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>From: Harold P. Santo <[email protected]>
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Second International Conference on Computational Graphics
and Visualization Techniques

December 14-18, 1992 - Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal

April 1992

Dear Author/Prospective Participant of the COMPUGRAPHICS conference

please find below the call for participation plus information about
registration, accommodation, tours and social events.

Look forward to seeing you in Portugal

Harold P. Santo
Conference & Program Chair

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| (Prof.) HAROLD P. SANTO |
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| <[email protected]> |
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| Department of Civil Engineering |
| IST - Advanced Technical Institute |
| Technical University of Lisbon |
| [ or CMEST-Center for Structural & Engineering Mechanics |
| Technical University of Lisbon ] |
| Av. Rovisco Pais, 1 |
| 1096 Lisboa Codex PORTUGAL |
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| Voice + Fax (direct line/answering machine) : +351-1-848-2425 |
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| Fax : +351-1-897650 (or +351-1-899242) |
| Voice : +351-1-847-3421/2/3 (or +351-1-847-3434, |
| +351-1-847-3455) x 2351 |
| Telex : 63423 ISTUTL P |
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| Home (answering machine) : +351-1-439-2571 |
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"COMPUGRAPHICS '92" is being organized to be a better and larger conference
than the first edition. Evidently devoted again to the maturing field of
"Computational Graphics", the event aims at gathering together all interested
individuals to discuss the current situation, future directions, research
and educational goals. The conference will include invited lectures,
papers, panels, a computer image show and an exhibition. It is co-organized
by the 'Portuguese ACM Chapter'.
You are invited to be involved in all forms of participation, namely by
submitting contributions in the categories below.

Paper and Panel Proposals

Submit five copies of an extended abstract (papers) or a one-page summary
(panels) by July 15, 1992, to

c/o Prof. Harold P. Santo, Conference and Program Committee Chair
Department of Civil Engineering Tel.+ Fax (direct line) :
IST-Advanced Technical Institute +351-1-848-2425
Technical University of Lisbon Tel. : +351-1-847-3421/34 x2351
Av. Rovisco Pais Fax : +351-1-89-7650/9242
1096 Lisboa Codex PORTUGAL E-mail : [email protected]

Topics (not exclusive)

High-quality papers and panel proposals are solicited in, but not restricted
to, the following subjects :

. Traditional Graphics and Descriptive Geometry
. Engineering Graphics and Computerized Drafting
. Theoretical Graphics and Classical Geometry
. Computer Graphics and Image Synthesis
. Computational Geometry and Computer-Aided Geometric Design
. Geometric and Solid Modeling
. Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing
. Computer Aided Engineering and Engineering Design
. Scientific Visualization and Supercomputing
. Finite Element and Other Numerical Methods
. Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems
. Computer Assisted Instruction and Education
. Graphics Standards and User-Interface Methodology
. Physically-Based Modeling and Animation
. Natural Scene Simulation and Fractal Modeling


Submit one copy of a computer generated animation by October 1, 1992 to

Eng. Pedro Faria Lopes, Computer Image Show Chair
INESC Tel. : +351-1-310-0218
Rua Alves Redol, 9 - 2 D Fax : +351-1-52-5843
1000 Lisboa PORTUGAL E-mail : [email protected]
(For technical details about submission please contact the Computer Image
Show chair)

Organizing Committee

Harold Santo, Dpt of Civil Engineering-IST, Technical University of Lisbon,
Conference and Program Chair, Portuguese ACM Chapter Chair
Helena Braz, DCE-IST-TUL, Exhibition Chair
Pedro Lopes, INESC, Computer Image Show Chair
Luis Silva, DCE-IST-TUL
Ana Afonso, Secretariat
Amelia Marques, Portuguese ACM Chapter
Luiz Santos, Portuguese ACM Chapter
Section of Graphic Methods, Department of Civil Engineering, IST,
Technical University of Lisbon
Portuguese ACM Chapter

Program Committee (preliminary list)

J. Alan Adams, US Naval Academy, USA
Hojjat Adeli, Ohio State University, USA
Varol Akman, Bilkent University, Turkey
Marc Brown, DEC-SRC, USA
Hank Christiansen, Brigham Young University, USA
Joao Cunha, LNEC, Portugal
Luiz Dias, INPE, Brazil
Giorgio Faconti, Istituto CNUCE, Italy
Andrew Glassner, Xerox Parc, USA
Michel Grave, ONERA, France
John Griffiths, University of Hull, England
Josef Hoschek, Technische Hochschule Darmstadt, Germany
Kenneth Joy, University of California at Davis, USA
Hiroshi Maki, Science University of Tokyo, Japan
Jon Meads, Bell Northern Res., Canada
Les Piegl, University of South Florida, USA
Alfonso Recuero, Instituto Eduardo Torroja, Madrid, Spain
Hellmuth Stachel, Technical University of Vienna, Austria
Daniel Thalmann, Swiss Fed. Inst. Techn., Switzerland
Fujio Yamaguchi, Waseda University, Japan

Invited Speakers (provisional list)

J.F. Abel, J.A. Adams, H. Adeli, M.H. Brown, J.D. Cunha, A. Glassner,
K. Joy, J. Meads, A. Requicha


Second International Conference on Computational Graphics
and Visualization Techniques

December 14-18, 1992 - Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal

I intend to participate. Put me in your mailing list. Send further information.

Name _______________________________________________________________________

Institution ________________________________________________________________


Adress _____________________________________________________________________


Tel. _______________________ Fax ____________________ E-mail _______________

Signature _____________________________________________ Date ______________

Please send to the Conference Chair



All rates per night in Portuguese Escudos, inclusive of breakfast, service and
taxes, unless otherwise stated.

Four stars. Walking distance from Conference location. Full facilities. Bar.
Restaurant. Health Club. Sauna. Gym. Pool. Parking.
Single : 11000$00 Double : 13000$00

* Hotel D. Manuel I
Four stars. Full facilities. Bar. Game Room.
Single : 12000$00 Double : 14000$00

* Hotel Diplomatico
Four stars. Full facilities. Bar. Restaurant with live music. About a mile
from Conference location. A shuttle service will be available every morning
to take attendees to the Gulbenkian Foundation.
Single : 12000$00 Double : 15000$00

* Hotel Carlton
Four stars. The closest to conference location. Full facilities. Bar.
Restaurant. Rent-a-car and parking.
Single : 15000$00 Double : 17000$00

* Hotel Berna
Three stars. Walking distance from Conference location. All rooms with bath.
Restaurant. Cocktail Bar. Shops. Private parking.
Single : 9000$00 Double : 11000$00

* Hotel do Reno
Three stars. Walking distance from Conference location. All rooms with bath
(80% with solarium balcony). Restaurant. Bar. Private parking.
Single : 7500$00 Double : 9000$00

* Midi
Three stars boarding house. Good for students. Walking distance from
Conference location. all rooms with bath. No breakfast.
Single : 7000$00 Double : 8500$00

* Patria
Two stars boarding house. Good for students. Walking distance from Conference
location. All rooms with bath. No breakfast.
Single : 4500$00 Double : 6000$00 Triple : 8500$00


* Dec 14 - Monday : Conference Reception
The conference reception will take place at the City Hall, starting at
18:00, with the presence of the mayor of Lisbon, or his representative.
Port wine will be served. Covered by the registration fee, including

* Dec 15 - Twesday : A Night at the Casino Estoril
Enjoy the very nice dinner and the international stage show of Casino
Estoril, in Estoril, the famous seaside resort. Gambling rooms, slot machines
and bingo. PTE 11000$00 per person including transportation.

* Dec 16 - Wednesday : Excursion through the 'Coast of the Sun'
This tour will take you to discover the 'Coast of the Sun', which includes
the famous summer resorts of Guincho, Cascais and Estoril, the exquisite
and frightening cliffs called "Boca do Inferno" (Hell's Mouth) and "Cabo
da Roca" (Cape Roca), the most western point of continental Europe. Starts
at 14:30. PTE 5000$00 per person.

* Dec 17 - Thursday : Conference Banquet
The conference banquet will take place in the restaurant of Saint George's
Castle, with music and dancing. Starts at 20:00. Beautiful view of the old
downtown, the Tagus, the suspension bridge and the Christ-the King monument.
Covered by registration fee. Transportation included.

* Dec 18 - Friday : Dinner in a 'Fado and Folklore' Restaurant
This special dinner will take place in a restaurant at the old and typical
quarter of Lisbon "Bairro Alto". Includes a stage show of Portuguese folk
dances and the best "fado" singers. Starts at 20:30. Live music and dancing
until 3:30 am. PTE 9000$00 per person, including transportation.

* Dec 19 - Saturday : A 'Romantic' Excursion
A full day "romantic" tour through the best traditional, aristrocatic and
royal places of Portugal. Visits include the sumptuous Queluz Palace, the
town of Sintra, summer residence of the Portuguese royalty, praised by Lord
Byron, its National Palace and the surrounding mountains, and the seaside
resorts of Guincho, Cascais and Estoril. Lunch and entrance fees included.
PTE 9000$00 per person.

* Dec 20 - Sunday : Excursion to the Medieval Village of Obidos
The beautiful medieval town of Obidos, with its picturesque streets and the
'Castle Inn', is the central attraction of this full day tour. The village of
Alcobaca, with its 12th century abbey and the tombs of King Pedro I and Ines
de Castro, follows. Lunch is had in Nazare, the most colorful of the
Portuguese fishing villages. The historical landmark 'Monastery of Batalha'
is then visited and finally Fatima, the world renown Catholic Sanctuary,
where services can be attended on occasion. Lunch and entrance fees included.
PTE 10000$00 per person.


* Dec 15 - Tuesday : The Arrabida Mountains
A full day tour that takes participants through the Arrabida Mountains,
the villages of Sesimbra and Palmela, and the city of Setubal. Other points
of interest include an ancient monastery and "Casa Fortuna", a handicraft
house. Lunch and entrance fees included. PTE 9000$00 per person.

* Dec 16 - Thursday : Portuguese Glazed Tiles
An afternoon tour which starts at 14:00 and takes participants to see
beautiful examples of the famous Portuguese glazed tiles, that date back to
the Arab domination period. The Madre de Deus Church and its museum are
visited. PTE 5000$00 per person.

* Dec 17 - Friday : Lisbon City Tour
This is a full day tour of Lisbon, including a stop at the Christ-the King
monument in Almada, from which a beautiful sight of the capital is caught.
The Bridge over Tagus, the Tower of Belem, the Jeronimos Monastery, the
monument to Henry the Navigator and the Saint George's Castle will be visited.
Sightseeing of Lisbon's main streets and time for lunch (at Rossio, main
square downtown) and shopping are also part of the tour, which starts at 9:00.
Lunch and entrance fees included. PTE 10000$00 per person.

Other tours will be announced. Other programs available on request.


* Reservations will be made on a first come, first served basis, and are
subject to availability. Rates are subject to change. Please indicate
3 hotel choices in order of preference (see form).
* A two-night advance should accompany all reservation requests and must be
received before October 31. Reservations not complying with these
requirements cannot be guaranteed. The remaining nights should be paid in
full at the time of arrival. Reservation changes after confirmation may
not be possible.
* Cancellation terms :
4 weeks before first night : PTE 3000$00 per person will be charged
2 weeks - - - - - - - - - : 1 night refund
1 week - - - - - - - - - : no reimbursement.
* 5-star hotels, apartments, or alternate student's accommodation can be
arranged on request.
* Requests for non-smoking rooms, wheelchairs, vegetarian food, extra beds,
children, etc, should be especially communicated but cannot be guaranteed.
* The organization reserves the right to accommodate a participant in a hotel
not listed, once the lodging capacity is filled. The participant will be
properly notified.
* Tours and social events can be paid locally. If the number of
registrants is insufficient, tours and events will be cancelled, with full



Second International Conference on Computational Graphics and
Visualization Techniques

14-18 December 1992

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal



Name _______________________________________________________________________

Institution _________________________________________________________________


Adress ______________________________________________________________________


Country ________________________

Tel. _____________________ Fax _________________ E-mail ____________________

Signature ___________________________________________ Date _______________



Registration fee, in Portuguese Escudos, includes reception, coffee breaks, the
conference banquet and the proceedings.

Until September 15 After September 15

Delegates 70000$00 90000$00
Authors and ACM/SIG members 60000$00 80000$00
Graduate students (not being authors) 45000$00 55000$00
Under-graduate students 35000$00 40000$00



Room type ____________ Arrival ____________ Departure ____________

1st choice _________________________________

2nd choice _________________________________

3rd choice _________________________________

Two nights advance required. Remaining nights paid on arrival.


Tour or Event Name | Persons

Can be paid locally.



Accommodation advance PTE __________________________

Tours registration (optional) PTE __________________________

Conference registration PTE __________________________

Total remittance PTE __________________________


__ cheque drawn on a Portuguese bank or Eurocheque payable to "COMPUGRAPHICS"

__ bank transfer to account number 0017/0507/00013254613/45, Banco Portugues do
Atlantico, Praca de Londres, 1000 Lisboa, Portugal, in the name of Harold P.
Santo (copy enclosed).

__ By VISA __ MasterCard __ Access __ EuroCard __ DinersClub __

American Express __

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Expiration date ___/___/___

Signature ______________________________________________

Return to

c/o Ms Ana Cristina Afonso
Department of Civil Engineering Tel + Fax (direct): +351-1-848-2425
IST - Advanced Technical Institute Tel : +351-1-847-3421/34 x2351
Technical University of Lisbon Fax : +351-1-89-7650/9242
Av Rovisco Pais, 1 e-mail : [email protected]
1096 Lisboa Codex Telex : 63423 ISTUTL P

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