines for the Computers & Graphics Journal and should not exceed 12 pages, including figures and references. We strongly recommend using the LaTeX template to format your paper. We also accept papers formatted by MS Word according to the style guidelines for Computers & Graphics. The file must be exported to pdf file for the first round of submission. For format details, please refer to the Computers & Graphics Journal Guide for Authors (

Double-blind review

The SMI 2019 conference will use a double-blind review process. Consequently, all submissions must be anonymous. All papers should be submitted directly via the journal online submission system of Computers & Graphics: When submitting your paper to SMI 2019, please make sure that the type of article is specified as \”SI: SMI 2019\”.


Full paper submission: March 19, 2019

First review notification: April 15, 2019

Revised papers: May 2, 2019

Second review notification: May 15,2019

Camera ready: May 20,2019

Conference: June 19-21, 2019


Loic Barthe (University of Toulouse, France)

Ye Duan (University of Missouri, USA)

KangKang Yin (Simon Fraser University, Canada)


Raphaëlle Chaine (CNRS, France)

Giuseppe Patanè (CNR, Italy)

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