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Humanist Archives: March 1, 2021, 6:54 a.m. Humanist 34.245 - events: diagramming

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        Date: 2021-03-01 06:49:27+00:00
        From: Mikkel Willum Johansen <>
        Subject: Diagrams 2021

Call for Papers: Diagrams 2021

12th International Conference on the Theory and Application of Diagrams
September 28 – 30, 2021
Virtual Event


- Proceedings published by Springer
- Three Tracks: Main, Philosophy, and Psychology and Education.
- Graduate Symposium
- Best Paper and Best Student Paper awards
- Submission dates in April 2021.

Diagrams is the only conference series that provides a united forum for
all areas that are concerned with the study of diagrams and has a
multidisciplinary emphasis.

For 2021, *MAIN TRACK* conference topics include, but are not limited to:
– applications of diagrams,
– computational models of reasoning with, and interpretation of, diagrams,
– design of diagrammatic notations,
– diagram understanding by humans or machines,
– diagram aesthetics and layout,– evaluation of diagrammatic notations,
– graphical communication and literacy,
– heterogeneous notations involving diagrams,
– history of diagrammatic notations,
– information visualization using diagrams,
– nature of diagrams and diagramming,
– novel technologies for diagram use,
– reasoning with diagrams,
– semiotics of diagrams,
– software to support the use of diagrams, and
– usability and human-computer interaction issues concerning diagrams.

In addition to the main track, Diagrams 2021 will have two further
tracks: Philosophy, and Psychology and Education; for their topics of
interest, see
If the main research contribution of your submission is considered to
fit either of these other tracks then you are strongly encouraged to
submit to the respective special track, each of which has a dedicated
program committee.

Authors of accepted submissions will be expected to be in attendance at
the virtual conference to present their research and respond to
questions presented by delegates.

Submission Categories

The conference will include presentations of refereed Papers, Abstracts,
and Posters, alongside a graduate symposium.
We invite submissions for peer review that focus on any aspect of
diagrams research, as follows:

- Long Papers (16 pages),
- Abstracts (3 pages),
- Short Papers (8 pages),
- Posters (4 pages – this is both a maximum and minimum requirement).

More details and all important dates can be found on at

Mikkel Willum Johansen
Associate professor
Department of Science Education
University of Copenhagen
Tlf: (+45) 28 72 84 41

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