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International Conferences in Central Europe on

Computer Graphics, Computer Vision 
and Mathematics Computational and Applied

GraVisMa 2021
(Very preliminary information)
Physical attendance and virtual presentations are planned
Meshless Methods in Engineering - Practice and Theory 

GraVisMa 2021 is postponed due to CoVid situation to September 2021

Submission May 2021 - please, check latter on

Venue will be held at the University of West Bohemia, Pilsen (preliminary info)

  • Submission of extended abstracts (2 OR 4 pages A4, double column) on November 30, 2020.
  • Accepted and presented extended abstracts will be published in Computer Science Research Notes (CSRN) with DOI.
  • Extended versions are to be submitted to relevant research journals on invitation to contribute to planned special issues


The GraVisMa conferences have roots in the WSCG conferences ( held since 1992 in Plzen, Czech Republic every year, with special sessions oriented to Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision and Applied Mathematics.

Due to the growing demand in interdisciplinary aspects of Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision with Mathematics (applied and pure), it was decided to initiate GraVisMa conferences as independent conferences.
Recently held conferences were in 2009 in Plzen and 2010 in Brno, in 2016, 2017 and 2018 in Plzen, Czech Republic.

GraVisMa 2020
Plzen, Primavera Hotel & Congress Center
Plzeen, Czech Republic
Conference was cancelled due to CoVid-19
(originally planned to September 7-11, 2020)
GraVisMa 2018
Plzen, Primavera Hotel & Congress Center
Plzeen, Czech Republic
Procedings (common with WSCG 2018) available at 
Selected papers published in the Journal of WSCG

WSCG, GraVisMa & HCI-Europe 2018  Attendees (click on for full resolution)
Greetings of attendee 2018 - video [108 MB]

 GraVisMa 2017
Plzen, Primavera Hotel & Congress Center
Plzeen, Czech Republic
Procedings (common with WSCG 2017) available at 
Selected papers published in the Journal of WSCG

WSCG, GraVisMa & HCI-Europe 2017  Attendees (click on for full resolution)

Greetings of the WSCG, GraVisMa & HCI-Europe attendee 2017 - video [207 MB]
Photos - WSCG2017, Dinner, Trip to Prague [572 MB] 

GraVisMa 2016
Plzen, Primavera Hotel & Congress Center
Plzeen, Czech Republic
Procedings (common with WSCG 2016) available at 

WSCG, GraVisMa & HCI-Europe 2016  Attendees (click on for full resolution)
Greetings of the WSCG 2016 & GraVisMa 2016 & HCI-Europe 2016 attendee - video

GraVisMa 2010
Brno University of Technology
Brno, Czech Republic

GraVisMa 2009
University of West Bohemia

Plzen, Czech Republic

Proceedings on-line
ISBN 978-80-86943-85-5
(Indexed by Scopus)
Proceedings on-line
ISBN 978-80-86943-90-9
(Indexed by Scopus  and Thomson Reuters/WoS)

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GraVisMa conferences mission

  • GraVisMa events are a unique forum of researchers, practitioners, developers and academia experts to discuss new approaches and methods in Computer Graphics, Computer Vision, Scientific Computation, Medical, Scientific and Information Visualization (and relevant fields) with application of the latest developments in Mathematics and Physics and vice versa. 
  • Goals of the GraVisMa are to bring Projective Geometry, Geometric Algebra and Conformal Geometry to practice, especially in the fields related to Computer Graphics and Vision, Scientific Computation and Visualization.
  • GraVisMa brings new impulses to related fields of computer science, especially in development of new approaches and algorithms and will stimulate research activities between mathematicians and computer science experts.

Informal atmosphere of the GraVisMa stimulates scientific discussions between researchers and practitioners, which will lead to further research international collaborations and project proposals as well. 

Useful link to resources:

Important Dates: 

Workshop or special session proposal December 20, 2017
January 10, 2018 (exceptionally)
via e-mail to
Paper submission  (formatted full text) March 20, 2018 21:00 GMT EXTENDED (London, U.K.)
Acceptance decision April 20, 2018
Final version April 30, 2018 - NO EXTENSION !!
Venue (expected) May 28 - June 1, 2018


GraVisMa submissions are expected in all areas related to Computer Graphics, Visualization, Computer Vision and Mathematics related to (but not limited to) Projective Geometry, Geometrical Algebra, Conformal Geometry and its applications to "Computer Science fields:, but not limited to.

Main topics (but not limited to)

Computer Science Mathematical fields Interesting applications
  • Computer Graphics (modelling, rendering, 3D imaging, rendering etc.)
  • Computer Vision (3D reconstruction,
    non-linear image transformations etc.)
  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Human Computer Interaction,
  • 3D Vision, 3DTV ...
  • Scientific and Medical Visualization
  • Image Processing
  • Scientific Computing
  • Parallel and Distributed Computing
  • Applications
  • Numerical Computation
  • Geometry
  • Interpolation and Approximation
  • Meshless (meshfree) methods
  • Projective Geometry
  • Geometric Algebra
  • Conformal Algebra
  • Grassmann & Clifford Algebra
  • Other Mathematical Aspects
  • Influence Mathematics to Computer Science 
    (related fields)
  • Computer Science inspiration to Mathematics
  • Educational Aspects
  • Other related topics
  • Programming Tools and Systems
  • History of Mathematics and Computer Science

Technology issues

  • GPU/CUDA/TESLA Computing
  • Intel/AMD technologies
  • Signal Processing processors


Drafts of all papers presented papers will be available on-line at the GraVisMa site with no access restriction.
Final papers will be published in proceedings after the conference.

Accepted and presented full & communication papers and posters will be published in proceedings as a part of the Computer Science Research Notes series [ISSN 2464-4617] in an electronic form after the conference.

Printed version will be made for indexing purposes only.

The best selected papers will be published in the regular Journal of WSCG, ISSN 1213-6972
(see => Digital Repository).

Journal of WSCG [ISSN 1213-6972 (hardcopy), ISSN 1213-6964 (CD version), ISSN 1213-6980 (on-line)] and Computer Science Research Notes [ISSN 2464-4617] will be sent for indexing to Tompson Reuters/WoS-ISI, SCOPUS, INSPEC and others for citation indexing and other purposes.

Workshops and Special sessions

Meshless Methods in Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics

Organizer: Prof. Vaclav Skala,, Head of the Center of Computer Graphics and Visualization,, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of West Bohemia, Plzen [Pilsen], Czech Republic

E-mail: Submission to: subject: GraVisMa 2016

Standard computational methods across many application fields require tessellation in 2D or 3D using triangular or tetrahedral meshes. Tessellation itself is computationally expensive especially in higher dimensions and result of computation is again discrete and physical phenomena are not smoothly interpolated. Meshless methods are scalable for higher dimensions and offer smooth final representation. Meshless methods lead to a solution of system of linear equations, in general. The applicability of meshless methods can be found in several areas. 
The workshop is intended to exploration of theoretical foundations and applicability of meshless methods,

Main topics (but not limited to):

  • Meshless methods in computer graphics, vizualization and computer vision
  • Meshless methods in engineering problems
  • Meshless methods - theory and practice
  • Meshless interpolation and approximation of large data sets
  • Radial Basis Functions (RBF) in computer graphics, visualization, image processing and computer vision
  • Meshless methods and projective space

Travelling Instructions How to get 
your paper accepted
International Program Committee
& Board of Reviewers (GraVisMa 2017) 
(GraVisMa 2018 - Boards after conferences) 

Supporting organizations

University of West Bohemia
Plzen, Czech Republic
NVIDIA Czech Republic
Center of Computer Graphics and 
, Univ. of West Bohemia

    GraVisMa Accommodation Booking

    Conference venue
    Primavera Hotel & Congress Centrum

    Approx. 20 mins. to the Plzen City center by public transport


    Accommodation Booking

    Accommodation booking

    (use promocode wscg )

    and USE in the subject 
    GraVisMa Booking !! IMPORTANT

    to Primavera Hotel and Congress Centrum
    Nepomucka 1058/128  
    CZ 326 00 Plzen, Czech Republic
    Tel.: +420-378 020 500
    Fax: +420-378 020 501
    GSM: +420-603 113 853

    We recommend to select Primavera Hotel & Congress Center
    The hotel is very close [70 m] to a public transport trolley-bus No.13 and No.10 stops.

    Plzen [Pilsen] public transport scheme

    Please, see the Travelling instructions - how to reach the hotel or Primavera-MAP  

    Preliminary GraVisMa 2018 conference schedule

    • Monday, May 28, 2018 - Registration, Technical Sessions 
    • Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - Technical Sessions   
    • Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - Technical Sessions   
    • Thursday, May 31, 2018 - Technical Sessions   
    • Friday, June 1, 2018 - Trip to Prague (optional) & Departures

    Conference dinner is to be held on Wednesday may 30, 2017 (not included in the conference fee)
    Raffle in which you can win valuable gifts is a part of this event. 
    are available at the registration at a "symbolic" donated price approx. 10-15 EUR also for accompanying persons.

    Recommended activities before or after the conference 
    Plzen city offers many very historical places and opportunities to visit

    or you can spent additional days visiting (all places are easy to reach by coaches - approx. 60 mins.):


    Conference office
    Vaclav Skala - Union Agency
    Na Mazinach 9
    CZ 325 00 Plzen - Radcice
    Czech Republic  subj. GraVisMa


    Prof. Vaclav Skala
    c/o University of West Bohemia
    Faculty of Applied Sciences
    Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering
    Univerzitni 8, CZ 306 14 Plzen, Czech Republic