IEEE 1996 Symposium on Visual Languages (VL '96) - Advance Announcement 
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 IEEE 1996 Symposium on Visual Languages (VL '96) - Advance Announcement

The advance program for the IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages (VL '96) is
now available.  Registration is now open, too.  You may find this
information at http://www.*-*-*.com/

VL '96 will be held at the Hotel Boulderado in Boulder, Colorado, on
September 3-6, 1996.

VL '96 is the premier international conference on visual and multimedia
computer languages. The conference this year offers 35 papers and 10
posters on a broad range of subjects, including

- Integration of visual languages and their environments
- Program visualization and animation
- Visual query languages
- End-user languages
- Visual language implementation techniques
- Theory of visual languages
- Visual language design
- HCI issues in visual languages
- Visual languages for the Internet and multimedia

SPECIAL EVENTS:

There will be a number of special events at VL '96, including two keynote
addresses by distinguished speakers:

- Thomas Green - Applied Psychology Unit, MRC, Cambridge, UK
- Ben Shneiderman - University of Maryland

Other special events include a panel session in which pioneers in the
field of visual languages (S-K Chang, Philip T. Cox, and David Canfield
Smith) will give their perspectives on the field, the Visual Programming
Challenge (a programming competition - see
http://www.*-*-*.com/ ~ambler/legochallenge.html for more
information), an open house and reception at the University of Colorado,
and a banquet at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR).

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP:

Child's Play, the Second Workshop on End-User Programming and Education,
will be held this year on September 3, 1996, in association with VL '96.
See http://www.*-*-*.com/ ~ralex/childs-play.html for more
information.

TUTORIALS:

Four half-day tutorials on September 3, 1996, precede the conference:

- An Introduction to Visual Programming Languages, by David W. McIntyre,
Morgan Stanley

- labview: Visual Programming Using Structured Dataflow, by Greg McKaskle
and Omid Sojoodi, National Instruments

- Interactive Data Visualization and Exploration - Parts 1 and 2, by
Georges Grinstein, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, and MITRE Corp.

CONFERENCE LOCATION:

The conference will be held at the Hotel Boulderado in Boulder, Colorado,
USA.  The Boulderado is a charming western-style hotel in downtown
Boulder.  Alternative accommodations are also available.  Boulder is the
premier center for research and education in the Rocky Mountain Region of
the United States.  It is home to the University of Colorado, the National
Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), and the National Institute for
Standards and Technology (NIST).  Boulder is also known as a center for
outdoor sports, and offers easy access to Rocky Mountain National Park and
most Colorado mountain resorts.  Boulder is served by the new Denver
International Airport (DIA), which is reachable via all major airlines
through all international gateways.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

For more information, including hotel information, a registration form,
and advance program, see our Web page at
http://www.*-*-*.com/ , or contact

Wayne Citrin
Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO 80309-0425
USA
Tel. +1 303-492-1688
Fax. +1 303-492-2758

or

Margaret Burnett
Computer Science Dept.
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331
USA
Tel. +1 503-737-2539
Fax. +1 503-737-3014

--
Wayne Citrin

http://www.*-*-*.com/

For more information about VL '96, try
http://www.*-*-*.com/



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